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Current Price 881.00p Bid 881.00p Ask 886.00p Change -3.19%
Last Updated: 10/12/2018 18:01. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Oxford Instruments plc designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for over 50 years, and its strategy is to effect the successful commercialisation of these ideas by bringing them to market in a timely and customer-focused fashion. The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University, Oxford Instruments is now a global company and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (OXIG). Its objective is to be the leading provider of new generation tools and systems for the research and industrial sectors with a focus on nanotechnology. Its key market sectors include nano-fabrication and nano-materials. The company's strategy is to expand the business into the life sciences arena, where nanotechnology and biotechnology intersect. This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature and high magnetic field environments; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance; X-ray, electron, laser and optical based metrology; atomic force microscopy; optical imaging; advanced growth, deposition and etching. Oxford Instruments aims to pursue responsible development and deeper understanding of our world through science and technology. Its products, expertise, and ideas address global issues such as energy, environment, security and health.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2018

Turnover
£296.90m
Operating Profit
£46.50m
Dividend Yield
1.52
Dividend Per Share
13.30
Dividend Cover
4.15
P/E Ratio
15.83

Key Personnel

Dr Ian Richard Barkshire
Chief Executive Officer
Gavin Fenton Hill
Group Finance Director
Sir Richard Henry Friend
Non-Executive Director
Mary Elizabeth Waldner
Non-Executive Director
Thomas Otto Geitner
Non-Executive Director
Stephen Blair
Non-Executive Int Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
OXIG
ISIN
GB0006650450
Shares in Issue
57,375,604
Market cap
£504.91m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
881.00p
Bid Price
881.00p
Ask Price
886.00p
Volume
28841
Change Today
-29.00p
% Change Today
-3.19%
Open
910.53p
Previous Close
881.00p
Intraday High
914.71p
Intraday Low
876.00p
52 Week High
1116.00p
52 Week Low
676.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Oxford Instruments Intra-day Chart

Oxford Instruments News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Oxford Instruments adjusted profit up 22% as orders improve 13 Nov 2018 | 10:02 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 20 Jul 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 14 Jun 2018 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 13 Jun 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 12 Jun 2018 | 09:40 Oxford Instruments returns to black as margins expand 12 Jun 2018 | 08:17 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 12 Apr 2018 | 09:00 FTSE nudges lower on weak production figures and mixed Wall Street opening 11 Apr 2018 | 16:58 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Apr 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Apr 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Apr 2018 | 10:20 Oxford Instruments says earnings in line after second-half lift 11 Apr 2018 | 09:15 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 10 Apr 2018 | 13:00 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 09 Apr 2018 | 11:20 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 09 Apr 2018 | 11:20 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 01 Mar 2018 | 13:05 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 01 Mar 2018 | 13:05 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 01 Mar 2018 | 13:05 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 22 Feb 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 13 Feb 2018 | 10:00 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 08 Feb 2018 | 10:15 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 12 Jan 2018 | 15:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
22.8
32.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
158.7
181.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
18.9
33.5
Total Non-Current Assets
200.4
247.0
Inventory
45.9
53.9
Trade & Receivables
73.3
81.1
Cash & Receivables
20.7
27.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
4.9
4.8
Total Assets
345.2
414.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
103.1
121.2
Long Term Liabilities
62.5
160.3
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
165.6
281.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
179.6
132.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
2.9
2.9
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
105.6
45.1
Share Premium Account
61.7
61.5
Other Equity
9.4
23.0
Total Equity
179.6
132.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
30.5
32.1
Cashflow Before Financing
99.2
23.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-4.8
2.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
296.9
348.5
Cost of Sales
146.0
166.8
Gross Profit
150.9
181.7
Operating Profit
46.5
-20.0
Pre-Tax Profit
42.4
-25.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
31.8
-20.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
28 Feb 2019
08 Apr 2019
H2 Dividend
13 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
H1 Dividend
22 Feb 2018
06 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
21 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
H1 Dividend
09 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
H2 Dividend
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
H1 Dividend
10 Mar 2016
08 Apr 2016
H2 Dividend
24 Sep 2015
22 Oct 2015
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2015
09 Apr 2015
H2 Dividend
24 Sep 2014
23 Oct 2014
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2014
07 Apr 2014
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