Spectris PLC (SXS.L)
Feb 27 - Electrical engineering company Spectris Plc said its full-year adjusted pretax profit fell 6.4 percent as higher costs hurt gross margins.
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Oct 24 - Electrical engineering company Spectris Plc cautioned that full-year profit would be "modestly below" market expectations as economic conditions in its main geographies had shown little improvement.