Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Dialight LSE:DIA London Ordinary Share GB0033057794 ORD 1.89P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.00p -0.10% 999.00p 991.50p 1,000.00p 1,015.00p 993.50p 1,010.00p 47,169.00 16:35:23
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 161.4 -3.9 -6.4 - 324.73

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Dialight Daily Update: Dialight is listed in the Electronic & Electrical Equipment sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker DIA. The last closing price for Dialight was 1,000p.
Dialight has a 4 week average price of 918.70p and a 12 week average price of 830.40p.
The 1 year high share price is 1,030p while the 1 year low share price is currently 401.75p.
There are currently 32,505,113 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 64,185 shares. The market capitalisation of Dialight is £324,726,078.87.
dangersimpson2: Sadly I have no great insight into the short term movements of the share price. What I will say is that if you view the last 6 years results on the Stockopedia StockReport and ignore the share price movements you see a company that has managed to generate modest revenue growth and pretty much no profit growth even if you exclude the bad 2015/2016 years as anomalies. Generally this means that the company is operating in increasingly competitive markets. They are not a consumer business but one only has to look at the LED lights available on Amazon from Chinese manufacturers to know that the Dialight product itself has little to no sustainable competitive advantage beyond their distribution networks. That their turnaround plan is essentially cost saving and manufacturing efficiency tells you that this is now a low margin sector and should be priced as such. It is the classic case of the returns from new technology going to the consumers (& environment?) and not the companies creating the technology. If they remain in the same sector with increasing sales but declining margins then something around the £2 would seem a reasonable fair value to me after the business has completed it's turnaround.
dangersimpson2: The board continues to target underlying EBIT growth for the Group's full year performance. I agree it's almost impossible to get an accurate steer from that statement. The only thing we can do is to compare to FY15. Underlying EBIT for 2015 was £6.1m. Given that they are only 'targeting' growth not 'confident' of it I would expect them to have a poor first half and only deliver a marginal increase for the full year. Say £6.5m. This would be a big miss on the 23p EPS 2016 consensus. The 2015 results suggest they will have a minimum £12m of exceptional costs in 2016 so reported figures will be another loss and debt will increase to say £10m. With the market cap at £182m they would be on a fwd underlying EV/EBIT of c.30x. Given that a struggling company would normally trade on 6x EV/EBIT or less then based on today's trading statement the share price would seem to have a long way to drop to reflect current trading. A recovery is forecast in 2017 but even then the company would be on a high mid-teens EV/EBIT multiple. How confident should we be of 2017 if they miss on a modest recovery in 2016?
sharw: There is a forecast for LPA of EPS 1.5p this year and 4.7p next year. The current share price is 91p so forward P/Es are 60.7 and 19.4. Hardly single digit!
ali47fish: can poeple here try to write some more informative , useful posts- as in investor i prefer any comment linked to what the share price is doing! i read so many of thse and i get frustated with some of the comments which are unhelpful- anyway another institution- shroders have increased their holding
bountyhunter: yes I did consider that, but on the other hand with a new chief exec just appointed it could be a case of get all the bad news out in one go, from your link: "Mr Sutsko may also have decided to do a ‘kitchen sink’ update. By getting all the bad news out at the start of his tenure, he should improve his chances of delivering growth and a rising share price from now on."
jeffian: I haven't read the full presentation but are you confusing p/e (Price/Earnings ratio) with eps (Earnings per share) as I see he said this: "This has resulted in a basic EPS of 10.5 pence, compared against 12.8 pence for 2013. - See more at: hxxp://"? At the current share price, a PER of 10.5 would be equivalent of 84p earnings per share. Is this really what they are forecasting?
