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S&P Global Stock Forecast, Price & News

-5.81 (-1.62 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $351.73
50-Day Range
MA: $354.19
52-Week Range
Now: $351.73
Volume768,199 shs
Average Volume1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$84.77 billion
P/E Ratio33.18
Dividend Yield0.75%
S&P Global Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The company operates through four segments: S&P Global Ratings (Ratings), S&P Global Market Intelligence (Market Intelligence), S&P Global Platts (Platts), and S&P Dow Jones Indices (Indices). The Ratings segment offers credit ratings, research, and analytics to investors, corporations, governments, municipalities, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers, and other debt issuers. The Market Intelligence segment provides multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services to investment managers, investment banks, private equity firms, insurance companies, commercial banks, corporations, professional services firms, government agencies, and regulators. The Platts segment offers essential price data, analytics, and industry insights for the commodity and energy markets. It serves producers, traders, and intermediaries within the energy, petrochemicals, metals, and agriculture markets. The Indices segment provides index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The company also offers analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data visualization systems to Wall Street's premier global banks and investment institutions, as well as the National Security community. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.70 billion
Cash Flow$10.57 per share
Book Value$2.20 per share


Net Income$2.12 billion


Market Cap$84.77 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
-5.81 (-1.62 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has S&P Global's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

S&P Global's stock was trading at $240.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPGI shares have increased by 46.3% and is now trading at $351.73.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of S&P Global?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for S&P Global in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is S&P Global's next earnings date?

S&P Global is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were S&P Global's earnings last quarter?

S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The business services provider reported $3.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.76 by $0.64. The business services provider earned $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.78 billion. S&P Global had a net margin of 36.19% and a return on equity of 1,072.73%. S&P Global's revenue was up 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.43 earnings per share.
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How often does S&P Global pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for S&P Global?

S&P Global declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.67 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 25th.
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What guidance has S&P Global issued on next quarter's earnings?

S&P Global updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.75-10.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.24.

What price target have analysts set for SPGI?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for S&P Global's shares. Their forecasts range from $260.00 to $400.00. On average, they anticipate S&P Global's share price to reach $361.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has S&P Global been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SPGI stock have been trending very negative on Friday, 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. S&P Global earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting S&P Global?

S&P Global saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,040,000 shares, a decrease of 22.1% from the July 30th total of 2,620,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,110,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Adobe (ADBE), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Paypal (PYPL), Mastercard (MA), Visa (V) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are S&P Global's key executives?

S&P Global's management team includes the following 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. Ewout Lucien Steenbergen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Martina L. Cheung, Pres of S&P Global Market Intelligence (Age 43)

What is S&P Global's stock symbol?

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

Who are S&P Global's major shareholders?

S&P Global's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.61%), BlackRock Inc. (7.73%), FMR LLC (1.99%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.48%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.46%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.09%). Company insiders that own S&P Global stock include Alexander Matturri Jr, Courtney Geduldig, Douglas L Peterson, Ewout L Steenbergen, John L Berisford, Martina Cheung, Nancy Luquette, Nicholas Cafferillo and Steven J Kemps.
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Which major investors are selling S&P Global stock?

SPGI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Banco Santander S.A., and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have sold S&P Global company stock in the last year include Alexander Matturri Jr, Courtney Geduldig, Douglas L Peterson, Ewout L Steenbergen, Martina Cheung, and Nicholas Cafferillo.
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Which major investors are buying S&P Global stock?

SPGI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Jennison Associates LLC, FMR LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Man Group plc, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is S&P Global's stock price today?

One share of SPGI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $351.73.

How big of a company is S&P Global?

S&P Global has a market capitalization of $84.77 billion and generates $6.70 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $2.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.53 on an earnings per share basis. S&P Global employs 22,500 workers across the globe.

What is S&P Global's official website?

The official website for S&P Global is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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