NYSE:SPGI - S&P Global Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$166.80 -2.32 (-1.37 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 02:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$169.12
Today's Range$166.23 - $171.17
52-Week Range$164.99 - $217.31
Volume1.85 million shs
Average Volume1.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.44 billion
P/E Ratio24.21
Dividend Yield1.18%
S&P Global Inc. provides independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Ratings, Market and Commodities Intelligence, and S&P Dow Jones Indices. The Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research, and analytics to investors, issuers, and other market participants. The Market and Commodities Intelligence segment offers multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services, as well as delivers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks to customers in the commodity and energy markets. The S&P Dow Jones Indices segment provides index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The company was formerly known as McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and changed its name to S&P Global Inc. in April 2016. S&P Global Inc. was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNYSE:SPGI
Previous SymbolNYSE:MHP


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.82
Current Ratio1.44
Quick Ratio1.44


Trailing P/E Ratio24.21
Forward P/E Ratio19.58
P/E Growth1.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.06 billion
Price / Sales6.90
Cash Flow$7.5956 per share
Price / Cash Flow21.96
Book Value$3.01 per share
Price / Book55.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.89
Net Income$1.50 billion
Net Margins27.10%
Return on Equity340.41%
Return on Assets22.65%


Outstanding Shares250,900,000
Market Cap$42.44 billion

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is S&P Global's stock symbol?

S&P Global trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SPGI."

How often does S&P Global pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for S&P Global?

S&P Global announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. View S&P Global's Dividend History.

How were S&P Global's earnings last quarter?

S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The business services provider reported $2.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.10. The business services provider had revenue of $1.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.58 billion. S&P Global had a net margin of 27.10% and a return on equity of 340.41%. View S&P Global's Earnings History.

When is S&P Global's next earnings date?

S&P Global is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for S&P Global.

What guidance has S&P Global issued on next quarter's earnings?

S&P Global updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.50-8.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.49.

What price target have analysts set for SPGI?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for S&P Global's stock. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $241.00. On average, they anticipate S&P Global's stock price to reach $206.4615 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for S&P Global.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for S&P Global?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for S&P Global in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for S&P Global.

Has S&P Global been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SPGI stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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. S&P Global earned a daily sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting S&P Global?

S&P Global saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,998,436 shares, an increase of 116.2% from the October 15th total of 2,312,153 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,113,680 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. View S&P Global's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of S&P Global's key competitors?

Who are S&P Global's key executives?

S&P Global's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas L. Peterson, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. John L. Berisford, Pres of S&P Global Ratings Inc (Age 54)
  • Mr. Alexander J. Matturri Jr., C.F.A., CFA, J.D., Chief Exec. Officer of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael A. Chinn, Pres of S&P Global Market Intelligence and Exec. VP of Data & Technology Innovation (Age 45)
  • Mr. Ewout Lucien Steenbergen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)

Who are S&P Global's major shareholders?

S&P Global's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.15%), BlackRock Inc. (7.23%), Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC (4.74%), FMR LLC (3.71%), Edgewood Management LLC (2.61%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.75%). Company insiders that own S&P Global stock include Alexander Matturri Jr, Courtney Geduldig, Douglas L Peterson, John L Berisford, Marco Alvera, Maria R Morris, Nancy Luquette and Stephanie C Hill. View Institutional Ownership Trends for S&P Global.

Which institutional investors are selling S&P Global stock?

SPGI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital International Investors, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Independent Franchise Partners LLP, Morgan Stanley, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Third Point LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold S&P Global company stock in the last year include Alexander Matturri Jr, Douglas L Peterson, John L Berisford and Nancy Luquette. View Insider Buying and Selling for S&P Global.

Which institutional investors are buying S&P Global stock?

SPGI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Capital World Investors, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Marshall Wace LLP, Bank of Montreal Can and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought S&P Global stock in the last two years include Marco Alvera, Maria R Morris and Stephanie C Hill. View Insider Buying and Selling for S&P Global.

How do I buy shares of S&P Global?

Shares of SPGI 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 S&P Global's stock price today?

One share of SPGI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $166.80.

How big of a company is S&P Global?

S&P Global has a market capitalization of $42.44 billion and generates $6.06 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.50 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.89 on an earnings per share basis. S&P Global employs 20,400 workers across the globe.

What is S&P Global's official website?

The official website for S&P Global is http://www.spglobal.com.

How can I contact S&P Global?

S&P Global's mailing address is 55 WATER STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10041. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 212-438-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for S&P Global (NYSE SPGI)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  460
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about S&P Global and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SPGI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SPGI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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