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Current Price 2445.95p Bid 2448.00p Ask 2451.00p Change 0.20%
Last Updated: 22/01/2019 20:58. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The Company's products and technologies help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. Its global customer base spans a diverse range of end-user markets. Spectris operates across four business segments which reflect the applications and industries it serves: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. Headquartered in Egham, Surrey, England, the Company employs approximately 9,000 people located in more than 30 countries.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£1,525.60m
Operating Profit
£182.40m
Dividend Yield
2.37
Dividend Per Share
56.50
Dividend Cover
0.97
P/E Ratio
43.29

Key Personnel

Andrew James Heath
Chief Executive Officer
Clive Graeme Watson
Group Finance Director
Mark David Williamson
Non-Executive Chairman
Martha Brown Wyrsch
Non-Executive Director
Kjersti Wiklund
Non-Executive Director
Karim Bitar
Non-Executive Director
Russell John King
Non-Executive Director
Ulf Quellmann
Non-Executive Director
William Claire Seeger
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SXS
ISIN
GB0003308607
Shares in Issue
115,543,168
Market cap
£2,826.19m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
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
2451.00p
Bid Price
2448.00p
Ask Price
2451.00p
Volume
154258
Change Today
5.00p
% Change Today
0.20%
Open
2454.00p
Previous Close
2451.00p
Intraday High
2461.00p
Intraday Low
2431.00p
52 Week High
2957.00p
52 Week Low
1924.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Spectris Intra-day Chart

Spectris News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 16 Jan 2019 | 10:40 Spectris CFO Clive Watson to stand down 15 Jan 2019 | 07:35 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 18 Dec 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 05 Dec 2018 | 11:50 FTSE slips on Brexit and trade war fears 20 Nov 2018 | 17:02 UK stocks open 0.6% lower amid tech-sector woes 20 Nov 2018 | 09:09 Spectris sales rise 9%; launches strategic review of assets 20 Nov 2018 | 07:13 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 09 Nov 2018 | 15:50 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 09 Nov 2018 | 15:50 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 30 Oct 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 18 Sep 2018 | 08:40 Spectris confirms arrival of Andrew Heath as CEO designate 03 Sep 2018 | 07:25 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 20 Aug 2018 | 10:35 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 15 Aug 2018 | 08:30 Spectris completes £100m share buyback 14 Aug 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 14 Aug 2018 | 08:00 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 13 Aug 2018 | 15:40 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 13 Aug 2018 | 15:40 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 07 Aug 2018 | 15:35 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 26 Jul 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 26 Jul 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 25 Jul 2018 | 09:10 Spectris profit more than doubles on asset sale, rising revenue 24 Jul 2018 | 07:31 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 31 May 2018 | 09:50 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 29 May 2018 | 16:45 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 25 May 2018 | 10:50 UK stocks open stronger as North Korea tensions cool 25 May 2018 | 09:02 Spectris sales up 2%, led by growth in China, UK 25 May 2018 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 02 May 2018 | 08:00 Spectris to merge Bruel & Kjaer Sound & Vibration and HBM 18 Apr 2018 | 07:46

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
275.8
238.8
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
837.4
899.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
10.5
13.4
Total Non-Current Assets
1,123.7
1,151.7
Inventory
176.0
187.8
Trade & Receivables
323.9
306.6
Cash & Receivables
137.9
83.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
37.4
2.4
Total Assets
1,798.9
1,732.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
323.1
332.0
Long Term Liabilities
266.9
332.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
4.8
0.0
Total Liabilities
594.8
664.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,204.1
1,067.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
6.2
6.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
820.8
638.3
Share Premium Account
231.4
231.4
Other Equity
145.7
191.5
Total Equity
1,204.1
1,067.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
190.6
215.9
Cashflow Before Financing
174.0
32.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
65.6
9.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
1,525.6
1,345.8
Cost of Sales
658.1
585.3
Gross Profit
867.5
760.5
Operating Profit
182.4
38.3
Pre-Tax Profit
278.4
31.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
234.8
10.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
11 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
H2 Dividend
24 May 2018
29 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
12 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
25 May 2017
30 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
13 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
H2 Dividend
26 May 2016
24 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
15 Oct 2015
13 Nov 2015
H2 Dividend
28 May 2015
26 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
16 Oct 2014
12 Nov 2014
H2 Dividend
28 May 2014
25 Jun 2014
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