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Current Price 2751.57p Bid 2747.00p Ask 2748.00p Change -0.87%
Last Updated: 23/02/2018 20:10. 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
2.01
Dividend Per Share
56.50
Dividend Cover
1.00
P/E Ratio
49.65

Key Personnel

John Edward O`Higgins
Chief Executive
Clive Graeme Watson
Group Finance Director
Mark David Williamson
Non-Executive Chairman
Russell John King
Non-Executive Director
Ulf Quellmann
Non-Executive Director
William Claire Seeger
Non-Executive Director
Martha Brown Wyrsch
Non-Executive Director
Kjersti Wiklund
Non-Executive Director
Karim Bitar
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SXS
ISIN
GB0003308607
Shares in Issue
119,261,295
Market cap
£3,345.28m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
77.78%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
22.22%
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
2748.00p
Bid Price
2747.00p
Ask Price
2748.00p
Volume
409323
Change Today
-24.00p
% Change Today
-0.87%
Open
2774.00p
Previous Close
2748.00p
Intraday High
2781.00p
Intraday Low
2732.00p
52 Week High
2869.00p
52 Week Low
2225.00p
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 MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 23 Feb 2018 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 22 Feb 2018 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 20 Feb 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 20 Feb 2018 | 08:20 UK stocks open flat as investors await key economic data 19 Feb 2018 | 09:08 Spectris Group profit rises 12% as US demand recovers 19 Feb 2018 | 07:31 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 07 Feb 2018 | 10:10 Encouraging economic data pushes FTSE higher 26 Jan 2018 | 16:51 GDP surprise gives boost to UK-facing large caps 26 Jan 2018 | 11:42 Spectris completes Concept Life Sciences acquisition 26 Jan 2018 | 07:07 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 12 Jan 2018 | 15:50 Spectris establishes JV with Macquarie Capital 14 Dec 2017 | 08:54 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 13 Dec 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 05 Dec 2017 | 14:00 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 01 Dec 2017 | 15:05 Spectris affirms outlook as sales rise 21 Nov 2017 | 07:27 Spectris completes Omnicon acquisition 18 Oct 2017 | 08:18 Spectris completes Microscan sale 03 Oct 2017 | 08:21 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 21 Sep 2017 | 11:20 Spectris sells Microscan for £123m 30 Aug 2017 | 09:05 FLASH: Spectris sells Microscan business 30 Aug 2017 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 17 Aug 2017 | 10:10 Spectris profits fall 4% 25 Jul 2017 | 09:40 FLASH: Spectris acquisitions boost sales 25 Jul 2017 | 07:23 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 24 Jul 2017 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 18 Jul 2017 | 13:40 Director Deals - Spectris PLC (SXS) 02 Jun 2017 | 11:05 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 31 May 2017 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Spectris PLC 18 May 2017 | 10:00 Gold price soars as investors fear Trump impeachment 17 May 2017 | 16:58

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
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
H1 Dividend
16 Oct 2013
08 Nov 2013
H2 Dividend
29 May 2013
26 Jun 2013
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