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

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$207.47 -2.30 (-1.10 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$209.77
Today's Range$206.15 - $208.66
52-Week Range$156.68 - $217.31
Volume8,001 shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.58 billion
P/E Ratio24.47
Dividend Yield1.11%
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

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.26 billion
Cash Flow$9.5389 per share
Book Value$2.75 per share


Net Income$1.96 billion


Market Cap$51.58 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)

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 Thursday, January 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Tuesday, March 12th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 25th. This is a positive change from S&P Global's previous quarterly dividend of $0.50. View S&P Global's Dividend History.

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

S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The business services provider reported $2.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.20 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.60 billion. S&P Global had a return on equity of 367.09% and a net margin of 31.30%. S&P Global's revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.85 earnings per share. 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 Thursday, April 25th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.95-9.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.18. The company issued revenue guidance of mid single digits (cons +6%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.64 billion.S&P Global also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $8.95-9.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SPGI?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for S&P Global's shares. Their predictions range from $180.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate S&P Global's stock price to reach $202.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for S&P Global.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for S&P Global in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for S&P Global.

Has S&P Global been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SPGI stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. S&P Global earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting S&P Global?

S&P Global saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,006,894 shares, an increase of 70.7% from the January 31st total of 2,933,651 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,476,634 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. View S&P Global's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of S&P Global own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other S&P Global investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Adobe (ADBE), Paypal (PYPL), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Boeing (BA), Netflix (NFLX) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 60)
  • Mr. John L. Berisford, Pres of S&P Global Ratings Inc (Age 55)
  • Mr. Alexander J. Matturri Jr., C.F.A., CFA, J.D., Chief Exec. Officer of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael A. Chinn, Consultant – Management & Operations (Age 46)
  • Mr. Ewout Lucien Steenbergen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)

Who are S&P Global's major shareholders?

S&P Global's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lunia Capital LP (7.71%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.16%), FMR LLC (1.83%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.68%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). Company insiders that own S&P Global stock include Alexander Matturri Jr, Courtney Geduldig, Douglas L Peterson, Ewout L Steenbergen, John L Berisford, Marco Alvera and Nancy Luquette. 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, BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Polar Capital LLP, Third Point LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and Korea Investment CORP. Company insiders that have sold S&P Global company stock in the last year include Alexander Matturri Jr, Douglas L Peterson, Ewout L Steenbergen, 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 Lunia Capital LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Jennison Associates LLC, Packer & Co Ltd, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Swedbank and Rings Capital Management LLC. 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 $207.47.

How big of a company is S&P Global?

S&P Global has a market capitalization of $51.58 billion and generates $6.26 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.96 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.50 on an earnings per share basis. S&P Global employs 21,200 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  279 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  215 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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