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Victrex Fundamentals

Company Name Victrex Last Updated 18 Feb 2020
Industry Basic Materials Sector Specialty Chemicals
Shares in Issue (m) 86.54 Market Cap (£m) 1,976.66
PE Ratio 21.31 Div per Share (p) 59.56
Div Yield 2.61 Div Cover 1.80
EPS 107.20 EPS Growth (%) -16.77
PEG -1.27 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Debt Ratio 4.47 Debt Equity Ratio 0.29
Net Gearing 0.39 Gross Gearing 13.91
Asset Equity Ratio 1.16 Cash Equity Ratio 15.71
Quick Ratio 2.26 Current Ratio 4.00
Price To Book Value 4.28 ROCE 21.67

Victrex Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 30 Jan 2020 21 Feb 2020 GBX 46.14 59.56
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) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 261 253 259
Intangible Assets 27 28 31
Investments 36 25 19
Total Fixed Assets 324 306 309
Stocks 92 69 62
Debtors 45 43 38
Cash & Equivalents 73 71 120
Other Assets 3 74 10
Total Assets 536 564 538
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 53 51 41
Creditors after 1 year 22 23 18
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 75 74 60
Net assets 462 490 478
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 52 48 43
Profit / Loss 105 128 111
Other Equity 2 0 7
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 462 490 478
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 4.47 4.39 3.70
Debt-to-Equity 0.29 0.30 0.31
Net Gearing 0.39 0.48 -11.23
Gross Gearing 13.91 13.11 11.10
Assets / Equity 1.16 1.15 1.13
Cash / Equity 15.71 14.53 25.11
EPS 107.20 128.80 116.40
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 80 129 118
Cashflow before financing 119 51 92
Increase in Cash 0 -49 57
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 294 326 290
Cost of sales 118 118 106
Gross Profit 176 208 184
Operating Profit 104 127 111
Pre-Tax profit 105 128 111
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 05 Dec 2019

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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