Spectris plc Company Profile (LON:SXS)

About Spectris plc (LON:SXS)

Spectris plc logoSpectris plc is a supplier of productivity-enhancing instruments and controls. It operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-Line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products and services that determine structure, composition, quantity and quality of particles and materials, during research and product development processes. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement and analysis equipment, software and services for product design optimization, manufacturing control, microseismic monitoring and environmental noise monitoring. The In-line Instrumentation segment provides process analytical measurement, asset monitoring and online controls, as well as associated consumables and services for primary processing and the converting industries. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that measure, monitor, control, inform, track and trace during the production process.

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  • Symbol: LON:SXS
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  • Market Cap: £3.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,165,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,664.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,415
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,604.32 - GBX 2,869
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 299.65
  • P/E Growth: 2.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.35 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.29
  • Book Value: GBX 8.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.90
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
  • EBIDTA: £223.1 million
  • Average Volume: 345,546 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)

What is Spectris plc's stock symbol?

Spectris plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SXS."

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

Spectris plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 34 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. This is a positive change from Spectris plc's previous dividend of $18.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Spectris plc's Dividend History.

When will Spectris plc make its next earnings announcement?

Spectris plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Spectris plc.

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

12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Spectris plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,860. On average, they anticipate Spectris plc's share price to reach GBX 2,492.27 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Spectris plc.

Who are some of Spectris plc's key competitors?

How do I buy Spectris plc stock?

Shares of Spectris 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.

How much does a share of Spectris plc stock cost?

One share of Spectris plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,598.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Spectris plc (LON:SXS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,492.27

Analysts' Ratings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/18/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,425 -> GBX 2,525View Rating Details
5/17/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/17/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,830View Rating Details
5/3/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,860View Rating Details
4/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 1,700 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
2/17/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,420 -> GBX 2,585View Rating Details
2/16/2017BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,430 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
2/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeBuyGBX 1,900 -> GBX 2,600View Rating Details
9/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,125 -> GBX 2,185View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,230 -> GBX 2,380View Rating Details
4/20/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,730View Rating Details
2/19/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,605 -> GBX 1,760View Rating Details
2/16/2016N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/8/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,815 -> GBX 1,790View Rating Details
11/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $135.45 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/14/2017GBX 341.37%5/25/20175/25/20176/30/2017
7/28/2016GBX 180.95%10/13/201610/13/201611/11/2016
2/16/2016GBX 32.201.95%5/25/20165/25/20166/24/2016
7/30/2015GBX 17.300.87%10/15/201510/15/201511/13/2015
2/27/2015GBX 30.501.37%5/28/20155/28/20156/26/2015
7/25/2014GBX 160.83%10/16/201410/16/201411/12/2014
2/27/2014GBX 281.13%5/28/20145/28/20146/25/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/4/2016Quellmann,UlfInsiderBuy500GBX 1,812£9,060
11/27/2015O'Higgins,JohnInsiderSell8,975GBX 1,711£153,562.25
11/25/2015Watson,CliveInsiderSell4,619GBX 1,710£78,984.90
11/24/2015Quellmann,UlfInsiderBuy348GBX 1,711£5,954.28
11/13/2015Chambre,PeterInsiderBuy60GBX 1,667£1,000.20
3/5/2015William C SeegerInsiderBuy3,000GBX 2,200£66,000
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Latest Headlines for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SXS) : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 20 at 7:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc's (SXS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 9:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Increases Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,525
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXS-GB : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 12:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given " Buy" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given New GBX 2,025 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Raises Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,830
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Cut to "Add" at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 4:31 PM
marketwatch.com logoSpectris 2016 profit falls; but hikes dividend - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Spectris PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXS.L earnings conference call or presentation 14-Feb-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Capital Goods: BAML reshuffles ratings on valuation
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:17 AM
rttnews.com logoSpectris Chairman and Director John Hughes to step down on successor appointment - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - December 6 at 8:19 AM
lse.co.uk logoMalvern Instruments and Panalytical to merge - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 3 at 7:03 PM
rttnews.com logoSpectris 4-month Sales Up 18%; Sees FY Adj. Operating Profit In Line With View
www.rttnews.com - November 22 at 12:28 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Spectris plc your next big dividend stock after 18% sales rise?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 12:28 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Rutland Makes Six Times Return on Millbrook Sale
www.wsj.com - September 2 at 7:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoSpectris H1 PBT Down; Completes DISCOM GMBH Acquisition
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 7:57 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Spectris PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:07 AM


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Spectris plc (SXS) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff