Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE Small Cap

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130.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 134.60
  • 52 Week Low: 90.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 217,458
  • Market Cap: 797.71m
  • RiskGrade: 158
  • 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 3.1% 3.3%
Div Cover 1.9 1.5
Op Mrgn 9.6% 13.6%
ROCE 24.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 22.8 19.8
PEG 0.5 1.3
Pr/Revenue 2.3 2.2
Pr/Book 3.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.7% -39.7%
PBT n/a -19.7%
EPS 42.7% 14.8%
DPS 4.9% -19.4%

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¢ 23.9 n/a -56% 3.54¢ 2.6%
31-Dec-14 457.20 24.10 5.82$ 0.2 0.1 +2% 3.89 390.3%
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-18 360.92 49.26 6.63p 19.8 1.3 +15% 4.32p 3.3%
31-Dec-19 380.60 57.14 7.72p 17.0 1.0 +17% 3.75p 2.8%

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SPT Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 25-Sep-2018 12:03 RNS
Price Monitoring Extension 10-Sep-2018 16:35 RNS
Vedanta Resources 03-Sep-2018 17:30 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
24-Sep-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 133.00p 311 413.63
24-Aug-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 119.60p 210 251.16
24-Jul-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 121.40p 206 250.08

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 130.40p
Change Today -1.00p
% Change -0.76 %
52 Week High 134.60
52 Week Low 90.50
Volume 217,458
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 797.71m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 158

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
71.51% below the market average71.51% below the market average71.51% below the market average71.51% below the market average71.51% 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
Price Trend
81.00% above the market average81.00% above the market average81.00% above the market average81.00% above the market average81.00% above the market average
68.00% above the sector average68.00% above the sector average68.00% above the sector average68.00% above the sector average68.00% above the sector average
Income Not Available
Growth
36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average36.51% below the market average
44% below the sector average44% below the sector average44% below the sector average44% below the sector average44% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 7
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 09-Aug-18 15-Mar-18
Paid 07-Sep-18 04-May-18
Amount 1.34p 1.73p

Trades for 25-Sep-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:29 1,161 @ 130.40p
16:29 583 @ 130.40p
16:29 95 @ 130.40p
16:29 518 @ 130.40p
16:29 643 @ 130.40p

SPT Key Personnel

CEO Eric G Hutchinson
CFO Paula Bell

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