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NASDAQ:SPKESpark Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.22
-0.40 (-4.64 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.01
Now: $8.22
$8.56
50-Day Range
$6.29
MA: $7.17
$8.84
52-Week Range
$5.25
Now: $8.22
$11.71
Volume268,324 shs
Average Volume178,912 shs
Market Capitalization$290.25 million
P/E Ratio39.14
Dividend Yield8.23%
Beta0.46
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$813.72 million
Cash Flow$1.60 per share
Book Value$1.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.45 million

Miscellaneous

Employees176
Market Cap$290.25 million
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Spark Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Spark Energy's stock was trading at $8.19 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPKE stock has increased by 0.4% and is now trading at $8.22. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Spark Energy's next earnings date?

Spark Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Spark Energy.

How were Spark Energy's earnings last quarter?

Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.18. The utilities provider had revenue of $166.68 million for the quarter. Spark Energy had a net margin of 1.65% and a return on equity of 32.94%. View Spark Energy's earnings history.

How often does Spark Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spark Energy?

Spark Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.181 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 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 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.

What price target have analysts set for SPKE?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Spark Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Spark Energy's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%. View analysts' price targets for Spark Energy.

Has Spark Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SPKE stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spark Energy earned a news sentiment score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutSpark Energy.

Are investors shorting Spark Energy?

Spark Energy saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,890,000 shares, a drop of 12.5% from the April 30th total of 2,160,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 131,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 14.3 days. Currently, 16.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Spark Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Spark Energy's key competitors?

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), AT&T (T), Apollo Global Management (APO), Bank of America (BAC), Intelsat (I), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Fossil Group (FOSL), Ring Energy (REI), Ring Energy (REI) and Two Harbors Investment (TWO).

Who are Spark Energy's key executives?

Spark Energy's management team includes the following 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

What is Spark Energy's stock symbol?

Spark Energy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SPKE."

Who are Spark Energy's major shareholders?

Spark Energy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.90%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.90%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.82%), State Street Corp (0.62%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.57%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.53%). Company insiders that own Spark Energy stock include Gil Melman, James G Jones II, Jason K Garrett, Nathan Kroeker 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mackay Shields LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Geode Capital Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, UBS Group AG, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity for Spark Energy.

Which major investors are buying Spark Energy stock?

SPKE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Citigroup Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Spark Energy stock in the last two years include James G Jones II, Nathan Kroeker, and W Keith Maxwell III. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Spark Energy's stock price today?

One share of SPKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.22.

How big of a company is Spark Energy?

Spark Energy has a market capitalization of $290.25 million and generates $813.72 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $8.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 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 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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