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Spirent Communications Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 242.50
+14.00 (+6.13 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 09:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 242.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 245.32
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 242.50
Volume486,230 shs
Average Volume1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.48 billion
P/E Ratio15.95
Dividend Yield1.86%
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 production network problems. The Connected Devices segment develops systems for wireless connectivity. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telecom Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£519.90 million
Cash FlowGBX 37.38 per share
Book ValueGBX 66.20 per share



Market Cap£1.48 billion
Next Earnings Date3/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.41 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 242.50
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(As of 03/5/2021 09:50 AM ET)
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Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Spirent Communications a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spirent Communications in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Spirent Communications stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SPT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Spirent Communications?

Wall Street analysts have given Spirent Communications a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Spirent Communications wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Spirent Communications' next earnings date?

Spirent Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 11th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Spirent Communications

How has Spirent Communications' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Spirent Communications' stock was trading at GBX 218.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPT shares have increased by 11.0% and is now trading at GBX 242.50.
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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, 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 dividend yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Spirent Communications a good dividend stock?

Spirent Communications pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. The dividend payout ratio of Spirent Communications is 0.35%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SPT?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Spirent Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 187 to GBX 325. On average, they expect Spirent Communications' stock price to reach GBX 256.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Spirent Communications' key executives?

Spirent Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric Updyke, CEO & Director
  • Ms. Paula Bell, Chief Financial & Operations Officer and Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $816.7k)
  • Mr. Angus Iveson, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Nigel Wright, Exec. VP of Marketing, Strategy & Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Manuel Zepeda, Exec. VP of Global Sales & Services
  • Mr. R. Hal Chenhall, Managing Director of PG Drives Technology (Age 68)
  • Michelle Balch, Deputy Company Sec.
  • Doug Roberts, Gen. Mang. of Lifecycle Service Assurance
  • Abhitesh Kastuar, Gen. Mang. of Cloud & IP Bus.

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 Holdings plc (HSTG.L) (HSTG), Renishaw plc (RSW.L) (RSW), Rotork (ROR), Hiscox (HSX), Anglo American (NGLOY), (DCP.L) (DCP), discoverIE Group (DSCV), Polar Capital (POLR) and Rio Tinto Group (RIO).

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.
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What is Spirent Communications' stock price today?

One share of SPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 242.50.

How much money does Spirent Communications make?

Spirent Communications has a market capitalization of £1.48 billion and generates £519.90 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Spirent Communications have?

Spirent Communications employs 1,382 workers across the globe.

What is Spirent Communications' official website?

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

Where are Spirent Communications' headquarters?

Spirent Communications is headquartered at Northwood Park, Gatwick Road, CRAWLEY, RH10 9XN, United Kingdom.

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 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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