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VCT - Victrex Share Price

2020p 8.0  0.4%

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Basic Materials
Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.74bn
Enterprise Value £1.70bn
Revenue £295.6m
Position in Universe 292nd / 1807
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Year End 30th Sep 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
252.6 263.5 252.3 290.2 326 288.1 264 273.4 +2.7%
+10.6 +2.8 -1.1 +21.5 +8.6 -15.3 -28.5 +11.5
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 March 2020, Victrex plc revenues increased 5% to £150.3M. Net income decreased 7% to £41.1M. Revenues reflect Industrial segment increase of 4% to £122M, Medical segment increase of 6% to £29.5M. Net income was offset by Acquisition related cost increase of 91% to £2.1M (expense), Financial income decrease of 80% to £100K (income). Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items decreased from £0.51 to £0.48.
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Profile Summary

Victrex plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various polymers. The Company's operating segments include Industrial (Victrex Polymer Solutions) and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). The Victrex Polymer Solutions segment focuses on automotive, aerospace, electronics and energy markets. The Invibio Biomaterial Solutions segment focuses on providing specialist solutions for medical device manufacturers. The Company offers polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and polyaryletherketone (PAEK)-based polymer solutions. The Company's geographical locations include the United Kingdom; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Americas, and Asia-Pacific. Its solutions are used in a range of applications, such as braking systems in automotive market, seal rings in energy market, mobile devices in electronics market and implanted devices in medical market. Its subsidiaries include Victrex Manufacturing Limited and Invibio Limited.

Last Annual September 30th, 2019
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 25, 1993
Public Since December 13, 1995
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 973
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Chemicals
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Basic Materials , FTSE All Share Chemicals , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Chemicals , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 86,600,971
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Upcoming Events for VCT
Thursday 3rd December, 2020 Estimate
Full Year 2020 Victrex PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 9th December, 2020
Full Year 2020 Victrex PLC Earnings Call
Frequently Asked Questions for Victrex
What is the Victrex share price?

As of 12:50pm, shares in Victrex are trading at 2020p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.74bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Victrex share price performed this year?

Shares in Victrex are currently trading at 2020p and the price has moved by -7.37% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Victrex price has moved by 10.37% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Victrex?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Victrex, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 8 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Victrex is Sell. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Victrex next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Victrex dividend yield?

The Victrex dividend yield is 2.29% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Victrex pay a dividend?

Last year, Victrex paid a total dividend of 0.46, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.29%. Looking ahead, Victrex has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Victrex next pay dividends?

Victrex has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Victrex shares is currently 2.29%.

How do I buy Victrex shares?

To buy shares in Victrex you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Victrex?

Shares in Victrex are currently trading at 2020p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.74bn.

Where are Victrex shares listed? Where are Victrex shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Victrex:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: VCT
What kind of share is Victrex?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Victrex is currently classified as a Falling Star. 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 Victrex share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Victrex are currently priced at 2020p. At that level they are trading at 3.8% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 1,946.05.

Analysts covering Victrex currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.77574 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Victrex 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 Victrex. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -20.05%. At the current price of 2020p, shares in Victrex are trading at -4.14% 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 Victrex PE Ratio?

The Victrex PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.18. The shares are currently trading at 2020p.

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 Victrex?

Victrex's management team is headed by:

lawrence Pentz - NEC
Martin Court - EDR
Jakob Sigurdsson - CEO
Richard Armitage - CFO
Brendan Connolly - NID
Janet Ashdown - NID
David Thomas - NID
Rosalind Rivaz - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Victrex?

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

M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.42% (4.69m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.31% (4.60m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5% (4.33m shares)
T. Rowe Price International (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.43% (3.84m shares)
Sprucegrove Investment Management, Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.32% (3.74m shares)
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