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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SXS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.spectris.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.71 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,385.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,542.15
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,920 - GBX 2,869
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 241.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.84
  • Book Value: GBX 8.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.58
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £224.7 million
  • Net Margins: 4.49%
  • Return on Equity: 6.02%
  • Return on Assets: 3.74%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 261,829 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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 19 per share on Friday, November 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 12th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Spectris plc's Dividend History.

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

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Spectris plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,940. On average, they anticipate Spectris plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,640 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Spectris plc.

Who are some of Spectris plc's key competitors?

Who are Spectris plc's key executives?

Spectris plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John E. O'Higgins, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Clive G. Watson, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Roger J. Stephens, Company Secretary, Head - Commercial
  • Mark D. Williamson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Karim Bitar, Non-Executive Director
  • Ulf Quellmann, Non-Executive Director
  • William C. Seeger Jr., Non-Executive Director
  • Kjersti Wiklund, Non-Executive Director

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.

What is Spectris plc's stock price today?

One share of Spectris plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,272.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Spectris plc (LON SXS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  295 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spectris 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 Spectris plc (LON:SXS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,640

Analysts' Ratings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,585View Rating Details
8/30/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,830View Rating Details
8/30/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/17/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,710View Rating Details
8/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,860View Rating Details
7/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,525 -> GBX 2,875View Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,600View Rating Details
5/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,810 -> GBX 2,940View Rating Details
4/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 1,700 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
2/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeBuyGBX 1,900 -> GBX 2,600View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,230 -> GBX 2,380View Rating Details
4/20/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated 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, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,300View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $136.92 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON SXS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/25/2017GBX 190.78%10/12/201710/12/201711/10/2017
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
6/1/2017Mark WilliamsonInsiderBuy15,000GBX 2,653£397,950
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Latest Headlines for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:38 PM
lse.co.uk logoDIVESTMENT OF MICROSCAN - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - September 1 at 9:25 AM
reuters.com logoUK's Spectris divests US barcoding business to Omron for $157 million - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 1 at 9:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:10 PM
reuters.com logoUK's Spectris divests U.S. barcoding business to Omron for $157 million
www.reuters.com - August 30 at 9:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given New GBX 2,710 Price Target at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (LON:SXS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 2:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc :SXS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 8:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXS.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 7:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (LON:SXS) Plans Dividend of GBX 19
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 3:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Spectris plc (SXS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives "Neutral" Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 5:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (LON:SXS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 3:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 2:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXS-GB : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 1:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXS-GB : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 1:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMark Williamson Buys 15,000 Shares of Spectris plc (SXS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Increases Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,940
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc : SXS-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:08 AM
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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