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Spectris PLC (SXS.L)

SXS.L on London Stock Exchange

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26 May 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Spectris says reported sales up 22 pct in period ended April 30
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 02:00am EDT 

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 03:11am EDT 

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 02:00am EST 

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

Spectris completes acquisition of Millbrook Group
Friday, 2 Sep 2016 02:00am EDT 

Spectris Plc : Acquisition of Millbrook Group . Announces that it has completed acquisition of millbrook group limited from rutland partners and millbrook's management shareholders .Purchase consideration of £122 million, on a debt and cash-free basis will be met from existing cash and bank facilities.  Full Article

Spectris completes acquisiton of German firm Discom Elektronische
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 02:00am EDT 

Spectris Plc : Announces that it has completed acquisition of German privately-held Discom Elektronische Systeme Und Komponenten Gmbh .Up-Front purchase consideration of eur 15.8 million will be met from existing cash and bank facilities.  Full Article

Spectris says H1 adj. pretax profit 66.5 mln stg
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 02:00am EDT 

Spectris Plc : H1 dividend 18.0p versus 17.3p +4 pct . Interim dividend up 4 percent to 18 penceper share . H1 sales £m 581.4mln stg versus 563.2mln stg . H1 adjusted profit before tax £m.66.5mln stg versus 64.9mln stg.  Full Article

Spectris acquires Capstone Technology for $22.5 mln
Monday, 20 Jun 2016 02:00am EDT 

Spectris Plc : Acquisition of capstone technology corporation . Acquisition of software and associated assets of privately-held us company capstone technology corporation ("capstone") for a consideration of $22.5 million. .Acquisition of capstone technology corporation.  Full Article

Spectris reported sales increased by 2 pct up to April 30
Friday, 20 May 2016 02:00am EDT 

Spectris Plc : Reported sales increased by 2% in period. . Regionally, lfl sales grew by 2% in asia pacific, whilst sales to north america, europe and rest of world declined by 4%, 8% and 11% respectively. .Factors all underpin board's view that outlook for 2016 remains unchanged and that we are well positioned for future.  Full Article

Spectris plc completes acquisition of CAS Clean Air Service AG
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016 02:00am EST 

Spectris plc:Says that it has completed acquisition of privately-owned business, CAS Clean Air Service AG (CAS).  Full Article

Spectris PLC proposes final dividend
Monday, 15 Feb 2016 08:07pm EST 

Spectris PLC:Proposes to pay final dividend of 32.2 pence per share which, combined with the interim dividend of 17.3 pence per share, gives a total of 49.5 pence per share for the year, an increase of 6 pct.Says dividend will be paid on June 24, 2016 to shareholders on register at close of business on May 26, 2016.  Full Article

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BRIEF-Spectris appoints Mark Williamson as non-executive chairman

* Announces that Mark Williamson has been appointed to board as non-executive chairman with effect from conclusion of AGM