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Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Spectris Plc LSE:SXS London Ordinary Share GB0003308607 ORD 5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  33.00 1.02% 3,279.00 3,270.00 3,273.00 3,277.00 3,243.00 3,263.00 251,020 16:35:17
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 1,336.2 -4.1 -14.6 - 3,809

Spectris Share Discussion Threads

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
20/1/2012
18:18
Cambium, could you kindly correct the spelling of the header?
deadly
19/1/2012
08:22
Going mental this morning
cambium
19/1/2012
08:21
RBS Spectris PLC 19/01/12 07:48 Reiterates Buy Buy 0 1,530.00 1,675.00
broadwood
19/1/2012
07:35
Goldman Sachs Spectris PLC 19/01/12 07:01 Reiterates Conviction Buy Conviction Buy 0 1,950.00 2,100.00 150 Excellent. TP increased.
broadwood
13/1/2012
18:38
Spectacular Spectris UPDATE 13 January 2012 http://bit.ly/xrhcgr
texas tea
13/1/2012
18:37
Spectacular Spectris UPDATE 13 January 2012 http://bit.ly/xrhcgr
texas tea
13/1/2012
16:08
Or use Cambium's more recent alternative? http://uk.advfn.com/cmn/fbb/thread.php3?id=23822806&from=1
fardistanthills
13/1/2012
14:05
Maybe time to change the title of this thread ?
bluebelle
13/1/2012
12:23
Seems I posted on a redundant thread. But the news on margins is excellent. Brokers TP's seem to be in the 1700 range.
broadwood
13/1/2012
11:16
Subject: DJ INTERVIEW: Spectris Sees GBP100 Million Sales Boost From Acquisitions By Peter Evans Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)--Precision instrument maker Spectris PLC (SXS.LN) will add a further GBP100 million in revenue to its balance sheet in 2012 as recent acquisitions become fully integrated, the firm's finance director said Friday. Clive Watson told Dow Jones Newswires that the bulk of the increased sales will come from Omega Engineering, which Spectris bought for $475 million in August, while other smaller acquisitions will also begin to make their mark as the year unfolds. In 2010, Spectris reported sales of GBP901.9 million. Earlier Friday, the company said that figure would increase by 23% in 2011, reflecting a strong performance in the Asia-Pacific region. "Most of the acquisitions [made in 2011] came in the last few months of the year, so we've only seen one quarter of benefit on the profit and loss account," Watson said. Stamford, Connecticut-based Omega's performance since being bought has been "ahead of expectations", according to a statement made by Spectris earlier Friday. Spectris also acquired industrial instrument firms Sixnet and IRM Group in the second half of 2011. "Our acquisitions make us more resilient to macro-economic concerns and give us access to growth markets," Chief Executive John O'Higgins said in an interview, adding that Spectris would look to make smaller additions to the company in the new year. "We will continue to look at opportunities, although it won't be anything like the size of Omega," O'Higgins said. "There's no price limit [on what we might buy], but we do want to see net debt come down." -By Peter Evans, Dow Jones Newswires.
cambium
13/1/2012
11:14
DJ Spectris Sees 23% Sales Increase On Asia-Pacific Growth LONDON (Dow Jones)--Precision instrument maker Spectris PLC (SXS.LN) said Friday it expects to report a 23% increase in full-year sales, reflecting a strong performance in the Asia- Pacific region and recent acquisitions. In 2010, the company posted sales of GBP901.9 million, with an adjusted operating profit of GBP142.1 million. The company said 2011 adjusted profit would be around GBP200 million, while its adjusted operating margin would be 18%, up from 15.8%. Spectris said it expected comparable sales in Asia- Pacific to grow by 17%, with double digit growth also anticipated in North America and Europe. It added acquisitions made in the twelve months all performed well especially Omega Engineering, where results were above expectations. Spectris bought Omega for $475 million in August.
cambium
13/1/2012
09:47
No problem : quality stock : a core hold for me.
bluebelle
13/1/2012
08:58
Cheers blue
cambium
13/1/2012
08:56
SPECTRIS PLC: 2011 YEAR END TRADING UPDATE Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, today issues an update on trading for the twelve months ending 31 December 2011. TRADING UPDATE Trading in 2011 was strong across all business segments, regions and end markets, resulting in record sales and operating profit. Sales for the full year, on a reported basis, are expected to be approximately 23% higher than in 2010, including a contribution from acquisitions of 7% and a positive currency effect of 1%. On a constant currency organic (like-for-like) basis, sales are expected to increase by approximately 15%. Regionally, sales in Asia Pacific are expected to grow by around 17% on a like-for-like basis, with continued strength in China. North America is expected to grow by approximately 14% and Europe by around 13%. Adjusted operating profit is expected to be in the region of GBP200 million (2010: GBP142.1 million), giving an adjusted operating margin of approximately 18% (2010: 15.8%). Margins in each of the four segments will exceed 15%, with the largest year-on-year increase in the Test and Measurement segment. The acquisitions made in the year performed well, in particular Omega Engineering, where results were ahead of our expectations. Operating cash conversion was strong and our financial position remains healthy, with net debt in line with expectations. OUTLOOK Commenting on the results, John O'Higgins, Chief Executive, said: "We are very pleased with the results achieved in 2011, and particularly with the strong close to the year. Looking ahead, the macro-economic outlook is uncertain. Our recent acquisitions bring more resilient earnings whilst providing opportunities in growth markets and the Board is therefore confident that Spectris is strategically well positioned for the coming year." The company's full year results will be released on 17 February 2012.
bluebelle
13/1/2012
08:55
Wow very decent numbers
cambium
13/1/2012
07:30
I especially like this on margins. Adjusted operating profit is expected to be in the region of GBP200 million (2010: GBP142.1 million), giving an adjusted operating margin of approximately 18% (2010: 15.8%). Margins in each of the four segments will exceed 15%, with the largest year-on-year increase in the Test and Measurement segment
broadwood
13/1/2012
07:27
Expectations were high but it looks as though they've met them.
broadwood
12/1/2012
16:16
Statment tomorrow. Looking good (hopefully)
honiton
15/11/2011
07:12
Goldman Sachs Spectris PLC 15/11/11 06:57 Reiterates Conviction Buy Conviction Buy 0 1,900.00 1,950.00 50
broadwood
11/11/2011
16:21
Superb results today - particularly in current circumstances. Price responding strongly. Small pullback possible Monday but this is one of the rare breeds that can survive a recession with confidence.
broadwood
09/11/2011
13:11
From report on brokers for yesterday: UBS upgrades Spectris from neutral to buy, target price raised from 1400p to 1500p.
sharw
19/10/2011
08:40
I haven't looked at this for a long time. XD today and 30% off the ATH after an ABC correction. Tracking the FTSE350 Electronic & Electrical Equipment Index
enami
17/8/2011
11:18
11:15:37 17/08/11 DJ MARKET TALK: Barclays Capital Ups Spectris To Overweight 1015 GMT [Dow Jones] Barclays Capital upgrades Spectris (SXS.LN) to overweight from equalweight and target to 1800p from 1440p, as it turns positive on the European capital goods sector, from a neutral stance previously. "While the macroeconomic outlook remains uncertain we believe that within the sector Spectris offers an attractive mix of quality, relatively conservative consensus estimates and a low price," says the brokerage. Adds that the acquisition of Omega Engineering is around 9% enhancing to BarCap's FY'12 EPS estimates. Shares down 0.1% at 1396p. (michele.maatouk@dowjones.com) Contact us in London. +44-20-7842-9464 Markettalk.eu@dowjones.com
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