Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Dialight Plc 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
  -1.50 -0.44% 337.00 330.00 344.00 338.00 330.00 332.00 5,555 16:35:11
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 169.6 7.4 16.4 20.5 110

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16/3/2016
16:41
hTTp://www.financial-market-news.com/dialight-plc-dia-stock-rating-reaffirmed-by-peel-hunt/965876/
beeezzz
11/3/2016
21:20
Beeezzz - I was out of my current short at 423p - just patiently waiting for a re-entry point, likley around 600p level.
itchycrack
11/3/2016
17:39
Looks like they turning this company around..great products good R&D best in class...nice rise too. IC...watch that short looks a bit smelly.
beeezzz
08/3/2016
18:10
Thanks sharw
tompion
08/3/2016
17:00
This morning's presentation is available now at: hTtp://www.dialight.com/PLCHome/Index tompion - if you watch this you will find much on how the new management is organising the turnaround
sharw
08/3/2016
13:47
Staggered that DIA jumped over 10% yesterday and has only lost a small amount of that, given the results look poor and without much sign of a rapid turnaround.
tompion
08/3/2016
13:26
Nap 14th.... Yes I agree they have that policy, yet this is a small part of the led market. I agree it would help companies in UK, locally we have had LED street lighting fitted recently, none are Dialight, contractors use whatever makes them the most profit rather than using UK supplied products, its all about money, they still rip off local authorities, so they could get a better product at the same price if the useless civil servants did a little bit of research. hTTp://www.financial-market-news.com/dialight-plc-dia-stock-rating-upgraded-by-investec/932274/
beeezzz
08/3/2016
12:57
beeezzz - If you want to supply the gov't (at ALL levels) in the US, you have to prove that the product is made in the US. It's our own fault for sheepishly following the ideology of "free market" when the others are not. As the yanks would say " ideology sucks, strategy wins!"
napoleon 14th
08/3/2016
11:16
I'm disappointed they have decided to close their UK operation another load workers out of a job...we like the US are exporting our jobs to cheaper countries, can't go on forever otherwise we will go bankrupt as a nation. It seems they are getting to grips with the new normal in LED sector where as usual cost matters not quality, Chinese rubbish swamping the market like everything else.
beeezzz
08/3/2016
10:53
No nasty shockers in the results for a change. The new board delivering exactly what they said. There has not been much of a decline today given the recent strong rally either. I think you might be right napoleon. I'm very happy to keep holding.
duncan doughnut
08/3/2016
10:35
The (speculative) theory is that IIs are moping up sells. DIA is a mess, so any investing would be to back the new CEO.
napoleon 14th
08/3/2016
08:49
Pretty ugly, Loss making, big exceptionals to come and divi cancelled. I would have expected a bigger drop at the open.
salpara111
08/3/2016
07:57
More cash burning to come by the looks of it. "3. The closure of the Group's UK plant is announced today. We expect non-underlying costs in 2016 relating to the closure and the other strategic initiatives to be around GBP12m, with cumulative cost savings of approximately GBP12m over the next three years. " "Underlying EBIT decreased 66% to GBP6.1m (2014: GBP18.1m). This was primarily the result of the business decision to employ additional headcount in advance of expected growth that did not materialise. There were also manufacturing inefficiencies relating to material sourcing, shop floor planning and tooling which were compounded by too many product variations. " The $64M question - Is the Coy over the worst or is it such a structural mess in an increasingly competitive market that it may just have residual value and crash out to a low ball (below current market cap)to another in th elighting industry looking to integrate the DIA revenue within their current capacity ? Still potentially toxic (imo) but Mr Market will probably prove me wrong. SP before market opens 495/510 Edited I also disagree with the allocation of the 2 items below to non underlying costs - They are very much (imo) a general cost of doing business. In particular (if I am reading correctly) write off of out of date stock. ?? Can any practicing accountant comment ? Non-underlying costs GBPm GBPm ------------------------------------------------ ------ ------ Inventory provision (6.0) (2.8) Goodwill and asset write-down (1.0) (1.3)
pugugly
08/3/2016
07:57
RNS trying to be positive but i think these are poor results. Even on an underlying basis DIA currently on a PE of 40. Cash burnt was £1.9m during the year. £5.5m in cash but then says "The closure of the Group's UK plant is announced today. We expect non-underlying costs in 2016 relating to the closure and the other strategic initiatives to be around £12m, with cumulative cost savings of approximately £12m over the next three years." IMO they cannot keep burning cash and spend money on 'strategic initiatives' without raising money.
shaunstar
08/3/2016
07:19
Very overvalued is all I can say after those results, why on earth does the market give these a premium rating!
bookbroker
07/3/2016
22:04
IC... Still alive an kicking then, cbuy have you ditched them.
beeezzz
07/3/2016
18:50
This is just a short squeeze - next leg down when the market turns, within 2 weeks now.
itchycrack
07/3/2016
18:35
Some perspective... This is a company worth £146m which is currently burning cash. Thats just too high despite the jam tomorrow thats been touted for quite some years now. This plus broker appointment In Jan made me think money raise is going to happen. Excited for tomorrows RNS :-)
shaunstar
07/3/2016
16:41
Well certainly a pop at the end of trade, results tomorrow; has news leaked regarding better than anticipated. You really have to be brave shorting this one with very few shares in circulation. Fingers crossed we are over the worse.
beeezzz
29/2/2016
10:18
"When net debt has fallen from £8m last quarter to below £4m at the last trading update?" That's quite interesting. How on earth did they do that?! As I have posted several times before, my concern about DIA was their ability to burn cash whilst apparently making 'profits' - moving from £15m net cash in 2013 to net debt of -£8m last reported period - and now they claim to have turned that round rather dramatically despite saying that they have incurred up to £5m exceptional cash costs in the period ("As anticipated, this fundamental transition in our operating model has led to significant exceptional costs. In aggregate, we have incurred exceptional costs in the range of £10 million to £12 million during the year of which approximately £7 million were non-cash costs"). Have they had a fundraising I missed? Can anyone throw any light on that?
jeffian
28/2/2016
17:52
"possibly requiring a fund raising." When net debt has fallen from £8m last quarter to below £4m at the last trading update? lol
duncan doughnut
28/2/2016
17:23
I think cash is going to be extremely tight, possibly requiring a fund raising. If i was the new CEO i'd do it and give myself the best possible footing to be judged on going forwards, As a future long, maybe, but not just yet. Shaun
shaunstar
26/2/2016
16:47
Longer term, perhaps, but it looks a nailed on short to me, short-term, coming into results that are going to show a sizeable loss and likely to show a challenging outlook.
effortless cool
25/2/2016
08:58
I am out better opportunities elsewhere. give a dog a bad name...............
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