Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

253.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.00p
  • 52 Week High: 266.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 151.60p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 15,602
  • Market Cap: 1,550.77m
  • RiskGrade: 226

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 2.2% 1.6%
Div Cover 2.5 2.7
Op Mrgn 17.6% 18.1%
ROCE 31.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 23.5 23.4
PEG 1.0 45.3
Pr/Revenue 3.8 3.6
Pr/Book 4.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 5.6% -34.1%
PBT 46.4% -32.8%
EPS 23.4% 1.2%
DPS 20.0% -40.3%

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¢ 18.0 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%
31-Dec-18 476.90 61.20 10.86¢ 13.7 0.3 +44% 4.49¢ 3.0%
31-Dec-19 503.60 89.60 13.40¢ 23.6 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-20 418.47 75.88 10.74p 23.3 18.9 +1% 4.05p 1.6%
31-Dec-21 441.12 81.21 11.41p 22.0 3.5 +6% 4.46p 1.8%

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SPT Company Announcements

Block listing Interim Review 06-Jul-2020 08:48 RNS
Notice of 2020 Half Year Results Presentation 01-Jul-2020 09:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Jul-2020 08:53 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
24-Jun-20 Buy Paula Bell 234.00p 53 124.02
26-May-20 Buy Paula Bell 253.00p 51 129.03
07-May-20 Buy Paula Bell 250.86p 150,000 376,285.06

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 253.50p
Change Today 3.00p
% Change 1.20 %
52 Week High 266.00p
52 Week Low 151.60p
Volume 15,602
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 1,550.77m
RiskGrade 226

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
95.81% below the market average95.81% below the market average95.81% below the market average95.81% below the market average95.81% 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
89.66% above the market average89.66% above the market average89.66% above the market average89.66% above the market average89.66% above the market average
65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average
Income
78.3% below the market average78.3% below the market average78.3% below the market average78.3% below the market average78.3% below the market average
60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average60% below the sector average
Growth
70.71% above the market average70.71% above the market average70.71% above the market average70.71% above the market average70.71% above the market average
65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average65.22% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 2
Total 8
neutral
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 12-Mar-20 08-Aug-19
Paid 01-May-20 06-Sep-19
Amount 2.70p 1.59p

Trades for 15-Jul-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
08:30 200 @ 254.00p
08:30 199 @ 254.00p
08:30 308 @ 254.00p
08:30 284 @ 254.00p
08:29 519 @ 253.50p

SPT Key Personnel

CFO Paula Bell
CEO Eric Updyke

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