NASDAQ:SPKE - Spark Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$9.15 -0.10 (-1.08 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 02:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$9.15
Today's Range$9.00 - $9.30
52-Week Range$8.60 - $21.30
Volume55,228 shs
Average Volume106,560 shs
Market Capitalization$316.83 million
P/E Ratio-19.06
Dividend Yield7.92%
Beta-1.93
Spark Energy logoSpark 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolNASDAQ:SPKE
CUSIPN/A
Phone713-600-2600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01
Current Ratio1.98
Quick Ratio1.98

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-19.06
Forward P/E Ratio-16.94
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$798.05 million
Price / Sales0.40
Cash Flow$1.1899 per share
Price / Cash7.69
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 Shares34,630,000
Market Cap$316.83

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.1813 per share on Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 29th. View Spark Energy's Dividend History.

When did Spark Energy's stock split? How did Spark Energy's stock split work?

Spark Energy shares split on the morning of Monday, June 19th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 23rd 2017. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes 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 approved a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 19.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter?

Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($1.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $1.28. The utilities provider earned $286.69 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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.

When is Spark Energy's next earnings date?

Spark Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Spark Energy.

What price target have analysts set for SPKE?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Spark Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Spark Energy's stock price to reach $15.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 69.4% 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?

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?

Press coverage about SPKE stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 49.55 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Spark Energy's major shareholders?

Spark Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.78%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). 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.

Which institutional investors are buying Spark Energy stock?

SPKE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Spark Energy stock in the last two years include Gil Melman, James G Jones II, Jason K Garrett, Nathan Kroeker, Robert Lawrence Lane 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 $9.15.

How big of a company is Spark Energy?

Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $316.83 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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