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Spirent Communications

Current Price 145.88p Bid 146.80p Ask 147.20p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 22/03/2019 03:51. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. It enables today's communication ecosystem as well as tomorrow's emerging enterprises to deploy life enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£476.90m
Operating Profit
£57.50m
Dividend Yield
2.34
Dividend Per Share
3.42
Dividend Cover
2.67
P/E Ratio
15.97

Key Personnel

Eric George Hutchinson
Chief Executive Officer
Paula Bell
Chief Financial Officer
William Gennydd Thomas
Non-Executive Chairman
Jonathan Charles Silver
Non-Executive Director
Edgar Masri
Non-Executive Director
Wendy Meng Weng Koh
Non-Executive Director
Gary Bruce Bullard
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SPT
ISIN
GB0004726096
Shares in Issue
611,741,888
Market cap
£893.14m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
66.67%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
0.00p
Bid Price
146.80p
Ask Price
147.20p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
0.00p
Previous Close
147.20p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
162.00p
52 Week Low
110.40p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Spirent Communications Intra-day Chart

Spirent Communications News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 11 Mar 2019 | 17:55 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 11 Mar 2019 | 17:55 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 11 Mar 2019 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 08 Mar 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 08 Mar 2019 | 08:30 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 07 Mar 2019 | 15:55 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 26 Feb 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 28 Jan 2019 | 11:50 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 24 Jan 2019 | 16:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 17 Jan 2019 | 08:00 Markets nervy ahead of Brexit vote 15 Jan 2019 | 12:03 Spirent Communications sees 30% profit rise; exceeding market expectations 15 Jan 2019 | 07:28 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 27 Dec 2018 | 17:05 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 27 Nov 2018 | 11:55 Spirent Communications Q3 trading "on track"; CEO announces retirement 15 Nov 2018 | 09:47 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 25 Oct 2018 | 15:25 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 25 Sep 2018 | 13:40 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 28 Aug 2018 | 13:10 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 11:50 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 25 Jul 2018 | 13:00 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 26 Jun 2018 | 12:05 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 29 May 2018 | 10:35 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 18 May 2018 | 17:50 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 04 May 2018 | 17:15 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 02 May 2018 | 16:20 Spirent Communications says first quarter revenue hurt by order timing 02 May 2018 | 08:15 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 26 Mar 2018 | 17:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
36.1
42.3
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
158.0
163.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
29.5
28.5
Total Non-Current Assets
223.6
234.4
Inventory
25.7
23.6
Trade & Receivables
139.9
130.1
Cash & Receivables
121.6
128.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1.9
1.1
Total Assets
512.7
517.6

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
130.2
136.9
Long Term Liabilities
27.2
27.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
157.4
164.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
355.3
353.3

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
26.0
27.5
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
261.1
256.0
Share Premium Account
25.7
0.0
Other Equity
42.5
69.8
Total Equity
355.3
353.3

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
60.2
69.3
Cashflow Before Financing
52.7
53.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-4.6
29.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
476.9
454.8
Cost of Sales
132.4
129.8
Gross Profit
344.5
325.0
Operating Profit
57.5
43.7
Pre-Tax Profit
61.2
46.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
55.8
29.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
14 Mar 2019
03 May 2019
H1 Dividend
09 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Special Dividend
15 Mar 2018
04 May 2018
H2 Dividend
15 Mar 2018
04 May 2018
H1 Dividend
10 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
09 Mar 2017
05 May 2017
H1 Dividend
11 Aug 2016
09 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
03 Mar 2016
06 May 2016
H1 Dividend
13 Aug 2015
11 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
05 Mar 2015
08 May 2015
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
12 Sep 2014
H2 Dividend
05 Mar 2014
25 Apr 2014
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