Spirent Communications plc

Spirent Communications plc

TelecommunicationsTelecommunications Equipment
  • Price (GBX)251.60
  • Today's Change3.00 / 1.21%
  • Shares traded2.14m
  • 1 Year change-0.32%
  • Beta0.2453
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About the company

Spirent Communications plc provides automated testing and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning. Its segments include Lifecycle Service Assurance and Networks & Security. The Lifecycle Service Assurance segment provides 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. The Networks & Security segment is engaged in /Internet protocol performance testing, and automotive ethernet, and develops test methodologies, tools and services for virtualized networks and cloud. It provides consulting services, test tools, methodologies, and proactive security validation solutions. It serves various industries, including enterprise, automotive, and transportation. Its lab and test automation solutions enables its customers to consolidate and transform physical labs into Web-accessible resources for remote, automated testing.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)476.27m
  • Net income in GBP73.76m
  • Incorporated1949
  • Employees1.50k
  • 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
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Volex PLC508.19m25.14m395.46m6.35k16.592.389.450.77820.15020.15023.031.051.354.985.60--6.667.3510.4612.4520.4720.984.954.600.98588.690.3737--38.6413.97-21.82--42.73--
XP Power Ltd.240.30m22.60m552.57m2.23k24.603.2115.262.301.141.1412.108.730.93432.067.88107,806.208.9412.2510.7214.3545.0746.209.5712.860.973560.000.194851.143.0013.11-28.251.1914.875.77
Discoverie Group PLC379.20m9.70m630.01m4.89k65.792.1718.001.660.10030.25983.963.040.79673.204.6677,609.502.043.172.684.3038.5534.922.563.030.98437.210.23859.9325.232.312.1122.6112.774.91
Smart Metering Systems PLC108.48m3.79m1.06bn1.13k254.551.9228.989.800.03130.03130.91184.160.1981.912.5696,426.660.69219.340.762711.3955.4648.193.5043.742.885.740.015222.195.3410.06-98.04-24.2920.3546.32
Ceres Power Holdings plc30.78m-21.40m1.08bn414.00--3.82--35.12-0.1142-0.11420.16571.480.13733.974.1274,338.16-9.54---10.38--66.12---69.54--17.24--0.0107--------------
Oxford Instruments plc367.30m38.60m1.14bn1.88k29.993.6119.883.110.66090.66096.305.490.75382.904.07195,580.407.927.5712.3511.7551.1350.9010.519.901.1640.200.083722.5915.324.12-7.66--10.316.84
Spirent Communications Plc476.27m73.76m1.55bn1.50k21.054.1516.373.250.12030.12030.77630.60990.8596.273.86317,514.3013.3011.9417.6815.9973.7372.8715.4913.591.94135.880.062469.2710.264.705.69---11.3212.57
RS Group PLC2.55bn230.00m4.08bn7.65k17.823.6813.891.600.4860.4865.402.351.293.005.01333,642.5011.6510.3317.7515.8744.1743.839.017.721.1946.790.212945.1927.5111.0683.2720.0917.477.91
Data as of Jul 01 2022. Currency figures normalised to Spirent Communications plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

64.04%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202285.45m13.97%
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 16 Mar 202261.33m10.03%
Abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202232.37m5.29%
Brandes Investment Partners LPas of 10 Mar 202230.54m4.99%
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202230.52m4.99%
Franklin Templeton Fund Management Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202230.51m4.99%
M&G Investment Management Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202230.47m4.98%
Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd.as of 17 May 202230.44m4.98%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 10 Mar 202230.37m4.96%
Liontrust Investment Management Ltd.as of 10 Mar 202229.78m4.87%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 31 May 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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