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Victrex Fundamentals

Company Name Victrex Last Updated 18 Oct 2019
Industry Basic Materials Sector Specialty Chemicals
Shares in Issue (m) 86.46 Market Cap (£m) 1,864.02
PE Ratio 16.74 Div per Share (p) 59.56
Div Yield 2.76 Div Cover 2.16
EPS 128.80 EPS Growth (%) 10.65
PEG 1.57 DPS Growth (%) 10.71
Debt Ratio 4.39 Debt Equity Ratio 0.30
Net Gearing 0.48 Gross Gearing 13.11
Asset Equity Ratio 1.15 Cash Equity Ratio 14.53
Quick Ratio 3.66 Current Ratio 5.01
Price To Book Value 3.80 ROCE 24.88

Victrex Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 06 Jun 2019 28 Jun 2019 GBX 13.42
Special Dividend 31 Jan 2019 22 Feb 2019 GBX 82.68
H2 Dividend 31 Jan 2019 22 Feb 2019 GBX 46.14 59.56
H1 Dividend 07 Jun 2018 29 Jun 2018 GBX 13.42
Special Dividend 01 Feb 2018 16 Feb 2018 GBX 68.00
H2 Dividend 01 Feb 2018 16 Feb 2018 GBX 41.60 53.80
H1 Dividend 08 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2017 GBX 12.20
H2 Dividend 02 Feb 2017 17 Feb 2017 GBX 35.09 46.82
H1 Dividend 09 Jun 2016 01 Jul 2016 GBX 11.73
H2 Dividend 04 Feb 2016 19 Feb 2016 GBX 35.09 46.82
H1 Dividend 11 Jun 2015 30 Jun 2015 GBX 11.73
Special Dividend 05 Feb 2015 20 Feb 2015 GBX 50.00
H2 Dividend 05 Feb 2015 20 Feb 2015 GBX 33.76 45.15

Victrex Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 253 259 256
Intangible Assets 28 31 24
Investments 25 19 19
Total Fixed Assets 306 309 298
Stocks 69 62 62
Debtors 43 38 47
Cash & Equivalents 71 120 64
Other Assets 74 10 2
Total Assets 564 538 473
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 51 41 54
Creditors after 1 year 23 18 30
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 74 60 84
Net assets 490 478 389
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 48 43 38
Profit / Loss 128 111 100
Other Equity 0 7 -5
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 490 478 389
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 4.39 3.70 7.11
Debt-to-Equity 0.30 0.31 0.36
Net Gearing 0.48 -11.23 4.15
Gross Gearing 13.11 11.10 17.69
Assets / Equity 1.15 1.13 1.22
Cash / Equity 14.53 25.11 16.45
EPS 128.80 116.40 96.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 129 118 83
Cashflow before financing 51 92 48
Increase in Cash -49 57 9
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 326 290 252
Cost of sales 118 106 94
Gross Profit 208 184 159
Operating Profit 127 111 100
Pre-Tax profit 128 111 100
Profit / Loss for the year 1 1 1

Victrex Company Background

Sector Specialty Chemicals
Activities Victrex plc is an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, focused on the strategic markets of Automotive, Aerospace, Energy, Electronics and Medical. Every day, millions of people rely on products or applications which contain its materials, from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil & gas operations and medical devices.
Latest Interim Date 13 May 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 04 Dec 2018

Victrex Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Oct 2017 Jakob Oskar Sigurdsson Chief Executive
01 Apr 2015 Dr Martin Court Executive Director
01 May 2018 Richard James Armitage Group Finance Director
28 Jul 2008 Lawrence Craig Pentz Non-Executive Chairman
09 Feb 2018 Janet Elizabeth Ashdown Non-Executive Director
09 Feb 2018 Brendan Wynne Derek Connolly Non-Executive Director
09 Feb 2011 Dr Pamela Josephine Kirby Non-Executive Director
14 May 2018 David Jeremy Thomas Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2015 Jane Elizabeth Toogood Non-Executive Director

Victrex Contact Details

Company Name Victrex
Company Address Victrex Technology Centre, Hillhouse International, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire FY5 4QD.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1253 897 700
Company Website http://www.victrexplc.com/

Victrex Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address St James Square, Manchester M2 6DS.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)161 246 4000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Adviser Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Adviser Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Adviser Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Solicitor Name Slaughter & May
Solicitor Address One Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YY.
Solicitor Website http://www.slaughterandmay.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7600 1200
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