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JDG - Judges Scientific Share Price

5600p 705.0  14.4%

Last Trade - 29/05/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £350.0m
Enterprise Value £355.6m
Revenue £82.5m
Position in Universe 591st / 1825
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Judges Scientific PLC revenues increased 6% to £82.5M. Net income increased 34% to £11.4M. Revenues reflect Vacuum segment increase of 11% to £47.7M, North America segment increase of 17% to £24.5M, China /Hong Kong segment increase of 23% to £9.5M, Rest of Europe segment increase of 1% to £23.4M. Net income benefited from Vacuum segment income increase of 29% to £12.1M.
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Profile Summary

Judges Scientific plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in the acquisition and development of a portfolio of scientific instrument businesses. The Company's activities are predominantly in or in support of the design and manufacture of scientific instruments. Its segments include Materials Sciences and Vacuum. Its subsidiaries include Armfield Limited, engaged in the design and marketing of engineering equipment and research instruments; Fire Testing Technology Limited, which is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of instruments that measure the reaction of various materials to fire; Scientifica Limited, which offers micropositioning equipment, microscopes and advanced imaging systems used in electrophysiology and neuroscience; Quorum Technologies Limited, which manufactures scientific instruments primarily used for electron microscopy sample preparation, and Sircal Instruments (UK) Limited, which designs, manufactures and distributes rare gas purifiers.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated November 21, 2002
Public Since May 24, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 497
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 6,250,641
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Frequently Asked Questions for Judges Scientific
What is the Judges Scientific share price?

As of 29/05/20, shares in Judges Scientific are trading at 5600p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £350.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Judges Scientific share price performed this year?

Shares in Judges Scientific are currently trading at 5600p and the price has moved by 88% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Judges Scientific price has moved by 0.115k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Judges Scientific?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Judges Scientific, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Judges Scientific is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Judges Scientific next release its financial results?

Judges Scientific is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the Judges Scientific dividend yield?

The Judges Scientific dividend yield is 0.89% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Judges Scientific pay a dividend?

Last year, Judges Scientific paid a total dividend of 0.5, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.89%. Looking ahead, shares in Judges Scientific are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-04 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-07-03.

When does Judges Scientific next pay dividends?

Judges Scientific are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-04 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-07-03. The historic dividend yield on Judges Scientific shares is currently 0.89%.

How do I buy Judges Scientific shares?

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What is the market cap of Judges Scientific?

Shares in Judges Scientific are currently trading at 5600p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £350.0m.

Where are Judges Scientific shares listed? Where are Judges Scientific shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Judges Scientific:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: JDG
What kind of share is Judges Scientific?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Judges Scientific is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Judges Scientific share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Judges Scientific are currently priced at 5600p. At that level they are trading at 20.54% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 4,645.76.

Analysts covering Judges Scientific currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.5486 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Judges Scientific share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Judges Scientific. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 25.24%. At the current price of 5600p, shares in Judges Scientific are trading at 22.59% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Judges Scientific PE Ratio?

The Judges Scientific PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 28.67. The shares are currently trading at 5600p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Judges Scientific?

Judges Scientific's management team is headed by:

Bradley Ormsby - FID
David Cicurel - CEO
Mark Lavelle - COO
Ralph Cohen - SEC
Alexander Hambro - NEC
Charles Holroyd - NID
Ralph Elman - NED
Glynn Reece - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of Judges Scientific?

Here are the top five shareholders of Judges Scientific based on the size of their shareholding:

Cicurel (David Elie) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 12.15% (759k shares)
Liontrust Asset Management PLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.09% (568k shares)
Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.77% (486k shares)
ODIN Forvaltning AS Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.7% (356k shares)
ODIN Global Equity Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.7% (356k shares)
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