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Spectris PLC (SXS.L)

SXS.L on London Stock Exchange

2,688.00GBp
19 Jul 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Spectris Says Clive Watson To Retire From Board
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::ANNOUNCES THAT AFTER 12 YEARS AS GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR, CLIVE WATSON HAS DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM BOARD.BOARD ALSO ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS RECRUITED DEREK HARDING TO SUCCEED CLIVE.  Full Article

Spectris Says Further Cost Reduction Programme Commenced
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::STRONG TRADING IN FOUR MONTHS WITH 8% LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES GROWTH.FULL-YEAR 2018 PERFORMANCE ANTICIPATED TO BE IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS.FURTHER COST REDUCTION PROGRAMME COMMENCED - MORE DISCIPLINED APPROACH TO IMPROVE OPERATING MARGINS.STRATEGIC REVIEW INITIATED - FOCUSED ON ASSET OPTIMISATION, CAPITAL ALLOCATION AND PORTFOLIO COMPOSITION.LFL SALES GREW IN ALL REGIONS DURING FOUR MONTHS WITH PARTICULARLY GOOD GROWTH IN ASIA, LED BY STRONG DEMAND IN CHINA AND JAPAN.4 MONTH PERFORMANCE AT CONCEPT LIFE SCIENCES BELOW EXPECTATIONS AND REMEDIAL ACTION IS BEING TAKEN TO IMPROVE OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS.COMMENCING A COST REDUCTION PROGRAMME ACROSS GROUP TO BE MORE EFFICIENT IN DELIVERING GREATER OPERATIONAL GEARING IN 2019 AND BEYOND.  Full Article

Spectris Says Andrew Heath To Join Board As Chief Executive Designate From Sept 3
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE DESIGNATE.ANNOUNCES THAT ANDREW HEATH WILL JOIN BOARD AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE DESIGNATE WITH EFFECT FROM 3 SEPTEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Spectris H1 Sales Rose 3 Pct To 728 Million Stg
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018 

July 24 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::H1 SALES ROSE 3 PERCENT TO 728 MILLION STG.H1 ADJUSTED PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 6 PERCENT TO 67.4 MILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 8 PERCENT TO 20.5 PENCEPER SHARE.PROJECT UPLIFT ON TRACK TO DELIVER NET BENEFIT OF £3 MILLION IN 2018.OVERALL, EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.H1 BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE 74.6 PENCE.  Full Article

Spectris Says For Four Months To 30 April 2018 LFL Sales Increased In North America, Europe And Asia
Friday, 25 May 2018 

May 25 (Reuters) - Spectris PLC ::FOR FOUR MONTHS TO 30 APRIL 2018 LFL SALES INCREASED IN NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE AND ASIA.FOR FOUR MONTHS TO 30 APRIL 2018. GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE 1 ('LFL') SALES INCREASED BY 6%.PERFORMANCE REMAINS CONSISTENT WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.FOR FOUR MONTHS TO 30 APRIL 2018, FOREIGN CURRENCY EXCHANGE MOVEMENTS REDUCED SALES BY 5%, RESULTING IN 2% INCREASE IN REPORTED SALES.  Full Article

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