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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SPMYY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SPMYY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPMYY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.33 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.72
SPMYY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SPMYY: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SPMYY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.72
0.18
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
SPMYY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. SPMYY: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPMYY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 111.18  Med: 5188.34 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
111.18
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.37
M-Score: -2.29
WACC vs ROIC
5.02%
7.23%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.18
SPMYY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. SPMYY: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SPMYY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.04  Med: 14.17 Max: 24.02
Current: 5.18
-15.04
24.02
Net-margin (%) 4.48
SPMYY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. SPMYY: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SPMYY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 18.26 Max: 42.02
Current: 4.48
-9.6
42.02
ROE (%) 4.73
SPMYY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. SPMYY: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPMYY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.75  Med: 22.02 Max: 72.12
Current: 4.73
-17.75
72.12
ROA (%) 3.44
SPMYY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. SPMYY: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPMYY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.07  Med: 16.37 Max: 31.63
Current: 3.44
-6.07
31.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.74
SPMYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. SPMYY: 43.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPMYY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.86  Med: 156.49 Max: 337.75
Current: 43.74
-23.86
337.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
SPMYY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SPMYY: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPMYY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: -1.40 Max: 19.4
Current: 2.2
-30.1
19.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
SPMYY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SPMYY: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPMYY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.9  Med: -6.90 Max: 58.7
Current: -20.6
-78.9
58.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -36.90
SPMYY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SPMYY: -36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPMYY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.6  Med: -4.60 Max: 43
Current: -36.9
-67.6
43
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.75
SPMYY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
78% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. SPMYY: 34.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SPMYY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 16.99 Max: 44.19
Current: 34.75
3.31
44.19
Forward P/E 16.39
SPMYY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.81 vs. SPMYY: 16.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.85
SPMYY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. SPMYY: 35.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SPMYY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 18.96 Max: 45.52
Current: 35.85
3.31
45.52
P/B 1.69
SPMYY's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SPMYY: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SPMYY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 3.19 Max: 5
Current: 1.69
1.32
5
P/S 1.43
SPMYY's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SPMYY: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SPMYY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.52 Max: 4
Current: 1.43
0.97
4
PFCF 75.53
SPMYY's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.23 vs. SPMYY: 75.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SPMYY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 17.75 Max: 96
Current: 75.53
6.6
96
POCF 18.89
SPMYY's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. SPMYY: 18.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SPMYY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 15.56 Max: 30
Current: 18.89
5.5
30
EV-to-EBIT 26.42
SPMYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. SPMYY: 26.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPMYY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.8  Med: 12.00 Max: 35.1
Current: 26.42
-29.8
35.1
EV-to-EBITDA 10.72
SPMYY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. SPMYY: 10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPMYY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.4  Med: 10.00 Max: 21.7
Current: 10.72
-104.4
21.7
Shiller P/E 11.07
SPMYY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. SPMYY: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SPMYY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 14.00 Max: 23.86
Current: 11.07
9.29
23.86
Current Ratio 1.86
SPMYY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SPMYY: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPMYY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.86
1
3.15
Quick Ratio 1.66
SPMYY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SPMYY: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPMYY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.66
0.75
2.86
Days Inventory 73.46
SPMYY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. SPMYY: 73.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPMYY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.19  Med: 90.04 Max: 106.44
Current: 73.46
73.19
106.44
Days Sales Outstanding 86.06
SPMYY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. SPMYY: 86.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPMYY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.67  Med: 68.68 Max: 86.06
Current: 86.06
57.67
86.06
Days Payable 46.11
SPMYY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.06 vs. SPMYY: 46.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SPMYY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.46  Med: 46.92 Max: 61.17
Current: 46.11
26.46
61.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.64
SPMYY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. SPMYY: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SPMYY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.64
Current: 3.64
0.71
3.64
Dividend Payout 2.55
SPMYY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
94% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SPMYY: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SPMYY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.18 Max: 1.09
Current: 2.55
0.13
1.09
Dividend Growth (3y) 8.30
SPMYY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SPMYY: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SPMYY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 53.2
Current: 8.3
0
53.2
Forward Dividend Yield 3.09
SPMYY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SPMYY: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.68
SPMYY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SPMYY: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SPMYY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.00 Max: 7.68
Current: 7.68
1.5
7.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.10
SPMYY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SPMYY: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPMYY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: 0.65 Max: 10.2
Current: 3.1
-11.9
10.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.87
SPMYY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. SPMYY: 7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SPMYY' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 7.12 Max: 117
Current: 7.87
4.5
117
Price/Tangible Book 4.05
SPMYY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SPMYY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 5.29 Max: 305
Current: 4.05
0.43
305
Price/Projected FCF 0.68
SPMYY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SPMYY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 2.13 Max: 7.64
Current: 0.68
0.03
7.64
Price/Median PS Value 0.59
SPMYY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SPMYY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.80 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.59
0.04
2.39
Price/Graham Number 2.37
SPMYY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SPMYY: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SPMYY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 2.15 Max: 33.89
Current: 2.37
0.15
33.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.77
SPMYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SPMYY: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPMYY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.70 Max: 26.3
Current: 3.77
2.9
26.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.07
SPMYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. SPMYY: -3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SPMYY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 1.60 Max: 41.4
Current: -3.07
-7.1
41.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $457
EPS $ 0.13
Beta-0.03
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $3.85 - 6.15
Shares Outstanding(Mil)152.94

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 474 484 507
EPS($) 0.18 0.22 0.26
EPS without NRI($) 0.18 0.22 0.26

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:BW8.Germany, SPT.UK,
Spirent Communications PLC was incorporated on July 16, 1949. The Company is engaged in communications test and measurement. It develops hardware and software solutions and test methodologies for for development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. The Company business segments are Networks & Applications; Wireless & Service Experience; and Service Assurance. The Networks & Applications segment develops solutions for functional, performance and security testing of next generation networks and applications that simulate real-world conditions in the lab, before a commercial launch. Its broad solutions portfolio addresses data centers, cloud computing, virtualized environments, applications and security, high speed Ethernet networks and services, and virtual/physical test automation and management. The wireless & service experience segment apply its solutions to functional and performance testing of 4G LTE and 3G mobile devices, services and infrastructure, and satellite positioning devices. The Company's solutions carry out this testing under real-world conditions in the lab prior to commercial launch. The portfolio also includes services and tools for end-to-end measurement of the mobile experience on live networks, on any device and on any operating system, helping its customers to minimize the risks associated with deployment of new technologies, devices and services. The service assurance segment offers solutions to allow service providers to diagnose, troubleshoot and determine how to resolve issues with networks and systems within the entire live network - whether virtualized or not. The Company is also a provider of mobile device management, device analytics and intelligence solutions for mobile operators. Its customer experience management solutions software enables mobile and wireline service providers to understand and quickly resolve their customers user experience issues. Previously Networks & Applications and Wireless & Service Experience were reported as one segment, Performance Analysis. Its networks and applications solutions put innovation to the test within labs, networks and IT organizations. Its wireless and service experience solutions apply its innovation to functional and performance testing of 4G/LTE and 3G mobile devices, services and infrastructure, and satellite positioning devices, under real-world conditions in the lab prior to commercial launch. Its service assurance solutions allow service providers to diagnose, troubleshoot and determine how to resolve issues with networks and systems within the live network. The Company is engaged in communications test and measurement. It develops hardware and software solutions and test methodologies for the communications industry.
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