NYSE:LXFR - Luxfer Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.83 -2.57 (-12.01 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$21.40
Today's Range$17.57 - $21.18
52-Week Range$12.33 - $28.06
Volume1.44 million shs
Average Volume107,463 shs
Market Capitalization$600.15 million
P/E Ratio19.82
Dividend Yield0.55%
Luxfer Holdings PLC, a materials technology company, designs, manufactures, and supplies high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas-containment devices for transportation, defense and emergency response, healthcare, and general industrial applications in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Gas Cylinders and Elektron. The Gas Cylinders segment manufactures and markets aluminum and composite cylinders and systems, which are used in self-contained breathing apparatus, fire extinguishers, alternative fuels, bulk gas transportation, specialty gases, medical, beverages, scuba, and aerospace applications under the Luxfer Gas Cylinders brand. This segment also designs and manufactures aluminum, titanium, and magnesium plates for use in aerospace, automotive, rail, and medical products under the Superform brand. The Elektron segment focuses on specialty materials based on magnesium, zirconium, and rare earths. It develops and manufactures magnesium alloys; magnesium powders; and magnesium, copper, and zinc photoengraving plates. This segment also develops and manufactures specialty zirconium products, including zirconium-based materials, zirconium oxides, fiber-optic fuel cells, and other products. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:LXFR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44
Current Ratio2.44
Quick Ratio1.15


Trailing P/E Ratio19.82
Forward P/E Ratio11.28
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$441.30 million
Price / Sales1.13
Cash Flow$1.4021 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.43
Book Value$6.14 per share
Price / Book3.07


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$11.50 million
Net Margins5.94%
Return on Equity22.73%
Return on Assets10.05%


Outstanding Shares26,420,000
Market Cap$600.15 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Luxfer's stock symbol?

Luxfer trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LXFR."

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

Luxfer announced a dividend on Monday, October 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 19th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Wednesday, November 7th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 18th. This is a boost from Luxfer's previous dividend of $0.12. View Luxfer's Dividend History.

How were Luxfer's earnings last quarter?

Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.20. The industrial products company had revenue of $129.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.90 million. Luxfer had a return on equity of 22.73% and a net margin of 5.94%. View Luxfer's Earnings History.

When is Luxfer's next earnings date?

Luxfer is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Luxfer.

What price target have analysts set for LXFR?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Luxfer's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Luxfer's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Luxfer.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Luxfer?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Luxfer in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Luxfer.

Has Luxfer been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LXFR stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Luxfer earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Luxfer's key competitors?

Who are Luxfer's key executives?

Luxfer's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alok Maskara, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Ms. Heather Harding, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Douglas A. Fox, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Claire Louise Swarbrick, Gen. Counsel & Legal Adviser (Age 43)
  • Mr. Pete S. Dyke, Chief HR Officer

Who are Luxfer's major shareholders?

Luxfer's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.81%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (4.94%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.29%), RK Capital Management LLC (2.91%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.90%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.23%).

Which institutional investors are selling Luxfer stock?

LXFR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citadel Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Luxfer stock?

LXFR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, RK Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, EAM Global Investors LLC, Bamco Inc. NY, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Globeflex Capital L P.

How do I buy shares of Luxfer?

Shares of LXFR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Luxfer's stock price today?

One share of LXFR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.83.

How big of a company is Luxfer?

Luxfer has a market capitalization of $600.15 million and generates $441.30 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $11.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis. Luxfer employs 1,658 workers across the globe.

What is Luxfer's official website?

The official website for Luxfer is http://www.luxfer.com.

How can I contact Luxfer?

Luxfer's mailing address is ANCHORAGE GATEWAY 5 ANCHORAGE QUAY, SALFORD X0, M50 3XE. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 44-16-1300-0600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Luxfer (NYSE LXFR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  340
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Luxfer and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LXFR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LXFR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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