Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

292.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 307.00
  • 52 Week Low: 228.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 210,526
  • Market Cap: 1,788.73m
  • RiskGrade: 172

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% 2.0%
Div Cover 2.4 2.0
Op Mrgn 18.3% 19.9%
ROCE 30.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 27.3 25.5
PEG 2.9 n/a
Pr/Revenue 4.7 4.3
Pr/Book 5.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 3.7% -41.8%
PBT 6.9% -36.8%
EPS 9.6% -21.0%
DPS 12.1% -29.5%

SPT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-16 457.90 (46.00) 5.29¢ 25.6 4.3 +6% 3.89¢ 2.9%
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 18.5 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 2.9%
31-Dec-18 476.90 61.20 10.86¢ 14.9 0.3 +44% 4.49¢ 2.8%
31-Dec-19 503.60 89.60 13.40¢ 25.7 1.1 +23% 5.39¢ 1.6%
31-Dec-20 522.40 95.80 14.68¢ 24.6 2.5 +10% 6.04¢ 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-21 415.88 82.90 11.59p 25.3 n/a -21% 5.83p 2.0%
31-Dec-22 436.24 87.75 12.42p 23.6 3.3 +7% 4.72p 1.6%

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SPT Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 27-Sep-2021 09:39 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 21-Sep-2021 14:08 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 20-Sep-2021 11:13 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
24-Sep-21 Transfer From Paula Bell 0.000p 42 0.00
24-Sep-21 Buy Paula Bell 298.80p 42 125.50
21-Sep-21 Buy Dividends Gary Bullard 293.59p 274 804.43

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 292.40p
Change Today -1.00p
% Change -0.34 %
52 Week High 307.00
52 Week Low 228.50
Volume 210,526
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 1,788.73m
RiskGrade 172

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
89.84% below the market average89.84% below the market average89.84% below the market average89.84% below the market average89.84% below the market average
90.91% below the sector average90.91% below the sector average90.91% below the sector average90.91% below the sector average90.91% below the sector average
Price Trend
38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average38.36% above the market average
16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average16.67% above the sector average
Income
44.88% below the market average44.88% below the market average44.88% below the market average44.88% below the market average44.88% below the market average
60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average
Growth
74.16% above the market average74.16% above the market average74.16% above the market average74.16% above the market average74.16% 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

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 8
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 12-Aug-21 18-Mar-21
Paid 17-Sep-21 30-Apr-21
Amount 1.72p 2.78p

Trades for 27-Sep-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
10:33 886 @ 292.40p
10:33 977 @ 292.40p
10:33 500 @ 292.40p
10:32 217 @ 292.40p
10:32 282 @ 292.40p

SPT Key Personnel

CEO Eric Updyke

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