Oxford Instruments

OXIG: 1,274.00 +10.00 (+0.79%) delayed: 13 Sep 2019, 17:30

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Bid Price 1,272.00 High Price 1,300.00
Ask Price 1,276.00 Low Price 1,261.12
Open Price 1,282.00 Spread 0.31%
Prev Close 1,274.00 Volume 31,019

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Oxford Instruments Share Price Information

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
Latest Share Price (p) 1,274.00 Net Gearing (%) 38.10
Market Capitalisation (£m) 725.23 Gross Gearing (%) 47.28
Shares in issue (m) 57.38 Debt Ratio 19.12
P/E Ratio 24.12 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.26
Total dividends per share (p) 14.40 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.90
Dividend Yield (%) 1.14 Price to book value 3.59
Dividend Cover 3.64 ROCE (%) 14.20
Earning per share (p) 52.40 EPS Growth (%) -5.76
52-week high / low (p) 1,468.00 / 813.00 DPS Growth (%) 8.27

Oxford Instruments Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
10 Sep Peel Hunt Buy 1,274.00 1,300.00 1,450.00 Retains
10 Sep Shore Capital Buy 1,274.00 - - Reiterates
09 Sep Peel Hunt Buy 1,274.00 1,300.00 - Retains
13 Jun Numis Buy 1,274.00 1,460.00 - Retains
11 Jun JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 1,274.00 1,025.00 1,180.00 Reiterates
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Oxford Instruments Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
11 Sep 2019 Neil Carson Buy 8,000 @ 1,290.00p £103,200.00
11 Jul 2019 Gavin Hill Buy 11 @ 1,343.91p £147.83
11 Jul 2019 Ian Barkshire Buy 11 @ 1,343.91p £147.83
11 Jan 2019 Gavin Hill Buy 16 @ 929.00p £148.64
11 Jan 2019 Ian Barkshire Buy 16 @ 929.00p £148.64
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