Spirent Communications Plc Company Profile (LON:SPT)

About Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)

Spirent Communications Plc logoSpirent Communications plc enables service provider networks, data centers, enterprise information technology (IT), mobile communications, connected vehicles or the Internet of Things to communicate and collaborate. The Company's segments include Networks & Applications, Wireless & Service Positioning and Service Assurance. The Networks & Applications segment develops solutions for functional, performance and security testing of various networks and applications that simulate real-world conditions in the lab, before a commercial launch. The Wireless & Service Positioning segment provides functional and performance test systems that enable customers to develop smartphones and other wireless connected devices, as well as positioning, navigation and timing systems for military, research and other high-precision applications. The Service Assurance segment provides solutions to enable service providers to turn-up new services, and diagnose and troubleshoot network and customer issues.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Communications & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SPT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.spirent.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £590.75 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 610,599,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 101.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 113.55
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 75.75 - GBX 130.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £458 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.29
  • Book Value: GBX 0.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.76
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £71.2 million
  • Net Margins: 5.29%
  • Return on Equity: 6.64%
  • Return on Assets: 4.50%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 565,620 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)

What is Spirent Communications Plc's stock symbol?

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

How often does Spirent Communications Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spirent Communications Plc?

Spirent Communications Plc declared a dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.27 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Spirent Communications Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Spirent Communications Plc's stock going? Where will Spirent Communications Plc's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Spirent Communications Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 101 to GBX 145. On average, they expect Spirent Communications Plc's share price to reach GBX 127.11 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Spirent Communications Plc.

Who are some of Spirent Communications Plc's key competitors?

Who are Spirent Communications Plc's key executives?

Spirent Communications Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eric G. Hutchinson, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Paula Bell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Angus Iveson, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Bill Thomas, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Gary B. Bullard, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Jonathan C. Silver, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Spirent Communications Plc stock?

Shares of Spirent Communications Plc 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 Plc's stock price today?

One share of Spirent Communications Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 96.75.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Spirent Communications Plc (LON SPT)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  567 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  947
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spirent Communications Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 127.11

