Dialight plc (DIA) is a leading electrical equipment & parts business based in the UK. It opened the day at 261p after a previous close of 259p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 261p to a high of 277.4p. The latest price was 263p (25 minute delay). Dialight is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 1,801 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Dialight's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 296.1601p, which is 2.08% up on its pre-crash value of 290p and 88.04% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 157.5p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Dialight shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £710.38 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £1,117.59.
|52-week range||157.5p - 340p|
|50-day moving average||258.7143p|
|200-day moving average||290.4105p|
|Wall St. target price||491.67p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-0.3p|
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|1 week (2021-01-11)||3.14%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||263|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||-10.09%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||-13.77%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||1.35%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-35.54%|
|3 years (2018-01-18)||-60.63%|
|5 years (2016-01-18)||-39.12%|
Valuing Dialight stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dialight's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Dialight's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 56x. In other words, Dialight shares trade at around 56x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Dialight's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £1.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Dialight's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£131.2 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£54.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.94%|
|Return on equity TTM||-21.12%|
|Market capitalisation||£87.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Dialight to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Dialight's shares were split on a 100:189 basis on 30 June 2003. So if you had owned 189 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 100 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dialight shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 89% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dialight shares which in turn could have impacted Dialight's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Dialight's shares have ranged in value from as little as 157.5p up to 340p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Dialight's is 0.4966. This would suggest that Dialight's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Dialight plc, together with its subsidiaries, primarily develops, manufactures, and supplies LED lighting solutions for use in hazardous and industrial applications in North America, EMEA, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Lighting; and Signals and Components. It offers high and low bays, and high outputs; conveyor, flood, and street lights; various linear products; and area lights, wallpacks/bulkheads, and related battery backup products. The company also provides telecom and broadcast towers, and wind lighting solutions; lighting products for chimneys; and control systems. In addition, it develops, manufactures, and supplies signals and components, such as architectural optics, traffic and intersection products, and rail and vehicle signals; circuit board indicators; and panel mount products comprising LED panel mount indicators, LED replacement bulbs, lenses, lamp holders, switches, datalamp series, and neon and press-to-test indicators, as well as military designated products. The company serves heavy industry, oil and gas, mining, chemical and pharmaceutical, power generation, food and beverage, traffic management, and vehicle manufacturing sectors; and electronic original equipment manufacturers. Dialight plc was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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