Shares of Spectris plc (LON:SXS) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,005 ($26.17).
Several brokerages have recently commented on SXS. Jefferies Group increased their target price on Spectris plc from GBX 2,125 ($27.74) to GBX 2,185 ($28.52) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,835 ($23.95) price target on shares of Spectris plc in a report on Monday, September 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,925 ($25.13) price target on shares of Spectris plc in a report on Monday, September 5th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 2,550 ($33.29) price target on shares of Spectris plc in a report on Monday, September 5th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Spectris plc in a report on Friday, September 2nd.
Spectris plc (LON:SXS) opened at 2003.00 on Monday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.39 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,947.89 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,829.01. Spectris plc has a one year low of GBX 1,441.00 and a one year high of GBX 2,021.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 18 ($0.23) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th.
About Spectris plc
Spectris plc is a supplier of making measuring instruments and controls. The Company operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-Line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products and services that determine structure, composition, quantity and quality of particles and materials, during research and product development processes.
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