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Current Price 1562.00p Bid 1560.00p Ask 1562.00p Change 0.58%
Last Updated: 18/11/2019 12:00. 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 31/03/2019

Turnover
£333.60m
Operating Profit
£38.60m
Dividend Yield
0.95
Dividend Per Share
14.40
Dividend Cover
3.56
P/E Ratio
29.62

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
OXIG
ISIN
GB0006650450
Shares in Issue
57,377,854
Market cap
£890.50m

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
1561.00p
Bid Price
1560.00p
Ask Price
1562.00p
Volume
9788
Change Today
9.00p
% Change Today
0.58%
Open
1570.00p
Previous Close
1552.00p
Intraday High
1570.00p
Intraday Low
1516.00p
52 Week High
1600.00p
52 Week Low
813.00p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 13 Nov 2019 | 14:00 FTSE finishes higher ahead of Trump trade speech 12 Nov 2019 | 16:45 FTSE firmer on positive Vodafone, ITV updates 12 Nov 2019 | 11:54 FTSE opens 0.2% higher, buoyed by positive Vodafone, ITV updates 12 Nov 2019 | 08:56 Oxford Instruments profit up 55% on higher sales, currency derivative gains 12 Nov 2019 | 07:27 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 11 Sep 2019 | 15:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 10 Sep 2019 | 09:20 Oxford Instruments revenue, profit improving 10 Sep 2019 | 07:13 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 11 Jul 2019 | 14:25 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 11 Jul 2019 | 14:25 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Jun 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Jun 2019 | 09:00 Oxford Instruments posts rise in profit as order book swells 11 Jun 2019 | 08:03 Oxford Instruments expects FY profit "around higher end" of expectations 11 Apr 2019 | 09:21 Oxford Instruments wins cryogenic equipment contract in China 22 Mar 2019 | 07:35 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Oxford Instruments PLC 11 Feb 2019 | 09:40 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 11 Jan 2019 | 11:35 Director Deals - Oxford Instruments PLC (OXIG) 11 Jan 2019 | 11:35

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Tangible Assets
24.2
22.8
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
152.5
158.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
29.0
18.9
Total Non-Current Assets
205.7
200.4
Inventory
60.8
45.9
Trade & Receivables
78.3
73.3
Cash & Receivables
35.2
20.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3.5
4.9
Total Assets
383.5
345.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Short Term Liabilities
133.5
103.1
Long Term Liabilities
47.8
62.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
181.3
165.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Net Assets
202.2
179.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Share Capital
2.9
2.9
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
124.0
105.6
Share Premium Account
61.7
61.7
Other Equity
13.6
9.4
Total Equity
202.2
179.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
44.1
30.5
Cashflow Before Financing
35.7
99.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
13.6
-4.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Turnover
333.6
296.9
Cost of Sales
156.6
146.0
Gross Profit
177.0
150.9
Operating Profit
38.6
46.5
Pre-Tax Profit
35.5
42.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
30.0
31.8

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2020
14 Apr 2020
H2 Dividend
12 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
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
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