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LON:SXSSpectris Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 2,674
+63.00 (+2.41 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 07:59 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 2,674
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 2,595.76
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 2,674
Volume117,417 shs
Average Volume390,769 shs
Market Capitalization£3.10 billion
P/E Ratio13.26
Dividend Yield2.84%
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, and electronics 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 based in Egham, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.22 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Scientific & Technical Instruments



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.63 billion
Cash FlowGBX 189.54 per share
Book ValueGBX 1,139.60 per share



Market Cap£3.10 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Spectris (LON:SXS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Spectris' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Spectris' stock was trading at GBX 2,494 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SXS shares have increased by 7.2% and is now trading at GBX 2,674. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Spectris?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Spectris.

When is Spectris' next earnings date?

Spectris is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Spectris.

How were Spectris' earnings last quarter?

Spectris plc (LON:SXS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The company reported $168.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $163.20 by $4.80. View Spectris' earnings history.

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

Spectris announced a dividend on Thursday, February 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 43.20 per share on Monday, June 22nd. This represents a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 26th. This is a positive change from Spectris's previous dividend of GBX 21.90. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Spectris' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SXS?

14 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Spectris' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,100 to GBX 2,960. On average, they expect Spectris' share price to reach GBX 2,565.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View analysts' price targets for Spectris.

Has Spectris been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SXS stock have been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spectris earned a coverage optimism score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutSpectris.

Who are some of Spectris' key competitors?

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), AK Steel (AKS), Altagas (ALA), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Canopy Growth (CGC), Danaher (DHR), Flybe Group (FLYB), Lumber Liquidators (LL) and Option Care Health (OPCH).

Who are Spectris' key executives?

Spectris' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrew Heath, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Derek Harding, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Mark Serfözo, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Robin Stopford, Group Head of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Andrew Harvey, Group HR Director (Age 55)

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.

What is Spectris' stock price today?

One share of SXS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,674.

How big of a company is Spectris?

Spectris has a market capitalization of £3.10 billion and generates £1.63 billion in revenue each year. Spectris employs 9,695 workers across the globe.

What is Spectris' official website?

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

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 6/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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