Spirent Communications (SPT)

Sector:

IT Hardware

Index:

FTSE 250

248.60p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.60p
  • 52 Week High: 300.20
  • 52 Week Low: 215.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 611.74m
  • Volume: 1,157,041
  • Market Cap: 1,520.79m
  • 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.

1 Day Chart (30-06-2022)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.7% 2.5%
Div Cover 2.5 2.4
Op Mrgn 18.1% 20.6%
ROCE 37.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.2 17.1
PEG 1.4 n/a
Pr/Revenue 3.2 3.0
Pr/Book 4.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 10.3% -29.0%
PBT 8.1% -18.5%
EPS 13.0% -14.5%
DPS 11.9% -27.3%

SPT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-17 454.80 46.60 7.55¢ 16.4 0.4 +43% 4.08¢ 3.3%
31-Dec-18 476.90 61.20 10.86¢ 13.3 0.3 +44% 4.49¢ 3.1%
31-Dec-19 503.60 89.60 13.40¢ 22.8 1.0 +23% 5.39¢ 1.8%
31-Dec-20 522.40 95.80 14.68¢ 21.9 2.2 +10% 6.04¢ 1.9%
31-Dec-21 576.00 103.60 16.59¢ 20.2 1.6 +13% 6.76¢ 2.0%

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-22 497.27 102.67 14.18p 17.5 n/a -14% 5.98p 2.5%
31-Dec-23 525.74 111.42 15.35p 16.2 2.0 +8% 6.57p 2.7%

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SPT Company Announcements

Notice of 2022 Half Year Results Presentation 28-Jun-2022 10:11 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 27-Jun-2022 12:14 RNS
Director Declaration 21-Jun-2022 16:45 RNS

Latest SPT Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
24-Jun-22 Transfer From Paula Bell 0.000p 54 0.00
24-Jun-22 Buy Paula Bell 233.40p 54 126.04
24-May-22 Transfer From Paula Bell 0.000p 54 0.00

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 248.60p
Change Today 1.60p
% Change 0.65 %
52 Week High 300.20
52 Week Low 215.40
Volume 1,157,041
Shares Issued 611.74m
Market Cap 1,520.79m
RiskGrade 172

SPT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
87.6% below the market average87.6% below the market average87.6% below the market average87.6% below the market average87.6% below the market average
91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average91.3% below the sector average
Price Trend
39.19% above the market average39.19% above the market average39.19% above the market average39.19% above the market average39.19% above the market average
52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average52.00% above the sector average
Income
35.71% below the market average35.71% below the market average35.71% below the market average35.71% below the market average35.71% below the market average
33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average
Growth
4.68% below the market average4.68% below the market average4.68% below the market average4.68% below the market average4.68% below the market average
8.33% below the sector average8.33% below the sector average8.33% below the sector average8.33% below the sector average8.33% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 6
buy
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SPT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 17-Mar-22 12-Aug-21
Paid 10-May-22 17-Sep-21
Amount 3.34p 1.72p

Trades for 30-Jun-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
17:11 103 @ 244.39p
17:11 2,474 @ 243.71p
17:05 12,000 @ 245.14p
16:35 25,000 @ 248.60p
16:35 426,212 @ 248.60p

SPT Key Personnel

CEO Eric Updyke

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