LON:SPT - Spirent Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 146 +1.40 (+0.97 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 146
Today's RangeGBX 144 - GBX 147
52-Week RangeGBX 110.40 - GBX 162
Volume5.81 million shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization£891.54 million
P/E Ratio16.22
Dividend Yield2.38%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£476.90 million
Cash FlowGBX 19.90 per share
Book ValueGBX 58.20 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,429
Market Cap£891.54 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spirent Communications' stock symbol?

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

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

Spirent Communications announced a dividend on Thursday, March 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.08 per share on Friday, May 3rd. This represents a yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from Spirent Communications's previous dividend of $1.34. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Spirent Communications' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for SPT?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Spirent Communications' stock. Their predictions range from GBX 140 to GBX 190. On average, they anticipate Spirent Communications' share price to reach GBX 167 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Spirent Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spirent Communications?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spirent Communications in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Spirent Communications.

Has Spirent Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SPT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spirent Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Vodafone Group (VOD), Anglo American (NGLOY), Diamondcorp (DCP) and Polar Capital (POLR).

Who are Spirent Communications' key executives?

Spirent Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eric G. Hutchinson, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 64)
  • Ms. Paula Bell, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 52)
  • 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

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 146.

How big of a company is Spirent Communications?

Spirent Communications has a market capitalization of £891.54 million and generates £476.90 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 http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Spirent Communications (LON SPT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  510 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  676 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,186
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spirent Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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