company background image
VCT

Victrex LSE:VCT Stock Report

Last Price

UK£16.26

Market Cap

UK£1.4b

7D

-9.8%

1Y

-34.4%

Updated

09 Dec, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
VCT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
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£16.26
52 Week HighUK£25.40
52 Week LowUK£15.22
Beta0.75
1 Month Change-5.08%
3 Month Change-8.50%
1 Year Change-34.38%
3 Year Change-33.58%
5 Year Change-37.17%
Change since IPO537.65%

Recent News & 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?

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
7D-9.8%-3.5%-1.3%
1Y-34.4%-31.2%-8.8%

Return vs Industry: VCT underperformed the UK Chemicals industry which returned -31.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VCT underperformed the UK Market which returned -9.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VCT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VCT volatility
VCT Average Weekly Movement4.4%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: VCT is not significantly more volatile than the rest 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£1.41b
Earnings (TTM)UK£76.20m
Revenue (TTM)UK£341.00m

18.5x

P/E Ratio

4.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VCT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£341.00m
Cost of RevenueUK£163.70m
Gross ProfitUK£177.30m
Other ExpensesUK£101.10m
EarningsUK£76.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.88
Gross Margin51.99%
Net Profit Margin22.35%
Debt/Equity Ratio4.6%

How did VCT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.7%

Current Dividend Yield

68%

Payout Ratio

Does VCT pay a reliable dividends?

See VCT dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy VCT by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Victrex dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJan 19 2023
Dividend Pay DateFeb 17 2023
Days until Ex dividend40 days
Days until Dividend pay date69 days

Does VCT pay a reliable dividends?

See VCT dividend history and benchmarks