Plus   Neg

Diploma Plc H1 Adj. Pretax Profit Rises; Underlying Revenue Up 1% - Quick Facts

Diploma Plc (DPLM.L) reported, on a statutory basis, profit before tax of 41.6 million pounds for the six months ended 31 March 2020 compared to 40.1 million pounds, previous year. Earnings per share was 27.4 pence compared to 26.4 pence. Adjusted profit before tax increased by 6% to 48.4 million pounds. Adjusted earnings per share was 32.3 pence compared to 30.5 pence.

In the six months ended 31 March 2020, Group revenues increased by 9% to 283.6 million pounds. Underlying revenue was up 1%, for the first half period.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Directors have decided to suspend the interim dividend.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
The European Commission said Friday that it has signed a deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline to secure up to 300 million doses of their potential COVID-19 vaccine. Acella Pharmaceuticals recalled certain lots of hypothyroidism medication NP Thyroid in the form of tablets due to super potency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The company is recalling one lot of 15mg and one lot of 120mg of NP Thyroid that are packaged in 100 count bottles in strengths of 15 mg, and 120 mg, with expiration dates between October 2020 and November 2020. Walmart announced its decision to raise wages for around 165,000 hourly associates across all its U.S. stores starting October, and introduce a team-based operating model in Supercenters. In a tweet, the retail giant said, "Today we're introducing new leadership roles and cross-training opportunities, giving our associates more ways to grow their careers."
Follow RTT