Spirent Communications plc Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:SPT)

GBX 102.75 1.00 (0.98 %)
(As of 11/17/2017 07:23 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 102.75
Today's RangeGBX 103.50 - GBX 102.28
52-Week RangeGBX 75.75 - GBX 130.25
Volume429,629 shs
Average Volume517,558 shs
Market Capitalization£627.37 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

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:
  • Industry: Communications & Networking - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Communications & Networking - NEC
  • Symbol: LON:SPT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.spirent.com
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: GBX (0.04)
  • Net Margins: 5.29%
  • Return on Equity: 6.64%
  • Return on Assets: 4.50%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 611,740,000
 

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 announced a dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.27 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be accessed 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Spirent Communications plc's shares. 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 year. 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 (Age 58)
  • Paula Bell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director (Age 47)
  • 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 102.75.

How big of a company is Spirent Communications plc?

Spirent Communications plc has a market capitalization of £627.37 million.

How can I contact Spirent Communications plc?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Spirent Communications plc (LON SPT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  400 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  575 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  975
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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 127.11

Consensus Price Target History for Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Price Target History for Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Analysts' Ratings History for Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 134View Rating Details
9/14/2017The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.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
8/4/2017Numis 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
(Data available from 11/18/2015 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)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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
11/9/2017Gary BullardInsiderBuy5,000GBX 95£4,750
10/24/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy274GBX 91£249.34
9/25/2017Eric G HutchinsonInsiderBuy528GBX 96£506.88
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)

