Spectra Systems Corporation is a software-application business based in the UK. Spectra Systems shares (SPSY.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 180p – a decrease of 0.55% over the previous week. Spectra Systems employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £13.4 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Spectra Systems's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 180p, which is 16.94% up on its pre-crash value of 149.5p and 133.28% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 77.16p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Spectra Systems shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £709.68 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £1,161.29.
|Latest market close||180p|
|52-week range||73.6516p - 204p|
|50-day moving average||180.3971p|
|200-day moving average||155.0176p|
|Wall St. target price||1.83p|
|Dividend yield||0.06p (3.68%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||9p|
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|1 month (2020-12-23)||8.84%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||-4.62%|
Valuing Spectra Systems stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Spectra Systems's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Spectra Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Spectra Systems shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71).
Spectra Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £5.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Spectra Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£13.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||32.33%|
|Gross profit TTM||£9.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||9.6%|
|Return on equity TTM||17.44%|
|Market capitalisation||£78 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Spectra Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Over the last 12 months, Spectra Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as 73.6516p up to 204p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Spectra Systems's is 0.0295. This would suggest that Spectra Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Spectra Systems Corporation discovers, develops, and sells integrated optical systems in Rhode Island and internationally. It operates in three segments: Authentication Systems, Secure Transactions, and Banknote Cleaning. The company offers integrated solutions, including a system of taggant materials and sensor equipment to authenticate banknotes that are used by central banks, as well as G7 country for passport security; banknote cleaning solution that lifts sebum and other substances from the banknote through a dry process based on supercritical CO2 cleaning; and solutions to authenticate brand name products. It also provides solutions that deliver various levels of security and enable manufacturing companies to control products in process and detect defects in real-time; and internal control systems used to verify the accuracy of transactions logged by providers of lottery and gaming operators. In addition, the company offers software and hardware systems comprising high-speed currency authentication sensors; quality control equipment for use in paper and polymer banknote manufacturing and printing; authentication solutions designed to enhance the security of branded products; and security printers and hologram makers. The company was formerly known as Spectra Science Corporation and changed its name to Spectra Systems Corporation in June 2001. Spectra Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
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