NASDAQ:SPKE - Spark Energy Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$8.40 +0.10 (+1.20 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.30
Today's Range$8.25 - $8.50
52-Week Range$8.05 - $18.30
Volume136,000 shs
Average Volume197,494 shs
Market Capitalization$296.46 million
P/E Ratio-17.40
Dividend Yield8.79%
Beta-1.99
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 Ratio2.20
Quick Ratio2.18

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-17.40
Forward P/E Ratio-17.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$798.05 million
Price / Sales0.37
Cash Flow$1.1748 per share
Price / Cash7.15
Book Value$4.65 per share
Price / Book1.81

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.48)
Net Income$18.85 million
Net Margins1.10%
Return on Equity21.26%
Return on Assets5.73%

Miscellaneous

Employees176
Outstanding Shares34,880,000
Market Cap$296.46 million

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, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.1813 per share on Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.63%. 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's stock split on the morning of Monday, June 19th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, May 23rd 2017. The newly created shares were issued 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 approved a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 19.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter?

Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($1.08) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $1.28. The utilities provider had revenue of $286.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $213.53 million. Spark Energy had a net margin of 1.10% and a return on equity of 21.26%. 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, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Spark Energy.

What price target have analysts set for SPKE?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Spark Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Spark Energy's stock price to reach $14.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 72.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for Spark Energy.

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?

News coverage about SPKE stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.47 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Spark Energy.

Who are Spark Energy's major shareholders?

Spark Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.79%), Millennium Management LLC (1.65%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.13%), Spark Investment Management LLC (1.08%), American Century Companies Inc. (0.95%) and 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 major investors are selling Spark Energy stock?

SPKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Globeflex Capital L P. Company insiders that have sold Spark Energy company stock in the last year include Gil Melman and Jason K Garrett. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Covalis Capital LLP, Spark Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc. and Citadel 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 $8.40.

How big of a company is Spark Energy?

Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $296.46 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:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  215 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  403
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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