Victrex plc Company Profile (LON:VCT)

About Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

Victrex plc logoVictrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company's operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets. The Invibio Biomaterial Solutions segment focuses on providing specialist solutions for medical device manufacturers. The Company offers polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and polyaryletherketone (PAEK)-based polymer solutions. The Company's geographical locations include the United Kingdom; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Americas, and Asia-Pacific. Its solutions are used in a range of applications, such as braking systems in automotive market, seal rings in energy market, mobile devices in electronics market and implanted devices in medical market. Its subsidiaries include Victrex Manufacturing Limited and Invibio Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:VCT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.02 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 85,422,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,118.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,977.35
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,494 - GBX 2,373
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.75
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £266.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 7.59
  • Book Value: GBX 4.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.82
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • EBIDTA: £120.4 million
  • Net Margins: 30.33%
  • Return on Equity: 19.60%
  • Return on Assets: 16.20%
  • Average Volume: 226,832 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

What is Victrex plc's stock symbol?

Victrex plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VCT."

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

Victrex plc declared a dividend on Monday, May 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.20 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Victrex plc's Dividend History.

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

11 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Victrex plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,450 to GBX 2,600. On average, they anticipate Victrex plc's share price to reach GBX 2,123.45 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Victrex plc.

Who are some of Victrex plc's key competitors?

Who are Victrex plc's key executives?

Victrex plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David R. Hummel, Executive Director
  • Louisa S. Burdett, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Martin L. Court Ph.D., Managing Director - Invibio, Executive Director
  • Tim J. Cooper, Executive Director
  • Lawrence C. Pentz, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Patrick J. M. De Smedt, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Andrew J. H. Dougal, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Pamela J. Kirby Ph.D., Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Jane E. Toogood, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Victrex plc stock?

Shares of Victrex 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 Victrex plc's stock price today?

One share of Victrex plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,365.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Victrex plc (LON VCT)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Victrex 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 Victrex plc (LON:VCT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,123.45

