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Last 468.25 GBp
Change Today +4.25 / 0.92%
Volume 14.7K
As of 7:43 AM 05/5/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

sdl plc (SDL) Snapshot

Open
468.00 GBp
Previous Close
464.00 GBp
Day High
468.88 GBp
Day Low
464.50 GBp
52 Week High
04/27/15 - 472.00 GBp
52 Week Low
05/16/14 - 287.50 GBp
Market Cap
379.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
195.2K
EPS TTM
0.08 GBp
Shares Outstanding
81.1M
EX-Date
04/30/15
P/E TM
57.7x
Dividend
2.78 GBp
Dividend Yield
0.59%
Current Stock Chart for SDL PLC (SDL)

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sdl plc (SDL) Details

SDL plc provides translation services for customer’s multilingual content worldwide. It operates in two segments, Language Services, and Technology segment. The company offers enterprise, desktop and statistical machine translation, content and campaign management, social media monitoring, and marketing analytic technologies. It provides SDL Customer Experience Cloud, a solution that offers personalized customer experience; SDL Trados Studio, a transaltion software; SDL Passolo, a solution to translate, share, and collaborate software localization projects; SDL Tridion used for processes and content assets; SDL Fredhopper for onsite search, navigation, and merchandising; SDL MultiTerm, a solution to manage brand across content, languages, and channels; and SDL WorldServer, a translation process management solution. The company also offers SDL TMS, a translation program solution; SDL LiveContent, a solution that enables customers to find answers post-sale; SDL BeGlobal, a cloud-based machine translation solution; SDL Contenta Publishing Suite, which are content delivery solutions for the aerospace and defense industry; and various other solutions. In addition, it provides consultancy and other services. The company serves the travel, finance, retail, aerospace and defense, and manufacturing industries. SDL plc was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, the United Kingdom.

3,349 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/29/15
Founded in 1992

sdl plc (SDL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 434.8K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sdl plc (SDL) Key Developments

SDL Announces Executive Appointments

SDL announced five key hires to its North America Language Solutions team to enhance the strategic and operational leadership of the group responsible for delivering global brands language and translation support throughout the customer journey. Industry veterans Kaarin Gordon, VP of Life Sciences, and Paul Barth, VP of Sales for Language Technology, are joined by former SDL customers Jessica Roland, Alison Toon and Peter Coleman - all serving as Strategic Account Directors - to support SDL's delivery of a seamless global customer experience (CX) across industries. Gordon joins SDL as VP of Life Sciences, supporting the company's commitment to accelerated growth of its Life Sciences practice area. Gordon brings 15 years of experience in addressing the unique language and translation needs of Life Sciences companies. Prior to SDL, Gordon spent nearly 10 years at Lionbridge acting as their Vice President of Life Sciences, where she was responsible for building, leading and managing their Life Sciences practice. Barth has joined SDL as the company's new VP of Sales for Language Technology. With more than 20 years of sales and executive sales management experience, Barth has held leadership roles for companies including MarkLogic and Lionbridge with experience in both software product sales and services solutions. In his role at SDL, he is tasked with helping customers experience increased value from their investment in Language Technology, as well as the increased efficiency and cost savings of integrating Language Technology with SDL's Customer Experience Cloud. Roland has over 15 years of localization and international product management leadership experience, both in the enterprise software world with Documentum and EMC, and with web companies such as Yahoo!, Glassdoor and, most recently, Gengo. Toon brings a passion for and nearly 25 years of experience in managing complex translation and globalization projects. Prior to SDL, she orked as Senior Director of New Markets at Smartling, running partner programs. Toon also spent more than 22 years at HP, most recently operating as Globalization Manager. She was responsible for the management of translation and localization tools, processes, architecture and operation for content management and ebusiness services across the enterprise. Prior to HP, Toon was a Documentation Consultant for Philips. Also joining SDL from HP, Coleman brings deep expertise in localization, international marketing and digital content/asset management to his role. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Coleman previously held globalization and marketing management roles at HP and prior to that served in Marketing and Operations at AUTOVIA.

SDL Introduces New Version of SDL Campaigns

SDL introduced a new version of SDL Campaigns, a key component of the SDL Customer Experience Cloud (CXC), to help organizations orchestrate and optimize customer interactions across all channels through one single view of the customer. At a time when consumers are seeking individualized brand experiences, this new release enables organizations to engage with customers in a manner that goes beyond basic relevance, incorporating specific, contextual data across all touch-points. Marketers now have the confidence that they are not just accessing, but are also organizing and using all available and relevant customer data to yield the best experience possible. With this release of SDL Campaigns, global brands can now utilize the following new features and capabilities to enhance their contextual marketing efforts: Real-Time Marketing - Takes historical transaction data, demographic data and current contextual data from sources such as the SDL CXC or existing technology solutions to power real-time marketing use cases; Journey ID - Automates the manual process of consolidating, organizing and making customer data usable to the marketer to ensure all touch-points in every multichannel campaign is optimized using all relevant interaction data; Digital Marketing Dashboards - Ensures marketers can bring in campaign data from new digital channels to provide a complete view of marketing in real-time.

SDL Launches Industry Specific Language Cloud Platforms to Accelerate Translation and Deliver Seamless Global Customer Experience

SDL introduced industry specific language platforms to help organizations rapidly and efficiently address the needs of their global customers within the industries they operate. The language platforms, a key extension to the Language pillar of SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud (CXC), can be integrated to provide seamless delivery of global customer experiences. The eight industries include Travel and Hospitality, Finance, Life Sciences, Global Marketing, IT & Software, Manufacturing, eCommerce and Consumer Electronics. Each industry has its own unique needs and challenges when it comes to language and translation. For example, life sciences companies require high quality, technical translations as they exist in highly regulated markets where an inaccuracy could impact a patient, while travel and hospitality companies must translate billions of words of customer reviews as quickly as possible. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience helping organizations overcome translation challenges, SDL has designed these platforms specifically for the needs of each market. The SDL industry language platforms are out-of-the-box, industry specific translation solutions comprising both language technology and services which are fully customized for the requirements of each industry to ensure accurate, consistent translations across languages for a more relevant experience. Each platform integrates SDL’s existing translation technology and services and can be further customized to meet a customer’s specific requirements.

 

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