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Last 374.00 GBp
Change Today +1.75 / 0.47%
Volume 13.4K
As of 11:35 AM 09/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

sdl plc (SDL) Snapshot

Open
385.00 GBp
Previous Close
372.25 GBp
Day High
385.00 GBp
Day Low
372.00 GBp
52 Week High
04/27/15 - 472.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/9/14 - 308.00 GBp
Market Cap
303.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
597.6K
EPS TTM
0.11 GBp
Shares Outstanding
81.1M
EX-Date
04/30/15
P/E TM
35.4x
Dividend
2.78 GBp
Dividend Yield
0.74%
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, United Kingdom.

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

sdl plc (SDL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
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 plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2015

SDL plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £133.9 million against £129.1 million a year ago. Operating profit was £6.1 million against £3.2 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £6.0 million against £3.1 million a year ago. Profit for the period was £3.9 million or 4.71 pence per diluted share against £1.9 million or 2.28 pence per diluted share a year ago. Payments to acquire property, plant and equipment were £1.3 million against £1.3 million a year ago. Adjusted profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent was £6.5 million against £4.7 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per ordinary share - diluted were 7.97 pence against 5.66 pence a year ago. Cash generated from operations was £2.8 million against £7.1 million a year ago. The company expects to see operating profit growth in line with its expectations as the company move through the second half of 2015.

SDL Introduces Trados Studio 2015

SDL introduced SDL Trados Studio 2015, the next generation of the translation software. A core component of SDL’s language technology platform and an integral element of the Customer Experience Cloud. With an intuitive new user interface built for personalization, Studio 2015 is designed to increase productivity while ensuring the high level of translation quality, all in a look and feel that works best for each individual user. To deliver a personalized and relevant experience there is a critical need to provide content in the language of each individual consumer. For organizations that operate globally, language can be determined by geography, location or personal preference and the ability to deliver content to customers – at every stage of the journey – is essential to the customer experience and the bottom line. With Trados Studio 2015, SDL has developed the next evolution in translation technology, bringing the power of translation further into its integrated language platform. SDL Trados Studio 2015 is an essential component of SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud, helping companies deliver content in real time, in the right language. With the strong evolution in globalization and the exponential growth in digital content creation, more organizations are under pressure to increase the amount of translated content they deliver to drive a better customer experience. SDL Trados Studio 2015 helps organizations achieve this by maximizing translation speed and enhancing translation quality. Through its open architecture and extensive file type support, Studio 2015 can not only be integrated with content management systems but it also enables the translation of all file types – ranging from web content to product documentation – in the most efficient way possible. Studio 2015 strengthens its connectivity to SDL Language Cloud and its machine translation offering, further accelerating translation speed. Its close integration with SDL Translation Management Systems provides the ultimate productivity tool for all translation projects created through these systems. With Studio 2015 combined with SDL’s overall language offerings, delivering the right language in the right format has never been easier.

SDL plc Introduces New Enhancements to its Contenta Publishing Suite

SDL plc has introduced the new enhancements to its Contenta Publishing Suite, a core component of SDL's knowledge delivery solutions that support the aerospace and defense industry. SDL has released enhancements to search and indexing capabilities and drastically improved editing with advanced data reuse functionality. With Contenta S1000D 5.3 and Live Content S1000D 5.3, SDL now provides the ability to deliver better content, faster. With the improvements to the Contenta Publishing Suite, Common Source Data Base (CSDB) users gain new search technology, an advanced UI optimized for S1000D and automated indexing capabilities. These enhancements drastically increase the productivity and efficiency of project managers, enabling project workflow at a more granular level and providing greater visibility into work in progress for increased control over the life of a project. Additionally, with a streamlined Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) publishing process, time to publish will be significantly decreased resulting in enhanced performance. Authors and editors gain improved data reuse capability within the upgraded Contenta Publishing Suite. Now, users can add reusable components into a Common Information Repository (CIR) to automate content insertion, increasing content quality by managing information through a controlled repository - eliminating time spent on duplicated efforts within projects. These enhancements also provide increased S1000D specification compliance. Contenta Publishing Suite will be available for purchase by public sector channel partners and government agencies through multiple immixGroup contract vehicles including IT 70 GSA Schedule, NETCENTS-2 and NASA SEWP V. immixGroup Inc. This agreement enables a more streamlined method for purchasing the Contenta Publishing Suite, enhancing the buying experience for government agencies.

 

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