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S&P Global Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-0.08 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $305.95
50-Day Range
MA: $326.25
52-Week Range
Now: $305.95
Volume2.70 million shs
Average Volume2.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.61 billion
P/E Ratio28.86
Dividend Yield0.88%
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; subscription and custom reports on bank deposits, loans, fees and other product data to the financial services industry; and insights on global supply chains. 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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Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

4th out of 359 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

1st out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.70 billion
Cash Flow$9.40 per share
Book Value$2.20 per share


Net Income$2.12 billion


Market Cap$73.61 billion
Next Earnings Date2/9/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.23 (-0.08 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Frequently Asked Questions

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

S&P Global's stock was trading at $240.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SPGI stock has increased by 27.3% and is now trading at $305.95.
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Is S&P Global a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for S&P Global in the last year. There are currently 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" S&P Global stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than S&P Global?

Wall Street analysts have given S&P Global a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but S&P Global wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 9th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for S&P Global

How can I listen to S&P Global's earnings call?

S&P Global will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 9th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 27th. The business services provider reported $2.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.64 by $0.21. The business services provider had revenue of $1.85 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.74 billion. S&P Global had a net margin of 36.19% and a return on equity of 1,072.73%. The company's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.46 EPS.
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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 Wednesday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.67 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 24th.
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Is S&P Global a good dividend stock?

S&P Global pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.88%. S&P Global has been increasing its dividend for 46 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of S&P Global is 28.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, S&P Global will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.00% next year. This indicates that S&P Global will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has S&P Global issued on next quarter's earnings?

S&P Global issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 11.30-11.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $11.11.

What price target have analysts set for SPGI?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for S&P Global's shares. Their forecasts range from $325.00 to $422.00. On average, they expect S&P Global's share price to reach $386.62 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting S&P Global?

S&P Global saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,190,000 shares, an increase of 63.0% from the December 15th total of 2,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,240,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), The Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Adobe (ADBE), PayPal (PYPL), Mastercard (MA), Visa (V) and The 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 M.B.A., Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 62, Pay $4.15M)
  • Mr. John L. Berisford, Pres of S&P Global Ratings Inc (Age 56, Pay $1.9M)
  • Ms. Martina L. Cheung, Pres of S&P Global Market Intelligence (Age 44, Pay $1.56M)
  • Mr. Ewout Lucien Steenbergen, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $2.4M)
  • Mr. Martin E. Fraenkel, Pres of S&P Global Platts Inc (Age 59)
  • Mr. Daniel Eugene Draper CFA, CMT, CAIA, FRM, Chief Exec. Officer of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher Craig, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Sitarama Swamy Kocherlakota, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert S. Merritt, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steven J. Kemps, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include James Hambro & Partners (0.06%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.05%), Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, IMS Capital Management, Diversified Trust Co, Raymond James Trust N.A., James Hambro & Partners, and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have sold S&P Global company stock in the last year include Courtney Geduldig, Douglas L Peterson, Ewout L Steenbergen, and Martina Cheung.
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Which major investors are buying S&P Global stock?

SPGI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Bainco International Investors, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Polianta Ltd, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Orrstown Financial Services Inc., and Crossmark Global Holdings 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 WeBull, 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 $305.95.

How big of a company is S&P Global?

S&P Global has a market capitalization of $73.61 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 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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