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Last 1,115 GBp
Change Today -19.00 / -1.68%
Volume 861.5K
SMIN On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

smiths group plc (SMIN) Snapshot

1,133 GBp
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1,137 GBp
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09/15/14 - 1,363 GBp
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12/16/14 - 1,006 GBp
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0.57 GBp
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45.00 GBp
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smiths group plc (SMIN) Details

Smiths Group plc develops, manufactures, sells, and supports products and services for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications, and engineered components markets worldwide. The company's John Crane division offers engineered products comprising mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings, and specialist filtration systems for production, transmission and storage, refining, power generation, and petrochemical, as well as pump and compressor manufacturers. Its Smiths Medical division provides medication delivery systems to treat patients with acute and chronic disease and relieve pain; vital care products to reduce hospital-acquired infections, manage patients’ airways, maintain body temperature, and assist reproduction; and safety devices to prevent needlestick injuries and reduce cross-infection to hospitals; homecare, clinics, and other surgery centers; and original equipment manufacturers. The company's Smiths Detection division offers detection technologies, including X-ray, trace detection, and infra-red spectroscopy that detect and identify explosives, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear and radioactive material, narcotics, and contraband. Its Smiths Interconnect division provides electronic and radio frequency components and sub-systems that connect, protect, and control critical systems for data centre, wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defense, space, medical, rail, test, and industrial markets. The company's Flex-Tek offers engineered components comprising hosing and rigid tubing, heating elements, and thermal systems that heat and move fluids and gases for the aerospace, medical, industrial, construction, and domestic appliance markets. The company was formerly known as Smiths Industries and changed its name to Smiths Group plc in 2000. Smiths Group plc was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

24,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/16/14
Founded in 1851

smiths group plc (SMIN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.5M GBP
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 623.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

smiths group plc (SMIN) Key Developments

Smiths Group plc Announces Management Changes

Smiths Group plc announced the appointment of Rob White as Interim Chief Financial Officer with effect from 25 April 2015, assuming that no permanent successor has been appointed in the meantime. He will replace Peter Turner until a permanent replacement is in post. Rob White has been Vice President, Global Finance for Smiths Medical for the last six years and will return to this role following this interim assignment. He will join the Executive Committee of Smiths Group and attend Board meetings but will not be appointed an Executive Director of the Board. As announced in October last year, Peter Turner will step down as Finance Director on 24 April 2015 to pursue opportunities outside the Group.

Smiths Group plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on April 24, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended January 31, 2015

The Board of Smiths Group plc has declared an interim dividend of 13.00 pence per share, an increase of 2% reflecting the strong cash conversion in the period. The interim dividend will be paid on 24 April 2015 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 27 March 2015. The ex-dividend date is 26 March 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended January 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £1,416 million against £1,442 million a year ago. Operating profit was £164 million against £170 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £131 million against £132 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the company’s share holders was £86 million against £94 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were 21.6 pence against 23.6 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £112 million against £83 million a year ago. Expenditure on other intangible assets was £8.0 million against £8.0 million a year ago. Expenditure on capitalized development was £8 million against £13.0 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £28 million against £24 million a year ago. Headline operating profit was £245 million against £504 million a year ago. Headline profit before taxation was £208 million against £215 million a year ago. Headline profit after taxation - continuing operations was £153 million against £157 million a year ago. Headline EBITDA was £272 million against £285.0 million a year ago. Headline diluted EPS was 38.2 pence against 39.2 pence a year ago. Net debt as at January 31, 2015 was £929 million against £901 million debt as at January 31, 2014. Headline operating cash-flow was £204 million against £211 million a year ago. Free cash-flow was £58 million against £30 million a year ago. Return on capital employed was 15.4% against 16.6% a year ago.

Smiths Group Mulls Acquisitions

Smiths Group plc (LSE:SMIN) plans to make acquisitions. The company stated: "Our increased R&D investment aimed at approvals on next-generation airplanes and new heating technologies is proving effective and we continue to seek acquisition opportunities to build on the strength of the businesses and management. R&D investment increased 23% in the period."


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