Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE Small Cap

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118.20p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.60p
  • 52 Week High: 129.60
  • 52 Week Low: 90.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 227,596
  • Market Cap: 723.08m
  • RiskGrade: 177

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.

1 Day Chart (19-06-2018)

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6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.5% 3.2%
Div Cover 1.9 1.6
Op Mrgn 9.6% 13.6%
ROCE 24.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 20.6 19.5
PEG 0.5 3.1
Pr/Revenue 2.1 2.1
Pr/Book 2.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.7% -42.9%
PBT n/a -23.9%
EPS 42.7% 6.4%
DPS 4.9% -30.5%

SPT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 413.50 39.10 5.71¢ 24.0 n/a -56% 3.54¢ 2.6%
31-Dec-14 457.20 24.10 5.82$ 0.2 0.1 +2% 3.89 389.7%
31-Dec-15 477.10 9.60 5.00¢ 18.8 n/a -14% 3.89¢ 4.1%
31-Dec-16 457.90 (46.00) 5.29¢ 24.6 4.1 +6% 3.89¢ 3.0%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 17.8 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 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-18 342.44 46.71 6.05p 19.5 3.1 +6% 3.74p 3.2%
31-Dec-19 360.80 52.77 6.88p 17.2 1.2 +14% 3.47p 2.9%

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SPT Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 01-Jun-2018 10:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 29-May-2018 09:27 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 24-May-2018 16:39 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
24-May-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 113.80p 742 844.40
24-May-18 Transfer From Eric G Hutchinson 0.000p 366,762 0.00
24-May-18 Sell Eric G Hutchinson 112.60p 366,762 412,974.03

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 118.20p
Change Today -1.60p
% Change -1.34 %
52 Week High 129.60
52 Week Low 90.50
Volume 227,596
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 723.08m
RiskGrade 177

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
76.74% below the market average76.74% below the market average76.74% below the market average76.74% below the market average76.74% below the market average
61.54% below the sector average61.54% below the sector average61.54% below the sector average61.54% below the sector average61.54% below the sector average
Price Trend
58.78% above the market average58.78% above the market average58.78% above the market average58.78% above the market average58.78% above the market average
53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average53.85% above the sector average
Income
4.35% below the market average4.35% below the market average4.35% below the market average4.35% below the market average4.35% below the market average
25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average
Growth
37.85% below the market average37.85% below the market average37.85% below the market average37.85% below the market average37.85% below the market average
46.15% below the sector average46.15% below the sector average46.15% below the sector average46.15% below the sector average46.15% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 15-Mar-18 15-Mar-18
Paid 04-May-18 04-May-18
Amount 1.73p 3.60p

Trades for 19-Jun-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 15,293 @ 118.20p
16:29 128 @ 117.80p
16:29 13 @ 117.80p
16:29 316 @ 118.20p
16:29 364 @ 117.80p

SPT Key Personnel

CEO Eric G Hutchinson
CFO Paula Bell

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