Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

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154.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -2.20p
  • 52 Week High: 166.20p
  • 52 Week Low: 110.60p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 375,564
  • Market Cap: 945.75m
  • RiskGrade: 140
  • Beta: 0.01

SPT Overview

Communications technology business, Spirent, provides performance analysis and service assurance solutions to companies involved primarily in the internet broadband services, internet telephony and 3G wireless applications markets. The group was formerly known as Bowthorpe, but changed its name to Spirent in 2000.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.9% 2.5%
Div Cover 2.4 2.3
Op Mrgn 12.1% 15.7%
ROCE 29.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.1 18.6
PEG 0.4 n/a
Pr/Revenue 2.5 2.5
Pr/Book 3.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.9% -37.0%
PBT 31.3% -23.0%
EPS 43.8% -2.6%
DPS 10.0% -37.8%

SPT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 457.20 24.10 5.82$ 0.2 0.1 +2% 3.89 403.9%
31-Dec-15 477.10 9.60 5.00¢ 18.2 n/a -14% 3.89¢ 4.3%
31-Dec-16 457.90 (46.00) 5.29¢ 23.7 4.0 +6% 3.89¢ 3.1%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 17.2 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 3.1%
31-Dec-18 476.90 61.20 10.86¢ 13.9 0.3 +44% 4.49¢ 3.0%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

SPT Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 381.77 59.89 8.31p 18.6 n/a -3% 3.55p 2.5%
31-Dec-20 403.83 65.14 9.08p 17.0 1.8 +9% 3.85p 2.7%

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SPT Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 22-May-2019 13:04 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 16-May-2019 16:17 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 07-May-2019 16:51 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

SPT Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 154.60p
Change Today -2.20p
% Change -1.40 %
52 Week High 166.20p
52 Week Low 110.60p
Volume 375,564
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 945.75m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 140

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
78.78% below the market average78.78% below the market average78.78% below the market average78.78% below the market average78.78% below the market average
92.31% below the sector average92.31% below the sector average92.31% below the sector average92.31% below the sector average92.31% below the sector average
Price Trend
89.44% above the market average89.44% above the market average89.44% above the market average89.44% above the market average89.44% above the market average
92.31% above the sector average92.31% above the sector average92.31% above the sector average92.31% above the sector average92.31% above the sector average
Income
42.55% below the market average42.55% below the market average42.55% below the market average42.55% below the market average42.55% below the market average
42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average42.86% below the sector average
Growth
25.72% above the market average25.72% above the market average25.72% above the market average25.72% above the market average25.72% above the market average
61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average61.54% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 14-Mar-19 09-Aug-18
Paid 03-May-19 07-Sep-18
Amount 2.08p 1.34p

Trades for 24-May-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 168,096 @ 154.60p
16:29 153 @ 154.00p
16:29 903 @ 154.00p
16:29 779 @ 154.00p
16:29 80 @ 154.00p

SPT Key Personnel

CFO Paula Bell
CEO Eric Updyke

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