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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.

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