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Spectris Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,141
+16.00 (+0.51 %)
(As of 05/18/2021 12:47 PM ET)
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52-Week Range
Volume20,629 shs
Average Volume272,961 shs
Market Capitalization£3.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.19%
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About Spectris

Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. It operates through four segments: Malvern Panalytical, HBK, and Omega, and Industrial Solutions. 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; designs and manufactures tooling and monitoring system for installation and acquisition services, data processing services, 24/7 monitoring, and advanced analytics consulting; and manufactures various industrial control products, including human machine interface, digital and analogue panel meters, and process control. In addition, the company offers machinery protection and condition monitoring systems; portable vibration analyzers, data collectors, and field balancers; vibration monitors for machine protection; vibration sensors and accessories; installation and commissioning, remote monitoring, and product and vibration measurement training services; instrumentation and solutions for on-line and off-line process measurement and control; and vehicle test, validation and engineering services. Further, it provides 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 based in Egham, the United Kingdom.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Scientific & Technical Instruments
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.34 billion
Cash FlowGBX 191.87 per share
Book ValueGBX 1,065.80 per share





Market Cap£3.63 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.22 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Spectris (LON:SXS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Spectris a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spectris in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 4 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Spectris?

Wall Street analysts have given Spectris a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Spectris wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Spectris' next earnings date?

Spectris is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Spectris' earnings last quarter?

Spectris plc (LON:SXS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The company reported $168.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $163.20 by $4.80.
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How has Spectris' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Spectris' stock was trading at GBX 2,494 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SXS stock has increased by 25.9% and is now trading at GBX 3,141.
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How often does Spectris pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spectris?

Spectris declared a dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 46.50 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 13th. This is an increase from Spectris's previous dividend of GBX 21.90. 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 0.65 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.19%.
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What price target have analysts set for SXS?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Spectris' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,600 to GBX 3,640. On average, they anticipate Spectris' stock price to reach GBX 3,015 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%.
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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 $1.16M)
  • Mr. Derek Harding, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 48, Pay $816.2k)
  • 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
  • Mr. Amit Agarwal, Pres of OMEGA Engineering Inc

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), 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 3,141.

How much money does Spectris make?

Spectris has a market capitalization of £3.63 billion and generates £1.34 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Spectris have?

Spectris employs 9,000 workers across the globe.

What is Spectris' official website?

The official website for Spectris is

Where are Spectris' headquarters?

Spectris is headquartered at Heritage House, Church Road, EGHAM, TW20 9QD, United Kingdom.

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 5/18/2021 by Staff
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