Smiths Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-22.000 (-1.395%)
52 week
1140.82 - 1738.57

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:35 PM

Smiths Group plc operates as a technology company serving the medical technology, security and defense, general industrial, energy, and space and aerospace markets worldwide. It operates through John Crane, Smiths Detection, Flex-Tek, Smiths Interconnect divisions. The John Crane division offers mechanical seals, seal support systems, hydrodynamic bearings, packing materials, power transmission couplings, and specialized filtration systems. The Smiths Detection division provides sensors and systems that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards, and contraband. The Flex-Tek division offers engineered components that heat and move fluids and gases for the aerospace, medical, industrial, construction, and domestic appliance markets. The Smiths Interconnect division provides specialized electronic and radio frequency board-level and waveguide devices, connectors, cables, test sockets, and sub-systems for applications in the security and defense, medical, general industrial, and space and aerospace 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.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSpecialty Industrial Machinery / Industrials
Full time employees14000
Mailing address11-12 St James's Square 4th Floor London SW1Y 4LB United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7004 1600 / 44 20 7004 1644


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Smiths Group plc paid £0.36 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 08 Apr 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 186.17%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SMIN dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

SMIN's forward dividend amount is £0.47 and the forward dividend yield is 2.96%. 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 Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Smiths Group plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. John F. ShipseyCFO & Director820k
Mr. Paul A. KeelCEO & Exec. Director50
Ms. Jemma SpaltonDirector of Investor Relations
Ms. Melanie Jane Rowlands CBEGroup Gen. Counsel
Craig BarryVP of Marketing
Ms. Sheena MackayGroup HR Director
Sir Kevin R. TebbitSr. VP of Corp. Affairs72
Mr. Roland CarterPres of Smiths Detection & Asia Pacific53
Mr. Julian David Kenelm FaggeGroup Strategy & M&A Director and CEO of Flex-Tek and Smiths Interconnect
Mr. Jean Bernard Marie Philippe VernetPres of John Crane58

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

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 Smiths Group plc is 6.17B and its enterprise value is 7.43B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of SMIN is 3.02.

The SMIN's stocks Beta value is 0.83 making it 17% less 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.

Smiths Group plc (LSE:SMIN) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Smiths Group plc's Stock Symbol?

Smiths Group plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "SMIN".

2. What is Smiths Group plc's stock price today?

One share of SMIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1555.5.

3. How can I contact Smiths Group plc?

Smiths Group plc's mailing address is 11-12 St James's Square 4th Floor London SW1Y 4LB United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7004 1600.

4. What is Smiths Group plc's official website?

The official website of Smiths Group plc is