NASDAQ:SPKE - Spark Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.54 -0.13 (-1.22 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$10.67Today's Range$10.50 - $10.7552-Week Range$7.20 - $10.76Volume138,086 shsAverage Volume112,862 shsMarket Capitalization$368.28 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield6.84%Beta-0.52 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 engages in the retail distribution of electricity and natural gas to residential and commercial customers. As of December 31, 2018, it operated in 94 utility service territories across 19 states and the District of Columbia, and had approximately 908,000 residential customer equivalents. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:SPKE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1606268 Webhttp://www.sparkenergy.com/ Phone713-600-2600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.29 Current Ratio1.97 Quick Ratio1.96Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.01 billion Price / Sales0.37 Cash Flow$1.4721 per share Price / Cash Flow7.16 Book Value$2.45 per share Price / Book4.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.69) Net Income$-1,190,000.00 Net Margins1.24% Return on Equity11.69% Return on Assets2.54%Miscellaneous Employees176 Outstanding Shares34,941,000Market Cap$368.28 million Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.181 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.87%. The ex-dividend date 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 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 19.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter? Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) announced its earnings results on Monday, March, 4th. The utilities provider reported ($0.29) earnings per share for the quarter. The utilities provider earned $228.51 million during the quarter. Spark Energy had a return on equity of 11.69% and a net margin of 1.24%. 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 Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Spark Energy. What price target have analysts set for SPKE? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Spark Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect Spark Energy's stock price to reach $10.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Spark Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spark Energy? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spark Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Spark Energy. Has Spark Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about SPKE stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Spark Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Spark Energy include Unitil (UTL), Genie Energy (GNE), Endesa (ELE), EuroSite Power (EUSP) 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), AT&T (T), Apollo Global Management (APO), Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Alibaba Group (BABA) and First Data (FDC). Who are Spark Energy's key executives? Spark Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nathan G. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.62%), BlackRock Inc. (2.68%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.41%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.28%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.28%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.13%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Marshall Wace LLP, BlackRock Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., SEI Investments Co, Zebra Capital Management LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp and Spark Investment Management 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 $10.54. How big of a company is Spark Energy? Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $368.28 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 267 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 298 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 565MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Elliott Wave theory? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.