Last 420.00 GBp
Change Today -19.00 / -4.33%
Volume 500.2K
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xaar plc (XAR) Snapshot

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440.00 GBp
Previous Close
439.00 GBp
Day High
448.00 GBp
Day Low
410.30 GBp
52 Week High
12/12/13 - 1,191 GBp
52 Week Low
08/28/14 - 387.00 GBp
Market Cap
321.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
462.4K
EPS TTM
0.34 GBp
Shares Outstanding
76.5M
EX-Date
09/3/14
P/E TM
12.2x
Dividend
9.44 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.12%
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xaar plc (XAR) Details

Xaar plc is engaged in the development and commercial exploitation of a patented inkjet printing technology in the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Product Sales, Commissions, and Fees; and Royalties. The company offers piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial inkjet print heads, inks, and systems components. It develops and sells ink systems, electronics, and a fluid optimization service to accelerate inkjet system development and adoption. The company sells its technology in component form to original equipment manufacturers that produce and sell the end digital printing product to the end market. Its products are used in a range of industries, including graphics, labels, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, décor, and outer case coding, as well as printing with specialist fluids for advanced manufacturing techniques. The company also provides training and consulting services. It operates in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Asia. Xaar plc was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

795 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/16/14
Founded in 1990

xaar plc (XAR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 487.0K GBP
Finance Director, Company Secretary and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: 302.0K GBP
Operations & Quality Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 340.0K GBP
Director of Research & Development 2
Total Annual Compensation: 268.0K GBP
Sales & Marketing Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 332.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

xaar plc (XAR) Key Developments

Xaar plc Declares Interim Dividend for 2014, Payable on October 03, 2014; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Xaar plc board has declared a 2014 interim dividend of 3 pence, a 20% increase over the 2013 interim dividend, which will be paid on October 03, 2014 to shareholders on the register at close of business on September 05, 2014. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenues were £60,444,000 against £70,230,000 a year ago. Operating profit was £15,045,000 against £23,210,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was £15,292,000 against £23,362,000 a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to shareholders was £12,495,000 or 16.2 pence diluted per share against £18,720,000 or 24.6 pence diluted per share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £9,010,000 against £27,259,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £7,793,000 against £5,592,000 a year ago. Adjusted revenues were £60.4 million against £67.2 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £16.1 million against £22.3 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 17.2 pence compared to 2.5 pence for the same period a year ago. The Board's expectation for 2014 revenue has reduced to £115-125 million, with adjusted operating margin projected to be broadly in line with the 26% achieved in the first half of the year.

Xaar plc Provides Sales Guidance for the First Half, Second Half and Full Year of 2014

Xaar plc provided sales guidance for the first half, second half and full year of 2014. For the period, the company expects to report revenue of £60 million compared to £67.2 million a year ago. As reported previously given normal seasonal patterns the Board expects a higher level of sales in the second half of the year. The company expects full year revenue of approximately £130 million projected for 2014.

Xaar plc to Report First Half, 2014 Results on Aug 28, 2014

Xaar plc announced that they will report first half, 2014 results on Aug 28, 2014

 

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