Vesuvius Plc Company Profile (LON:VSVS)

About Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)

Vesuvius Plc logoVesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions 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 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, sulphur plants, ethylene plants, ammonia plants, coke calciners, and thermal oxidisers. 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 multicrystal 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, EAF 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 casters, thin and slim slab casters, beam blank casters, flow control valve bloom or billet casters, 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Conglomerates
  • Industry: Conglomerates
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:VSVS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.57 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 270,200,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 579.42
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 560.29
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 335.90 - GBX 633
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.01
  • Book Value: GBX 3.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.49
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBITDA: £208.2 million
  • Average Volume: 553,391 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)

What is Vesuvius Plc's stock symbol?

Vesuvius Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VSVS."

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

Vesuvius Plc announced a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.50 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Vesuvius Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Vesuvius Plc's stock going? Where will Vesuvius Plc's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Vesuvius Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 550 to GBX 740. On average, they anticipate Vesuvius Plc's share price to reach GBX 654.29 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vesuvius Plc.

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How do I buy Vesuvius Plc stock?

Shares of Vesuvius 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 Vesuvius Plc's stock price today?

One share of Vesuvius Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 581.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vesuvius Plc (LON VSVS)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  189 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  342 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vesuvius 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 Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 654.29
Consensus Price Target History for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Price Target History for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 550View Rating Details
10/9/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 740View Rating Details
9/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600View Rating Details
7/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 620 -> GBX 710View Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 675View Rating Details
5/30/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 595 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
5/10/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 655View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 350 -> GBX 390View Rating Details
5/9/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 380View Rating Details
4/20/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 275View Rating Details
3/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 375 -> GBX 330View Rating Details
2/11/2016InvestecLower Price TargetSellGBX 295 -> GBX 255View Rating Details
2/8/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
11/28/2015Panmure Gordon & Co. PlcLower Price TargetSellGBX 300 -> GBX 270View Rating Details
11/17/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 360View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
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Earnings Estimates for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $36.09 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Vesuvius Plc (LON VSVS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 5.500.99%8/10/20178/10/20179/22/2017
3/2/2017GBX 11.402.07%4/6/20174/6/20175/19/2017
7/29/2016GBX 5.151.39%8/11/20168/11/20169/23/2016
3/3/2016GBX 11.133.38%4/7/20164/7/20165/20/2016
7/31/2015GBX 5.151.25%8/13/20158/13/20159/25/2015
3/3/2015GBX 11.132.17%4/9/20154/9/20155/22/2015
8/1/2014GBX 51.07%8/13/20148/13/20149/26/2014
3/4/2014GBX 10.252.23%4/23/20144/23/20145/23/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vesuvius Plc (LON:VSVS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/29/2016Goh,HockInsiderBuy5,000GBX 296£14,800
5/31/2016Hurt,DouglasInsiderBuy9,000GBX 347£31,230
5/13/2016Young ,GuyInsiderSell4,031GBX 333£13,423.23
5/20/2015Chris O’SheaInsiderSell60,000GBX 456£273,600
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Vesuvius Plc (VSVS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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