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Last 2,447 GBp
Change Today -12.00 / -0.49%
Volume 64.2K
DTY On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
OTC US
As of 11:35 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dignity plc (DTY) Snapshot

Open
2,463 GBp
Previous Close
2,459 GBp
Day High
2,468 GBp
Day Low
2,423 GBp
52 Week High
07/30/15 - 2,491 GBp
52 Week Low
07/31/14 - 1,339 GBp
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
131.0K
EPS TTM
-0.80 GBp
Shares Outstanding
49.4M
EX-Date
09/24/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
22.39 GBp
Dividend Yield
5.79%
Current Stock Chart for DIGNITY PLC (DTY)

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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 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

Ishbel Macpherson to Step Down as Non-Executive Director of Dignity plc

The Board of Dignity plc announced that Ishbel Macpherson, a Non-Executive Director since January 2009, has confirmed that she intends to step down as a Non-Executive Director of the company. She will continue as a Non-Executive Director until such time as a suitable replacement has been found.

 

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