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Spirent Communications PLC Fundamentals

Company NameSpirent Communications PLCLast Updated2021-01-15
IndustrySoftware - InfrastructureSectorTechnology
Shares in Issue611.742 mMarket Cap£1.61 bn
PE Ratio23.31Dividend per Share$0.05
Dividend Yield1.69Dividend Cover2.72
EPS$0.13EPS Growth (%)0.20
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0.1158
Debt Ratio0.0488Debt Equity Ratio0.0508
Asset Equity Ratio1.4645Cash Equity Ratio0.5491
Quick Ratio2.2374Current Ratio2.47
Price To Book Value0ROCE0

Spirent Communications PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2020-08-132020-09-11GBP0.0167
Prelim2020-03-122020-05-01GBP0.0270
Interim2019-08-082019-09-06GBP0.0159
Prelim2019-03-142019-05-03GBP0.0208
Interim2018-08-092018-09-07GBP0.0134
Prelim2018-03-152018-05-04GBP0.0173

Spirent Communications PLC Company Financials

Assets20192018
Tangible Assets$55.50 m$36.10 m
Intangible Assets$160.30 m$158.00 m
Investments00
Total Fixed Assets$257.00 m$223.60 m
Stocks$20.60 m$27.50 m
Debtors$133.70 m$127.40 m
Cash & Equivalents$183.30 m$121.60 m
Other Assets00
Total Assets$604.70 m$512.70 m
Liabilities20192018
Creditors within 1 year$154.40 m$130.20 m
Creditors after 1 year$48.00 m$27.20 m
Other Liabilities00
Total Liabilities$202.40 m$157.40 m
Net assets$402.30 m$355.30 m
Equity20192018
Called up share capital$26.80 m$26.00 m
Share Premium$44.00 m$42.50 m
Profit / Loss$89.60 m$61.20 m
Other Equity$402.30 m$355.30 m
Preference & Minorities00
Total Capital Employed$402.30 m$355.30 m
Ratios20192018
Debt Ratio$0.060
Debt-to-Equity$0.060
Assets / Equity1.46451.4645
Cash / Equity0.54910.5491
EPS$0.13$0.11
Cash Flow20192018
Cash from operating activities$119.30 m$60.20 m
Cashflow before financing$71.80 m$2.90 m
Increase in Cash$61.00 m-$4.60 m
Income20192018
Turnover$503.60 m$476.90 m
Cost of sales$135.00 m$132.40 m
Gross Profit$368.60 m$344.50 m
Operating Profit$88.60 m$57.50 m
Pre-Tax profit$89.60 m$61.20 m

Spirent Communications PLC Company Background

SectorTechnology
ActivitiesSpirent Communications PLC provides communications technologies including networks, data centers, enterprise IT, mobile communications, connected vehicles or the Internet of Things. The company operates in Networks and Security, Lifecycle Service Assurance and Connected Devices segments. The majority of the revenue is derived from the Networks and Security segment that comprises Cloud IP, Application Security and Positioning lines of business with the aim of addressing the needs of the lab test market for Ethernet, Virtual, Data Center, applications test and timing for critical infrastructure.
Latest Interim Date6 Aug 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date5 Mar 2020

Spirent Communications PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2020-03-27Mr. Edgar MasriNon-Executive Director
2009-09-21Mr. Edward J. BramsonNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-03-27Mr. William Thomas Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-12-29Ms. Paula BellExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2003-03-27Mr. Marcus de la Poer Beresford CBENon-Executive Director
2020-03-27Mr. Jonathan Charles SilverNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2009-09-21Mr. Gerard L Eastman JrNon-Executive Director
2013-09-03Mr. William BurnsExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2017-05-03Mr. Alexander Walker Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-03-30Mr. Eric George HutchinsonExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2015-05-05Mr. Ian Brindle Non-Executive Director
2020-10-06Mr. Gary Bruce BullardNon-Executive Director
2017-03-29Ms. Rachel WhitingExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2017-05-03Mr. Tom Maxwell Non-Executive Director
2005-02-25Mr. John Pix Weston CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2005-02-28Mr. P Goran EnnerfeltNon-Executive Director
2004-05-18Mr. Frederick D'AlessioNon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Anders Gustafsson MBA,MScExecutive Director,Chief Executive
2017-03-03Mr. Tom LantzschNon-Executive Director
2020-05-07Mr. Eric UpdykeExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer

Spirent Communications PLC Contact Details

Company NameSpirent Communications PLC
AddressNorthwood Park, Gatwick Road, Crawley, RH10 9XN
Telephone+44 1293767676
Websitehttp://www.spirent.com

Spirent Communications PLC Advisors

StockbrokerUBS Investment Bank
Financial AdviserUBS Investment Bank
Remuneration ConsultantDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
Financial PR AdviserFTI Consulting Inc
Phone+44 2037271000
Fax+44 2037271007
BankHSBC Bank PLC
Financial AdviserJefferies Hoare Govett
Phone+44 2070298000
Fax+44 2070298010
RegistrarEquiniti Ltd.
Phone+44 1214157082
StockbrokerJefferies Hoare Govett
Phone+44 2070298000
Fax+44 2070298010
Remuneration ConsultantKepler Associates
Phone+44 2079307730
Fax+44 2079307733
SolicitorDebevoise & Plimpton LLP
Phone+1 212 909 6000
Fax+1 212 909 6836
SolicitorLinklaters
Phone+44 2074562000
Fax+44 2074562222
AuditorErnst & Young LLP