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Dignity's relief looks temporary

The UK's sole listed funeral provider received a lift to its shares in August, but problems remain
Dignity's relief looks temporary
  • The UK’s second-largest funeral operator has been locked in a price war, with devastating consequences for its margins
  • The threat of more regulation hangs over the company despite a delay to price controls, which sent the shares up in summer
IC TIP: Sell at 637p
Tip style
Sell
Risk rating
High
Timescale
Medium Term
Bull points

The UK's second-largest funerals provider

Price caps have been temporarily shelved

Bear points

Price war

Shift towards cheaper funerals

CMA investigation

Falling free cash flow threatens access to funds

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