dewtrader: Wonder how brazil is going Dialight expands into Brazil through joint venture 25/04/2013 Post a Comment Share on emailEmail Print Friendly FTSE 250-listed lighting provider Dialight has reported that it has established Dialight Brasil Participacoes(Dialight Brasil), a joint venture with Laércio Pereira. The group, which already operates in the UK, US, Denmark, Germany and Mexico, reported that Dialight Brasil would be responsible for the promotion and sale of Dialight industrial and hazardous area lighting products in the Mercosul region of Latin America. Pereira, who is a Brazilian citizen, will join Dialight as Chief Executive Officer of Dialight Brasil with a 25% stake in the company. The group reported that it would also add an assembly plant in Brazil in the second half of 2013 and the company said that it expects to include local content to the fixtures manufactured in Brazil in order to provide an additional benefit to companies that need to comply with related local regulations. Roy Burton, Group Chief Executive Officer of Dialight Brasil, commented: "The new local presence in Brazil paves the way for Dialight to penetrate new key market opportunities in Brazil's expanding oil, gas and petrochemical industries. It brings us closer to our growing customer base in South America, while growing our global presence." Laércio Pereira, Chief Executive Officer of Dialight Brasil, said: "It is an exciting time for LED lighting in Brasil and Dialight is well positioned to supply its industry leading fixtures in the most demanding environments." Dialight's share price was up 0.72% to 1,255p at 09:12 on Thursday. MF
connor23: Shanklin, I think DIA's USP has been with innovation within LED lighting. I presume this confers some pricing power, but I look forward to seeing full year results to get a good look at the figures and confirm. I remembered the RNS from earlier in the year which touches on this. I am taking a view that the issues with the other side of the business are a 'blip' (which they have been pretty negative on all year so the issues today don't surprise me), and that the lighting side will continue its rapid growth. I think the story and bull mkt are strong enough to see a recovery in the share price, and hopefully Dialight can get back on track this year. Dialight Announces Next Generation 20-Year Power Supply for LED Lighting Fixtures Date : 25/02/2013 @ 15:01 Source : PR Newswire (US) Stock : Dialight (DIA) Quote : 641.0 -202.0 (-23.96%) @ 13:05 HOME » LSE » LSE » Dialight share price Dialight Announces Next Generation 20-Year Power Supply for LED Lighting Fixtures PrintAlert Dialight (LSE:DIA) Historical Stock Chart 1 Year : From Jan 2013 to Jan 2014 FARMINGDALE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced its innovation program has developed an industry leading solid state power supply with an expected life of 20 years. Dialight's new power supply technology guarantees long-life performance even in the most demanding applications. "Dialight has once again set the bar with our latest power supply design, providing our customers with reliable and efficient illumination for up to two decades in the harshest environments around the world," said Roy Burton, Dialight's Group Chief Executive. "Unexpected lighting failures and frequent bulb changes will become a thing of the past." The new power supply will debut on the company's award winning LED High Bay products for industrial and hazardous locations in Q2-2013 and will be integrated into additional Dialight fixture families this year. Superior Innovation Dialight's in-house power supply development has already proven to be a significant benefit for its customers resulting in LED lighting fixtures with superior lumen-per-Watt efficiency, high power factor, low THD, various input supply options and high transient surge protection. With full quality control over every component within the electronic system, Dialight's designs are based on topologies and design techniques developed over several years. Efficiency and Lifetime With a power supply efficiency increase of 7% from previous designs, Dialight's new 20-year power supply will initially improve fixture lumen-per-Watt efficiency to over 110 lm/W surpassing competing LED fixtures and traditional lighting technologies alike. Compared to conventional HID lighting fixtures with bulbs that last 2 years between changes and which often fail unexpectedly due to extreme temperatures and shock or vibration, the new Dialight 20-year power supply will offer a tremendous total cost of ownership savings. Maintenance can be very costly to replace these lamps in hazardous environments. Bulb changes require permitting, scaffolding to be erected, processes to be shut down and multiple personnel for safety supervision, In many cases providing payback in less than 2 years, Dialight's customers will continue to benefit from this new 20-year power supply design far into the future. This new solid state power supply design is the latest innovation in Dialight's rapid technology development program that has turned out a number of first-to-market technologies, including the first UL Class I, Div. 2 hazardous location certified high output LED fixture to achieve an efficiency of over 100 lumens-per-Watt.
jostler: GSW - Share MAg very positive, see below: Market acting dim over Dialight The market has got its knickers in a right old twist over Dialight's (DIA) update today, and if you're baffled by the near 14% share price collapse (down 183p to £11.55), join the club. Yes, obstruction lighting is sour. These are warning lights slapped on to tall buildings, mobile masts and wind turbines, among other things, designed to stop planes crashing in to them at night, for example. But this is not new news, it's been in the doghouse for a while. That's partly due to wind tower subsidies in the US being axed last year, which pulled forward a ton of work in early 2012. Last year was also rampant in the UK, so revenues from the signals side were always going to be skewed. 'We expected the business to be heavily skewed to the second half of 2013 for this reason and therefore we maintain our forecasts,' wrote Gurpreet Gujral, analyst at N1 Singer, this morning. Dialight is investing in signals – new sales and production capacity – and that's a good thing. So while future revenues might remain tough to predict for several months, management is clearly confident of the long-term prospects for this part of the business, and that should be good for shareholders too. Our sources tell us that Dialight has recently popped by most of the 10 biggest mobile masts operators in the States, showing off its wares. Then there's industrial LED lighting, a massive transformation of how the thousands of factories, warehouses and distribution centres will be lit in the years ahead. LEDs are brighter and about 10-times more energy efficient, cutting company bills, yet barely 1% of this market has so far been tapped. That's an enormous opportunity, and one that explains why Dialight's industrial LED sales are growing faster than 50% a year and will eventually dwarf signals (they're currently about 50/50 in revenue terms). All in all, not a single analyst has cut forecasts. Yes, Dialight is highly rated (if not quite so high today as yesterday) but revenues and ebitda (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation) are all growing at 20%-plus. It's also throwing off steady cash, £9 million of free cash flow expected this year, and £13.6 million and £18 million in 2014/2015 respectively, if analysts are right. That's likely to mean faster dividend growth ahead. Clearly the market isn't perfect and it's these imperfections that throw up a consistent stream of investment ideas. Dialight looks a bright one.
tompion: Blackrock are just interested in making money for their clients but someone who holds a very large chunk of shares is a bit dangerous as, for the right price, they could hand on their shares to a hostile bidder. However, as long as the prospects for the DIA share price are excellent why should they sell their stake! In that sense they are like us - why should we (or Blackrock) sell if we think the share price will rise steadily over the next few years?
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