Spectris 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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- Symbol: LON:SXS
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- Market Cap: £3.1 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 119,165,000
- 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
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 299.65
- P/E Growth: 2.37
- Annual Revenue: £1.35 billion
- Price / Sales: 2.29
- Book Value: GBX 8.96 per share
- Price / Book: 2.90
- 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?
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?
Some companies that are related to Spectris plc include St. James's Place plc (STJ), Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT), Severn Trent Plc (SVT), GKN plc (GKN), Barratt Developments Plc (BDEV), J Sainsbury plc (SBRY), Mediclinic International PLC (MDC), WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW), Pearson plc (PSON), Informa Plc (INF), Investec plc (INVP), Paddy Power Plc (PAP), Micro Focus International plc (MCRO), easyJet plc (EZJ), Admiral Group plc (ADM), ASOS plc (ASC), Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL) and Smurfit Kappa Group Plc (SKG).
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.
Consensus Ratings for Spectris plc (LON:SXS) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|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)
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)
|5/18/2017||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 2,425 -> GBX 2,525|
|5/17/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|5/17/2017||Liberum Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,830|
|5/3/2017||Deutsche Bank AG||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,860|
|4/25/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Overweight|
|4/6/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Upgrade||Hold||GBX 1,700 -> GBX 2,500|
|2/17/2017||Peel Hunt||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 2,420 -> GBX 2,585|
|2/16/2017||BNP Paribas||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 2,430 -> GBX 2,500|
|2/15/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Sell||GBX 1,900|
|1/11/2017||Bank of America Corp||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 1,900 -> GBX 2,600|
|9/15/2016||Jefferies Group LLC||Boost Price Target||Buy||GBX 2,125 -> GBX 2,185|
|8/5/2016||Morgan Stanley||Boost Price Target||Overweight||GBX 2,230 -> GBX 2,380|
|4/20/2016||Credit Suisse Group AG||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 1,730|
|2/19/2016||Investec||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 1,605 -> GBX 1,760|
|2/16/2016||N+1 Singer||Reiterated Rating||Hold|
|2/8/2016||Canaccord Genuity||Lower Price Target||Hold||GBX 1,815 -> GBX 1,790|
|11/19/2015||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,300|
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)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)Insider Trades by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|3/5/2015||William C Seeger||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 2,200||£66,000|
Headline Trends for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
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Spectris plc (SXS) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017