Gooch & Housego plc Company Profile (LON:GHH)

About Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)

Gooch & Housego plc logoGooch & Housego PLC is a United Kingdom-based photonics technology company, which manufactures optical components and systems. The Company provides photonics solutions for industrial, aerospace and defense, life sciences and scientific research applications. It operates through four market sectors: Aerospace & Defence, Life Sciences, Industrial and Scientific Research, together with the Corporate cost centre. Aerospace & Defence includes target designation and range finding; guidance and navigation; countermeasures; Space Photonics, and surveillance, displays and secure communications. Industrial comprises the industrial laser market for use in the semiconductor and microelectronic industries, and also includes other industrial applications, such as metrology and telecommunications. Scientific research covers academic and government-funded research, including multi-national projects. The Life sciences business includes optical coherence tomography, laser surgery and microscopy.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery & Equipment - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GHH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £337.77 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,476,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,362.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,194.80
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 834 - GBX 1,463
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.40
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £99.84 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.38
  • Book Value: GBX 3.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.50
  • EBIDTA: £16.2 million
  • Net Margins: 6.60%
  • Return on Equity: 7.36%
  • Return on Assets: 4.89%
  • Average Volume: 44,471 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)

What is Gooch & Housego plc's stock symbol?

Gooch & Housego plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GHH."

How often does Gooch & Housego plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gooch & Housego plc?

Gooch & Housego plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 3.70 per share on Monday, July 17th. This represents a yield of 0.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 22nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Gooch & Housego plc's Dividend History.

Where is Gooch & Housego plc's stock going? Where will Gooch & Housego plc's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Gooch & Housego plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,060 to GBX 1,350. On average, they expect Gooch & Housego plc's share price to reach GBX 1,205 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Gooch & Housego plc.

Who are some of Gooch & Housego plc's key competitors?

Who are Gooch & Housego plc's key executives?

Gooch & Housego plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark Andrew Webster, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Andrew N. Boteler, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Alex Warnock, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Gareth J. Crowe, Secretary
  • Gareth C. W. Jones, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • David Bauernfeind, Non-Executive Director
  • Brian Phillipson, Non-Executive Director
  • Peter F. Bordui, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Paul Heal, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Gooch & Housego plc stock?

Shares of Gooch & Housego 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 Gooch & Housego plc's stock price today?

One share of Gooch & Housego plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,380.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Gooch & Housego plc (LON GHH)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  133
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,205

Analysts' Ratings History for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/6/2017FinnCapReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,350View Rating Details
2/22/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,060View Rating Details
4/5/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,020View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $46.71 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Gooch & Housego plc (LON GHH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/6/2017GBX 3.700.26%6/22/20176/22/20177/17/2017
11/29/2016GBX 5.700.6%12/15/201612/15/20163/3/2017
6/7/2016GBX 3.300.36%6/23/20166/23/20167/18/2016
12/1/2015GBX 5.200.58%12/17/201512/17/20153/3/2016
6/9/2015GBX 30.38%6/25/20156/25/20157/20/2015
12/2/2014GBX 4.600.66%12/18/201412/18/20143/5/2015
6/10/2014GBX 2.600.39%6/25/20146/25/20147/21/2014
12/3/2013GBX 40.58%2/5/20142/5/20142/28/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/27/2017Andrew BotelerInsiderBuy12,873GBX 20£2,574.60
1/11/2016Boteler,AndrewInsiderSell7,576GBX 875£66,290
1/8/2016Boteler,AndrewInsiderSell27,500GBX 878£241,450
3/3/2015Paul HealInsiderSell4,000GBX 705£28,200
1/15/2015Gareth JonesInsiderSell62,500GBX 685£428,125
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
Latest Headlines for Gooch & Housego plc (LON:GHH)
DateHeadline logoGooch & Housego plc (GHH) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap - June 11 at 5:14 PM logoGooch & Housego Plc :GHH-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 10:53 PM logoGooch & Housego plc Plans Dividend of GBX 3.70 (GHH) - June 6 at 3:08 PM logo[$$] Too many investors are chasing the latest hot tip - May 3 at 8:00 AM logoGooch & Housego Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GHH) : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 5:01 PM logoGooch & Housego Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GHH-GB : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 8:00 AM logoGooch & Housego plc (GHH) Price Target Increased to GBX 1,350 by Analysts at FinnCap - April 8 at 2:27 PM logoGooch & Housego Plc : GHH-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 10:02 AM logoPosting of Annual Report and AGM Notice - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 8 at 6:04 PM logoFull Year 2016 Gooch & Housego PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - November 29 at 5:02 PM logoHalf Year 2016 Gooch & Housego PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - June 7 at 7:07 AM logoFull Year 2015 Gooch & Housego PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - January 14 at 7:07 AM logoGooch & Housego first-half pre-tax profit up 23.5%, boosted by industrial division - June 9 at 7:02 AM


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This page was last updated on 6/24/2017 by Staff