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Spirent Communications

Current Price 115.29p Bid 115.00p Ask 115.40p Change 0.35%
Last Updated: 11/12/2018 13:05. 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 31/12/2017

Turnover
£454.80m
Operating Profit
£43.70m
Dividend Yield
3.26
Dividend Per Share
3.67
Dividend Cover
1.27
P/E Ratio
24.17

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
£702.28m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
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
115.20p
Bid Price
115.00p
Ask Price
115.40p
Volume
36653
Change Today
0.40p
% Change Today
0.35%
Open
113.00p
Previous Close
114.80p
Intraday High
115.80p
Intraday Low
113.00p
52 Week High
139.20p
52 Week Low
93.00p
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 MoneyAM

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 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Spirent Communications PLC 16 Mar 2018 | 08:10 Spirent Communications profit rises 08 Mar 2018 | 07:18 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 27 Feb 2018 | 11:55 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 25 Jan 2018 | 11:50 Director Deals - Spirent Communications PLC (SPT) 25 Jan 2018 | 11:50

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
42.3
47.3
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
163.6
169.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
28.5
38.7
Total Non-Current Assets
234.4
255.8
Inventory
23.6
27.4
Trade & Receivables
130.1
128.9
Cash & Receivables
128.4
96.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1.1
0.4
Total Assets
517.6
508.6

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
136.9
133.0
Long Term Liabilities
27.4
34.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
164.3
167.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
353.3
341.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
27.5
25.3
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
256.0
245.3
Share Premium Account
0.0
25.0
Other Equity
69.8
46.0
Total Equity
353.3
341.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
69.3
42.7
Cashflow Before Financing
53.7
25.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
29.1
-1.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
454.8
457.9
Cost of Sales
129.8
133.6
Gross Profit
325.0
324.3
Operating Profit
43.7
-41.1
Pre-Tax Profit
46.6
-46.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
29.0
-42.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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