Analysts' Ratings History for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 110View Rating Details
9/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetBuyGBX 145 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
9/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 145 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
8/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 134View Rating Details
8/4/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 145View Rating Details
8/3/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/9/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeBuyGBX 90 -> GBX 145View Rating Details
4/12/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 84 -> GBX 120View Rating Details
4/11/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 74 -> GBX 101View Rating Details
8/2/2016Panmure GordonBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 120 -> GBX 129View Rating Details
6/7/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 76View Rating Details
12/22/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 70View Rating Details
11/5/2015InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 80View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.07 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Spirent Communications Plc (LON SPT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2017GBX 1.271.24%8/10/20178/10/20179/8/2017
3/2/2017GBX 1.801.71%3/9/20173/9/20175/5/2017
8/2/2016GBX 1.271.48%8/11/20168/11/20169/9/2016
2/25/2016GBX 1.591.94%3/3/20163/3/20165/6/2016
8/5/2015GBX 1.081.33%8/13/20158/13/20159/11/2015
7/31/2014€0.990.95%8/6/20148/6/20149/12/2014
2/27/2014GBX 1.201.12%3/5/20143/5/20144/25/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy258GBX 97£250.26
8/14/2017Gary BullardInsiderBuy15,000GBX 104£15,600
7/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy202GBX 124£250.48
6/26/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy218GBX 115£250.70
5/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy492GBX 120£590.40
5/19/2017Bill ThomasInsiderBuy25,486GBX 118£30,073.48
4/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy214GBX 116£248.24
3/21/2017Gary BullardInsiderBuy10,000GBX 110£11,000
3/15/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy182,713GBX 109£199,157.17
3/10/2017Alexander WalkerInsiderBuy75,000GBX 106£79,500
1/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy254GBX 99£251.46
12/28/2016Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy256GBX 98£250.88
11/24/2016Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy314GBX 79£248.06
10/24/2016Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy306GBX 82£250.92
9/27/2016Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy586GBX 79£462.94
8/24/2016Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy278GBX 90£250.20
7/25/2016Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy147GBX 85£124.95
6/29/2016Maxwell,TomInsiderBuy20,000GBX 77£15,400
5/24/2016Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy606GBX 80£484.80
4/25/2016Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy306GBX 82£250.92
3/24/2016Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy282GBX 88£248.16
3/2/2016Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy5,759GBX 87£5,010.33
2/29/2016Silver,Jonathan CInsiderBuy40,000GBX 85£34,000
2/26/2016Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy297,464GBX 84£249,869.76
2/24/2016Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy167GBX 75£125.25
1/25/2016Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy185GBX 68£125.80
12/24/2015Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy181GBX 69£124.89
11/24/2015Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy362GBX 69£249.78
11/6/2015Walker,AlexanderInsiderBuy50,000GBX 69£34,500
11/5/2015Silver,Jonathan CInsiderBuy30,000GBX 68£20,400
10/27/2015Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy166GBX 75£124.50
9/29/2015Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy174GBX 76£132.24
9/25/2015Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy332GBX 76£252.32
8/27/2015Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy241GBX 79£190.39
8/14/2015Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy56,600GBX 81£45,846
7/27/2015Whiting,RachelInsiderBuy133GBX 94£125.02
6/25/2015Hutchinson,Eric GInsiderBuy262GBX 0.96GBX 251.52
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Latest Headlines for Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 7:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Gives Customers a Head Start in Validating and Testing New Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.3) Infrastructure
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 10:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given New GBX 140 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 140 at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires £250.26 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 1:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGary Bullard Buys 15,000 Shares of Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SPT.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Communications Plc :SPT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc Plans Dividend of GBX 1.27 (LON:SPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 2:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 5:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 2:50 AM
businesswire.com logoSpirent Collaborating with Leading Certification Labs to Define New Open Standard for Network Security Testing ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 26 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Collaborating with Leading Certification Labs to Define New Open Standard for Network Security Testing Performance
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Insider Acquires £250.48 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 1:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Demonstrates Comprehensive Range of Security Solutions and Expertise at Black Hat and DEF CON 2017 Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 6:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 8:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 5:02 PM
businesswire.com logoSpirent Supports New H3C in Industry's Highest Density 100 Gigabit Ethernet Data Center Switch Performance Test - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - July 1 at 7:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Supports New H3C in Industry’s Highest Density 100 Gigabit Ethernet Data Center Switch Performance Test
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 6:51 AM
businesswire.com logoSpirent Federal Announces MNSA Development | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 29 at 6:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Federal Announces MNSA Development
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 6:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Eric G. Hutchinson Acquires 218 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 4:52 PM
businesswire.com logoSpirent's CyberFlood Release Extends Security Coverage, Including WannaCry, IoT, Industrial Controls and DDoS ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 14 at 1:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent's CyberFlood Release Extends Security Coverage, Including WannaCry, IoT, Industrial Controls and DDoS Attacks
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Strengthened the Network Security for Interop Tokyo 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 12:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Communications Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SPT-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 8:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 11:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Spirent Communications Plc (SPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 11:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEric G. Hutchinson Acquires 492 Shares of Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 1:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Purchases £30,073.48 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 1:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent to Open Customer Support Center in Israel
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Spirent Communications Plc : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Communications Plc :SPT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 1:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc's (SPT)  Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:02 PM
rttnews.com logoSpirent Issues Q1 Trading Update; Revenue Up 4% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - May 3 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoN+1 Singer Reiterates " Hold" Rating for Spirent Communications Plc (SPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Price Target Raised to GBX 101 at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Price Target Raised to GBX 120
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Gary Bullard Buys 10,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Upgraded to Buy at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Helps to Improve Search and Rescue Operations at Sea - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 8:14 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Helps to Improve Search and Rescue Operations at Sea
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:03 AM
rttnews.com logoSpirent Communications Posts Pretax Loss In FY16 - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 3 at 1:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent Teams With Brocade to Showcase 3GPP Compliant NB-IoT Solutions
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:47 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSpirent and Nokia Partner to Accelerate 5G Lifecycle Testing
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:47 AM

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