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Spectris plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides instruments, test equipment and software for industrial applications. The Company also provides a range of support services, such as training, technical support, spare parts, calibration and maintenance. Its segments include Malvern Panalytical, Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer (HBK), and Industrial Solutions division (ISD). The Malvern Panalytical platform provides advanced measurement and materials characterization, accelerating efficiency in research and development (R&D) and manufacturing. The HBK platform provides differentiated sensing, testing, modelling and simulation solutions to help customers accelerate product development. It sells its products direct to customers and to the wholesale market (distributors). The ISD is a portfolio of precision in-line sensing and monitoring businesses. It comprises Particle Measuring Systems, Red Lion Controls and Servomex.
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As of Today at 19:21 UTC, shares in Spectris are trading at 3,027.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Spectris last closed at 3,027.00p and the price had moved by -3.69% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Spectris share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -6.69% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Spectris is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Spectris dividend yield is 2.37% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Spectris paid a total dividend of £0.72, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.37%.Looking ahead, the next dividend pay date is 2022-06-30.
We do not have data on when Spectris is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Spectris shares is currently 2.37%.
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As of the previous close price of 3,027.00p, shares in Spectris had a market capitalisation of £3.31bn.
Here are the trading details for Spectris:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: SXS
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Spectris is currently classified as a Neutral. 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Spectris is 3,458.42p. That is 14.25% above the last closing price of 3,027.00p.
Analysts covering Spectris currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £1.59 for the next financial year.
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 Spectris. Over the past six months, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -17.21%.
As of the last closing price of 3,027.00p, shares in Spectris were trading -10.89% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Spectris PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 18.32. The shares last closed at 3,027.00p.
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.
Spectris' management team is headed by:
- Mark Williamson - NEC
- Andrew Heath - CEO
- Derek Harding - CFO
- Mark Serfozo - GCN
- Ravi Gopinath - NED
- Alison Henwood - NED
- Ulf Quellmann - NID
- William Seeger - NID
- Catherine Turner - NID
- Kjersti Wiklund - NID