LON:SXS - Spectris Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 2,718 +8.00 (+0.30 %) (As of 04/26/2019 06:53 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 2,710Today's RangeGBX 2,679 - GBX 2,72052-Week RangeGBX 1,924.50 - GBX 2,957Volume200,584 shsAverage Volume390,769 shsMarket Capitalization£3.15 billionP/E Ratio17.32Dividend Yield2.43%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines 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, 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. 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 Current SymbolLON:SXS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.spectris.com Phone+44-1784-470470Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio30.03 Current Ratio1.60 Quick Ratio1.03Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.32 Forward P/E Ratio0.16 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£1.60 billion Price / Sales1.96 Cash FlowGBX 61.93 per share Price / Cash Flow43.89 Book ValueGBX 1,067 per share Price / Book2.55Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees9,695 Outstanding Shares115,720,000Market Cap£3.15 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 40.50 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. This is a boost from Spectris's previous dividend of $20.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Spectris' Dividend History. How were Spectris' earnings last quarter? Spectris plc (LON:SXS) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company reported $164.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $155.20 by $9.70. View Spectris' Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for SXS? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Spectris' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,150 to GBX 3,195. On average, they anticipate Spectris' stock price to reach GBX 2,683.46 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Spectris. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spectris? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Spectris. Has Spectris been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about SXS stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 media sentiment score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Spectris' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Spectris include Codan (CDA), Ab Dynamics (ABDP), Judges Scientific (JDG), Quartix (QTX), BSM Technologies (GPS), Kraken Robotics (PNG), Scientific Digital Imaging (SDI), Opsens (OPS), SRT Marine Systems (SRT), MedX Health (MDX), Optiscan Imaging (OIL), ENTREC (ENT), exactEarth (XCT), Microsaic Systems (MSYS) and Jemtec (JTC). 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), BioScrip (BIOS), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Micron Technology (MU), Staples (SPLS), AK Steel (AKS), Canopy Growth (CGC), Danaher (DHR) and Lumber Liquidators (LL). Who are Spectris' key executives? Spectris' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Andrew Heath, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)Mr. Derek Harding, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)Mr. Mark Serfözo, Company Sec. & Gen. CounselMr. Robin Stopford, Group Head of Corp. Devel.Mr. Andrew Harvey, Group HR Director (Age 55) 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 2,720. How big of a company is Spectris? Spectris has a market capitalization of £3.15 billion and generates £1.60 billion in revenue each year. Spectris employs 9,695 workers across the globe. What is Spectris' official website? The official website for Spectris is http://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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Spectris (LON SXS)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 436 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 418 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 854MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the S&P 500 Index?