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Spirent Communications Fundamentals

Company Name Spirent Commincations Last Updated 16 Apr 2019
Industry Technology Sector Technology Hardware & Equipment
Shares in Issue (m) 611.74 Market Cap (£m) 894.37
PE Ratio 16.00 Div per Share (p) 3.42
Div Yield 2.34 Div Cover 2.67
EPS 9.14 EPS Growth (%) 92.42
PEG 0.17 DPS Growth (%) -6.81
Debt Ratio 7.11 Debt Equity Ratio 0.17
Net Gearing 6.98 Gross Gearing 30.70
Asset Equity Ratio 1.44 Cash Equity Ratio 34.23
Quick Ratio 2.02 Current Ratio 2.22
Price To Book Value 2.52 ROCE 16.00

Spirent Communications Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
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 USD 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
H1 Dividend 13 Aug 2015 11 Sep 2015 GBX 1.08
H2 Dividend 05 Mar 2015 08 May 2015 GBX 1.43 2.42
H1 Dividend 06 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014 GBX 0.99
H2 Dividend 05 Mar 2014 25 Apr 2014 GBX 1.20 2.21

Spirent Communications Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 36 42 47
Intangible Assets 158 164 170
Investments 30 29 39
Total Fixed Assets 224 234 256
Stocks 26 24 27
Debtors 140 130 129
Cash & Equivalents 122 128 96
Other Assets 2 1 0
Total Assets 513 518 509
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 130 137 133
Creditors after 1 year 27 27 34
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 157 164 167
Net assets 355 353 342
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 26 28 25
Share Premium 26 0 25
Profit / Loss 61 47 -46
Other Equity 43 70 46
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 355 353 342
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 7.11 7.20 9.05
Debt-to-Equity 0.17 0.17 0.20
Net Gearing 6.98 6.94 13.94
Gross Gearing 30.70 31.74 32.84
Assets / Equity 1.44 1.47 1.49
Cash / Equity 34.23 36.34 28.13
EPS 9.14 4.75 -6.93
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 60 69 43
Cashflow before financing 53 54 26
Increase in Cash -5 29 -1
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 477 455 458
Cost of sales 132 130 134
Gross Profit 345 325 324
Operating Profit 58 44 -41
Pre-Tax profit 61 47 -46
Profit / Loss for the year 26 28 25

Spirent Communications Company Background

Sector Technology Hardware & Equipment
Activities 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.
Latest Interim Date 02 Aug 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 07 Mar 2019

Spirent Communications Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 2000 Eric George Hutchinson Chief Executive Officer
05 Sep 2016 Paula Bell Chief Financial Officer
01 Dec 2016 William Gennydd Thomas Non-Executive Chairman
26 Jun 2015 Jonathan Charles Silver Non-Executive Director
11 Jan 2018 Edgar Masri Non-Executive Director
11 Jan 2018 Wendy Meng Weng Koh Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2016 Gary Bruce Bullard 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