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OXIG - Oxford Instruments Share Price

1250p -16.0  -1.3%

Last Trade - 29/05/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £718.0m
Enterprise Value £713.0m
Revenue £352.9m
Position in Universe 428th / 1825
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2019, Oxford Instruments plc revenues increased 13% to £166.3M. Net income increased 60% to £14.2M. Revenues reflect Materials & Characterisation segment increase of 16% to £69.8M, Research & Discovery segment increase of 13% to £61.2M, Service & Healthcare segment increase of 8% to £35.3M. Net income benefited from Materials & Characterisation segment income increase of 26% to £12.2M.
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Profile Summary

Oxford Instruments plc is a provider of technology tools and systems for industry and research. The Company operates through two segments: Nanotechnology Tools and Service. The Nanotechnology Tools segment offers technology products serving research customers in both the public and private sectors. The Service segment contains the Company's service, rental and refurbished asset sales business. Its NanoAnalysis business delivers solutions and services that enable materials characterization and sample manipulation at the nano scale. Its products are used on electron microscopes and ion-beam systems in academic institutions and industrial applications, including semi-conductors, renewable energy, mining, metallurgy and forensics. Its products include AZtecOne and X-Max Extreme detector, among others.

Last Annual March 31st, 2019
Last Interim September 30th, 2019
Incorporated September 30, 1963
Public Since October 12, 1983
No. of Shareholders: 2,131
No. of Employees: 1,579
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Upcoming Events for OXIG
Tuesday 9th June, 2020
Full Year 2020 Oxford Instruments PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 9th September, 2020 Estimate
Oxford Instruments PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Oxford Instruments
What is the Oxford Instruments share price?

As of 29/05/20, shares in Oxford Instruments are trading at 1250p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £718.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Oxford Instruments share price performed this year?

Shares in Oxford Instruments are currently trading at 1250p and the price has moved by 4.34% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Oxford Instruments price has moved by 19.11% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Oxford Instruments?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Oxford Instruments, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 3 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Oxford Instruments is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Oxford Instruments next release its financial results?

Oxford Instruments is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-09-30
What is the Oxford Instruments dividend yield?

The Oxford Instruments dividend yield is 0.85% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Oxford Instruments pay a dividend?

Last year, Oxford Instruments paid a total dividend of 0.11, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.85%. Looking ahead, Oxford Instruments has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Oxford Instruments next pay dividends?

Oxford Instruments has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Oxford Instruments shares is currently 0.85%.

How do I buy Oxford Instruments shares?

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What is the market cap of Oxford Instruments?

Shares in Oxford Instruments are currently trading at 1250p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £718.0m.

Where are Oxford Instruments shares listed? Where are Oxford Instruments shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Oxford Instruments:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: OXIG
What kind of share is Oxford Instruments?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Oxford Instruments 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 Oxford Instruments share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Oxford Instruments are currently priced at 1250p. At that level they are trading at 7.8% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,355.75.

Analysts covering Oxford Instruments currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.65116 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Oxford Instruments 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 Oxford Instruments. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -7.93%. At the current price of 1250p, shares in Oxford Instruments are trading at -8.38% 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 Oxford Instruments PE Ratio?

The Oxford Instruments PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.14. The shares are currently trading at 1250p.

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 Oxford Instruments?

Oxford Instruments's management team is headed by:

Stephen Blair - NID
Ian Barkshire - CEO
Richard Friend - NID
Susan Johnson-Brett - SEC
Gavin Hill - FID
Neil Carson - NEC
Thomas Geitner - NID
Mary Waldner - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Oxford Instruments?

Here are the top five shareholders of Oxford Instruments based on the size of their shareholding:

Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 13.03% (7.48m shares)
Threadneedle UK Equity Income Ret Net Inc GBP Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.61% (4.37m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.62% (3.23m shares)
Wood (Sir Martin Francis) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 5.3% (3.05m shares)
Baillie Gifford & Co. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.08% (2.92m shares)
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