Analyst forecasts - Smiths Group plc


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Analysts Forecast

Consensus FY18
John Crane 868
Medical 931
Detection 841
Flek-Tek 339
Interconnect 319
Revenue (£m) 3,298
John Crane 205
Medical 203
Detection 131
Flek-Tek 65
Interconnect 46
Central -56
Headline operating profit (£m)* 596
Net Financing -61
Headline PBT (£m)* 535
Tax rate 28.0%
Tax -149
Headline PAT (£m) 381
Headline EPS 96.0p

Updated 14 February 2018

* Headline profit is before exceptional items, amortisation and impairment of acquired intangible assets, pension charges and financing gains/losses from currency hedging.

Consensus estimates above exclude Bearings for 4 analysts only

Each line is the average for the analysts’ forecasts for that item and as such the numbers do not always total correctly because of rounding differences.



The forecasts in this analysis have been gathered from a number of registered investment analysts and are, as such, publicly available information. These estimates are forward looking and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties that may materially affect eventual results. In distributing this analysis, Smiths Group does not imply its endorsement of, or concurrence with, such information, conclusions or recommendations. Nothing in this analysis should be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell shares in Smiths Group or to take any other action or place any reliance on the analysis. Smiths Group is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and cannot offer investment advice.

Although Smiths Group will endeavour to procure that the information is kept updated, Smiths Group assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect circumstances existing after the date hereof. Neither Smiths Group nor any subsidiary undertaking or any director, officer or employee of Smiths Group accepts any responsibility for the accuracy of the forecasts used in this analysis and therefore shall have no liability whatsoever for the consequences of any reliance or actions taken or not taken based on any of the information in this analysis


The following analyst forecasts are included:

House Analyst
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Alex Virgo
Credit Suisse Andre Kukhnin
Deutsche Bank Jonathan Hurn
Exane BNP Paribas Jonathan Mounsey
Goldman Sachs Jack O’Brien
HSBC Scott Cagehin
Investec Michael Blogg
JP Morgan Cazenove Glen Liddy
Morgan Stanley Robert Davies
Numis David Larkam
RBC Matthew Spurr
Stifel Mark Davies-Jones

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Smiths Group divisions:

John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek

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