NASDAQ:SPKE - Spark Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.39 +0.12 (+1.29 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.39
Today's Range$9.24 - $9.44
52-Week Range$7.20 - $12.70
Volume31,275 shs
Average Volume116,529 shs
Market Capitalization$328.10 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.69%
Beta-0.55
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.01 billion
Cash Flow$1.4905 per share
Book Value$2.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,190,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees176
Market Cap$328.10 million
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Thursday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.181 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. View Spark Energy's Dividend History.

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

Shares of Spark Energy split on the morning of Monday, June 19th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 23rd 2017. The newly issued 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan 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 buy up to 19.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter?

Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.31. The utilities provider had revenue of $258.48 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $240.69 million. Spark Energy had a negative net margin of 0.12% and a positive return on equity of 7.28%. 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 Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Spark Energy.

What price target have analysts set for SPKE?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Spark Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Spark Energy's share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Spark Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spark Energy?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spark Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Spark Energy.

Has Spark Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SPKE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Spark Energy's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Spark Energy include Unitil (UTL), Genie Energy (GNE), EuroSite Power (EUSP), Endesa (ELE) and Westar Energy (WR).

What other stocks do shareholders of Spark Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spark Energy investors own include Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), Bank of America (BAC), Intelsat (I), AT&T (T), Apollo Global Management (APO), Fossil Group (FOSL), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cypress Semiconductor (CY) and AMC Entertainment (AMC).

Who are Spark Energy's key executives?

Spark Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nathan Kroeker, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jason K. Garrett, Exec. VP of Retail (Age 50)
  • Mr. Robert Lawrence Lane, VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. C. Alexis Keene, Interim Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Michael Kuznar, Pres of Retailco

Who are Spark Energy's major shareholders?

Spark Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.13%), Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.92%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%). 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 major investors are selling Spark Energy stock?

SPKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Morris Harris LLC and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Spark Energy company stock in the last year include Gil Melman, Jason K Garrett and Nathan Kroeker. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spark Energy.

Which major investors are buying Spark Energy stock?

SPKE stock was acquired 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 James G Jones II, 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 $9.39.

How big of a company is Spark Energy?

Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $328.10 million and generates $1.01 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,190,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.69) on an earnings per share basis. Spark Energy employs 176 workers across the globe.

What is Spark Energy's official website?

The official website for Spark Energy is http://www.sparkenergy.com.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  258 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  547
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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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