Spark Energy Company Profile (NASDAQ:SPKE)

About Spark Energy

Spark Energy logoSpark Energy, Inc. is an independent retail energy services company. The Company provides residential and commercial customers in United States with an alternative for their natural gas and electricity. The Company operates in two segments: Retail Natural Gas Segment and Retail Electricity Segment. It operates in approximately 50 utility service territories across over 20 states and has approximately 328,000 residential customers and over 19,000 commercial customers, which translates to approximately 415,000 renewable energy credits (RCEs). The Company serves natural gas customers in over 10 states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, and electricity customers in over nine states, including Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SPKE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $29.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.02
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.27
  • 52-Week Range: $15.56 - $35.63
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $190.70M
  • Outstanding Shares: 6,493,000
  • Beta: -2.1
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.09%
  • Return on Equity: 26.71%
  • Return on Assets: 6.75%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.35%
  • Current Ratio: 1.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.62%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $30.60 (4.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/19/2016Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageNeutral$27.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuy$32.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$34.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/27/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
3/30/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$18.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2016        
5/4/2016Q116$0.83$1.13$110.44 million$110.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q4$0.53($0.01)$106.60 million$94.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q3$0.11$0.31$90.73 million$91.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q215($0.01)$0.23$63.68 million$65.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q115$1.00$0.80$111.25 million$101.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2015Q414$0.80$0.79$81.72 million$82.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q314$0.13$0.03$62.10 million$68.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.35 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q2 20162$0.40$0.45$0.43
Q3 20162$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q4 20162$0.51$0.94$0.73
Q1 20171$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q2 20171$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
Annual Dividend:$1.45
Dividend Yield:4.94%
Payout Ratio:61.70% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
54.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/21/2016quarterly$0.365.64%8/25/20168/29/20169/13/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.365.88%5/26/20165/31/20166/14/2016
1/22/2016quarterly$0.366.05%2/25/20162/29/20163/14/2016
10/23/2015quarterly$0.368.85%11/25/201511/30/201512/14/2015
7/24/2015quarterly$0.368.94%8/27/20158/31/20159/14/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.3611.12%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.369.82%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.2411/25/201411/28/201412/15/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 57.88%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 31.58%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016James G Jones IIDirectorBuy500$25.98$12,990.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell12,700$33.00$419,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell96,684$33.88$3,275,653.92View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell204,962$31.38$6,431,707.56View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell111,257$30.49$3,392,225.93View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell48,661$30.21$1,470,048.81View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell21,353$30.02$641,017.06View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell31,147$30.28$943,131.16View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell83,780$30.71$2,572,883.80View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell63,720$30.91$1,969,585.20View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell1,725,000$18.00$31,050,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell1,614$25.01$40,366.14View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell21,713$25.09$544,779.17View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell37,999$25.55$970,874.45View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell108,341$25.99$2,815,782.59View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell51,030$25.61$1,306,878.30View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell32,224$26.32$848,135.68View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell36,179$26.27$950,422.33View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell95,954$25.97$2,491,925.38View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell20,738$25.02$518,864.76View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell3,534$25.00$88,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorSell14,300$25.45$363,935.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Georganne HodgesCFOSell1,518$20.21$30,678.78View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy10,000$18.49$184,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy37,700$17.64$665,028.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy10,000$18.48$184,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Georganne HodgesCFOSell2,500$18.50$46,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Georganne HodgesCFOSell2,500$17.48$43,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Georganne HodgesEVPSell1,000$16.46$16,460.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy2,500$15.74$39,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy2,500$15.51$38,775.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy2,500$15.35$38,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Nathan KroekerCEOBuy5,000$14.96$74,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy5,000$13.45$67,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy5,000$13.50$67,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Nathan KroekerInsiderBuy1,000$14.00$14,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Nathan KroekerInsiderBuy1,000$13.50$13,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014James G Jones IIDirectorBuy1,400$13.84$19,376.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy1,000$13.65$13,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Georganne HodgesInsiderBuy1,000$13.45$13,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Nathan KroekerInsiderBuy1,000$13.50$13,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy2,000$14.43$28,860.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Nathan KroekerInsiderBuy1,000$15.75$15,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy1,000$16.23$16,230.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy1,000$16.63$16,630.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014W Keith Maxwell IIIDirectorBuy1,000$16.58$16,580.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
DateHeadline
