Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

217.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.50p
  • 52 Week High: 220.00
  • 52 Week Low: 112.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 1,060,163
  • Market Cap: 1,327.48m
  • RiskGrade: 122
  • Beta: 0.60

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 2.1% 1.7%
Div Cover 2.4 2.5
Op Mrgn 12.1% 16.5%
ROCE 29.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 26.3 23.9
PEG 0.6 3.1
Pr/Revenue 3.7 3.4
Pr/Book 4.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 4.9% -38.7%
PBT 31.3% -21.2%
EPS 43.8% 8.6%
DPS 10.0% -38.4%

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% 3.89 390.9%
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¢ 24.5 4.1 +6% 3.89¢ 3.0%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 17.7 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 3.0%
31-Dec-18 476.90 61.20 10.86¢ 14.3 0.3 +44% 4.49¢ 2.9%

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-19 383.89 63.37 8.98p 24.2 2.8 +9% 3.63p 1.7%
31-Dec-20 407.61 71.37 9.79p 22.2 2.4 +9% 3.80p 1.8%

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SPT Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 02-Dec-2019 09:10 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 28-Nov-2019 16:44 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 26-Nov-2019 12:47 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
25-Nov-19 Buy Paula Bell 216.00p 57 123.12
24-Oct-19 Buy Paula Bell 201.50p 62 124.93
30-Sep-19 Sell Paula Bell 197.74p 123,182 243,580.08

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 217.00p
Change Today 0.50p
% Change 0.23 %
52 Week High 220.00
52 Week Low 112.80
Volume 1,060,163
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 1,327.48m
Beta 0.60
RiskGrade 122

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.63% below the market average92.63% below the market average92.63% below the market average92.63% below the market average92.63% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Price Trend
96.77% above the market average96.77% above the market average96.77% above the market average96.77% above the market average96.77% above the market average
84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average
Income
85.63% below the market average85.63% below the market average85.63% below the market average85.63% below the market average85.63% 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
29.36% above the market average29.36% above the market average29.36% above the market average29.36% above the market average29.36% above the market average
84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average84.00% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 9
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 08-Aug-19 14-Mar-19
Paid 06-Sep-19 03-May-19
Amount 1.59p 2.08p

Trades for 09-Dec-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 92,732 @ 217.00p
16:35 704,560 @ 217.00p
16:29 1,053 @ 217.00p
16:29 66 @ 217.00p
16:29 276 @ 216.50p

SPT Key Personnel

CFO Paula Bell
CEO Eric Updyke

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