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Market Cap
4.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
0.79 GBp
Shares Outstanding
394.4M
EX-Date
03/26/14
P/E TM
16.0x
Dividend
44.17 GBp
Dividend Yield
6.18%
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Smiths Group plc develops, manufactures, sells, and supports products and services for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications, and engineered components markets. Its detection technologies include X-ray, trace detection, and infrared and gamma ray spectroscopy, as well as millimetre-wave that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear and radioactive materials, and contraband. The company’s engineered products comprise mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings, and specialist filtration systems for oil and gas, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, and mining sectors. Its medical devices and consumables include medication delivery systems to treat cancer patients; vital care products to reduce hospital-acquired infections, manage patients’ airways, maintain body temperature, and assist reproduction; and safety devices to prevent needlestick injuries and reduce cross-infection. The company also provides electronic and radio frequency components and sub-systems that connect, protect, and control critical systems for the wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defense, space, medical, rail, test, and industrial markets, as well as for data centers; and engineered components comprising ducting, hose assemblies, and heating elements that heat and move fluids and gases for the aerospace, medical, industrial, construction, and domestic appliance markets. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, other European countries, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, China, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Smiths Industries Ltd and changed its name to Smiths Group plc in 2000. Smiths Group plc was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

23,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/15/13
Founded in 1851

smiths group plc (SMIN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 641.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

smiths group plc (SMIN) Key Developments

Smiths Group plc Announces Management Changes

Smiths Group plc announced the appointment of Silvio Bracone as Group Strategy Director, effective immediately, to succeed Mark Reckitt who is leaving to focus on his expanding portfolio of non-executive roles. Bracone is a former executive at Danaher and the Boston Consulting Group. Roland Carter, currently head of the Connectors business unit of Smiths Interconnect, will take over as Interim Divisional President with immediate effect until a permanent appointment is made. Mark will leave the Group at the end of April after a handover period.

Smiths Group Announces 175 Job Cuts at German Plant and Plans Closure of Irish Research Centre

Smiths Group now hoped to save £60 million a year from cuts rather than the £50 million of annual savings it expected by 2017. The group pledged to rationalize sites and jobs with moves including 175 job cuts at a German plant and the planned closure of an Irish research centre. It also plans to scrap layers of management and to improve IT, particularly in its John Crane oil & gas engineering arm.

Smiths Group plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended January 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for 2014

Smiths Group plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended January 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £1,441.8 million against £1,475.2 million a year ago. Operating profit was £169.8 million against £210.9 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £131.5 million against £165.7 million a year ago. Profit after taxation - continuing operations was £94.4 million against £121.2 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the company’s share holders was £93.4 million against £120.5 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were 23.6 pence against 30.4 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £83.2 million against £119.9 million a year ago. Expenditure on other intangible assets was £8.0 million against £3.0 million a year ago. Expenditure on capitalized development was £13.6 million against £13.0 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £24.1 million against £23.1 million a year ago. Headline operating profit was £245.2 million against £252.7 million a year ago. Headline profit before taxation was £214.5 million against £222.5 million a year ago. Headline profit after taxation - continuing operations was £156.6 million against £161.4 million a year ago. Headline EBITDA was £285.0 million against £296.3 million a year ago. Headline diluted EPS was 39.2 pence against 40.5 pence a year ago. Net debt as at January 31, 2014 was £900.8 million against £855.0 million debt as at January 31, 2013. Headline operating cash-flow was £211.4 million against £222.8 million a year ago. Free cash-flow was £29.8 million against £70.8 million a year ago. Revenue growth was driven by demand for OEM and aftermarket revenue particularly in the energy services sector. Profit grew strongly, reflecting better volumes and the benefit of a range of efficiency initiatives. The company expects the headline tax rate to be in the range of 26% to 28% for 2014, and cash conversion will be between 90% and 100%. The company expects net debt of around GBP 800 million at the year end of 2014.

 

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