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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
92% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. SPMYY: No Debt )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
SPMYY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SPMYY: 0.74 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.74

0.19
0.76
Interest Coverage 43.44
SPMYY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. SPMYY: 43.44 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 9999.99
Current: 43.44

0.82
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.06
M-Score: -2.98
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.71
SPMYY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. SPMYY: 8.71 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -173.66   Max: 24.02
Current: 8.71

-173.66
24.02
Net-margin (%) 6.74
SPMYY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. SPMYY: 6.74 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -187.99   Max: 42.02
Current: 6.74

-187.99
42.02
ROE (%) 6.87
SPMYY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. SPMYY: 6.87 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1058.11   Max: 59.52
Current: 6.87

-1058.11
59.52
ROA (%) 5.06
SPMYY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. SPMYY: 5.06 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -197.69   Max: 37.65
Current: 5.06

-197.69
37.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 86.36
SPMYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. SPMYY: 86.36 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -601.74   Max: 295.81
Current: 86.36

-601.74
295.81
Revenue Growth (%) -4.70
SPMYY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SPMYY: -4.70 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.6   Max: 18.6
Current: -4.7

-29.6
18.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -20.60
SPMYY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SPMYY: -20.60 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -73.3   Max: 58.7
Current: -20.6

-73.3
58.7
EPS Growth (%) -26.40
SPMYY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SPMYY: -26.40 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -67.3   Max: 42
Current: -26.4

-67.3
42
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.60
SPMYY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. SPMYY: 33.60 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 64.61
Current: 33.6

3.22
64.61
P/B 2.42
SPMYY's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. SPMYY: 2.42 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 6.81
Current: 2.42

1.43
6.81
P/S 2.67
SPMYY's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SPMYY: 2.67 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 4
Current: 2.67

0.94
4
PFCF 26.00
SPMYY's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. SPMYY: 26.00 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 27.4
Current: 26

6.6
27.4
EV-to-EBIT 19.27
SPMYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. SPMYY: 19.27 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 81
Current: 19.27

3.7
81
Shiller P/E 11.71
SPMYY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.63 vs. SPMYY: 11.71 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.25   Max: 26.03
Current: 11.71

8.25
26.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.90
SPMYY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. SPMYY: 1.90 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.9

0.71
2.29
Dividend Payout 0.66
SPMYY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SPMYY: 0.66 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.66

0.13
0.67
Dividend growth (3y) 15.70
SPMYY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SPMYY: 15.70 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.8
Current: 15.7

0
52.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.26
SPMYY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. SPMYY: 4.26 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 5.13
Current: 4.26

1.59
5.13
Share Buyback Rate 1.80
SPMYY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. SPMYY: 1.80 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10.2   Max: -11.9
Current: 1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 20.80
SPMYY's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 20.80 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 14.74   Max: 20.76
Current: 20.8

14.74
20.76
Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.86
SPMYY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 14.86 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 11.79   Max: 15.07
Current: 14.86

11.79
15.07
Price/Tangible Book 4.34
SPMYY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.27 vs. SPMYY: 4.34 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 203.33
Current: 4.34

2.79
203.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.03
SPMYY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SPMYY: 1.03 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 3.55
Current: 1.03

0.96
3.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
SPMYY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SPMYY: 1.09 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.09

0.12
2.5
Price/Graham Number 2.53
SPMYY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPMYY: 2.53 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 26.52
Current: 2.53

0.67
26.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
SPMYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SPMYY: 5.20 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 26.7
Current: 5.2

1.2
26.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.18
SPMYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. SPMYY: -2.18 )
SPMYY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 43.6
Current: -2.18

-3.9
43.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:SPT.UK, BW8.Germany
Spirent Communications PLC is engaged in the communications test and measurement. Its three reportable operating segments are Performance Analysis and Service Assurance. Performance Analysis develops innovative solutions for functional, conformance and performance testing of current and next generation communications technologies. Service Assurance provides solutions which allow service providers to diagnose, troubleshoot and determine how to resolve issues with networks. It has operations in US, Asia Pacific, Rest of World and Europe.

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