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Spirent Communications LSE:SPT Stock Report

Last Price

UK£2.69

Market Cap

UK£1.6b

7D

-4.3%

1Y

-1.5%

Updated

06 Dec, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
SPT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

SPT Stock Overview

Spirent Communications plc provides automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Spirent Communications plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Spirent Communications
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£2.69
52 Week HighUK£2.94
52 Week LowUK£2.10
Beta0.46
1 Month Change2.90%
3 Month Change5.65%
1 Year Change-1.54%
3 Year Change24.72%
5 Year Change159.04%
Change since IPO325.37%

Recent News & Updates

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Dec 03
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Investors Should Be Encouraged By Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Returns On Capital

Oct 26
Investors Should Be Encouraged By Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Returns On Capital

Do Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Oct 07
Do Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Recent updates

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Dec 03
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Investors Should Be Encouraged By Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Returns On Capital

Oct 26
Investors Should Be Encouraged By Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Returns On Capital

Do Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Oct 07
Do Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Is There An Opportunity With Spirent Communications plc's (LON:SPT) 24% Undervaluation?

Aug 27
Is There An Opportunity With Spirent Communications plc's (LON:SPT) 24% Undervaluation?

Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Aug 07
Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Calculating The Fair Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

May 24
Calculating The Fair Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

May 02
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

Estimating The Fair Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Jan 23
Estimating The Fair Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

Dec 15
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Oct 15
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT)

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At UK£0.017

Aug 08
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At UK£0.017

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Could Become A Multi-Bagger

Aug 07
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Could Become A Multi-Bagger

Should You Be Adding Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) To Your Watchlist Today?

Jun 01
Should You Be Adding Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) To Your Watchlist Today?

Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

Apr 20
Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

The Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Full-Year Results Are Out And Analysts Have Published New Forecasts

Mar 14
The Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Full-Year Results Are Out And Analysts Have Published New Forecasts

Did Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Insiders Sell Shares?

Feb 24
Did Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Insiders Sell Shares?

Should You Be Adding Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) To Your Watchlist Today?

Feb 03
Should You Be Adding Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) To Your Watchlist Today?

Spirent Communications plc's (LON:SPT) 1.6% Dividend Yield Looks Pretty Interesting

Jan 20
Spirent Communications plc's (LON:SPT) 1.6% Dividend Yield Looks Pretty Interesting

Will Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Become A Multi-Bagger?

Jan 07
Will Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) Become A Multi-Bagger?

Did You Participate In Any Of Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Incredible 332% Return?

Dec 23
Did You Participate In Any Of Spirent Communications' (LON:SPT) Incredible 332% Return?

Is Weakness In Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Stock A Sign That The Market Could be Wrong Given Its Strong Financial Prospects?

Dec 08
Is Weakness In Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Stock A Sign That The Market Could be Wrong Given Its Strong Financial Prospects?

Trade Alert: The Chief Financial & Operations Officer and Executive Director Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT), Paula Bell, Has Just Spent US$129k Buying 16% More Shares

Nov 22
Trade Alert: The Chief Financial & Operations Officer and Executive Director Of Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT), Paula Bell, Has Just Spent US$129k Buying 16% More Shares

Are Spirent Communications's (LON:SPT) Statutory Earnings A Good Guide To Its Underlying Profitability?

Nov 17
Are Spirent Communications's (LON:SPT) Statutory Earnings A Good Guide To Its Underlying Profitability?

Why Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Should Be In Your Dividend Portfolio

Jul 14
Why Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Should Be In Your Dividend Portfolio

Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Insiders Have Been Selling

Jun 29
Spirent Communications plc (LON:SPT) Insiders Have Been Selling

Shareholder Returns

SPTGB CommunicationsGB Market
7D-4.3%-5.5%1.1%
1Y-1.5%-12.1%-6.6%

Return vs Industry: SPT exceeded the UK Communications industry which returned -12.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SPT exceeded the UK Market which returned -6.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SPT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SPT volatility
SPT Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Communications Industry Average Movement5.1%
Market Average Movement5.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.1%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: SPT is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SPT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19361,568Eric Updykehttps://corporate.spirent.com

Spirent Communications plc provides automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in Lifecycle Service Assurance and Networks & Security segments. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment provides testing solutions for 5G mobile core networks, and cellular and Wi-Fi devices in the lab, as well as diagnoses, troubleshoots, and resolves issues with production networks and services.

Spirent Communications plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Spirent Communications's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SPT fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£1.64b
Earnings (TTM)UK£76.97m
Revenue (TTM)UK£491.07m

21.2x

P/E Ratio

3.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SPT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$601.00m
Cost of RevenueUS$158.70m
Gross ProfitUS$442.30m
Other ExpensesUS$348.10m
EarningsUS$94.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.16
Gross Margin73.59%
Net Profit Margin15.67%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did SPT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.8%

Current Dividend Yield

45%

Payout Ratio