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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SXS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.spectris.com/
  • Market Cap: £3.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,165,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,607.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,544.21
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,811.36 - GBX 2,869
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 304.30
  • P/E Growth: 2.23
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.35 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.31
  • Book Value: GBX 8.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.92
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
  • EBIDTA: £223.1 million
  • Net Margins: -2.71%
  • Return on Equity: -3.92%
  • Return on Assets: -2.49%
  • Average Volume: 281,450 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, February 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 34 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. This is a boost from Spectris plc's previous dividend of $18.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Spectris plc's Dividend History.

When will Spectris plc make its next earnings announcement?

Spectris plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Spectris plc.

Where is Spectris plc's stock going? Where will Spectris plc's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Spectris plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,900 to GBX 2,940. On average, they anticipate Spectris plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,570 in the next twelve months. 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
  • Ulf Quellmann, Non-Executive Director
  • William C. Seeger Jr., Non-Executive Director
  • Kjersti Wiklund, Non-Executive Director
  • Martha B. Wyrsch, 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 2,613.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Spectris plc (LON SXS)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  266 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
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 2,570

Analysts' Ratings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,600View Rating Details
7/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,860View Rating Details
5/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,810 -> GBX 2,940View Rating Details
5/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,425 -> GBX 2,525View Rating Details
5/17/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/17/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,830View Rating Details
4/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 1,700 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
2/17/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,420 -> GBX 2,585View 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
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,230 -> GBX 2,380View 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 7/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Earnings by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Spectris plc (LON SXS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


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
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)


Headline Trends for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
Latest Headlines for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 5:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (LON:SXS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 3:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Spectris plc (LON:SXS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 2:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXS-GB : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 1:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXS-GB : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 1:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMark Williamson Buys 15,000 Shares of Spectris plc (SXS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Increases Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,940
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc : SXS-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SXS) : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 20 at 7:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc's (SXS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 9:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Increases Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,525
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectris Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXS-GB : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 12:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given " Buy" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Given New GBX 2,025 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Raises Spectris plc (SXS) Price Target to GBX 2,830
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Cut to "Add" at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpectris plc (SXS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 4:31 PM
marketwatch.com logoSpectris 2016 profit falls; but hikes dividend - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Spectris PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXS.L earnings conference call or presentation 14-Feb-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Capital Goods: BAML reshuffles ratings on valuation
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:17 AM
rttnews.com logoSpectris Chairman and Director John Hughes to step down on successor appointment - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - December 6 at 8:19 AM
lse.co.uk logoMalvern Instruments and Panalytical to merge - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 3 at 7:03 PM
rttnews.com logoSpectris 4-month Sales Up 18%; Sees FY Adj. Operating Profit In Line With View
www.rttnews.com - November 22 at 12:28 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Spectris plc your next big dividend stock after 18% sales rise?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 12:28 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Rutland Makes Six Times Return on Millbrook Sale
www.wsj.com - September 2 at 7:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoSpectris H1 PBT Down; Completes DISCOM GMBH Acquisition
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 7:57 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Spectris PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:07 AM


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Spectris plc (SXS) Chart for Thursday, July, 20, 2017

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