Spectris plc (LON:SXS) insider Derek Harding acquired 5 shares of Spectris stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 2,734 ($35.96) per share, for a total transaction of £136.70 ($179.82).
Derek Harding also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, October 7th, Derek Harding acquired 6 shares of Spectris stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 2,368 ($31.15) per share, for a total transaction of £142.08 ($186.90).
LON SXS opened at GBX 2,779 ($36.56) on Wednesday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 2,633.74 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 2,548.08. Spectris plc has a twelve month low of GBX 2,143 ($28.19) and a twelve month high of GBX 2,932 ($38.57). The company has a market capitalization of $3.22 billion and a PE ratio of 67.29. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 33.78.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group upped their price objective on Spectris from GBX 2,935 ($38.61) to GBX 3,110 ($40.91) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 22nd. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Spectris in a research report on Thursday, December 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Spectris to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Spectris in a research report on Tuesday, November 19th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Spectris in a research report on Friday, October 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,628 ($34.57).
Spectris Company Profile
Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. It operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products and services, which enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process.
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