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Victrex LSE:VCT Stock Report

Last Price

UK£18.02

Market Cap

UK£1.6b

7D

2.4%

1Y

-21.8%

Updated

28 Nov, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
VCT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends3/6

VCT Stock Overview

Victrex plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polymers worldwide.

Victrex plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Victrex
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£18.02
52 Week HighUK£25.40
52 Week LowUK£15.22
Beta0.76
1 Month Change7.58%
3 Month Change1.92%
1 Year Change-21.79%
3 Year Change-22.39%
5 Year Change-25.54%
Change since IPO606.67%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Nov 24
Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Is There An Opportunity With Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) 39% Undervaluation?

Oct 27
Is There An Opportunity With Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) 39% Undervaluation?

Should You Investigate Victrex plc (LON:VCT) At UK£18.12?

Aug 18
Should You Investigate Victrex plc (LON:VCT) At UK£18.12?

Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Jul 30
Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Are Investors Undervaluing Victrex plc (LON:VCT) By 38%?

Jul 10
Are Investors Undervaluing Victrex plc (LON:VCT) By 38%?

Victrex (LON:VCT) Will Pay A Dividend Of UK£0.13

May 12
Victrex (LON:VCT) Will Pay A Dividend Of UK£0.13

Does Victrex (LON:VCT) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

May 11
Does Victrex (LON:VCT) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Here's What's Concerning About Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Apr 22
Here's What's Concerning About Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Trading At A 35% Discount?

Mar 06
Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Trading At A 35% Discount?

Shareholders Will Probably Hold Off On Increasing Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) CEO Compensation For The Time Being

Feb 03
Shareholders Will Probably Hold Off On Increasing Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) CEO Compensation For The Time Being

Victrex (LON:VCT) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Jan 16
Victrex (LON:VCT) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Is There Now An Opportunity In Victrex plc (LON:VCT)?

Jan 04
Is There Now An Opportunity In Victrex plc (LON:VCT)?

Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Dec 21
Investors Could Be Concerned With Victrex's (LON:VCT) Returns On Capital

Victrex's (LON:VCT) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Dec 08
Victrex's (LON:VCT) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

At UK£24.02, Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Worth Looking At Closely?

Sep 29
At UK£24.02, Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Worth Looking At Closely?

Victrex (LON:VCT) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Sep 10
Victrex (LON:VCT) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

Aug 12
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

We Think Victrex (LON:VCT) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Jun 21
We Think Victrex (LON:VCT) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Victrex (LON:VCT) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

May 27
Victrex (LON:VCT) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

May 12
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financial Prospects Look Decent: Is The Market Wrong?

Mar 17
Victrex plc's (LON:VCT) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financial Prospects Look Decent: Is The Market Wrong?

Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) An Attractive Dividend Stock?

Mar 02
Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) An Attractive Dividend Stock?

We're Watching These Trends At Victrex (LON:VCT)

Feb 17
We're Watching These Trends At Victrex (LON:VCT)

What Type Of Shareholders Own The Most Number of Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Shares?

Feb 05
What Type Of Shareholders Own The Most Number of Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Shares?

It Might Not Be A Great Idea To Buy Victrex plc (LON:VCT) For Its Next Dividend

Jan 23
It Might Not Be A Great Idea To Buy Victrex plc (LON:VCT) For Its Next Dividend

How Much Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) CEO Getting Paid?

Jan 20
How Much Is Victrex plc (LON:VCT) CEO Getting Paid?

Shareholders Of Victrex (LON:VCT) Must Be Happy With Their 81% Return

Jan 06
Shareholders Of Victrex (LON:VCT) Must Be Happy With Their 81% Return

Should You Use Victrex's (LON:VCT) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Dec 24
Should You Use Victrex's (LON:VCT) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Victrex plc Just Missed Earnings - But Analysts Have Updated Their Models

Dec 11
Victrex plc Just Missed Earnings - But Analysts Have Updated Their Models

Estimating The Fair Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

Dec 10
Estimating The Fair Value Of Victrex plc (LON:VCT)

Should You Think About Buying Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Now?

Nov 17
Should You Think About Buying Victrex plc (LON:VCT) Now?

Shareholder Returns

VCTGB ChemicalsGB Market
7D2.4%1.7%1.1%
1Y-21.8%-28.7%-7.0%

Return vs Industry: VCT exceeded the UK Chemicals industry which returned -27.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VCT underperformed the UK Market which returned -5.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VCT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VCT volatility
VCT Average Weekly Movement4.2%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: VCT is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VCT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1993866Jakob Sigurdssonhttps://www.victrexplc.com

Victrex plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polymers worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Industrial and Medical. It develops PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions, and semi-finished and finished parts.

Victrex plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Victrex's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VCT fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£1.57b
Earnings (TTM)UK£70.30m
Revenue (TTM)UK£315.50m

22.3x

P/E Ratio

5.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VCT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£315.50m
Cost of RevenueUK£152.70m
Gross ProfitUK£162.80m
Other ExpensesUK£92.50m
EarningsUK£70.30m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Dec 06, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.81
Gross Margin51.60%
Net Profit Margin22.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio3.3%

How did VCT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.3%

Current Dividend Yield

74%

Payout Ratio