Johnson Matthey PLC Company Profile (LON:JMAT)

About Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)

Johnson Matthey PLC logoJohnson Matthey Plc is a specialty chemicals company. The Company operates in five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, which is a manufacturer of catalysts and catalyst systems for vehicles and industry; Process Technologies, which is a supplier of catalysts, licensing technologies and other services to the syngas, oleo/biochemical, petrochemical, oil refining and gas processing industries; Precious Metal Products, which is organized into its Services businesses, which include management, distribution, refining and recycling of precious metals, and its Manufacturing businesses, which fabricates products using precious metals or related materials, platinum group metal catalysts and platinum group metal chemicals; Fine Chemicals, which is a supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), custom services and catalyst technologies, and New Businesses, which focuses on its Battery Technologies, Atmosphere Control Technologies and Fuel Cells Businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:JMAT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.59 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 193,533,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,190.22
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,006.87
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 2,681 - GBX 3,513
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.03 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.55
  • Book Value: GBX 11.66 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.95
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • EBITDA: £653 million
  • Net Margins: 3.24%
  • Return on Equity: 20.36%
  • Return on Assets: 9.19%
  • Average Volume: 767,810 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)

What is Johnson Matthey PLC's stock symbol?

Johnson Matthey PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "JMAT."

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

Johnson Matthey PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 54.50 per share on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from Johnson Matthey PLC's previous dividend of $20.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Johnson Matthey PLC's Dividend History.

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

10 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Johnson Matthey PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,300 to GBX 4,300. On average, they expect Johnson Matthey PLC's share price to reach GBX 3,585.30 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Johnson Matthey PLC.

Who are some of Johnson Matthey PLC's key competitors?

Who are Johnson Matthey PLC's key executives?

Johnson Matthey PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Timothy E.P. Stevenson OBE, Chairman of the Board
  • Robert J. MacLeod, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Anna Manz, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Simon Farrant, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • John Walker, Executive Director - Sector Chief Executive, Clean Air
  • Odile Desforges, Non-Executive Director
  • Jane Griffiths, Non-Executive Director
  • Christopher John Mottershead, Non-Executive Director
  • Alan Murray Ferguson, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Colin S. Matthews CBE, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Johnson Matthey PLC stock?

Shares of Johnson Matthey 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 Johnson Matthey PLC's stock price today?

One share of Johnson Matthey PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,435.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON JMAT)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  358 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  614
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Johnson Matthey 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 Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,585.30
Consensus Price Target History for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Price Target History for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Analysts' Ratings History for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,200 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details
9/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,600 -> GBX 4,300View Rating Details
9/24/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 3,500View Rating Details
9/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,300View Rating Details
8/30/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,800View Rating Details
7/26/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeOverweightGBX 3,380 -> GBX 3,450View Rating Details
3/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,450View Rating Details
2/3/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 3,653View Rating Details
12/16/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,350View Rating Details
11/18/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,650View Rating Details
5/31/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,500View Rating Details
3/29/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,300View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 2,772View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
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Earnings Estimates for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $190.32 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON JMAT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/1/2017GBX 54.501.76%6/8/20176/8/20178/1/2017
11/17/2016GBX 20.500.64%11/24/201611/24/20162/7/2017
6/2/2016GBX 521.74%6/9/20166/9/20168/2/2016
11/19/2015GBX 19.500.72%1/7/20161/7/20162/2/2016
6/4/2015GBX 49.501.49%6/11/20156/11/20158/4/2015
11/20/2014GBX 18.500.55%11/27/201411/27/20142/3/2015
6/5/2014GBX 45.501.41%6/11/20146/11/20148/5/2014
11/21/2013GBX 170.53%11/27/201311/27/20132/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/18/2017John WalkerInsiderBuy9GBX 3,393£305.37
9/20/2017Robert MacLeodInsiderBuy12GBX 2,955£354.60
8/16/2017Annette KelleherInsiderBuy12GBX 2,757£330.84
8/1/2017Robert MacLeodInsiderSell1,219GBX 2,775£33,827.25
7/31/2017Jane GriffithsInsiderBuy2,671GBX 2,786£74,414.06
7/19/2017John WalkerInsiderBuy15GBX 2,881£432.15
6/21/2017Annette KelleherInsiderBuy12GBX 3,018£362.16
5/17/2017Simon FarrantInsiderBuy12GBX 3,119£374.28
4/19/2017Annette KelleherInsiderBuy12GBX 2,914£349.68
3/15/2017Simon FarrantInsiderBuy12GBX 2,960£355.20
2/17/2017Nicholas GarnerInsiderSell297GBX 3,101£9,209.97
2/15/2017Nicholas GarnerInsiderBuy12GBX 3,116£373.92
1/18/2017Nicholas GarnerInsiderBuy12GBX 3,170£380.40
12/21/2016Robert MacLeodInsiderBuy12GBX 3,119£374.28
12/8/2016Chris MottersheadInsiderBuy491GBX 3,049£14,970.59
11/24/2016Anna ManzInsiderBuy2,184GBX 3,181£69,473.04
11/16/2016Robert MacLeodInsiderBuy12GBX 3,370£404.40
10/19/2016John WalkerInsiderBuy12GBX 3,470£416.40
9/21/2016John WalkerInsiderBuy9GBX 3,287£295.83
8/17/2016Garner,NicholasInsiderBuy9GBX 3,338£300.42
8/1/2016Farrant,SimonInsiderSell3,577GBX 3,274£117,110.98
7/20/2016Garner,NicholasInsiderBuy12GBX 3,189£382.68
6/15/2016MacLeod,RobertInsiderBuy12GBX 2,889£346.68
5/18/2016MacLeod,RobertInsiderBuy15GBX 2,922£438.30
4/20/2016Walker,JohnInsiderBuy12GBX 2,915£349.80
3/17/2016Jones,DenInsiderBuy15GBX 2,562£384.30
2/17/2016Walker,JohnInsiderBuy15GBX 2,416£362.40
1/20/2016Jones,DenInsiderBuy15GBX 2,384£357.60
12/16/2015Jones,DenInsiderBuy15GBX 2,629£394.35
11/18/2015Walker,JohnInsiderBuy15GBX 2,449£367.35
10/23/2015MacLeod,RobertInsiderBuy15GBX 2,475£371.25
9/17/2015MacLeod,RobertInsiderBuy15GBX 2,626£393.90
8/21/2015MacLeod,RobertInsiderBuy12GBX 2,741£328.92
8/18/2015Farrant,SimonInsiderSell3,600GBX 2,799£100,764
8/5/2015MacLeod,RobertInsiderSell1,649GBX 2,889£47,639.61
7/29/2015Mottershead,ChrisInsiderBuy889GBX 2,759£24,527.51
7/17/2015Farrant,SimonInsiderBuy12GBX 2,973£356.76
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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