Dignity plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides funeral services in the United Kingdom. More Details
Moderate growth potential with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Dignity's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DTY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DTY's weekly volatility has decreased from 13% to 7% over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Consumer Services
1 Year Return
GB Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: DTY exceeded the UK Consumer Services industry which returned 41% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DTY exceeded the UK Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Dignity's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Dignity undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DTY (£7.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£6.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DTY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DTY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: DTY 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 DTY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DTY has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the XE Consumer Services industry average.
How is Dignity forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DTY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: DTY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: DTY's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DTY's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DTY's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DTY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Dignity performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DTY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: DTY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DTY is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DTY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: DTY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (36.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DTY's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Dignity's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DTY has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: DTY has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DTY has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: DTY's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: DTY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.8%).
Interest Coverage: DTY is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Dignity current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DTY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DTY'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 DTY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DTY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DTY is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DTY'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 management tenure
Gary Andrew Channon
Mr. Gary Andrew Scott Channon has been an Executive Chairman and Director at Dignity plc and serves as its Interim chief executive officer since April 22, 2021. He serves as the Chief Investment Officer an...
Experienced Management: DTY's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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.
Dignity plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dignity plc
- Ticker: DTY
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1812
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: UK£355.179m
- Shares outstanding: 50.03m
- Website: https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Dignity plc
- 4 King Edwards Court
- King Edwards Square
- Sutton Coldfield
- West Midlands
- B73 6AP
- United Kingdom
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 S...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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