When did Spectris go public?

The company was listed on the stock exchange in 1988 as Fairey Group plc.

Where does Spectris stock trade?

Spectris is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the Electronics sector under the ticker symbol SXS.

Can I buy Spectris shares in Europe or the USA?

Spectris shares cannot be purchased over the counter outside the UK, however they can be bought and sold via a registered intermediary.

Does Spectris operate a SCRIP or DRIP dividend programme?

As an alternative to receiving dividends in cash, shareholders can use their dividend payments to buy additional Spectris shares using the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). New applications to participate in the DRIP must be received at least 15 working days before the date of the next dividend payment.

Full details of the Plan are set out on the Spectris website here http://www.spectris.com/investors/dividends or, alternatively, contact the registrars, Equiniti on 0371 384 2586 (UK) or +44 121 415 7047 (overseas).

I have a share certificate in the name of Fairey Group. How do I obtain a new certificate for Spectris?

Share certificates in the name of Fairey Group plc remain valid. However, if you would like a replacement certificate bearing the name of Spectris plc, please write to our registrars stating this request and enclosing your existing certificate. Our registrar’s details are as follows: Equiniti Limited, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex, BN99 6DA.

How do I change my address on my share certificate?

To change any details on your share certificate, contact the registrars:- Equiniti Limited, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex, BN99 6DA. A range of shareholder services are also provided on-line at

How do I contact Spectris?

The company’s head office is at Heritage House, Church Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9QD, England and the main telephone number is +44 (0)1784 470470. The e-mail address is info@spectris.com