Bodycote PLC Company Profile (LON:BOY)

About Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)

Bodycote PLC logoBodycote plc is a provider of thermal processing services. The Company has six operating segments, split between Aerospace, Defense and Energy (ADE) and Automotive and General Industrial (AGI) business areas: ADE-Western Europe; ADE-North America; ADE-Emerging markets; AGI-Western Europe; AGI-North America, and AGI-Emerging markets. It offers technologies such as Classical Heat Treatment, including nitriding, carburizing, annealing, tempering, and Specialist Technologies, including hot isostatic pressing services, hot isostatic pressing product fabrication, specialty stainless steel processes, surface technology and Corr-l-Dur. The Company has over 26 facilities in geographies covering Eastern Europe, China, Mexico, Singapore and Dubai. It provides support in the manufacturing process for market sectors, including aerospace and defense, automotive, power generation, oil & gas, construction, medical and transportation.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Metal Service Centers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BOY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 190,274,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 934.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 851.62
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 553 - GBX 980
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.61
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £655.3 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.66
  • Book Value: GBX 3.43 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.67
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBITDA: £169.5 million
  • Net Margins: 12.61%
  • Return on Equity: 13.56%
  • Return on Assets: 9.34%
  • Average Volume: 480,390 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)

What is Bodycote PLC's stock symbol?

Bodycote PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BOY."

How often does Bodycote PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bodycote PLC?

Bodycote PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.30 per share on Friday, November 3rd. This represents a yield of 0.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Bodycote PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Bodycote PLC's stock going? Where will Bodycote PLC's stock price be in 2017?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Bodycote PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 650 to GBX 1,025. On average, they expect Bodycote PLC's share price to reach GBX 861.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Bodycote PLC.

Who are some of Bodycote PLC's key competitors?

Who are Bodycote PLC's key executives?

Bodycote PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen C. Harris, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Dominique Robert De Lisle Yates, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Ute S. Ball, Group Company Secretary
  • Alan Matthew Thomson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Ian Barnet Duncan, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Patrick L. Larmon, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Eva Lindqvist, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Bodycote PLC stock?

Shares of Bodycote PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Bodycote PLC's stock price today?

One share of Bodycote PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 915.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Bodycote PLC (LON BOY)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  330 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  589
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bodycote PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.54)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 861.67
Consensus Price Target History for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Price Target History for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Analysts' Ratings History for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 990View Rating Details
10/4/2017Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 1,025View Rating Details
9/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 900View Rating Details
9/6/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 910View Rating Details
8/25/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 900 -> GBX 965View Rating Details
7/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 910View Rating Details
7/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 910View Rating Details
7/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 770 -> GBX 850View Rating Details
5/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 850View Rating Details
2/28/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyGBX 690View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeUnderperformGBX 670 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
11/21/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/1/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 690View Rating Details
10/12/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 680View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 680 -> GBX 720View Rating Details
8/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 550 -> GBX 590View Rating Details
7/29/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 685View Rating Details
2/25/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 640 -> GBX 655View Rating Details
12/4/2015FinnCapReiterated RatingHoldGBX 583View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $41.85 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Bodycote PLC (LON BOY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 5.300.59%10/5/201710/5/201711/3/2017
2/28/2017GBX 10.801.37%4/20/20174/20/20176/2/2017
7/28/2016GBX 50.84%10/6/201610/6/201611/4/2016
2/25/2016GBX 20.303.52%4/21/20164/21/20166/3/2016
7/30/2015GBX 4.800.7%10/1/201510/1/201511/6/2015
7/31/2014GBX 4.600.66%10/1/201410/1/201411/7/2014
2/27/2014GBX 19.102.56%4/9/20144/9/20145/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017Stephen C HarrisInsiderSell8,626GBX 909£78,410.34
3/7/2017Stephen C HarrisInsiderSell1,351GBX 818£11,051.18
8/15/2016Landless,David FInsiderSell55,335GBX 601£332,563.35
6/14/2016Landless,David FInsiderSell2,537GBX 563£14,283.31
6/3/2016Thomson,Alan MInsiderBuy1,209GBX 595£7,193.55
4/7/2016Lindqvist,EvaInsiderBuy7,200GBX 596£42,912
4/6/2016Thomson,Alan MInsiderBuy4,700GBX 593£27,871
12/17/2015Harris,Stephen CInsiderBuy35,900GBX 557£199,963
9/16/2015Landless,David FInsiderSell125,000GBX 625£781,250
5/27/2015David F LandlessInsiderSell53,000GBX 745.13£394,918.90
5/15/2015David F LandlessInsiderBuy2,710GBX 732.38£19,847.50
3/31/2015David F LandlessInsiderSell200,000GBX 725£1,450,000
3/30/2015Stephen C HarrisInsiderSell441,000GBX 727.73£3,209,289.30
3/27/2015David F LandlessInsiderSell54,780GBX 727.73£398,650.49
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
Latest Headlines for Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)
DateHeadline logoBodycote PLC's (BOY) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - October 13 at 5:10 PM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - October 8 at 12:50 PM logoBodycote Plc : BOY-GB: Dividend Analysis : October 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 6, 2017 - October 6 at 9:58 PM logoBodycote Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BOY) : October 6, 2017 - October 6 at 4:57 PM logoBodycote Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BOY-GB : October 5, 2017 - October 5 at 12:13 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Bodycote PLC (BOY) - September 29 at 12:50 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Increases Bodycote PLC (BOY) Price Target to GBX 990 - September 17 at 5:52 PM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - September 13 at 3:16 PM logoShould You Be Tempted To Buy Bodycote plc (LSE:BOY) At Its Current Price? - September 11 at 5:22 PM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Price Target Increased to GBX 965 by Analysts at Peel Hunt - August 27 at 8:50 AM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 19 at 12:52 PM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - August 7 at 12:34 PM logoBodycote Plc :BOY-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 4, 2017 - August 3 at 11:10 PM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Insider Stephen C. Harris Sells 8,626 Shares - July 31 at 4:27 PM logoEdited Transcript of BOY.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 10:15am GMT - July 30 at 4:09 PM logoBodycote H1 Profit Climbs, Sees FY Result At Upper End Of Market Range; Stock Up - July 27 at 5:10 PM logoBodycote PLC Declares Dividend of GBX 5.30 (LON:BOY) - July 27 at 4:26 PM logoBodycote PLC's (BOY) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group - July 27 at 10:34 AM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 25 at 12:53 PM logoBodycote PLC (LON:BOY) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 24 at 3:28 PM logoBodycote PLC (LON:BOY) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - July 20 at 2:10 AM logoBodycote PLC (BOY) Receives "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - July 10 at 6:52 AM logoCan these February FTSE 250 high-flyers keep on soaring in March? - March 5 at 9:37 AM logoBodycote FY16 Profit Rises; Group LFL Revenues Down 3.5% - Quick Facts - February 28 at 1:02 PM logoFull Year 2016 Bodycote PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 28 at 1:02 PM logoBodycote 4- Month Revenues Rise, CER Revenues Down; Backs FY Profit View - November 18 at 12:40 PM logoBodycote Names Dominique Yates Group Finance Director - Quick Facts - October 12 at 9:18 PM logoBodycote HY Pre-tax Profit Rises - July 29 at 6:59 AM logoHalf Year 2016 Bodycote PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - July 28 at 7:07 AM


Social activity is not available for this stock.


Bodycote PLC (BOY) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/20/2017 by Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.