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LON:SPTSpirent Communications Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 290.50
-1.83 (-0.63 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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285.50
Now: GBX 290.50
295.41
50-Day Range
230
MA: GBX 260.81
304
52-Week Range
146.81
Now: GBX 290.50
306
Volume708,146 shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.78 billion
P/E Ratio19.11
Dividend Yield1.57%
BetaN/A
Spirent Communications plc provides solutions to develop devices and equipment and to operate networks worldwide. The company operates through Networks & Security, Lifecycle Service Assurance, and Connected Devices segments. The Networks & Security segment develops performance and security test systems to accelerate the development of new devices, networks, and applications for high-speed Ethernet/IP, mobile, and global satellite navigation systems. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment provides assurance systems to accelerate the turn up of new services, troubleshooting of customer, and network performance problems. The Connected Devices segment develops systems for testing functionality and measuring performance of 4G LTE and 3G mobile devices and services. It serves communication, government, financial services, healthcare, retail, and transportation businesses. The company was formerly known as Spirent plc and changed its name to Spirent Communications plc in May 2006. Spirent Communications plc was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.74 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telecom Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-1293-767676

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£503.60 million
Cash FlowGBX 28.76 per share
Book ValueGBX 66.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,429
Market Cap£1.78 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 290.50
-1.83 (-0.63 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Spirent Communications' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Spirent Communications' stock was trading at GBX 218.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPT stock has increased by 33.0% and is now trading at GBX 290.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Spirent Communications?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spirent Communications in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How often does Spirent Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications declared a dividend on Thursday, August 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.67 per share on Friday, September 11th. This represents a yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for SPT?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Spirent Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 187 to GBX 325. On average, they expect Spirent Communications' share price to reach GBX 236.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.6%.
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Has Spirent Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SPT stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Spirent Communications earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Who are some of Spirent Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Spirent Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spirent Communications investors own include Anglo American (AAL), Hastings Group (HSTG), Renishaw (RSW), Rotork (ROR), Hiscox (HSX), Anglo American (NGLOY), Diamondcorp (DCP), Discoverie Group (DSCV), Polar Capital (POLR) and Rio Tinto (RIO).

Who are Spirent Communications' key executives?

Spirent Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Paula Bell, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Eric Updyke, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Angus Iveson, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. R. Hal Chenhall, Managing Director of PG Drives Technology (Age 66)
  • Mr. Nigel Wright, Exec. VP of Global Sales

What is Spirent Communications' stock symbol?

Spirent Communications trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SPT."

How do I buy shares of Spirent Communications?

Shares of SPT and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Spirent Communications' stock price today?

One share of SPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 290.50.

How big of a company is Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications has a market capitalization of £1.78 billion and generates £503.60 million in revenue each year. Spirent Communications employs 1,429 workers across the globe.

What is Spirent Communications' official website?

The official website for Spirent Communications is www.spirent.com.

How can I contact Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications' mailing address is Northwood Park, Gatwick Road, CRAWLEY, RH10 9XN, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1293-767676.

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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