Dignity plc (DTY) is a leading personal services business based in the UK. It opened the day at 655.65p after a previous close of 679p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 569.28p to a high of 706p. The latest price was 570p (25 minute delay). Dignity is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 2,513 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Dignity's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 490p, which is 11.71% down on its pre-crash value of 555p and 88.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 260.44p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Dignity shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £556.07 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 £861.18.
|52-week range||210.5p - 749p|
|50-day moving average||684.353p|
|200-day moving average||473.6902p|
|Wall St. target price||1221.25p|
|Dividend yield||0.24p (6.96%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||69.8p|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-7.32%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||570|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||17.04%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||126.64%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-0.87%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-18.57%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||-70.53%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-75.38%|
Valuing Dignity stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dignity's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Dignity's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Dignity shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Dignity's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £77 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Dignity's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£360 million|
|Operating margin TTM||14.81%|
|Gross profit TTM||£177.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£324.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Dignity to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Dignity's shares were split on a 11:12 basis on 3 November 2014. So if you had owned 12 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 11 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dignity shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dignity shares which in turn could have impacted Dignity's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Dignity's shares have ranged in value from as little as 210.5p up to 749p. 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 Dignity's is 1.4248. This would suggest that Dignity's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Dignity plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides funeral services in the United Kingdom. It operates through 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. As of December 29, 2017, it owned 820 funeral locations and operated 46 crematoria in the United Kingdom. Dignity plc was founded in 1812 and is headquartered in Sutton Coldfield, the United Kingdom.
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