Spectris (SXS) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 3,248
+104.00 (+3.31%)
(As of 04:35 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
388,050 shs
Average Volume
238,431 shs
Market Capitalization
£3.27 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 6,078.33

Spectris MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.29 Rating Score
87.3% Upside
GBX 6,078.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£6.11 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.50 out of 5 stars

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About Spectris Stock (LON:SXS)

Spectris plc provides precision measurement solutions worldwide. It operates through Spectris Scientific, Spectris Dynamics, and Other segments. The Spectris Scientific segment provides advanced sensors and instruments used to measure, analyze, and characterize materials; and monitor ultra-clean manufacturing environments. Spectris Dynamics segment offers differentiated sensing, data acquisition, analysis modelling, and simulation solutions for product development and enhance product performance. The Other segment operates high-value precision in-line sensing and monitoring businesses. It serves life sciences/pharmaceuticals, technology-led industrials, automotive, electronics and semiconductor, academic research, and other markets, as well as metals, minerals, and mining. The company was formerly known as Fairey Group plc and changed its name to Spectris plc in May 2001. Spectris plc was incorporated in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

SXS Stock Price History

SXS Stock News Headlines

Spectris Q1 Sales Down; FY24 View Unchanged
Spectris Full Year 2023 Earnings: Misses Expectations
Calculating The Fair Value Of Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Spectris' (LON:SXS) Dividend Will Be Increased To £0.253
Spectris Q1 Sales Climb; Expects To Meet FY23 Targets
Spectris To Sell NDC Technologies Business To Nordson For $180 Mln
Spectris PLC : Spectris announces Net Zero targets
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Scientific & Technical Instruments
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 6,078.33
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 3,520
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
7 Analysts


Net Income
£145.40 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.45 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 110.29 per share
Book Value
GBX 1,295 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£3.16 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew Heath (Age 60)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.9M
  • Mr. Derek Harding (Age 51)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.36M
  • Ms. Kjersti Wiklund MA (Age 62)
    MSc, Independent Non-Executive Director & Workforce Engagement Director
    Comp: $74k
  • Ms. Judith Wettach
    Head of Corporate Development
  • Mr. Andrew Harvey (Age 60)
    Group Human Resources Director
  • Mr. Mark Fleiner
    President of Scientific
  • Mr. Ben Bryson
    President of Dynamics
  • Ms. Rebecca Louise Dunn
    Head of Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary
  • Crister Dalen
    Assistant Company Secretary

SXS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Spectris stock right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" SXS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SXS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Spectris' stock price target for 2024?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Spectris' shares. Their SXS share price targets range from GBX 3,520 to £115. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach GBX 6,078.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 87.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have SXS shares performed in 2024?

Spectris' stock was trading at GBX 3,779 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, SXS shares have decreased by 14.1% and is now trading at GBX 3,246.
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How were Spectris' earnings last quarter?

Spectris plc (LON:SXS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The company reported $168.00 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $163.20 by $4.80. Spectris had a net margin of 10.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.56%.

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

Spectris announced a dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 53.90 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 25.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Spectris a good dividend stock?

Spectris (LON:SXS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 79 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The dividend payout ratio is 5,642.86%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Spectris own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spectris investors own include Eiger BioPharmaceuticals (EIGR), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), Anglo American (AAL), AK Steel (AKS), AltaGas (ALA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), ASOS (ASC) and AstraZeneca (AZN).

How do I buy shares of Spectris?

Shares of SXS stock 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.
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This page (LON:SXS) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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