The Laclede Group Company Profile (NYSE:SR)

About The Laclede Group

The Laclede Group logoSpire Inc, formerly The Laclede Group, Inc. is a public utility holding company for Laclede Gas Company (Laclede Gas or the Missouri Utilities). It operates through two segments: Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. The Gas Utility segment includes the regulated operations of Laclede Gas and Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco or the Alabama Utility) (collectively, the Utilities). Laclede Gas is a public utility engaged in the purchase, retail distribution and sale of natural gas, serving over 1.1 million residential, commercial and industrial customers, through Missouri Gas Energy (MGE), Kansas City and western Missouri. Alagasco is a public utility engaged in the purchase, retail distribution and sale of natural gas in central and northern Alabama, serving over 0.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers with primary offices located in Birmingham, Alabama. The Gas Marketing segment is engaged in the marketing of natural gas and related activities on a non-regulated basis.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SR
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $66.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $68.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $66.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.85
  • P/E Growth: 4.09
  • Market Cap: $3.05B
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,640,000
  • Beta: 0.24
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.60)
Consensus Price Target: $64.00 (4.08% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/19/2016Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageNeutral$69.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweightView Rating Details
3/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$63.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
1/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$57.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
10/20/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/5/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$59.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q316$0.27$0.33$290.50 million$249.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q216$2.28$2.37$807.81 million$609.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q116$1.11$1.04$647.12 million$399.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q415($0.35)($0.37)$287.11 million$204.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q315$0.16$0.25$345.84 million$275.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q215$2.13$2.25$967.38 million$877.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q115$1.14$1.06$654.72 million$619.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q414($0.08)($0.07)$269.30 million$222.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q3($0.65)ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q314$0.36$0.44$310.20 million$241.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$0.67$136.80 million$225.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q214$1.26$1.58$517.10 million$694.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1($0.83)$141.60 million$228.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q4$1.14$143.60 million$242.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114$1.15$1.11$387.98 million$468.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q4($0.09)($0.17)$154.76 million$147.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313($3.92)$145.70 million$199.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.25$155.10 million$136.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q3 2013$0.22$0.36$228.86 million$165.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q1 2013$1.25$410.00 million$307.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2012Q412($0.16)$0.02$187.11 million$169.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161($0.34)($0.34)($0.34)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
Annual Dividend:$1.96
Dividend Yield:2.94%
Payout Ratio:61.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.48% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.37% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Laclede Group (NYSE:SR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/2/2015William C MartinMajor ShareholderSell124,696$1.38$172,080.48View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015William C MartinMajor ShareholderSell126,295$1.99$251,327.05View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014William C MartinMajor ShareholderSell5,487$3.32$18,216.84View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell12,200$4.07$49,654.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell1,100$4.30$4,730.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell13,800$5.01$69,138.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell1,800$5.21$9,378.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell7,800$5.43$42,354.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell1,700$5.52$9,384.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Michael R SpotanskiSVPSell4,000$47.52$190,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell2,100$5.59$11,739.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell12,000$5.82$69,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Michael R SpotanskiSVPSell2,000$49.00$98,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell230,200$5.02$1,155,604.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014William C MartinMajor ShareholderBuy200,000$5.00$1,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014William C MartinMajor ShareholderBuy11,100$10.31$114,441.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Amy L ReillyVPSell3,000$5.00$15,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell8,600$6.33$54,438.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Silver Point Capital L.P.DirectorSell184,000$6.60$1,214,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell3,600$8.08$29,088.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell12,400$8.08$100,192.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell7,200$8.19$58,968.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell7,200$8.06$58,032.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell4,800$8.00$38,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell4,800$8.43$40,464.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell8,800$8.77$77,176.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell5,577$9.41$52,479.57View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell2,400$9.89$23,736.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Will & Testament Of John LastMajor ShareholderSell2,371$10.66$25,274.86View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy3,000$6.53$19,590.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy2,000$7.54$15,080.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013John J Schiff JrDirectorBuy10,000$10.93$109,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Michael R SpotanskiSVPSell6,000$40.82$244,920.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Mark D WaltermireVPSell12,093$40.77$493,031.61View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Last Updated on 8/26/2016 by Staff