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Current Price 2636.00p Bid 2635.00p Ask 2636.00p Change 0.88%
Last Updated: 15/11/2019 18:01. 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, technologies and services 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, United Kingdom, the Company employs approximately 10,000 people located in more than 30 countries.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£1,604.20m
Operating Profit
£176.40m
Dividend Yield
2.39
Dividend Per Share
61.00
Dividend Cover
2.53
P/E Ratio
16.58

Key Personnel

Andrew James Heath
Chief Executive Officer
Derek John Harding
Chief Financial Officer
Mark David Williamson
Non-Executive Chairman
Karim Bitar
Non-Executive Director
Russell John King
Non-Executive Director
Ulf Quellmann
Non-Executive Director
William Claire Seeger
Non-Executive Director
Kjersti Wiklund
Non-Executive Director
Martha Brown Wyrsch
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SXS
ISIN
GB0003308607
Shares in Issue
115,954,307
Market cap
£3,029.89m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
14.29%
Buy
 
14.29%
Hold
 
28.57%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
42.86%
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
2636.00p
Bid Price
2635.00p
Ask Price
2636.00p
Volume
308227
Change Today
23.00p
% Change Today
0.88%
Open
2620.00p
Previous Close
2636.00p
Intraday High
2636.00p
Intraday Low
2583.00p
52 Week High
2932.00p
52 Week Low
1990.00p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 01 Nov 2019 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 31 Oct 2019 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Bank of America Merrill Lynch issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 11 Oct 2019 | 08:30 Spectris sells BTG to Voith for €319m in cash 19 Sep 2019 | 07:56 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 08 Aug 2019 | 16:25 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 08 Aug 2019 | 16:25 Spectris growth hit by US China trade tariffs 30 Jul 2019 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 11 Jul 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Bank of America Merrill Lynch issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 05 Jul 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 11 Jun 2019 | 10:00 FTSE 100 closes up 0.7% but US stocks are on the back foot 24 May 2019 | 16:40 UK stocks open 0.6% higher; May expected to announce exit date 24 May 2019 | 08:54 Spectris sales rise 6% despite 'moderation' in some markets 24 May 2019 | 07:15 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 16 May 2019 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 16 May 2019 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 24 Apr 2019 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 26 Mar 2019 | 12:30 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 20 Mar 2019 | 14:25 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 20 Mar 2019 | 14:25 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 01 Mar 2019 | 12:15 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 20 Feb 2019 | 11:20 Spectris profit falls 22%; warns of weaker sales in 2019 19 Feb 2019 | 07:16 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 11 Feb 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 25 Jan 2019 | 15:20 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
331.5
275.8
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,029.6
837.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
55.2
10.5
Total Non-Current Assets
1,416.3
1,123.7
Inventory
216.4
176.0
Trade & Receivables
381.5
323.9
Cash & Receivables
73.1
137.9
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
5.9
37.4
Total Assets
2,093.2
1,798.9

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
424.1
323.1
Long Term Liabilities
436.2
266.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
4.8
Total Liabilities
860.3
594.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
1,232.9
1,204.1

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
6.0
6.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
828.7
820.8
Share Premium Account
231.4
231.4
Other Equity
166.8
145.7
Total Equity
1,232.9
1,204.1

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
178.1
190.6
Cashflow Before Financing
-63.3
174.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-65.2
65.6

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,604.2
1,525.6
Cost of Sales
696.8
658.1
Gross Profit
907.4
867.5
Operating Profit
176.4
182.4
Pre-Tax Profit
218.0
278.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
185.2
234.8

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
10 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
H2 Dividend
23 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
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
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