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Last 357.40 GBp
Change Today +4.90 / 1.39%
Volume 42.2K
VSVS On Other Exchanges
As of 8:17 AM 10/9/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

vesuvius plc (VSVS) Snapshot

353.70 GBp
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03/19/15 - 530.00 GBp
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09/24/15 - 332.80 GBp
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0.36 GBp
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18.08 GBp
Dividend Yield
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vesuvius plc (VSVS) Details

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company develops refractory materials and services for the iron making process, such as coke ovens, hot blast stoves, blast furnaces, and torpedo and iron ladles, as well as for casthouse floor applications, including taphole clay, trough and runners, and industrial temperature measurement system. It also provides a range of steel making refractory products for BOF and repair, and electric arc furnaces, as well as steel ladle, slide gate systems, slide gate refractories, slag detection systems, purging systems, and ladle shrouds and gaskets. In addition, the company offers products and services in continuous casting applications, such as monolithic refractory products for tundish linings; tundish furniture, including internal flow modifying shapes, impact pads, diffusers, tundish covers, and ceramic fiber products; tundish systems comprising tundish gates and gate changers, tube and nozzle changers, and stopper control systems; and tundish flow control refractories, such as tundish stoppers, submerged pouring tubes, monobloc tundish shroud and nozzle plates, tundish nozzles and gaskets, and tundish slide gate plates, as well as products for advanced applications comprising automation, strip casting and thin slab casting. Further, it provides products and services in ingot casting applications, such as anti-piping compounds, casting flux, and heading systems; and refractory systems for the reline and maintenance of reheat furnaces, as well as metallurgy roll used in continuous heat treating processes. Additionally, the company offers construction services, including design and engineering, installation and supervisory/inspection, project management contracts, contact documentation and control, and specialized equipment services. Vesuvius plc was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

11,792 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/7/15
Founded in 1916

vesuvius plc (VSVS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Executive Director and Membe...
Total Annual Compensation: 992.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

vesuvius plc (VSVS) Key Developments

Vesuvius plc Announces Management Changes

Vesuvius plc announced the appointment of Guy Young as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from November 1, 2015. Mr. Young replaces Chris O'Shea who, as previously announced, will step down from the Board of Vesuvius plc on September 17, 2015. Mr. Young joins Vesuvius plc having most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Tarmac. Prior to his role at Tarmac he held a number of senior financial and business development positions at Anglo American plc. Bill Kelly, presently the Vice President Finance for the Foundry Division will be appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer from September 18 until Mr. Young joins the Board. Mr. Kelly will not be appointed as a Director of Vesuvius plc. Mr. Kelly is a seasoned finance professional having held various senior positions in Vesuvius plc's operations globally and in North America since joining the business in 2002.

Vesuvius plc to Propose Interim Dividend

Vesuvius plc announced to propose an interim dividend of 5.15 pence per share, this is an increase of 3% over the last year's interim.

Vesuvius plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Vesuvius plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, revenue was $729.8 million against $1,444.4 million a year ago. Operating profit was $71.2 million against $125.8 million a year ago. Profit before tax was $62.8 million against $111.2 million a year ago. Profit from continuing operations was $46.4 million against $104.1 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was $44.3 million against $95.9 million a year ago. Earnings per share from continuing operations diluted were $13.0 against $14.1 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from total operations were $13.0 against $14.1 a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was $43.6 million against $35.1 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was $17.9 million against $14.3 million a year ago. Headline earnings were $43.3 million against $44.3 million a year ago. Net debt was $296.0 million against $261.7 million a year ago.


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