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LON:SPTSpirent Communications Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 280
+22.00 (+8.53 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Today's Range
259
Now: GBX 280
282
50-Day Range
230
MA: GBX 247.11
271
52-Week Range
2.27
Now: GBX 280
270.50
Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.71 billion
P/E Ratio22.22
Dividend Yield1.69%
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: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.14 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 31.80 per share
Book ValueGBX 66 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,429
Market Cap£1.71 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 280
+22.00 (+8.53 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 28.1% and is now trading at GBX 280.
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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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When is Spirent Communications' next earnings date?

Spirent Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020.
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How often does Spirent Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications announced a dividend on Thursday, March 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.70 per share on Friday, May 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 12th. This is a boost from Spirent Communications's previous dividend of GBX 1.59. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for SPT?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Spirent Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 187 to GBX 325. On average, they anticipate Spirent Communications' share price to reach GBX 236.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.5%.
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Has Spirent Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SPT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spirent Communications earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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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 280.

How big of a company is Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications has a market capitalization of £1.71 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 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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