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Spirent Communications plc (SPT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsSpirent Communications plc (SPT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 2:10 PM
Spirent Federal Live Network Test Showcases Performances of 25/40/50/100G Ethernet LinksSpirent Federal Live Network Test Showcases Performances of 25/40/50/100G Ethernet Links
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 8:12 AM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Buy Rating at Liberum CapitalSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 5:52 PM
Spirent Communications Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SPT-GB : November 10, 2017Spirent Communications Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SPT-GB : November 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 11:20 AM
Spirent Earns Global CREST Accreditation, Assuring Highest Standard of Ethical Penetration Testing for Customers ... - Business Wire (press release)Spirent Earns Global CREST Accreditation, Assuring Highest Standard of Ethical Penetration Testing for Customers ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - November 9 at 1:54 PM
Spirent Communications Q3 Revenue Up 1%; Affirms FY Outlook - Quick Facts - NasdaqSpirent Communications Q3 Revenue Up 1%; Affirms FY Outlook - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 9 at 1:54 PM
Spirent Helps China Telecom and Huawei Complete the World’s First 400GE Test for Short and Long-range TechnologiesSpirent Helps China Telecom and Huawei Complete the World’s First 400GE Test for Short and Long-range Technologies
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:54 PM
Spirent Earns Global CREST Accreditation, Assuring Highest Standard of Ethical Penetration Testing for Customers around the WorldSpirent Earns Global CREST Accreditation, Assuring Highest Standard of Ethical Penetration Testing for Customers around the World
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:54 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Gary Bullard Buys 5,000 SharesSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Gary Bullard Buys 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 12:30 PM
Spirent Communications Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SPT) : November 1, 2017Spirent Communications Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SPT) : November 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 9:13 AM
Spirent Communications Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SPT-GB : October 31, 2017Spirent Communications Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SPT-GB : October 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 9:55 AM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires £249.34 in StockSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires £249.34 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 10:28 AM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 2:26 PM
Spirent Helps China Telecom Beijing Research Institute Complete the World’s First Test for Three Tier Decoupling of VNF ElementsSpirent Helps China Telecom Beijing Research Institute Complete the World’s First Test for Three Tier Decoupling of VNF Elements
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:26 AM
Spirent Helps China Telecom Beijing Research Institute Complete the World’s First Test for Three Tier Decoupling of VNF ElementsSpirent Helps China Telecom Beijing Research Institute Complete the World’s First Test for Three Tier Decoupling of VNF Elements
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 8:26 AM
Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance - Business Wire (press release)Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - October 11 at 7:57 AM
Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance - Business Wire (press release)Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - October 11 at 7:57 AM
Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience AssuranceSpirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:57 AM
Spirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience AssuranceSpirent Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deployment of VisionWorks for Customer Experience Assurance
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:57 AM
Spirent VisionWorks Selected by Tier-1 Mobile OperatorSpirent VisionWorks Selected by Tier-1 Mobile Operator
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 12:50 PM
Insider Buying: Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires 528 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires 528 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 7:32 AM
Rockwell Collins Working with Spirent Federal to Develop M-Code (MNSA) CapabilityRockwell Collins Working with Spirent Federal to Develop M-Code (MNSA) Capability
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 8:18 AM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 7:26 PM
Spirent Gives Customers a Head Start in Validating and Testing New Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.3) InfrastructureSpirent 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
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given New GBX 140 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLCSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given New GBX 140 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:18 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 140 at J P Morgan Chase & CoSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 140 at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 2:32 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:38 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires £250.26 in StockSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Insider Acquires £250.26 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 1:28 PM
Gary Bullard Buys 15,000 Shares of Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) StockGary Bullard Buys 15,000 Shares of Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 10:36 AM
Edited Transcript of SPT.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 8:30am GMTEdited Transcript of SPT.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 8:00 AM
Spirent Communications Plc :SPT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 12, 2017Spirent 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
Spirent Communications Plc Plans Dividend of GBX 1.27 (LON:SPT)Spirent Communications Plc Plans Dividend of GBX 1.27 (LON:SPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 2:58 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 5:25 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on ThursdaySpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 2:50 AM
Spirent Collaborating with Leading Certification Labs to Define New Open Standard for Network Security Testing ... - Business Wire (press release)Spirent 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
Spirent Collaborating with Leading Certification Labs to Define New Open Standard for Network Security Testing PerformanceSpirent Collaborating with Leading Certification Labs to Define New Open Standard for Network Security Testing Performance
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 8:15 AM
Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Insider Acquires £250.48 in StockSpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Insider Acquires £250.48 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 1:17 PM
Spirent Demonstrates Comprehensive Range of Security Solutions and Expertise at Black Hat and DEF CON 2017 ConferencesSpirent 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
Spirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies Group LLCSpirent Communications Plc (SPT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 8:23 PM
Spirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesSpirent Communications Plc (LON:SPT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 5:02 PM
Spirent Supports New H3C in Industrys Highest Density 100 Gigabit Ethernet Data Center Switch Performance Test - Business Wire (press release)Spirent 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
Spirent Federal Announces MNSA Development | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)Spirent Federal Announces MNSA Development | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - June 29 at 6:59 AM
Spirents CyberFlood Release Extends Security Coverage, Including WannaCry, IoT, Industrial Controls and DDoS ... - Business Wire (press release)Spirent'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
Spirent Issues Q1 Trading Update; Revenue Up 4% - Quick FactsSpirent Issues Q1 Trading Update; Revenue Up 4% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - May 3 at 6:08 PM
Spirent Helps to Improve Search and Rescue Operations at SeaSpirent Helps to Improve Search and Rescue Operations at Sea
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:03 AM
Spirent Communications Posts Pretax Loss In FY16 - Quick FactsSpirent Communications Posts Pretax Loss In FY16 - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 3 at 1:03 AM
Spirent Teams With Brocade to Showcase 3GPP Compliant NB-IoT SolutionsSpirent Teams With Brocade to Showcase 3GPP Compliant NB-IoT Solutions
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:47 AM
Spirent and Nokia Partner to Accelerate 5G Lifecycle TestingSpirent and Nokia Partner to Accelerate 5G Lifecycle Testing
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:47 AM
LONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Cautiously Rises Ahead Of BOEs Super ThursdayLONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Cautiously Rises Ahead Of BOE's 'Super Thursday'
www.nasdaq.com - November 3 at 11:53 AM
Spirent earnings drop; chairman Walker to retireSpirent earnings drop; chairman Walker to retire
www.marketwatch.com - November 3 at 11:53 AM

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