NASDAQ:SPKE - Spark Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $9.17 +0.12 (+1.33 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$9.05Today's Range$8.90 - $9.2052-Week Range$8.60 - $21.40Volume3,383 shsAverage Volume115,609 shsMarket Capitalization$313.37 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield8.01%Beta-1.93 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Spark Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent retail energy services company in the United States. It operates through two segments, Retail Electricity and Retail Natural Gas. The company is involved in the retail distribution of electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2017, it operated in 94 utility service territories across 19 states and the District of Columbia, and had approximately 1,042,000 residential customer equivalents. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Spark Energy, Inc. is a subsidiary of Retailco, LLC. Receive SPKE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SPKE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities SymbolNASDAQ:SPKE CUSIPN/A Webwww.sparkenergy.com Phone713-600-2600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01 Current Ratio1.98 Quick Ratio1.98 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$798.05 million Price / Sales0.40 Cash Flow$1.2050 per share Price / Cash7.61 Book Value$4.65 per share Price / Book1.97 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.48) Net Income$18.85 million Net Margins0.48% Return on Equity3.35% Return on Assets0.95% Miscellaneous Employees176 Outstanding Shares34,630,000Market Cap$313.37 Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Spark Energy's stock symbol? Spark Energy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SPKE." How often does Spark Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spark Energy? Spark Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.1813 per share on Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $0.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.01%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 30th. View Spark Energy's Dividend History. When did Spark Energy's stock split? How did Spark Energy's stock split work? Spark Energy's stock split on Monday, June 19th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 23rd 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, June 16th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Spark Energy stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How will Spark Energy's stock buyback program work? Spark Energy announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 19.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter? Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($1.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $1.28. The utilities provider earned $286.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $213.53 million. Spark Energy had a return on equity of 3.35% and a net margin of 0.48%. View Spark Energy's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for SPKE? 3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Spark Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Spark Energy's share price to reach $15.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 71.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Spark Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spark Energy? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spark Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Spark Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Spark Energy include Duke Energy (DUK), Exelon (EXC), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), PG&E (PCG), E.ON SE Sponsored ADR (Germany) (EONGY), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Ameren (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), Westar Energy (WR), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG) and ALLETE (ALE). Who are Spark Energy's key executives? Spark Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nathan Kroeker, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 44)Mr. Gil M. Melman, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)Mr. Jason K. Garrett, Exec. VP of Retail (Age 49)Mr. Robert Lawrence Lane, VP & CFO (Age 46)Mr. Michael Kuznar, Pres of Retailco Has Spark Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about SPKE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.49 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Spark Energy's major shareholders? Spark Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.78%). Company insiders that own Spark Energy stock include Gil Melman, James G Jones II, Jason K Garrett, Nathan Kroeker, Robert Lawrence Lane and W Keith Maxwell III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Spark Energy. Which institutional investors are selling Spark Energy stock? SPKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Spark Energy company stock in the last year include Gil Melman and W Keith Maxwell III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spark Energy. How do I buy shares of Spark Energy? Shares of SPKE 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 Spark Energy's stock price today? One share of SPKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.05. How big of a company is Spark Energy? Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $313.37 million and generates $798.05 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $18.85 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.48) on an earnings per share basis. Spark Energy employs 176 workers across the globe. How can I contact Spark Energy? Spark Energy's mailing address is 12140 Wickchester Ln Suite 100, Houston TX, 77079. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 713-600-2600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Spark Energy (NASDAQ SPKE)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 178 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 202 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 380MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spark Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPKE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPKE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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