Johnson Matthey PLC


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Full Year 2021 Johnson Matthey PLC Earnings Release

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About Johnson Matthey PLC

Johnson Matthey Plc is a provider of catalysts and catalyst systems to reduce emissions from vehicles and industry. The Company serves customers in global automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other industrial markets. The Company delivers its solutions through four global sectors: clean air, efficient natural resources, health and new markets. The clean air segment provides catalysts and technologies that abate emissions. The efficient natural resources segment offers products and processes that conserve and recycle scarce resources using less energy and fewer raw materials to chemicals, energy, transport and healthcare sectors. Health segment provides capabilities in complex chemistry, manufacturing and scale up to create active pharmaceutical ingredients and other solutions for niche areas. Its new market segment is engaged in applying its science into emerging opportunities, such as battery materials and fuel cells in the healthcare, transport, energy and chemicals segment.


Chemical Manufacturing

Contact Info

5th Fl, 25 Farringdon Street


United Kingdom


Executive Leadership

Patrick Webster Thomas

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Macleod

Chief Executive, Executive Director

Karen Hayzen-Smith

Interim Chief Financial Officer, Group Financial Controller

Stephen Oxley

Chief Financial Officer

Joan Braca

Sector Chief Executive - Clean Air

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2.80 mean rating - 20 analysts
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Johnson Matthey, FMG to build Finland EV materials plant

Johnson Matthey and state investor Finnish Minerals Group (FMG) have agreed to build a plant to produce cathode materials used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

FTSE 100 edges higher on miners, banks boost; Johnson Matthey shines

London's FTSE 100 climbed on Thursday supported by gains in heavyweight mining and banking stocks, while Johnson Matthey shares jumped as the company began a strategic review of its health business.

UPDATE 1-Johnson Matthey shares rise as auto recovery drives upbeat profit view

Chemicals maker Johnson Matthey said on Thursday it has started a strategic review of its health business and forecast annual profit at the top end of market expectations thanks to a recovery in the automotive market.

Johnson Matthey sees profit at top end of analyst view; reviews health unit

Chemicals maker Johnson Matthey said on Thursday it has started a strategic review of its health business and forecast annual profit at the top end of market expectations thanks to a recovery in the automotive market.

Sibanye, Johnson Matthey join forces to form low-carbon supply chain

South African miner Sibanye-Stillwater and specialist materials company Johnson Matthey will work together to develop sustainable supply chains for clean hydrogen production and fuel cells, both companies said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Platinum, palladium and rhodium in short supply –Johnson Matthey

Platinum, palladium and rhodium used by the auto industry to filter emissions from engine exhausts were all in short supply last year, data from specialist materials firm Johnson Matthey showed on Wednesday, as prices for the metals soared. Supply shortfalls have driven...

UPDATE 1-Johnson Matthey's half-year profit slumps on pandemic hit

Chemicals maker Johnson Matthey on Thursday reported a near 90% slump in half-year profit and also refrained from providing an outlook for 2021, as pandemic restrictions continued to dent demand for its pollution filters.

Johnson Matthey halves dividend and axes jobs as virus hits demand

Chemicals maker Johnson Matthey <JMAT.L> halved its dividend on Thursday and said it would cut nearly a fifth of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic hits demand for its car pollution filters.

Johnson Matthey to cut around 2,500 jobs on coronavirus hit

Chemicals maker Johnson Matthey said on Thursday it would cut about 2,500 jobs globally over three years as demand for its pollution filters has taken a hit due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Brace for volatility as virus grips platinum, palladium markets: JM

Platinum and palladium markets will be tight this year as the coronavirus pandemic hammers supply and demand, materials maker Johnson Matthey said on Monday, declining to give full-year forecasts and saying prices will be erratic.

PRECIOUS-Gold rises to over 1-week high as virus victims mount in China

Gold prices jumped to their highest in more than a week on Thursday after a sharp increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in China renewed fears over global economic impact and persuaded investors to seek lower-risk assets.

UPDATE 1-Palladium, rhodium deficits set to grow in 2020– Johnson Matthey

* Metals are byproducts, meaning output increase takes time (Adds detail and quotes)

Palladium, platinum and rhodium markets all in deficit in 2019– Johnson Matthey

The roughly 10-million ounce a year global palladium market was undersupplied by 1.2 million ounces in 2019, its biggest deficit in five years, specialist materials company Johnson Matthey estimated on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Johnson Matthey battles lower profit at its biggest unit

* Maintains full-year forecast (Adds background on Clean Air unit)

Johnson Matthey sees Clean Air unit profit lower; unit boss retires

Chemicals group Johnson Matthey said on Wednesday the head of its Clean Air unit would step down and that it expected full-year profit at the unit that makes pollution filters for both car and trucks to be below prior year.

Clean Air boost drives Johnson Matthey profits higher

Chemicals group Johnson Matthey <JMAT.L> on Thursday reported a 48% jump in full-year earnings, bolstered by strength in its Clean Air unit that makes catalytic converters and other pollution filters for both cars and trucks.

Johnson Matthey's profit jumps on emission control device growth

Chemicals group Johnson Matthey on Thursday reported a 48% jump in full-year earnings, bolstered by strength in its unit that makes catalytic converters and other pollution filters for both car and trucks.

PLATINUM WEEK-Investors, autos to fuel platinum deficit in 2019 - Johnson Matthey

Soaring investment demand will create platinum shortages in 2019, while the palladium market will see a deficit for the eighth consecutive year due to robust demand from the auto sector, specialist materials firm Johnson Matthey said.

CORRECTED-Johnson Matthey chooses Poland to produce new battery materials

Chemicals group Johnson Matthey has secured a site in Poland to produce ultra-high energy battery materials and signed a 10-year supply deal with Canada's Nemaska Lithium as it seeks to grow its exposure to the electric vehicle market.

UPDATE 1-Palladium supply shortfall will worsen this year -Johnson Matthey

* Platinum market surplus was 498,000 oz last year (Adds detail)

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