LON:VSVS - Vesuvius Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 583 -13.50 (-2.26 %) (As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 596.50Today's RangeGBX 581.50 - GBX 59352-Week RangeGBX 469.40 - GBX 663Volume307,700 shsAverage Volume586,670 shsMarket Capitalization£1.58 billionP/E Ratio11.43Dividend Yield3.22%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries. It also provides nonferrous metals, such as anode bake furnaces, transfer ladles, casthouse furnaces, and launders; cement and lime solutions, iron ore pelletizing and calcination products, and grains and powders; and process heaters, FCC units, hydrogen reformers, boilers, coke calciners, and thermal oxidizers, as well as sulphur, ethylene, and ammonia plants. In addition, the company offers solutions for power generation and incineration; glass products comprising artistic, display, float, hollow, and optical glass; glass tempering, and reheat and forming products; and solutions for solar multi-crystal silicon ingots, thin film and cell processing, and feedstock. Further, it provides solutions for blast furnace stack repair; taphole clay, iron and slang runner, sampler and temperature, tilting runner, and torpedo ladle solutions; iron ladle solutions; lining, taphole system, bath agitation and tuyere system, electric arc furnace and BOF maintenance, and metallurgical sensor solutions; and ladle, ladle to tundish, and tundish solutions, as well as tundish to mold solutions for conventional slab, thin and slim slab, beam blank, flow control valve bloom or billet, and calibrated nozzle billet casters. Additionally, the company offers ingot casting solutions; and reheat furnace, steel hot forming, galvanized steel, and electrical and stainless steel solutions. Vesuvius plc was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive VSVS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VSVS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Conglomerates Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConglomerates Current SymbolLON:VSVS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.vesuvius.com Phone44 20 7822 0000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio41.51 Current Ratio2.35 Quick Ratio1.73Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.43 Forward P/E Ratio0.12 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£1.80 billion Price / Sales0.88 Cash FlowGBX 84.66 per share Price / Cash Flow6.89 Book ValueGBX 415.40 per share Price / Book1.40Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares270,336,000Market Cap£1.58 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vesuvius' stock symbol? Vesuvius trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VSVS." How often does Vesuvius pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vesuvius? Vesuvius announced a dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 13.80 per share on Friday, May 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 18th. This is a positive change from Vesuvius's previous dividend of $6.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Vesuvius' Dividend History. How were Vesuvius' earnings last quarter? Vesuvius PLC (LON:VSVS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 28th. The company reported $49.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $47.50 by $2.10. View Vesuvius' Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for VSVS? 13 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Vesuvius' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 620 to GBX 765. On average, they anticipate Vesuvius' share price to reach GBX 683.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vesuvius. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vesuvius? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vesuvius in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vesuvius. Has Vesuvius been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about VSVS stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vesuvius earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Vesuvius' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vesuvius include Brookfield Business Partners (BBU.UN), Seven Group (SVW), Seaboard (SEB), Indus (INH), BayWa AG/AKT o.N. (BYW6), Steamships Trading 50 Toea (SST), Ruralco (RHL), Georgia Capital (CGEO), Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), Acasta Enterprises (AEF), Datasea (DTSS), ANDINA ACQUISIT/SH SH (ANDA), HGL (HNG), Barksdale Capital (BRO) and Solarvest Bioenergy (SVS). What other stocks do shareholders of Vesuvius own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vesuvius investors own include Vectura Group (VEC), Alent (ALNT), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Barratt Developments (BDEV), Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), BBA Aviation (BBA), Vesuvius (CKSN), 3i Group (III), Informa (INF) and BP (BP). Who are Vesuvius' key executives? Vesuvius' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Patrick Georges Felix André, CEO & Director (Age 55)Mr. Guy F. Young, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 48)Mr. Patrick Bikard, Pres of OperationsEuan Drysdale, Group Head of Corp. Fin.Mr. Alan Charnock, CTO & VP How do I buy shares of Vesuvius? Shares of VSVS 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 Vesuvius' stock price today? One share of VSVS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 583. How big of a company is Vesuvius? Vesuvius has a market capitalization of £1.58 billion and generates £1.80 billion in revenue each year. What is Vesuvius' official website? The official website for Vesuvius is http://www.vesuvius.com. How can I contact Vesuvius? The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7822 0000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Vesuvius (LON VSVS)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 304 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 439 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 743MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vesuvius and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VSVS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VSVS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a back-end load?