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Change Today +14.00 / 0.62%
Volume 106.6K
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spectris plc (SXS) Snapshot

2,263 GBp
Previous Close
2,258 GBp
Day High
2,284 GBp
Day Low
2,256 GBp
52 Week High
01/2/14 - 2,572 GBp
52 Week Low
06/24/13 - 1,831 GBp
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
1.69 GBp
Shares Outstanding
47.50 GBp
Dividend Yield
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spectris plc (SXS) Details

Spectris plc designs, develops, and markets measuring instruments and controls worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products, which enable customers to assess structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and development process, when assessing raw materials before production, or during the manufacturing process. This segment serves metal, mineral and mining, pharmaceutical, fine chemical, cement, and electronics industries; and academic research institutes. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment and software for product design optimization, manufacturing control, and environmental monitoring systems. This segment serves automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, and environmental industries. The In-line Instrumentation segment offers process analytical measurement, asset monitoring, and on-line controls for primary processing and converting industries. This segment serves various customers in the electronics, petrochemicals, oil and gas, pulp and paper, energy, manufacturing, automotive, medical, converting, and Web and packaging industries; and utilities. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that monitor, control, inform, track, and trace during the production process. This segment serves industrial manufacturing, automotive, electronics, packaging, life sciences, and general manufacturing industries; and industrial distributors and machine builders. The company was formerly known as Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. and changed its name to Spectris plc in May 2001. Spectris plc was founded in 1915 and is based in Egham, the United Kingdom.

7,410 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1915

spectris plc (SXS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 634.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 389.0K GBP
Business Group Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 333.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

spectris plc (SXS) Key Developments

Suitors Reportedly Eye Perten

Perten Instruments AB is up for sale. Dagens Industry reported that FOSS A/S, Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), Neogen Corp.(NasdaqGS:NEOG) and Spectris plc (LSE:SXS) are looking at acquiring Perten. Perten is owned by Valedo Partners.

Lisa A. Davis to Join Spectris plc's Board as A Non-Executive Director

Spectris plc announced that Lisa A. Davis will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director immediately following the Annual General Meeting on 25 April 2014. Lisa is currently Executive Vice President Strategy, Portfolio and Alternate Energy at Shell International Petroleum Company.

Spectris plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 27, 2014

Spectris plc, 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 27, 2014


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