Oxford Instruments

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Name Oxford Instruments
Epic OXIG
Sector Electronic Equipment
ISIN GB0006650450
Activites Oxford Instruments plc designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for over 50 years, and its strategy is to effect the successful commercialisation of these ideas by bringing them to market in a timely and customer-focused fashion. The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University, Oxford Instruments is now a global company and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (OXIG). Its objective is to be the leading provider of new generation tools and systems for the research and industrial sectors with a focus on nanotechnology. Its key market sectors include nano-fabrication and nano-materials. The company's strategy is to expand the business into the life sciences arena, where nanotechnology and biotechnology intersect. This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature and high magnetic field environments; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance; X-ray, electron, laser and optical based metrology; atomic force microscopy; optical imaging; advanced growth, deposition and etching. Oxford Instruments aims to pursue responsible development and deeper understanding of our world through science and technology. Its products, expertise, and ideas address global issues such as energy, environment, security and health.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 0.00 Net gearing (%) 38.10
Market capitalisation (£m) 924.49 Gross gearing (%) 47.28
Shares in issue (m) 57.42 Debt ratio 19.12
P/E ratio 30.73 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.26
Total dividends per share (p) 14.40 Assets / equity ratio 1.90
Dividend yield (%) 0.91 Price to book value 4.57
Dividend cover 3.56 ROCE (%) 14.20
Earning per share (p) 52.40 EPS growth (%) -5.76
52-week high / low (p) 1,672.00 / 951.00 DPS growth (%) 8.27

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 334 30 52.40 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 297 32 55.60 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 349 -20 -35.60 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 05 Mar 2020 14 Apr 2020 4.10 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 12 Sep 2019 18 Oct 2019 10.60 GBX 14.40
H1 Dividend 28 Feb 2019 08 Apr 2019 3.80 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 13 Sep 2018 19 Oct 2018 9.60 GBX 13.30
H1 Dividend 22 Feb 2018 06 Apr 2018 3.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 21 Sep 2017 19 Oct 2017 9.30 GBX 13.00
H1 Dividend 09 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017 3.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 22 Sep 2016 20 Oct 2016 9.30 GBX 13.00
H1 Dividend 10 Mar 2016 08 Apr 2016 3.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 24 Sep 2015 22 Oct 2015 9.30 GBX 13.00
H1 Dividend 05 Mar 2015 09 Apr 2015 3.70 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Oxford Instruments
Address Old Station Way, Eynsham, Witney, Oxon OX29 4TL.
Telephone 01865 881 437
Website http://www.oxinst.com/

Advisors

Company's broker n/a
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD n/a
Registrar n/a
Auditors n/a
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
10 Nov 2015 Dr Ian Richard Barkshire Chief Executive Officer
09 May 2016 Gavin Fenton Hill Group Finance Director
01 Dec 2018 Neil Andrew Patrick Carson Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jul 2017 Stephen Blair Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2014 Sir Richard Henry Friend Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2013 Thomas Otto Geitner Non-Executive Director
04 Feb 2016 Mary Elizabeth Waldner Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 24 23 33
Intangible asssets and goodwill 153 159 181
Investments and other non-current assets 29 19 34
Total non-current assets 206 200 247
Inventory / work in progress 61 46 54
Trade and other receivables 78 73 81
Cash and equivalents 35 21 27
Other current assets and asset held for resale 4 5 5
Total of all assets 384 345 414
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 134 103 121
Long term liabilities 48 63 160
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 181 166 282
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 202 180 133
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 3 3 3
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 124 106 45
Share premium account 62 62 62
Other equity 14 9 23
Total equity 202 180 133
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 44 31 32
Cashflow before financing 36 99 23
Increase / decrease in Cash 14 -5 3
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 334 297 349
Cost of sales 157 146 167
Gross profit 177 151 182
Operating profit 39 47 -20
Pre-tax profit 36 42 -26
Profit / loss for the year 30 32 -20