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SPSY - Spectra Systems Share Price

137.5p 0.5  0.4%

Last Trade - 27/05/20

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Market Cap £63.5m
Enterprise Value £52.0m
Revenue £10.7m
Position in Universe 1055th / 1828
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Spectra Systems Corp revenues increased 6% to $13.2M. Net income increased 7% to $4.3M. Revenues reflect United States of America segment increase of 11% to $8.3M, Europe segment increase of 1% to $4.4M. Net income benefited from Sales and marketing decrease of 34% to $446K (expense), Research and development decrease of 5% to $1.7M (expense). Dividend per share increased from $0.07 to $0.09.
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Profile Summary

Spectra Systems Corporation provides technology-based security solutions. The Company operates in three segments: Authentication Systems Group, which captures the hardware, software and materials related to banknote, tax stamp and other high value goods; Secure Software Transactions Group, which provides an internal control system (ICS) software offering to the lottery and gaming industries, and Banknote Cleaning Group, which captures the technology related to cleaning soiled banknotes. ICS provides tools for fraud detection, money laundering, match fixing and statistical analysis. The Company develops and sells integrated optical systems across a spectrum of markets, including currency manufacturing and cleaning, branded products, industrial logistics and other highly sensitive documents. The Company's solutions include engineered materials, sensors and quality control equipment. The Company's materials are available in several forms, including particles, threads, inks and coatings.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated July 3, 1996
Public Since July 23, 2011
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: n/a
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 46,374,086
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Dividend For SPSY.L - 0.0900 USD
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Frequently Asked Questions for Spectra Systems
What is the Spectra Systems share price?

As of 27/05/20, shares in Spectra Systems are trading at 137.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £63.5m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Spectra Systems share price performed this year?

Shares in Spectra Systems are currently trading at 137.5p and the price has moved by 7.87% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Spectra Systems price has moved by 30.04% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Spectra Systems?

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

When will Spectra Systems next release its financial results?

Spectra Systems is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

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

The Spectra Systems dividend yield is 5.33% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Spectra Systems pay a dividend?

Last year, Spectra Systems paid a total dividend of 0.09, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 5.33%. Looking ahead, shares in Spectra Systems are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-04 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-26.

When does Spectra Systems next pay dividends?

Spectra Systems are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-06-04 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-26. The historic dividend yield on Spectra Systems shares is currently 5.33%.

How do I buy Spectra Systems shares?

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What is the market cap of Spectra Systems?

Shares in Spectra Systems are currently trading at 137.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £63.5m.

Where are Spectra Systems shares listed? Where are Spectra Systems shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Spectra Systems:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: SPSY
What kind of share is Spectra Systems?

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

Shares in Spectra Systems are currently priced at 137.5p. At that level they are trading at 53.91% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 298.33.

Analysts covering Spectra Systems currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.092 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Spectra Systems 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 Spectra Systems. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 20.52%. At the current price of 137.5p, shares in Spectra Systems are trading at 0.45% 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 Spectra Systems PE Ratio?

The Spectra Systems PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 18.93. The shares are currently trading at 137.5p.

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 Spectra Systems?

Spectra Systems's management team is headed by:

Brian McLain - CFO
William Goltsos - VPR
Buddie Penn - NEC
Nabil Lawandy - PRE
James Cherry - DRC
Scott Tillotson - DRC
Martin Jaskel - NID
Andrei Smuk - DRC
Who are the major shareholders of Spectra Systems?

Here are the top five shareholders of Spectra Systems based on the size of their shareholding:

Slater (Nicholas Rachelle) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 10.32% (4.67m shares)
Salam (Oussama) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 7.95% (3.59m shares)
Close Brothers Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.46% (3.38m shares)
Herald Investment Management Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.47% (2.93m shares)
Castellina Ventures, Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 5.24% (2.37m shares)
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