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Current Price 1250.00p Bid 1140.00p Ask 1290.00p Change -1.26%
Last Updated: 31/05/2020 16:53. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Oxford Instruments specialises in the design, manufacture and support of hi-tech tools and systems for industry research. The company was the first commercial spin-out company from Oxford University, developing the world's first superconducting magnet in 1959. It is a world-wide business, supplying technology to markets markets including industry, energy, the environment, health and research. The firm launched on the UK Stock Exchange in 1983, has over 25 offices and factories in Europe, USA, China and Japan and 1,250 employees worldwide.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2019

Revenue
£333.60m
Operating Profit/Loss
£38.10m
Dividend yield (%)
1.50
Total dividend for year
14.4000p
Dividend cover
4.51
P/E Ratio
15.10

Key Personnel

Dr Ian Barkshire
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Gavin Hill
Group Finance Director
Mr Thomas Geitner
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Mary Waldner
Independent Non-Executive Director
Sir Richard Friend
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Steve Blair
Interim Chairman
Mr Neil A P Carson
Non-Executive Chairman

Stock Details

EPIC
OXIG
ISIN
GB0006650450
Shares in Issue
57.44m
Market cap
£717.97m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
100.00%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1,250.00p
Bid Price
1,140.00p
Ask Price
1,290.00p
Volume
20,921
Change Today
-16.00p
% Change Today
-1.26%
Open
1,252.00p
Previous Close
1,250.00p
Intraday High
1,284.00p
Intraday Low
1,218.00p
52 Week High
1,654.00p
52 Week Low
955.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

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Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
333.60
296.90
Operating Profit/Loss
38.10
40.30
Net Interest
-3.10
-4.20
Pre-Tax Profit
35.50
34.20
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
28.70
19.60
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
1.30
45.90
Profit/Loss for the Year
30.00
65.50
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
30.00
65.50
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
14.4000p
13.3000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Basic
50.10p
34.30p
Diluted
49.70p
34.10p
Adjusted
64.90p
56.30p
Dividend per Share
14.4000p
13.3000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
24.20
22.80
Intangible Assets
152.50
158.70
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
4.60
4.10
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
24.40
14.80
Current Assets
Inventories
60.80
45.90
Trade & Other Receivables
78.30
73.30
Cash at Bank & In Hand
35.20
20.70
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
3.50
4.90
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
383.50
345.20

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
3.60
1.00
Other Current Liabilities
129.90
102.10
Total Current Liabilities
133.50
103.10
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
33.90
39.40
Provisions
7.40
7.80
Other Non-Current Liabilities
6.50
15.30
Total Non-Current Liabilities
47.80
62.50
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
181.30
165.60

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
202.20
179.60

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
2.90
2.90
Share Premium Account
61.70
61.70
Other Reserves
13.60
9.40
Retained Earnings
124.00
105.60
Shareholders Funds
202.20
179.60
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
202.20
179.60

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
12 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
10.60p
Interim
28 Feb 2019
08 Apr 2019
3.80p
Final
13 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
9.60p
Interim
22 Feb 2018
06 Apr 2018
3.70p
Final
21 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
9.30p
Interim
09 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
3.70p
Final
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
9.30p
Interim
10 Mar 2016
08 Apr 2016
3.70p
Final
24 Sep 2015
22 Oct 2015
9.30p
Interim
05 Mar 2015
09 Apr 2015
3.70p
Special
09 Mar 2005
24 Mar 2005
25.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Dividend growth
8.27%
2.31%
Dividend yield
1.50%
1.80%
Dividend cover
4.51
4.23
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