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Spectris PLC (SXS.L)

SXS.L on London Stock Exchange

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15 Jan 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Spectris Says John O'higgins To Retire As CEO
Friday, 25 May 2018 

May 25 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::JOHN O'HIGGINS TO RETIRE AS CEO.JOHN WILL REMAIN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNTIL A REPLACEMENT IS IN PLACE AND A FORMAL PROCESS TO RECRUIT HIS SUCCESSOR.  Full Article

Spectris Says Commencing Share Buyback Of Up To 100 Mln STG
Monday, 5 Mar 2018 

March 5 (Reuters) - Spectris Plc ::SPECTRIS PLC - ‍IS COMMENCING A SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME ( PROGRAMME) TO PURCHASE SHARES UP TO A VALUE NOT EXCEEDING £100 MILLION​.ENTERED AGREEMENT WITH J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES PLC (JPMS PLC) UNDER WHICH IT HAS ISSUED AN INSTRUCTION TO JPMS PLC TO MANAGE PROGRAMME​.  Full Article

Spectris Plc‍ FY adjusted sales 1525.6 mln stg vs 1345.8 mln stg
Monday, 19 Feb 2018 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Spectris Plc ::REPORTED FY ADJUSTED SALES 1,525.6 MILLION STG VERSUS 1,345.8 MILLION STG.FINAL DIVIDEND 37.5 PENCEPER SHARE.TOTAL DIVIDEND 56.5 PENCEPER SHARE.FY REPORTED ADJUSTED SALES ‍EARNINGS PER SHARE 145.1P VERSUS 127.5P​ YEAR AGO.FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX ‍218.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 195.8​ MILLION STG A YEAR AGO.‍IN 2018 SEE BENEFIT OF ORGANIC SALES GROWTH.  Full Article

Spectris completes ‍sale of Microscan Systems
Tuesday, 3 Oct 2017 

Oct 3 (Reuters) - SPECTRIS PLC ::SALE OF MICROSCAN COMPLETED​.  Full Article

Spectris sells Microscan business to Omron Corp for $157 mln
Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - SPECTRIS PLC ::DIVESTMENT OF MICROSCAN.HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO SELL ITS MICROSCAN SYSTEMS, INC. BUSINESS TO OMRON CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL CASH CONSIDERATION OF $157 MILLION.NET PROCEEDS FROM SALE WILL BE USED TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE OUR NET DEBT, THEREBY INCREASING OUR FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY FOR FUTURE CAPITAL DEPLOYMENT.SALE IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN EARLY Q4.SALE IS EXPECTED TO HAVE AN IMPACT ON 2017 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE OF APPROXIMATELY 2 PENCE.  Full Article

Spectris HY adjusted basic earning per share of 26.8 pence
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 

July 25 (Reuters) - SPECTRIS PLC ::H1 ADJUSTED PRETAX PROFIT FELL 4 PERCENT TO 63.8 MILLION STG.H1 SALES ROSE 22.1 PERCENT TO 710 MILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 6 PERCENT TO 19 PENCEPER SHARE.HY ADJUSTED BASIC EPS 26.8 PENCE.HY SALES 710.0 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 581.4 MILLION POUNDS YEAR AGO.  Full Article

Spectris says reported sales up 22 pct in period ended April 30
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 

May 17 (Reuters) - Spectris Plc ::Trading update.Reported sales increased by 22 pct in period.Group like-for-like sales increased by 4 pct against a weak prior year comparator.Foreign currency exchange movements positively impacted revenues by 13 pct in period.LFL sales grew 11 pct in Asia Pacific, 4 pct in Europe and declined by 1 pct in North America.Group's underlying outlook for 2017 remains broadly unchanged..  Full Article

Spectris says non-executive chairman to take medical leave of absence
Friday, 28 Apr 2017 

April 28 (Reuters) - Spectris Plc ::Chairman to take medical leave of absence.Dr John Hughes, non-executive chairman, has taken leave of absence in order to undergo medical treatment.Russell king, senior independent director, will assume chair until john's return or appointment of his successor.  Full Article

Spectris sales up 13 pct for FY
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

Spectris Plc : Final results . 13 pct growth in reported sales; 1 pct sales growth at constant exchange rates; 2 pct LFL sales decline for FY . FY adjusted operating margins broadly stable; dividend per share increase of 5 pct . FY reported profit includes a non-cash charge of 115 million stg on impairment of goodwill, other intangibles at Omega Engineering, ESG Solutions . Project uplift expected to deliver 35 million stg of recurring savings at a cost of 45 million stg over period to end 2019 . End-Market growth in near-term is expected to be modest. .FY reported sales 1,345.8 million stg; adjusted pretax profit 195.8 million stg.  Full Article

Tech tremors drive European stocks down to three-week low

LONDON, Nov 20 Fresh anxieties about tech stocks dented European stocks as a drop in Apple shares on Wall Street, after a report the consumer tech giant is cutting production for its new iPhones, sapped appetite for the sector globally.