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Spectris Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,523
-78.00 (-2.17%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
376,908 shs
Average Volume
274,535 shs
Market Capitalization
£3.90 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Spectris

Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. The company provides products and services, which enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and product development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process; various range of life science services; products for measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH, and conductivity; and data acquisition, electric heating, and custom-engineered products. It also supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment, software, and services for product design optimization and manufacturing control; and designs and manufactures tooling and monitoring system for installation and acquisition services, data processing services, 24/7 monitoring, and advanced analytics consulting. In addition, the company offers various industrial automation products, including IIoT controllers and gateways, data acquisition and protocol converters, human machine interface operator displays and panel meters, visualisation software products, proportionalÂ-integralÂ-derivative controllers, remote terminal units, input/output products, and signal conditioners and sensors; and industrial networking products, which include ethernet switches, wired and wireless routers, and network and device management software products. Further, it provides on-line and off-line measurement and control solutions for the dimensional monitoring of diameter, ovality, wall thickness, eccentricity, length and speed, and other parameters; particle measuring systems; and supplies gas analysis solutions and various related product and services. 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.


Morgan Stanley Downgrades Spectris (LON:SXS) to Underweight
November 25, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Spectris' (SXS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Berenberg Bank
November 22, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Andrew Heath Buys 4 Shares of Spectris plc (LON:SXS) Stock
November 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Spectris' (SXS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
November 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Spectris Q3 Sales Down, LFL Sales Climb; Backs FY21 LFL Sales Growth View
October 21, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Spectris To Sell NDC Technologies Business To Nordson For $180 Mln
August 24, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Spectris PLC : Spectris announces Net Zero targets
July 30, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Spectris PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding
May 12, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Scientific & Technical Instruments
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.34 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 219.09 per share
Book Value
GBX 1,074.40 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£3.90 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable


Overall MarketRank

2.07 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Spectris (LON:SXS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Spectris a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Spectris stock. 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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How has Spectris' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Spectris' stock was trading at GBX 2,494 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SXS stock has increased by 41.3% and is now trading at GBX 3,523.
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How were Spectris' earnings last quarter?

Spectris plc (LON:SXS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The company reported $168.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $163.20 by $4.80.
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How often does Spectris pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spectris?

Spectris declared a dividend on Thursday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 23 per share on Friday, November 12th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Spectris a good dividend stock?

Spectris pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.93%. The dividend payout ratio of Spectris is 0.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SXS?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Spectris' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 438 to GBX 4,370. On average, they expect Spectris' share price to reach GBX 2,831.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.6%.
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Who are Spectris' key executives?

Spectris' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrew Heath, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 57, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Derek Harding, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 48, Pay $801k)
  • Ms. Kjersti Wiklund, Independent Non-Exec. Director & Workforce Engagement Director (Age 58, Pay $63k)
  • Mr. Mark Serfözo, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Judith Wettach, Head of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Andrew Harvey, Group HR Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Siobhán Andrews, Head of Corp. Affairs
  • Ms. Rebecca Louise Dunn, Head of Sustainability (ES&G)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Vorih, Pres of HBK (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark Fleiner, Pres of Malvern Panalytical

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).

What is Spectris' stock symbol?

Spectris trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SXS."

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.
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What is Spectris' stock price today?

One share of SXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,523.

How much money does Spectris make?

Spectris has a market capitalization of £3.90 billion and generates £1.34 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Spectris have?

Spectris employs 8,374 workers across the globe.

What is Spectris' official website?

The official website for Spectris is www.spectris.com.

Where are Spectris' headquarters?

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.

This page was last updated on 11/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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