Scope for upgrades at Spectris

Beating estimates would go against grain of trading conditions
Thursday 09 Feb 2017 Author: Steven Frazer

Industrial controls and productivity kit supplier Spectris (SXS) could deliver an upside surprise to earnings when it posts full year 2016 results on 14 February. Some analysts see the potential for a rough 5% outperformance versus consensus despite a challenging market backdrop. Consensus is pitched at 120p of earnings per share, rising to 133p in 2017. (SF)

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