Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United Kingdom and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Oxford Instruments's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OXIG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: OXIG underperformed the UK Electronic industry which returned 9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OXIG exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Oxford Instruments's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Oxford Instruments undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: OXIG (£11.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£4.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OXIG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OXIG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the Electronic industry average (19x).
PE vs Market: OXIG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the UK market (14.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: OXIG's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OXIG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (2x).
How is Oxford Instruments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: OXIG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: OXIG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: OXIG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: OXIG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: OXIG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.5% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if OXIG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Oxford Instruments performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OXIG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: OXIG's current net profit margins (9.6%) are higher than last year (5.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OXIG's earnings have grown significantly by 47.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: OXIG's earnings growth over the past year (83.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (47.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: OXIG earnings growth over the past year (83.8%) exceeded the Electronic industry 6.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: OXIG's Return on Equity (15.8%) is considered low.
How is Oxford Instruments's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OXIG's short term assets (£184.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£134.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: OXIG's short term assets (£184.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£41.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OXIG's debt to equity ratio (12.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: OXIG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 123.1% to 12.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: OXIG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (152.7%).
Interest Coverage: OXIG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (35.1x coverage).
What is Oxford Instruments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate OXIG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate OXIG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OXIG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OXIG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: OXIG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of OXIG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Ian Barkshire (53yo)
Dr. Ian Barkshire has been the Chief Executive of Oxford Instruments plc since May 11, 2016 and its Executive Director since November 10, 2015. Dr. Barkshire served as the Chief Operating Officer of Oxford ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD2.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.23M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Executive & Executive Director||4yrs||UK£1.76m||0.022% £149.9k|
|CFO & Director||4yrs||UK£1.33m||0.011% £72.3k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.67yrs||UK£48.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.33yrs||UK£56.00k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.42yrs||UK£60.00k||0.014% £95.9k|
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||2.83yrs||UK£82.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.25yrs||UK£56.00k||0.0018% £12.0k|
Experienced Board: OXIG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Oxford Instruments plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Oxford Instruments plc
- Ticker: OXIG
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: UK£686.264m
- Shares outstanding: 57.28m
- Website: https://www.oxinst.com
Number of Employees
- Oxford Instruments plc
- Tubney Woods
- OX13 5QX
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|OXIN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|OXIG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|OXIGL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
Oxford Instruments plc, through its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, rents, sells, and services tools and systems in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Materials and Characterisation, Research and Discovery, and Service and Healthcare segments. The company offers atomic force microscopy products; tools for use in research and development across a range of applications, including semiconductors, renewable energy, mining, metallurgy, and forensics; etch and deposition tools, such as clustered cassette-to-cassette platforms for high-throughput production processing and compact stand-alone systems for research and development; and low temperature systems comprising dilution refrigerators, high field magnets, and cryostats. It also provides OPTICAL IMAGING products, such as cameras, confocal microscopy products, and 3D and 4D visualization software; and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) instruments, including NMR spectrometers, QC/QA analyzers, and rock core analyzers for use in applications, such as agriculture and food, automotive and aviation, building and construction, chemicals, environment, illicit drugs testing, mining and minerals, pharma, polymers, rock core analysis, textiles, and teaching NMR. In addition, the company is involved in the CT and MRI equipment sales, maintenance services, parts, and mobile imaging solutions; development and manufacture of scientific cameras spectroscopy solutions, microscopy systems, and software for applications comprising advanced manufacturing, astronomy, bio imaging and life science, energy generation and storage, forensics and environment, photonics, quantum technology, semiconductors, microelectronics, and data storage; and manufacture of x-ray tubes, power supplies, and integrated x-ray sources, as well as service, sale, and rental of third party healthcare imaging systems. Oxford Instruments plc was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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