Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

273.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.50p
  • 52 Week High: 304.00
  • 52 Week Low: 151.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 585,217
  • Market Cap: 1,670.06m
  • RiskGrade: 218

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 2.0% 1.6%
Div Cover 2.5 2.5
Op Mrgn 17.6% 19.0%
ROCE 31.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 26.0 25.8
PEG 1.1 3.8
Pr/Revenue 4.2 4.2
Pr/Book 5.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 5.6% -36.3%
PBT 46.4% -31.9%
EPS 23.4% 6.4%
DPS 20.0% -34.8%

SPT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-15 477.10 9.60 5.00¢ 18.3 n/a -14% 3.89¢ 4.3%
31-Dec-16 457.90 (46.00) 5.29¢ 23.8 4.0 +6% 3.89¢ 3.1%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 17.3 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%
31-Dec-19 503.60 89.60 13.40¢ 24.0 1.0 +23% 5.39¢ 1.7%

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-20 409.99 77.91 11.03p 24.8 3.9 +6% 4.49p 1.6%
31-Dec-21 431.31 82.26 11.59p 23.6 4.6 +5% 4.53p 1.6%

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SPT Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 01-Sep-2020 08:52 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 24-Aug-2020 16:11 RNS
Half-year Report 06-Aug-2020 07:00 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 273.00p
Change Today 0.50p
% Change 0.18 %
52 Week High 304.00
52 Week Low 151.60
Volume 585,217
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 1,670.06m
RiskGrade 218

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
94.65% below the market average94.65% below the market average94.65% below the market average94.65% below the market average94.65% below the market average
91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average
Price Trend
80.20% above the market average80.20% above the market average80.20% above the market average80.20% above the market average80.20% above the market average
56.52% above the sector average56.52% above the sector average56.52% above the sector average56.52% above the sector average56.52% above the sector average
Income
81.44% below the market average81.44% below the market average81.44% below the market average81.44% below the market average81.44% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average
Growth
72.13% above the market average72.13% above the market average72.13% above the market average72.13% above the market average72.13% above the market average
82.61% above the sector average82.61% above the sector average82.61% above the sector average82.61% above the sector average82.61% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 10
neutral
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 13-Aug-20 12-Mar-20
Paid 11-Sep-20 01-May-20
Amount 1.67p 2.70p

Trades for 23-Sep-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 283,806 @ 273.00p
16:29 322 @ 273.00p
16:29 1,525 @ 273.00p
16:29 228 @ 273.00p
16:29 12 @ 273.00p

SPT Key Personnel

CFO Paula Bell
CEO Eric Updyke

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