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/
  • Market Cap: £2.97 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,375.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,530.43
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,954 - GBX 2,869
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 265.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.02
  • Book Value: GBX 8.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.84
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBITDA: £224.7 million
  • Net Margins: 4.49%
  • Return on Equity: 6.02%
  • Return on Assets: 3.74%
  • Average Volume: 310,157 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, July 25th. Investors 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 is Thursday, October 12th. The official announcement can be viewed 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?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Spectris plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,940. On average, they anticipate Spectris plc's share price to reach GBX 2,660 in the next year. 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 2,492.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Spectris plc (LON SXS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  307 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  604
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, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,660
Consensus Price Target History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Price Target History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,860View Rating Details
9/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,500View Rating Details
9/21/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,840 -> GBX 2,860View Rating Details
9/12/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,585View Rating Details
8/30/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,830View Rating Details
8/17/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,900 -> GBX 2,710View 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
2/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeBuyGBX 1,900 -> GBX 2,600View 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 10/22/2015 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: $136.92 EPS


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)


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Spectris plc (SXS) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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