Shares of Spectris plc (LON:SXS) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 2,654.17 ($37.27).
Several equities analysts have issued reports on SXS shares. Numis Securities raised Spectris to a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 2,100 ($29.49) price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,860 ($40.16) price target on shares of Spectris in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,830 ($39.74) price target on shares of Spectris in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on Spectris in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 2,900 ($40.72) price target on the stock. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Spectris in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th.
Shares of Spectris (LON:SXS) traded down GBX 19 ($0.27) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 2,597 ($36.47). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 222,975 shares, compared to its average volume of 208,979. Spectris has a 12-month low of GBX 2,225 ($31.25) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,869 ($40.29). The firm has a market capitalization of $3,100.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28,855.56.
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Spectris plc is a supplier of productivity-enhancing instruments and controls. It 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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