Smiths Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-25.000 (-1.462%)
52 week
1352.5 - 1807.0

Last traded: Today at 3:47 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, and 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, and construction 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 / Sector Specialty Industrial Machinery / Industrials
Full time employees 14764
Mailing address 11-12 St James's Square 4th Floor London SW1Y 4LB United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 20 7004 1600 / 44 20 7004 1644


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Smiths Group plc paid £0.40 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 06 Apr 2023.The dividend payout ratio is 1,367.86%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SMIN dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

SMIN's forward dividend amount is £0.4 and the forward dividend yield is 2.31%. 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 Mar 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on Smiths Group plc.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Paul A. Keel CEO & Exec. Director 52 1.83M
Ms. Clare Scherrer CFO & Director 666.87k
Ms. Jemma Spalton Director of Investor Relations
Ms. Melanie Jane Rowlands CBE Group Gen. Counsel
Mr. Craig Barry VP of Marketing
Ms. Vera Kirikova MBA Chief People Officer 48
Mr. Samit Basu Chief Digital Officer
Mr. Keir Boxshall Head of Innovation
John D. Ostergren Chief Sustainability Officer
Ms. Diana J. Houghton Group Head of Strategy 58

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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 and its enterprise value is .

The SMIN's stocks Beta value is 0.66 making it 34% 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 £1685.

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