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Last 2,402 GBp
Change Today +18.00 / 0.76%
Volume 42.2K
As of 11:35 AM 10/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dignity plc (DTY) Snapshot

2,398 GBp
Previous Close
2,384 GBp
Day High
2,413 GBp
Day Low
2,380 GBp
52 Week High
08/18/15 - 2,643 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 1,482 GBp
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
-0.80 GBp
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22.39 GBp
Dividend Yield
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dignity plc (DTY) Details

Dignity plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides funeral services in the United Kingdom. It operates in three segments: Funeral Services, Crematoria, and Pre–arranged Funeral Plans. The Funeral Services segment provides funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes. The Crematoria segment offers cremation services, as well as sells memorials and burial plots at the company operated crematoria and cemeteries. The Pre–arranged Funeral Plans segment sells funerals in advance to customers wishing to make their own funeral arrangements. The company also constructs and leases crematoria; and provides financial services. As of December 26, 2014, it owned 718 funeral locations and operated 39 crematoria in the United Kingdom. Dignity plc was founded in 1812 and is based in Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom.

2,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/13/15
Founded in 1812

dignity plc (DTY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 952.0K GBP
Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 530.0K GBP
Operations Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 542.0K GBP
Corporate Services Director, Company Secretar...
Total Annual Compensation: 460.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

dignity plc (DTY) Key Developments

Dignity plc Announces Board Changes

Dignity plc announced the appointment of David Blackwood to the board as an independent non-executive director from 1 October 2015. Ishbel Macpherson will retire from the board on that date. David recently retired as group finance director of Synthomer plc. Previous to that he was group treasurer at Imperial Chemical Industries plc and held a number of senior positions with that group of companies over a 22 year career. He will take over as chair of the audit committee from Ishbel Macpherson and will also become a member of the remuneration and nomination sub-committees of the board. This appointment means that there will remain an equal number of independent non-executive directors to executive directors serving on the board in addition to the non-executive chairman.

Dignity plc Declares Interim Dividend for 2015 Payable on October 30, 2015; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 26, 2015

On 29 July 2015, the Directors of Dignity plc declared an interim dividend, in respect of 2015, of 7.14 pence per share against 6.49 pence per share a year ago, totaling £3.5 million against £3.5 million a year ago, which will be paid on October 30, 2015 to those shareholders on the register at the close of business on September 25, 2015. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 26, 2015. For the period, the company's revenue was £158.7 million compared with £133.1 million a year ago. Operating profit was £58.2 million compared with £44.8 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £59.7 million compared with £45.6 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £45.0 million compared with £31.5 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to equity shareholders was £35.0 million or 70.9 pence per diluted share compared with £24.2 million or 45.1 pence per diluted share a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £46.5 million compared with £32.3 million a year ago. Underlying earnings per share was 74.0 pence compared with 46.7 pence a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £58.4 million compared with £31.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £8.8 million compared with £7.2 million a year ago. As on June 26, 2015, the company's net debt was £496.9 million.

Dignity plc - Special Call

To discuss conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire 36 of the 83 locations currently operated by Laurel Funerals


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