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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.

7,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/25/14
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
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

spectris plc (SXS) Key Developments

Spectris plc Announces Interim Management Statement for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014; Provides EBITA Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Spectris plc announced interim management statement for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company announced sales were flat on a constant currency organic ("like-for-like") basis. Acquisitions contributed 2% while foreign currency exchange movements had a negative effect of 7%, so that on a reported basis, sales decreased by 5% compared with the same period last year. Regionally, like-for-like sales to North America grew by 7%, Asia Pacific decreased by 3% and Europe decreased by 6% as a result of increasing weakness in Eurozone economies, especially Germany. Operating cash-flow conversion continues to be strong and Spectris maintains a healthy financial position. After taking acquisitions into account, net debt at 30 September 2014 was approximately £119.8 million, an increase of £15.7 million compared to the start of the year. For the full year of 2014, the Board now expects that EBITA performance for the full year will be modestly below the current consensus1. Company-compiled consensus full year EBITA £200 million (range £188 - £211 million).

Spectris plc, Nine Months 2014 Interim Management Statement Call, Oct 24, 2014

Spectris plc, Nine Months 2014 Interim Management Statement Call, Oct 24, 2014

Spectris plc to Report Q3, 2014 Interim Management Statement on Oct 24, 2014

Spectris plc announced that they will report Q3, 2014 interim management statement at 7:00 AM, GMT Standard Time on Oct 24, 2014


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