Analysts' Ratings History for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 2,600View Rating Details
9/5/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetAddGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,300View Rating Details
9/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,800 -> GBX 2,150View Rating Details
9/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,850 -> GBX 2,050View Rating Details
9/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,050 -> GBX 2,268View Rating Details
9/4/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,240View Rating Details
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
5/15/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,000View Rating Details
4/28/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,940View Rating Details
4/7/2017Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,042 -> GBX 2,060View Rating Details
10/5/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 1,450View Rating Details
3/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,700View Rating Details
2/10/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 1,850View Rating Details
1/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
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Earnings Estimates for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $112.84 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Victrex plc (LON VCT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/15/2017GBX 12.200.61%6/8/20176/8/20176/30/2017
12/6/2016GBX 35.092%2/2/20172/2/20172/17/2017
5/16/2016GBX 11.730.78%6/9/20166/9/20167/1/2016
12/8/2015GBX 35.091.86%2/4/20162/4/20162/19/2016
5/19/2015GBX 11.730.57%6/11/20156/11/20156/30/2015
12/9/2014GBX 83.764.2%2/5/20152/5/20152/20/2015
5/20/2014GBX 11.390.65%6/11/20146/11/20147/1/2014
12/10/2013GBX 32.651.99%2/5/20142/5/20142/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy6GBX 2,286£137.16
8/16/2017Timothy (Tim) J CooperInsiderBuy6GBX 2,044£122.64
7/17/2017Timothy (Tim) J CooperInsiderBuy6GBX 1,879£112.74
6/16/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy7GBX 1,848£129.36
5/16/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy6GBX 2,011£120.66
4/18/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy7GBX 1,928£134.96
3/16/2017Timothy (Tim) J CooperInsiderBuy6GBX 1,977£118.62
2/16/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy7GBX 1,922£134.54
1/16/2017Martin CourtInsiderBuy6GBX 1,983£118.98
12/16/2016Martin CourtInsiderBuy6GBX 1,899£113.94
11/6/2016Martin CourtInsiderBuy8GBX 1,686£134.88
10/17/2016Timothy (Tim) J CooperInsiderBuy7GBX 1,756£122.92
9/16/2016Cooper,Timothy (Tim) JInsiderBuy8GBX 1,509£120.72
8/17/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy8GBX 1,551£124.08
7/18/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy8GBX 1,582£126.56
6/16/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy9GBX 1,424£128.16
5/16/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy8GBX 1,495£119.60
4/18/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy8GBX 1,579£126.32
3/16/2016Cooper,Timothy (Tim) JInsiderBuy8GBX 1,600£128
2/16/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy9GBX 1,410£126.90
1/18/2016Court ,MartinInsiderBuy8GBX 1,520£121.60
12/16/2015Cooper,Timothy (Tim) JInsiderBuy7GBX 1,819£127.33
12/15/2015Cooper,Timothy (Tim) JInsiderSell218GBX 1,807£3,939.26
12/8/2015Pentz,Lawrence CInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,894£37,880
11/16/2015Court ,MartinInsiderBuy7GBX 1,852£129.64
10/19/2015Court ,MartinInsiderBuy7GBX 1,794£125.58
9/28/2015Court ,MartinInsiderBuy500GBX 1,697£8,485
9/24/2015Dougal,Andrew J HInsiderBuy1,000GBX 1,639£16,390
9/17/2015Cooper,Timothy (Tim) JInsiderBuy7GBX 1,746£122.22
8/18/2015Court ,MartinInsiderBuy7GBX 1,898£132.86
7/20/2015Court ,MartinInsiderBuy6GBX 2,026£121.56
5/22/2015David R HummelInsiderSell50,000GBX 2,035.55£1,017,775
2/17/2015Timothy (Tim) J CooperInsiderSell2,120GBX 2,081£44,117.20
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
Latest Headlines for Victrex plc (LON:VCT)
DateHeadline logoMartin Court Purchases 6 Shares of Victrex plc (VCT) Stock - September 19 at 1:20 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 5 at 4:56 AM logoVictrex Says Jakob Sigurdsson Joins Company As CEO-designate - Nasdaq - September 4 at 8:30 PM logoVictrex plc's (VCT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital - September 4 at 9:58 AM logoVictrex plc's (VCT) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - August 27 at 11:36 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Now Covered by UBS AG - August 21 at 6:44 AM logoInsider Buying: Victrex plc (VCT) Insider Acquires 6 Shares of Stock - August 17 at 10:30 AM logoVictrex Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - August 11 at 3:44 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 11 at 5:04 AM logoVictrex Q3 Group Revenue Up 26% - Quick Facts - July 25 at 8:09 AM logoVictrex plc's (VCT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group - July 23 at 8:14 AM logoVictrex plc (LON:VCT) Insider Timothy (Tim) J. Cooper Purchases 6 Shares - July 18 at 1:53 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 17 at 11:29 AM logoVictrex plc (LON:VCT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - July 1 at 10:34 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 20 at 10:00 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Insider Martin Court Buys 7 Shares - June 19 at 1:34 PM logoVictrex plc's (VCT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital - June 17 at 1:02 PM logoVictrex Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look - June 8 at 3:37 PM logoBerenberg Bank Raises Victrex plc (VCT) Price Target to GBX 2,000 - May 28 at 7:38 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) PT Raised to GBX 1,800 - May 28 at 6:28 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 26 at 9:39 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - May 22 at 7:00 PM logoETFs with exposure to Victrex Plc : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 6:36 PM logoInsider Buying: Victrex plc (VCT) Insider Purchases 6 Shares of Stock - May 18 at 10:16 AM logoVictrex Plc :VCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 17, 2017 - May 17 at 9:38 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Increases Victrex plc (VCT) Price Target to GBX 1,850 - May 17 at 12:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of VCT.L earnings conference call or presentation 15-May-17 8:30am GMT - May 15 at 7:38 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) to Issue GBX 12.20 Dividend - May 15 at 3:56 PM logoVictrex HY Pre-profit Rises - May 15 at 8:37 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - April 30 at 9:22 AM logoVictrex Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VCT-GB : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 11:55 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Insider Buys £134.96 in Stock - April 20 at 7:45 AM logoVictrex Names Jakob Sigurdsson CEO Designate, To Succeed David Hummel - April 19 at 8:26 AM logoVictrex Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VCT-GB : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 8:30 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,245 at Liberum Capital - April 10 at 12:04 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,060 at Numis Securities Ltd - April 7 at 6:59 PM logoVictrex Buys PEEK Based Fibre Maker Zyex For GBP 10 Mln - Quick Facts - April 7 at 1:20 PM logoVictrex Plc : VCT-GB: Dividend Analysis : February 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 1:20 PM logoVictrex plc's (VCT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital - April 7 at 1:03 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Downgraded to "Add" at Peel Hunt - April 2 at 11:07 AM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co. - March 29 at 6:31 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - March 29 at 2:45 PM logoVictrex plc (VCT) Receives “Buy” Rating from Liberum Capital - March 19 at 8:03 AM logoEdited Transcript of VCT.L earnings conference call or presentation 6-Dec-16 9:30am GMT - December 7 at 9:12 PM logoVictrex Fiscal Year Profit Declines; Revenue Down 4% - Quick Facts - December 6 at 8:04 PM logoFull Year 2016 Victrex PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - December 6 at 11:46 AM logoHow Brexit can send Victrex plc and Ashtead Group plc higher - December 6 at 11:46 AM


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