Spectris

SXS: 2,509.00 +39.00 (+1.58%) delayed: 13 Sep 2019, 18:31

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Name Spectris
Epic SXS
Sector Electrical Components & Equipment
ISIN GB0003308607
Activites Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The Company's products, technologies and services help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. Its global customer base spans a diverse range of end-user markets. Spectris operates across four business segments which reflect the applications and industries it serves: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. Headquartered in Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom, the Company employs approximately 10,000 people located in more than 30 countries.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 2,509.00 Net gearing (%) 37.61
Market capitalisation (£m) 2,863.67 Gross gearing (%) 41.10
Shares in issue (m) 115.94 Debt ratio 26.13
P/E ratio 15.67 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.51
Total dividends per share (p) 61.00 Assets / equity ratio 1.70
Dividend yield (%) 2.53 Price to book value 2.32
Dividend cover 2.53 ROCE (%) 13.06
Earning per share (p) 157.60 EPS growth (%) 178.94
52-week high / low (p) 2,932.00 / 1,924.50 DPS growth (%) 7.96

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 1,604 185 157.60 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 1,526 235 56.50 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 1,346 10 8.60 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 10 Oct 2019 08 Nov 2019 21.90 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 23 May 2019 28 Jun 2019 40.50 GBX 61.00
H1 Dividend 11 Oct 2018 09 Nov 2018 20.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 24 May 2018 29 Jun 2018 37.50 GBX 56.50
H1 Dividend 12 Oct 2017 10 Nov 2017 19.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 25 May 2017 30 Jun 2017 34.00 GBX 52.00
H1 Dividend 13 Oct 2016 11 Nov 2016 18.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 26 May 2016 24 Jun 2016 32.20 GBX 49.50
H1 Dividend 15 Oct 2015 13 Nov 2015 17.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 28 May 2015 26 Jun 2015 30.50 GBX 46.50
H1 Dividend 16 Oct 2014 12 Nov 2014 16.00 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Spectris
Address Station Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 9NP.
Telephone +44 (0)1784 470 470
Website http://www.spectris.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Jefferies Hoare Govett
Company's joint broker Merrill Lynch International
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors KPMG Audit
Solicitors Ashurst LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
03 Sep 2018 Andrew James Heath Chief Executive Officer
01 Mar 2019 Derek John Harding Chief Financial Officer
26 May 2017 Mark David Williamson Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jun 2012 Martha Brown Wyrsch Non-Executive Director
19 Jan 2017 Kjersti Wiklund Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2017 Karim Bitar Non-Executive Director
20 Oct 2010 Russell John King Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2015 Ulf Quellmann Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2015 William Claire Seeger Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 332 276 239
Intangible asssets and goodwill 1,030 837 900
Investments and other non-current assets 55 11 13
Total non-current assets 1,416 1,124 1,152
Inventory / work in progress 216 176 188
Trade and other receivables 382 324 307
Cash and equivalents 73 138 84
Other current assets and asset held for resale 6 37 2
Total of all assets 2,093 1,799 1,732
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 424 323 332
Long term liabilities 436 267 333
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 5 0
Total of all liabilities 860 595 665
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 1,233 1,204 1,067
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 6 6 6
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 829 821 638
Share premium account 231 231 231
Other equity 167 146 192
Total equity 1,233 1,204 1,067
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 178 191 216
Cashflow before financing -63 174 32
Increase / decrease in Cash -65 66 9
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,604 1,526 1,346
Cost of sales 697 658 585
Gross profit 907 868 761
Operating profit 176 182 38
Pre-tax profit 218 278 32
Profit / loss for the year 185 235 10