NASDAQ:SP - SP Plus Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$36.72 +0.54 (+1.49 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 08:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.18
Today's Range$34.4950 - $36.92
52-Week Range$27.13 - $41.35
Volume98,746 shs
Average Volume80,039 shs
Market Capitalization$835.01 million
P/E Ratio21.60
Dividend YieldN/A
SP Plus Corporation provides parking management, ground transportation, and other ancillary services to commercial, institutional, and municipal clients in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. It provides facility maintenance, event logistics, security services, training, scheduling, and supervising of service personnel; and customer services, marketing, and accounting and revenue control functions to facilitate the operation of its clients' facilities or events. The company also offers a range of ancillary services, such as airport and municipal shuttle operations, valet services, and municipal meter revenue collection and enforcement services; ground transportation services, such as taxi and livery dispatch, concierge-type ground transportation information, and support services for arriving passengers; and remote parking management services. In addition, it provides facility maintenance services, including power sweeping and washing, painting and general repairs, and cleaning and seasonal services; and multi-platform marketing services comprising SP+ branded Websites offering clients a platform for marketing their facilities, mobile apps, search marketing, email marketing, and social media campaigns. The company serves private and public owners, managers, and developers of office buildings, residential properties, commercial properties, shopping centers, other retail properties, sports and special event complexes, hotels, and hospitals and medical centers. As of December 31, 2017, it managed 3,623 parking facility locations containing approximately 2.0 million parking spaces in 350 cities; operated 76 parking-related service centers serving 70 airports; operated a fleet of approximately 700 shuttle buses; and operated 738 valet locations. The company was formerly known as Standard Parking Corporation and changed its name to SP Plus Corporation in December 2013. SP Plus Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Automotive rental & leasing, without drivers
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Cash Flow$2.6783 per share
Book Value$13.90 per share


Net Income$41.20 million


Market Cap$835.01 million

SP Plus (NASDAQ:SP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SP Plus' stock symbol?

SP Plus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SP."

How were SP Plus' earnings last quarter?

SP Plus Corp (NASDAQ:SP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The business services provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.03. The business services provider had revenue of $362.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $190.74 million. SP Plus had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 14.51%. View SP Plus' Earnings History.

When is SP Plus' next earnings date?

SP Plus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for SP Plus.

What price target have analysts set for SP?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for SP Plus' stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect SP Plus' share price to reach $45.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SP Plus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SP Plus?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SP Plus in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SP Plus.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about SP Plus stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about SP Plus stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "SP Plus Corporation provides professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security and event logistics services to property owners and managers in all markets of the real estate industry. The Company also provides a range of ancillary services, such as airport shuttle operations, taxi and livery dispatch services and municipal meter revenue collection and enforcement services. Its clients include owners of office building complexes, shopping centers, sports complexes, hotels, hospitals, and various airports. SP Plus Corporation, formerly known as Standard Parking Corporation, is based in United States. " (2/6/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are raising our 2019 estimates to reflect the acquisition. Our 2019 adjusted EBITDA estimate is now $118.0 million, a 21% increase from our prior estimate. Our 2019 adjusted EPS estimate increases to $2.57, which is 9% higher than our previous forecast of $2.36. SP Plus has not given 2019 guidance yet, but plans to do so in February when it reports Q4/18 results. The lower percentage increase in our adjusted EPS estimate relative to our adjusted EBITDA estimate is due to anticipated increases in amortization expense and interest expense resulting from the Bags acquisition." (12/4/2018)

Has SP Plus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SP stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SP Plus earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of SP Plus' key competitors?

Who are SP Plus' key executives?

SP Plus' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. G. Marc Baumann, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Vance Cushman Johnston, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. John Ricchiuto, Exec. VP of Operations of Airport Division (Age 62)
  • Mr. Thomas L. Hagerman, Exec. VP of Southeast Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert M. Toy, Pres of Commercial Operations (Age 62)

Who are SP Plus' major shareholders?

SP Plus' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.24%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (3.87%), Bernzott Capital Advisors (3.73%), Dudley & Shanley Inc. (2.37%) and Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (2.17%). Company insiders that own SP Plus stock include Cpc Rep LLC Kohlberg, G Marc Baumann, Gerard M Klaisle, John Ricchiuto, Robert S Roath, Thomas L Hagerman and Walter S Woltosz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SP Plus.

Which major investors are selling SP Plus stock?

SP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Dudley & Shanley Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Gotham Asset Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AlphaOne Investment Services LLC and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold SP Plus company stock in the last year include G Marc Baumann and Thomas L Hagerman. View Insider Buying and Selling for SP Plus.

Which major investors are buying SP Plus stock?

SP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, WCM Investment Management LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Martingale Asset Management L P. View Insider Buying and Selling for SP Plus.

How do I buy shares of SP Plus?

Shares of SP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SP Plus' stock price today?

One share of SP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.72.

How big of a company is SP Plus?

SP Plus has a market capitalization of $835.01 million and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $41.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.70 on an earnings per share basis. SP Plus employs 20,800 workers across the globe.

What is SP Plus' official website?

The official website for SP Plus is

How can I contact SP Plus?

SP Plus' mailing address is 200 E. RANDOLPH STREET SUITE 7700, CHICAGO IL, 60601. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 312-274-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for SP Plus (NASDAQ SP)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  164 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  319
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SP Plus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by Staff

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