zacks.com logoEversource (ES) Down to Sell: Regulations Hurt Prospects (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.zacks.com - September 16 at 11:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDominion Unit Gets Regulatory Nod to Continue PIR Program (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Utility Stocks to Beat the September Blues (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 12:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDuke Energy (DUK) Unit Buys Six Solar Projects in Georgia (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 11:15 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpark Energy, Inc. : SPKE-US: Dividend Analysis : August 29th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.capitalcube.com - September 2 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 High Dividend Stocks to Bet Against a Rate Hike (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Alliance Holdings, Spark Energy, Outerwall, Enviva Partners and Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 12:06 PM
4-traders.com logoSpark Energy : Announces Closing of Major Energy Acquisition (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.4-traders.com - August 25 at 12:25 PM
streetinsider.com logoSpark Energy (SPKE) Closes Acquisition of Major Energy Companies (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.streetinsider.com - August 25 at 12:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Unregistered Sale of Equit (NASDAQ:SPKE)
biz.yahoo.com - August 24 at 7:15 PM
publicnow.com logoSpark Energy, Inc. Announces Closing of Major Energy Acquisition (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.publicnow.com - August 23 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Spark Energy by Ladenburg Thalmann (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpark Energy Is A 'Pure Play Competitive Retailer' (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Spark Energy, Inc. : August 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 19 at 7:24 PM
zacks.com logoXcel Energy Suffering from Compliance Costs and Rising Debt (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.zacks.com - August 19 at 10:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpark Energy, Inc. :SPKE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.capitalcube.com - August 18 at 7:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 7:48 PM
News IconNational Fuel & Electrical Selects Alpine Energy Systems' Dealer Portal Software program to Drive Commercial Sales Efforts. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.southcarolinasc.com - August 18 at 10:36 AM
4-traders.com logoSpark Energy : National Gas & Electric Selects Alpine Energy Systems' Broker Portal Software to Drive Commercial Sales Efforts (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.4-traders.com - August 17 at 7:53 PM
zacks.com logoSouthern Company Prices Common Stock in Public Offering (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.zacks.com - August 17 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SPKE earnings conference call or presentation 11-Aug-16 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 10:45 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSpark Energy's (SPKE) CEO Nathan Kroeker on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:SPKE)
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 8:04 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSpark Energy beats Street 2Q forecasts (NASDAQ:SPKE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 10:51 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Spark Energy Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:SPKE)
biz.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUtilities to Watch for Earnings on Aug 11: TERP, SPKE, GWRS (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:41 AM
nasdaq.com logoSpark Energy, Inc. Announces Closing of Provider Acquisition and Date for Earnings Release (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 7:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSpark Energy: A Ticking Time Bomb With A Short Fuse - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:SPKE)
seekingalpha.com - July 30 at 10:18 AM
equities.com logoSpark Energy Inc. (SPKE) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 27 - Equities.com (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.equities.com - July 29 at 10:36 AM
tradecalls.org logoSpark Energy Inc(NASDAQ:SPKE) Declares Dividend of $0.3625. - Trade Calls (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.tradecalls.org - July 29 at 10:36 AM
4-traders.com logoThe Law Offices of Vincent Wong Launch Investigation of Spark Energy, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.4-traders.com - July 27 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Launch Investigation of Spark Energy, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 11:56 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Finan (NASDAQ:SPKE)
biz.yahoo.com - July 21 at 10:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:17 pm Spark Energy expects Q2 adjusted EBITDA of $10.0 -12.0 mln - far exceeding co's expectations (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpark Energy, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Dividend, Provides Preliminary Second Quarter Results (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 6:15 PM
News IconInvestor News: Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) under Investigation (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.groundreport.com - July 7 at 7:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Near-52-Week-High Stocks Set to Soar Even Further (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 8:44 AM
sbwire.com logoInvestor Investigation over Potential Wrongdoing at Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.sbwire.com - July 1 at 7:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Spark Energy, Inc. -- SPKE (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 2:00 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 10:36 AM
4-traders.com logoSPARK ENERGY : Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K/A) (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.4-traders.com - June 25 at 11:12 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:SPKE)
biz.yahoo.com - June 24 at 12:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDominion Unit Starts Building Power Station Post Clearance (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:56 AM
tmcnet.com logoSPARK ENERGY (SPKE) SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Spark Energy, Inc. For Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NASDAQ:SPKE)
www.tmcnet.com - June 21 at 11:48 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 11:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces the Commencement of an Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Spark Energy, Inc. - SPKE (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 2:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY (SPKE) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Spark Energy, Inc. For Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 8:07 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoSpark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) price target maintained to $0 as issued in a report today by Janney Capital (NASDAQ:SPKE)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 19 at 11:12 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPARK ENERGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:SPKE)
biz.yahoo.com - June 15 at 10:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIDACORP Hits 52-Week High on Solid Economy & Investments (NASDAQ:SPKE)
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 8:39 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Spark Energy, Inc. : June 6, 2016 (NASDAQ:SPKE)
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