Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

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116.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.40p
  • 52 Week High: 138.00
  • 52 Week Low: 96.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 290,812
  • Market Cap: 714.51m
  • RiskGrade: 184
  • Beta: 0.70

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 3.5% 3.4%
Div Cover 1.9 1.8
Op Mrgn 9.6% 13.5%
ROCE 24.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 19.1 16.4
PEG 0.4 0.9
Pr/Revenue 1.9 1.9
Pr/Book 2.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.7% -34.3%
PBT n/a -13.7%
EPS 42.7% 18.7%
DPS 4.9% -23.0%

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¢ 22.9 n/a -56% 3.54¢ 2.7%
31-Dec-14 457.20 24.10 5.82$ 0.2 0.1 +2% 3.89 408.1%
31-Dec-15 477.10 9.60 5.00¢ 18.0 n/a -14% 3.89¢ 4.3%
31-Dec-16 457.90 (46.00) 5.29¢ 23.5 3.9 +6% 3.89¢ 3.1%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 17.0 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 3.2%

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-18 376.25 50.61 7.04p 16.4 0.9 +19% 3.96p 3.4%
31-Dec-19 397.29 57.83 8.05p 14.3 1.0 +14% 3.67p 3.2%

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Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
26-Nov-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 127.80p 196 250.49
24-Oct-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 119.70p 208 248.98
24-Sep-18 Buy Eric G Hutchinson 133.00p 311 413.63

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 116.80p
Change Today 1.40p
% Change 1.21 %
52 Week High 138.00
52 Week Low 96.60
Volume 290,812
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 714.51m
Beta 0.70
RiskGrade 184

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
70.27% below the market average70.27% below the market average70.27% below the market average70.27% below the market average70.27% 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
Price Trend
79.76% above the market average79.76% above the market average79.76% above the market average79.76% above the market average79.76% above the market average
76.92% above the sector average76.92% above the sector average76.92% above the sector average76.92% above the sector average76.92% above the sector average
Income
28.18% below the market average28.18% below the market average28.18% below the market average28.18% below the market average28.18% below the market average
14.29% below the sector average14.29% below the sector average14.29% below the sector average14.29% below the sector average14.29% below the sector average
Growth
36.45% below the market average36.45% below the market average36.45% below the market average36.45% below the market average36.45% 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 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
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 12-Dec-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
12:34 522 @ 116.80p
12:34 663 @ 117.00p
12:34 28 @ 117.00p
12:34 150 @ 117.00p
12:34 695 @ 116.80p

SPT Key Personnel

CEO Eric G Hutchinson
CFO Paula Bell

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