LON:SXS - Spectris Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 2,602 -8.00 (-0.31 %) (As of 07/22/2018 06:56 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 2,602Today's RangeGBX 2,593 - GBX 2,64152-Week RangeGBX 2,225 - GBX 2,869Volume389,103 shsAverage Volume390,769 shsMarket Capitalization£3.22 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. It operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products and services, which enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process. It serves metal, minerals and mining, pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and semiconductor industries; and academic research institutes. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment, as well as software and services for product design optimization, manufacturing control, microseismic monitoring, and environmental noise monitoring. It serves automotive, aerospace, electronics, and energy industries, as well as academic research institutes. The In-line Instrumentation segment offers process analytical measurement, asset monitoring, and online controls, as well as associated consumables and services for primary processing and converting industries. It serves process, pulp, paper, tissue, energy, utilities, and Web and converting industries. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that measure, monitor, control, inform, and connect during the production process. It serves manufacturing, process, energy, electronics, and healthcare industries. The company was formerly known as Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. and changed its name to Spectris plc in May 2001. Spectris plc was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Egham, the United Kingdom. Receive SXS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SXS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Scientific & Technical Instruments Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology SymbolLON:SXS CUSIPN/A Webwww.spectris.com Phone+44-1784-470470 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / CashN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net Margins25.86% Return on Equity37.36% Return on Assets24.26% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares119,230,000Market Cap£3,220.00 Spectris (LON:SXS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Spectris' stock symbol? Spectris trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SXS." How often does Spectris pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spectris? Spectris announced a dividend on Monday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 37.50 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 24th. This is a positive change from Spectris's previous dividend of $19.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Spectris' Dividend History. How were Spectris' earnings last quarter? Spectris plc (LON:SXS) posted its earnings results on Monday, February, 19th. The company reported $145.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $133.40 by $11.70. The company earned $1.53 billion during the quarter. Spectris had a net margin of 25.86% and a return on equity of 37.36%. View Spectris' Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for SXS? 13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Spectris' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,585 to GBX 3,175. On average, they expect Spectris' share price to reach GBX 2,876.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Spectris. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spectris? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Spectris' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Spectris include Tomtom (TMOAY), Tomtom (TMOAF), Photon Control (PHO), Ab Dynamics (ABDP), Quartix (QTX), Judges Scientific (JDG), BSM Technologies (GPS), Opsens (OPSSF), Scientific Digital Imaging (SDI), MedX Health (MDX), US Nuclear (UCLE), Ubisense Group (UBI), SRT Marine Systems (SRT), exactEarth (XCT) and ENTREC (ENT). Who are Spectris' key executives? Spectris' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John E. O'Higgins, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54)Mr. Clive Graeme Watson B.Comm (Acc), C.T.A., A.C.A, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)Mr. Mark Serfözo, Company Sec. & Gen. CounselMr. Robin Stopford, Group Head of Corp. Devel.Mr. Andrew Harvey, Group HR Director (Age 54) Has Spectris been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about SXS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Spectris earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 43.70 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. How do I buy shares of Spectris? Shares of SXS 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' stock price today? One share of SXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,602. How big of a company is Spectris? Spectris has a market capitalization of £3.22 billion. How can I contact Spectris? Spectris' mailing address is Heritage House, Church Road, EGHAM, TW20 9QD, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1784-470470. MarketBeat Community Rating for Spectris (LON SXS)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 369 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 367 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 736MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spectris and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SXS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SXS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does relative strength index mean?