Spirent Communications plc

Spirent Communications plc

TelecommunicationsTelecommunications Equipment
  • Price (GBX)179.90
  • Today's Change-0.20 / -0.11%
  • Shares traded649.13k
  • 1 Year change-22.52%
  • Beta0.4209
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About the company

Spirent Communications plc is a global provider of automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning. The Company’s segments include Lifecycle Service Assurance and Networks & Security. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment provides end-to-end visibility, actionable insights, and automated troubleshooting to radically simplify turn-up and assurance of fifth generation (5G) networks and services. The Networks & Security segment develops test methodologies, tools and services for virtualized networks, cloud infrastructure and proactive security validation. Its portfolio of products and services addresses the test, assurance, and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies, such as 5G, software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), cloud, autonomous vehicles, and others. Its products and services cover testing needs beginning with lab validation of new technology and extending to acceptance and benchmarking in live networks.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)492.18m
  • Net income in GBP80.94m
  • Incorporated1949
  • Employees1.60k
  • Location
    Spirent Communications plcOrigin One, 108 High StreetCRAWLEY RH10 1BDUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 129 376 7676
  • Fax+44 129 376 7677
  • Websitehttps://www.spirent.com/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
TT Electronics plc617.00m-13.20m283.16m4.97k--0.953231.820.4589-0.075-0.0753.511.680.89512.915.98124,094.90-1.910.9364-2.571.2321.9623.67-
XP Power Ltd.290.40m-20.00m413.44m2.59k--2.98--1.42-1.02-1.0214.807.020.77041.807.93112,123.60-5.206.59-6.577.8641.5344.99-6.757.451.0619.140.61883.8420.8511.73-188.50--2.453.80
Volex PLC550.40m23.91m429.62m7.13k18.942.7410.440.78060.14260.14263.280.98641.454.855.3677,248.766.357.359.9112.4520.1620.984.394.601.047.920.410720.4138.6413.97-21.82--42.73--
Ceres Power Holdings plc22.13m-45.12m583.85m536.00--2.45--26.38-0.2358-0.23580.11561.240.07882.051.7341,287.31-16.06---17.14--58.97---203.90--10.48--0.013---28.09---113.94------
Discoverie Group PLC424.60m17.40m758.32m5.00k44.532.4017.351.790.17670.30194.313.280.75171.555.8186,901.353.083.173.864.3018.6134.924.103.030.96088.400.244859.9325.232.312.1122.6112.774.91
Smart Metering Systems PLC135.52m14.87m1.04bn1.36k70.361.9520.027.700.11120.11121.014.000.20372.172.7099,573.842.248.212.489.7951.6748.6710.9739.411.206.470.125128.4224.9311.23292.170.28764.7434.26
Spirent Communications Plc492.18m80.94m1.08bn1.60k13.542.8710.772.190.13270.13270.80590.62580.875.183.72307,615.2014.3113.2719.4117.7971.9572.9016.4415.161.96581.500.045451.665.475.9612.0022.04-11.304.03
Oxford Instruments plc397.70m42.80m1.55bn1.88k36.714.9224.563.900.73270.73276.815.470.74442.653.88211,767.808.017.5713.1811.7551.3550.9010.769.901.1124.330.144322.5915.324.12-7.66--10.316.84
RS Group PLC2.98bn284.80m3.80bn7.65k13.342.8310.871.270.60210.60216.302.841.282.854.76--12.2610.7318.5016.3745.3444.219.558.291.1633.530.217341.6416.7811.8323.8318.5413.769.54
Data as of May 26 2023. Currency figures normalised to Spirent Communications plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

62.61%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202276.99m12.72%
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 26 Jan 202361.88m10.22%
abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202232.36m5.35%
Brandes Investment Partners LPas of 29 Nov 202230.53m5.04%
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202230.53m5.04%
Franklin Templeton Fund Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202230.46m5.03%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 29 Nov 202230.34m5.01%
Liontrust Investment Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202229.79m4.92%
Artemis Investment Management LLPas of 29 Nov 202229.18m4.82%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202226.98m4.46%
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Data from 31 Mar 2023 - 30 Apr 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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