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Spirent Communications plc is a United Kingdom-based company that enables service provider networks, data centers, enterprise information technology (IT), mobile communications, connected vehicles or the Internet of Things to communicate and collaborate. The Company’s segments include Networks & Security, Lifecycle Service Assurance and Connected Devices. Networks & Security is engaged in ethernet/Internet protocol performance testing, in wireless fidelity and automotive ethernet, and develops test methodologies, tools and services for virtualized networks and Cloud. Lifecycle Service Assurance solutions that automate service turn-up, monitoring and troubleshooting of live fifth-generation wireless (5G), long-term evolution, ethernet, secure digital wide area network and cloud networks. Connected Devices offers an automated test solutions and service for mobile devices and supported voice, video and location services in the lab or on operational networks.
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As of Today at 01:00 UTC, shares in Spirent Communications are trading at 240.20p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Spirent Communications last closed at 240.20p and the price had moved by -1.52% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Spirent Communications share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -11.59% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Spirent Communications is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Spirent Communications dividend yield is 1.91% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Spirent Communications paid a total dividend of $0.06, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.91%. We do not have any data on when Spirent Communications is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Spirent Communications is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Spirent Communications shares is currently 1.91%.
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As of the previous close price of 240.20p, shares in Spirent Communications had a market capitalisation of £1.47bn.
Here are the trading details for Spirent Communications:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: SPT
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Spirent Communications is currently classified as a Falling Star. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Spirent Communications is 301.61p. That is 25.57% above the last closing price of 240.20p.
Analysts covering Spirent Communications currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $0.16 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Spirent Communications. Over the past six months, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -7.66%.
As of the last closing price of 240.20p, shares in Spirent Communications were trading -10.14% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Spirent Communications PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 18.69. The shares last closed at 240.20p.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Spirent Communications' management team is headed by:
- Bill Thomas - NEC
- Eric Updyke - CEO
- Paula Bell - CFO
- Maggie Buggie - NID
- Gary Bullard - NID
- Wendy Koh - NID
- Edgar Masri - NID
- Jonathan Silver - NID