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Spirent Communications Fundamentals

Company Name Spirent Commincations Last Updated 22 Oct 2020
Industry Technology Sector Telecommunications Equipment
Shares in Issue (m) 611.74 Market Cap (£m) 1,807.70
PE Ratio 23.10 Div per Share (p) 4.29
Div Yield 1.48 Div Cover 2.93
EPS 12.79 EPS Growth (%) 39.93
PEG 0.58 DPS Growth (%) 25.44
Debt Ratio 10.66 Debt Equity Ratio 0.24
Net Gearing 3.18 Gross Gearing 33.47
Asset Equity Ratio 1.50 Cash Equity Ratio 45.54
Quick Ratio 2.12 Current Ratio 2.25
Price To Book Value 4.49 ROCE 19.90

Spirent Communications Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 13 Aug 2020 11 Sep 2020 GBX 1.67
H2 Dividend 12 Mar 2020 01 May 2020 GBX 2.70 4.29
H1 Dividend 08 Aug 2019 06 Sep 2019 GBX 1.59
H2 Dividend 14 Mar 2019 03 May 2019 GBX 2.08 3.42
H1 Dividend 09 Aug 2018 07 Sep 2018 GBX 1.34
Special Dividend 15 Mar 2018 04 May 2018 USX 5.00
H2 Dividend 15 Mar 2018 04 May 2018 GBX 2.40 3.67
H1 Dividend 10 Aug 2017 08 Sep 2017 GBX 1.27
H2 Dividend 09 Mar 2017 05 May 2017 GBX 1.80 3.07
H1 Dividend 11 Aug 2016 09 Sep 2016 GBX 1.27
H2 Dividend 03 Mar 2016 06 May 2016 GBX 1.59 2.67

Spirent Communications Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 30 36 42
Intangible Assets 160 158 164
Investments 67 30 29
Total Fixed Assets 257 224 234
Stocks 21 26 24
Debtors 143 140 130
Cash & Equivalents 183 122 128
Other Assets 1 2 1
Total Assets 605 513 518
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 154 130 137
Creditors after 1 year 48 27 27
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 202 157 164
Net assets 402 355 353
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 27 26 28
Share Premium 27 26 0
Profit / Loss 90 61 47
Other Equity 43 43 70
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 402 355 353
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 10.66 7.11 7.20
Debt-to-Equity 0.24 0.17 0.17
Net Gearing 3.18 6.98 6.94
Gross Gearing 33.47 30.70 31.74
Assets / Equity 1.50 1.44 1.47
Cash / Equity 45.54 34.23 36.34
EPS 12.79 9.14 4.75
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 119 60 69
Cashflow before financing 109 53 54
Increase in Cash 61 -5 29
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 504 477 455
Cost of sales 135 132 130
Gross Profit 369 345 325
Operating Profit 89 58 44
Pre-Tax profit 90 61 47
Profit / Loss for the year 27 26 28

Spirent Communications Company Background

Sector Telecommunications Equipment
Activities Spirent Communications plc offers test, measurement, analytics and assurance solutions for next-generation devices and networks. Spirent provides products, services and information solutions for high-speed Ethernet, positioning, and network infrastructure markets, with expanding focus on service assurance, cybersecurity and 5G. Spirent is accelerating the transition of connected devices, network equipment and applications from development labs to the operational network, as it continues to innovate toward fully-automated testing and autonomous service assurance solutions.
Latest Interim Date 06 Aug 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 05 Mar 2020

Spirent Communications Directors

Appointed Director Position
2019-05-01 Eric Allen Updyke Chief Executive Officer
2016-09-05 Paula Bell Chief Financial Officer
2016-12-01 William Gennydd Thomas Non-Executive Chairman
2016-12-01 Gary Bruce Bullard Non-Executive Director
2018-01-11 Wendy Meng Weng Koh Non-Executive Director
2018-01-11 Edgar Masri Non-Executive Director
2015-06-26 Jonathan Charles Silver Non-Executive Director

Spirent Communications Contact Details

Company Name Spirent Commincations
Company Address Northwood Park, Gatwick Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9XN.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1293 767 676
Company Website http://www.spirent.com/

Spirent Communications Advisors

Auditor Name Ernst & Young LLP
Auditor Address 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF.
Auditor Website http://www.ey.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7951 2000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Jefferies Hoare Govett
Broker Address Vintners Place, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BJ.
Broker Website http://www.jefferies.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7029 8000
Adviser Name Jefferies Hoare Govett
Adviser Address Vintners Place, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BJ.
Adviser Website http://www.jefferies.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7029 8000
Solicitor Name n/a
Solicitor Address n/a
Solicitor Website n/a
Solicitor Telephone n/a
Stockbroker Name UBS Investment Bank
Stockbroker Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Stockbroker Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000