Vesuvius (VSVS) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 498
+3.50 (+0.71%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
168,900 shs
Average Volume
348,293 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.33 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 571.67

Vesuvius MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
14.8% Upside
GBX 571.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£32.03 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.44 out of 5 stars

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About Vesuvius Stock (LON:VSVS)

Vesuvius plc provides molten metal flow engineering and technology services to steel and foundry casting industries worldwide. It operates through Flow Control, Sensor & Probes, and Advanced Refractories segments. The company provides consumables and equipment, which includes binders, coatings, feeding systems, filtration and gating systems, melt shop refractories, metallurgical and pouring control systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries. It also offers nonferrous metals, such as copper; primary and secondary aluminum, molten metal systems, and moldable and other products, as well as refractory consumables, analysis, and precast shapes; and other metal and alloy including nickel, vanadium, titanium, ferro alloy, lead, tin, and zinc. In addition, the company provides mineral processing solutions, which includes cement and lime solutions, iron ore pelletizing and calcination products, and grains and powders; and hydro carbon solutions, such as process heaters, FCC units, hydrogen reformers, boilers, coke calciners, and thermal oxidizers, as well as sulphur, ethylene, and ammonia plants. It also offers 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 multicrystal silicon ingots, thin film and cell processing, and feedstock. Further, it provides iron making comprising stack solutions, casthouse, and iron ladle; steel making, including melting; continuous casting; ingot casting; steel finishing, such as reheat furnaces, steal hot forming, and galvanized and electrical steel; and laser technologies. The company was formerly known as Vesuvius Technologies plc and changed its name to Vesuvius plc in October 2012. Vesuvius plc was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

VSVS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 571.67
High Stock Price Target
GBX 675
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 460
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
£118.50 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.93 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 85.97 per share
Book Value
GBX 467 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£1.33 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Patrick Georges Felix Andre (Age 61)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.84M
  • Mr. Mark Russell Collis (Age 52)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $851.89k
  • Euan Drysdale
    Group Head of Corporate Finance
  • Ms. Virginia Skroski
    Investor Relations Manager
  • Mr. Henry James Knowles (Age 55)
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Ms. Agnieszka Tomczak
    Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Karena Cancilleri
    President of Foundry
  • Mr. Pascal Herve Martin Marie Genest M.B.A. (Age 58)
    President of Flow Control
  • Mr. Richard Sykes
    President of Advanced Refractories
  • Mr. Andrew Matthews
    Group Treasurer

VSVS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vesuvius stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vesuvius in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VSVS shares.
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What is Vesuvius' stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vesuvius' shares. Their VSVS share price targets range from GBX 460 to GBX 675. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach GBX 571.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have VSVS shares performed in 2024?

Vesuvius' stock was trading at GBX 481.20 at the start of the year. Since then, VSVS shares have increased by 3.5% and is now trading at GBX 498.
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How were Vesuvius' earnings last quarter?

Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The company reported $45.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $43.10 by $2.00. Vesuvius had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.90% and a net margin of 6.14%.

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

Vesuvius announced a dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 16.20 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 6.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Vesuvius a good dividend stock?

Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) pays an annual dividend of GBX 23 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.68%. VSVS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 5,227.27%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Vesuvius own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vesuvius investors own include Morgan Advanced Materials (MGAM), ALNT.L (ALNT), AstraZeneca (AZN), BP (BP), 27791538 (CKSN.L) (CKSN), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Barclays (BARC), BBA Aviation (BBA), Bodycote (BOY) and Britvic (BVIC).

How do I buy shares of Vesuvius?

Shares of VSVS stock 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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This page (LON:VSVS) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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