Johnson Matthey Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-37.000 (-1.141%)
52 week
31.37 - 3363.0

Last traded: Today at 3:45 PM

Johnson Matthey Plc provides specialty chemicals in the United States, Germany, rest of Europe, the United States, rest of North America, China, rest of Asia, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Clean Air, Efficient Natural Resources, Health, and New Markets. The Clean Air segment provides catalysts for gasoline and diesel light duty vehicles; and catalyst systems for diesel powered trucks, buses, non-road machinery, and stationary equipment. This segment serves car companies, heavy duty truck and engine manufacturers, Chinese producers, and others. The Efficient Natural Resources segment manufactures specialty catalysts and additives, as well as licenses process technology and delivers services to the oil and gas industry; refines, recycles, fabricates, and distributes platinum group metals (pgms); precious metals and enamels; and diagnostic services for the oil and gas industry. This segment serves chemical, oil, and gas companies; engineering contractors; industrial pgm users; end of life autocatalyst collectors; and automotive industry suppliers. The Health segment develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for various treatments; provides solutions for generic and innovator companies; and operates in the outsourced small molecule API market. The New Markets segment offers battery materials, battery systems, and fuel cell technologies; science and technology to develop the products for devices used in medical procedures; and catalysts to pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals markets. This segment serves automotive and heavy duty vehicle companies; lithium ion cell manufacturers; fuel cell manufacturers; cordless tool and transport manufacturers; medical device companies; and pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and agrochemical companies. The company was formerly known as Johnson & Cock and changed its name to Johnson Matthey Plc in 1851. Johnson Matthey Plc was founded in 1817 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry / SectorSpecialty Chemicals / Basic Materials
Full time employees13632
Mailing address25 Farringdon Street 5th Floor London EC4A 4AB United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7269 8400 / 44 20 7269 8433


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Johnson Matthey Plc paid £0.51 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 26 Nov 2020.The dividend payout ratio is 105.35%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.JMAT dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

JMAT's forward dividend amount is £0.51 and the forward dividend yield is 1.58%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Johnson Matthey Plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Robert J. MacLeodCEO & Exec. Director561.46M
Mr. Stephen OxleyCFO & Director
Mr. Ron W. GerrardChief Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and Operations Officer
Mr. Maurits van TolChief Technology Officer
Mr. Martin Christopher DunwoodieDirector of Investor Relations
Mr. Nicholas Ian CooperGen. Counsel & Company Sec.56
Ms. Sally JonesDirector of Corp. Communications
Ms. Alexandra FrenchSales and Marketing Director
Ms. Annette M. Kelleher B.A., M.Sc., MSc, BAChief Human Resource Officer53
Mr. M. BedfordManaging Director of Precious Metals

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The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Johnson Matthey Plc is 6.2B and its enterprise value is 7.17B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of JMAT is 0.49.

The JMAT's stocks Beta value is 1.26 making it 26% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Johnson Matthey Plc (LSE:JMAT) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Johnson Matthey Plc's Stock Symbol?

Johnson Matthey Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "JMAT".

2. What is Johnson Matthey Plc's stock price today?

One share of JMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately £3205.

3. How can I contact Johnson Matthey Plc?

Johnson Matthey Plc's mailing address is 25 Farringdon Street 5th Floor London EC4A 4AB United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7269 8400.

4. What is Johnson Matthey Plc's official website?

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