Smiths Group plc Company Profile (LON:SMIN)

About Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)

Smiths Group plc logoSmiths Group plc is a technology company. The Company operates in five divisions: John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. The John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings and power transmission couplings, among others. The Smiths Medical division offers infusion systems, vascular access (including safety needles), patient airway and temperature management equipment, and specialty devices in areas of in vitro fertilization, diagnostics and emergency patient transport. The Smiths Detection division offers sensors that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards and contraband. The Smiths Interconnect division offers specialized electronic and radio frequency components and sub-systems that connect, protect and control critical systems. The Flex-Tek division offers engineered components that heat and move fluids and gases, hosing and tubing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SMIN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.28 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,475,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,577.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,596.09
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,358 - GBX 1,685
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.36
  • P/E Growth: 3.45
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.28 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.92
  • Book Value: GBX 5.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.01
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBITDA: £643 million
  • Net Margins: 16.18%
  • Return on Equity: 27.36%
  • Return on Assets: 11.01%
  • Average Volume: 1.18 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)

What is Smiths Group plc's stock symbol?

Smiths Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SMIN."

How often does Smiths Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Smiths Group plc?

Smiths Group plc declared a dividend on Friday, September 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 29.70 per share on Friday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th. This is a positive change from Smiths Group plc's previous dividend of $13.55. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Smiths Group plc's Dividend History.

How were Smiths Group plc's earnings last quarter?

Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, September, 22nd. The company reported $97.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $94.20 by $3.40. The company earned $3.28 billion during the quarter. Smiths Group plc had a net margin of 16.18% and a return on equity of 27.36%. View Smiths Group plc's Earnings History.

Where is Smiths Group plc's stock going? Where will Smiths Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Smiths Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,300 to GBX 1,900. On average, they expect Smiths Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,664 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Smiths Group plc.

Who are some of Smiths Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Smiths Group plc's key executives?

Smiths Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Reynolds Smith, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Chris O'Shea, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Melanie Rowlands, Deputy General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • George W. Buckley, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Bruno F. J. Angelici, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Tanya Fratto, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Anne C. Quinn CBE, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • William C. Seeger Jr., Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Smiths Group plc stock?

Shares of Smiths Group 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 Smiths Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Smiths Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,589.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Smiths Group plc (LON SMIN)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  278 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  355 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  633
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Smiths Group 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 Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,664
Consensus Price Target History for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Price Target History for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900View Rating Details
9/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,600View Rating Details
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,850View Rating Details
9/19/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,730View Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,630View Rating Details
7/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/28/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,750 -> GBX 1,775View Rating Details
10/28/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,200 -> GBX 1,375View Rating Details
10/27/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 890 -> GBX 1,300View Rating Details
9/29/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
9/29/2016Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,100 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
9/26/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/4/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,235 -> GBX 1,225View Rating Details
3/16/2016InvestecReiterated RatingUnder ReviewView Rating Details
3/9/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,300View Rating Details
11/26/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,200View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Earnings by Quarter for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Smiths Group plc (LON SMIN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/22/2017Y 2017GBX 94.20GBX 97.60GBX 328 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $95.47 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Smiths Group plc (LON SMIN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/22/2017GBX 29.701.94%10/19/201710/19/201711/17/2017
3/24/2017GBX 13.550.85%4/6/20174/6/20174/28/2017
9/28/2016GBX 28.751.99%10/20/201610/20/201611/18/2016
3/16/2016GBX 13.251.26%3/24/20163/24/20164/22/2016
9/23/2015GBX 282.69%10/22/201510/22/201511/20/2015
9/17/2014GBX 27.502.17%10/23/201410/23/201411/21/2014
3/19/2014GBX 12.750.98%3/26/20143/26/20144/25/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/1/2017George BuckleyInsiderBuy431GBX 1,544£6,654.64
6/30/2017Andrew Reynolds SmithInsiderSell28,427GBX 1,593£452,842.11
5/2/2017Chris O'SheaInsiderBuy2,095GBX 1,646£34,483.70
4/4/2017Chris O'SheaInsiderBuy4,500GBX 1,630£73,350
9/30/2016Chris O'SheaInsiderSell17,600GBX 1,453£255,728
6/10/2016Seligman,MarkInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,117£55,850
11/19/2015O'Shea,ChrisInsiderBuy20,000GBX 999£199,800
11/18/2015Smith,Andrew ReynoldsInsiderBuy100,000GBX 993£993,000
5/5/2015William C SeegerInsiderBuy2,500GBX 1,163.71£29,092.75
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
Latest Headlines for Smiths Group plc (LON:SMIN)
DateHeadline logoSmiths Group plc's (SMIN) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group - October 14 at 3:22 PM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 29.70 Per Share - October 14 at 9:18 AM logoNew Smiths Detection Analytics Suite Keeps Things Moving with Near 100% Customer Uptime - October 10 at 6:57 AM logoSmiths Detection Hold Baggage Screening Technology to Support Upgrade to ECAC Standard 3 EDS at Munich Airport - October 10 at 6:57 AM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - October 4 at 2:32 AM logoSmiths Group plc's (SMIN) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc - September 29 at 1:31 PM logoSmiths Group plc's (SMIN) Overweight Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co - September 24 at 7:50 PM logoSmiths Group pretax profit soars on wider margins - September 23 at 7:15 AM logoEdited Transcript of SMIN.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Sep-17 8:00am GMT - September 23 at 7:15 AM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Given Buy Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - September 22 at 8:26 PM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - September 22 at 7:12 AM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 9 at 2:34 AM logoSmiths Detection Inc. Addresses Fentanyl Crisis with Roundtable Seminars on Exposure Prevention at ASIS International - August 16 at 7:34 AM logoSmiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 15 at 2:38 AM logoSmiths Detection Technology Protects First Responders Against the Threat of Fentanyl Exposure - August 4 at 8:16 AM logoSmiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) Insider Acquires £6,654.64 in Stock - August 1 at 7:41 AM logoDomodedovo International Airport Selects Smiths Detection Explosives Detection Systems to Screen all Hold Baggage - July 25 at 6:48 AM logoLondon Gatwick Airport Again Selects Smiths Detection’s CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection System - July 20 at 7:50 AM logoSmiths Group plc (SMIN) Earns Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 16 at 9:50 AM logoSmiths Detection Inc. Launches New E-Commerce Site for All U.S. Markets - July 13 at 9:38 AM logoInsider Selling: Smiths Group plc (SMIN) Insider Sells 28,427 Shares of Stock - July 3 at 9:18 AM logoSmiths Group plc (LON:SMIN) PT Raised to GBX 1,775 - July 2 at 1:56 PM logoSmiths Group CFO Chris O'Shea Steps Down - Nasdaq - May 19 at 10:00 AM logoSmiths Group Closes Sale Of Smiths Interconnect's Microwave Telecoms Business - May 2 at 5:43 PM logoU.S. puts conditions on Smiths Group acquisition of Safran's Morpho - March 30 at 8:10 PM logoSmiths Group H1 Profit Climbs; Says FY17 Outlook Unchanged - Quick Facts - March 24 at 7:46 PM logoSmiths Group Sells Interconnect's Power Business For GBP 162 Mln - Quick Facts - January 27 at 3:35 AM logoGlobal Patient Temperature Management Market By Enduser Forecast 2016-2022 - December 8 at 8:44 PM


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Smiths Group plc (SMIN) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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