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. More Details
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Dialight's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DIA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DIA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DIA underperformed the UK Electrical industry which returned 132.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DIA exceeded the UK Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Dialight's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDialight plc's (LON:DIA) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 30% Above Its Share Price
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDialight (LON:DIA) Share Prices Have Dropped 58% In The Last Three Years
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDialight (LON:DIA) Is Making Moderate Use Of Debt
Is Dialight undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DIA (£2.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DIA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DIA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: DIA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DIA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DIA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB Electrical industry average (3x).
How is Dialight forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DIA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: DIA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: DIA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DIA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DIA's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DIA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.6%).
How has Dialight performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DIA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DIA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DIA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DIA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DIA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (20.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DIA has a negative Return on Equity (-23.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Dialight's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DIA's short term assets (£82.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£27.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: DIA's short term assets (£82.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£45.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DIA's debt to equity ratio (48.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DIA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 19.2% to 48.7% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: DIA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if DIA has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Dialight current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DIA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DIA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DIA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DIA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DIA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DIA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Fariyal Khanbabi (52 yo)
Ms. Fariyal Khanbabi has been as Group Chief Executive Officer at Dialight plc since March 05, 2020. She served as an Interim CEO at Dialight plc since August 09, 2019 until March 05, 2020 and served as it...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Fariyal's total compensation ($USD588.88K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD335.50K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Fariyal's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Group CEO & Director||1.58yrs||UK£421.00k||0.042% |
|CFO & Executive Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Independent Director||8.08yrs||UK£47.00k||0.13% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.92yrs||UK£47.00k||0.018% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.42yrs||UK£64.00k||0.0027% |
Experienced Board: DIA's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Dialight plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dialight plc
- Ticker: DIA
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1938
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£81.732m
- Shares outstanding: 32.56m
- Website: https://www.dialight.com
Number of Employees
- Dialight plc
- Leaf C
- Tower 42
- Greater London
- EC2N 1HQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DIA||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Dec 1993|
|DIAL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 1993|
|DIAL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Dec 1993|
|3HQ||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1993|
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 internationa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/03 20:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 00:00|
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