Spire Company Profile (NYSE:SR)

About Spire

Spire logoSpire Inc., formerly The Laclede Group, Inc., is engaged to transform its business and pursue growth by growing its gas utility business through prudent investment in infrastructure upgrades and organic growth initiatives; acquire and integrate gas utilities; modernize its gas assets, and invest in innovation. The Company has two business segments, which include gas utility and gas marketing. The gas utility segment includes the regulated operations of Laclede Gas Company (Laclede Gas), Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco) and EnergySouth, Inc. (EnergySouth). The gas marketing segment includes Laclede Energy Resources, Inc. (LER), a subsidiary engaged in the marketing of natural gas and related activities on a non-regulated basis. Laclede Gas is engaged in the purchase, retail distribution and sale of natural gas, serving residential, commercial and industrial customers, through Missouri Gas Energy (MGE), Kansas City and western Missouri.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SR
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $65.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $64.29
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $63.98
  • 52-Week Range: $59.54 - $71.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.88
  • P/E Growth: 4.59
  • Market Cap: $3.01B
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,738,000
  • Beta: 0.34
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.73%
  • Return on Equity: 8.60%
  • Return on Assets: 2.63%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.01%
  • Current Ratio: 0.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.47%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Spire (NYSE:SR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.83)
Consensus Price Target: $67.75 (2.96% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$68.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$69.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/19/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesInitiated CoverageNeutral$69.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweightView Rating Details
3/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost 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
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017        
2/1/2017Q117$1.07$1.04$475.41 million$495.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2016Q416($0.32)($0.32)$219.31 million$279.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.68 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161($0.34)($0.34)($0.34)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Annual Dividend:$2.10
Dividend Yield:3.19%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.02% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.49% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
57.07% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/27/2017quarterly$0.533.25%3/8/20173/10/20174/4/2017
11/16/2016Quarterly$0.5312/8/201612/12/20161/4/2017
7/28/2016quarterly$0.499/8/20169/12/201610/4/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.496/10/20167/5/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.493.06%6/8/20166/10/20167/5/2016
2/2/2016quarterly$0.493.04%3/9/20163/11/20164/4/2016
11/24/2015quarterly$0.493.36%12/9/201512/11/20151/5/2016
7/30/2015quarterly$0.463.4%9/9/20159/11/201510/2/2015
4/30/2015quarterly$0.463.55%6/9/20156/11/20157/2/2015
2/2/2015quarterly$0.463.37%3/9/20153/11/20154/2/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.4612/9/201412/11/20141/5/2015
7/31/2014quarterly$0.443.76%9/9/20149/11/201410/2/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.443.79%6/9/20146/11/20147/2/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.443.95%3/7/20143/11/20144/2/2014
11/21/2013quarterly$0.443.75%12/9/201312/11/20131/3/2014
7/25/2013quarterly$0.433.6%9/9/20139/11/201310/2/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.433.7%6/7/20136/11/20137/2/2013
2/1/2013quarterly$0.434.24%3/7/20133/11/20134/2/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.82%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/9/2017John P Stupp JrDirectorSell5,000$63.28$316,400.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Spire (NYSE:SR)
DateHeadline
nasdaq.com logoSR Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level (NYSE:SR)
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 8:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:SR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Prices $150 Million Debt Offering (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Announces Launch of $150 Million Debt Offering (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:01 AM
News IconDividend hunters should take a look at Spire Inc (SR) with a 3.3% yield (NYSE:SR)
simplywall.st - February 20 at 8:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SR-US : February 17, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Announces Redemption of Floating Rate Senior Notes Due 2017 (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:14 AM
bizjournals.com logoSpire's executive compensation, stock ownership and more (NYSE:SR)
www.bizjournals.com - February 4 at 2:24 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) :SR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : February 2, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 3 at 5:40 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSpire Reports First Quarter Results (NYSE:SR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:06 am Spire misses by $0.03, beats on revs; reaffirms FY17 guidance (NYSE:SR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Spire Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:SR)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SR earnings conference call or presentation 1-Feb-17 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) : SR-US: Dividend Analysis : December 12th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 31, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 1 at 6:05 AM
News IconSpire Inc (SR)’s Trend Down, Especially After Forming a Ascending Triangle Chart Pattern (NYSE:SR)
randolphguide.com - January 31 at 3:09 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 6:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Hosts Annual Shareholder Meeting (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 3:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Spire by Credit Suisse (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Webcast Annual Meeting (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 8:26 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SR-US : January 23, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 23 at 8:26 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) – Value Analysis (NYSE:SR) : January 12, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 10:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SR-US : January 11, 2017 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 1:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Host Earnings Conference Call on February 1 (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 1:06 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Spire, Inc. (Missouri) : December 30, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 30 at 8:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - December 22 at 2:45 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreem (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - December 17 at 2:06 AM
insidermonkey.com logoSpire Inc (SR): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock? (NYSE:SR)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 12 at 8:02 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Spire, Inc. (Missouri) : December 9, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 9 at 7:52 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 SPIRE INC For: Dec 01 Filed by: Lindsey Steven L (NYSE:SR)
www.streetinsider.com - December 7 at 12:37 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) :SR-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 28, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 28 at 1:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Spire, Inc. (Missouri) : November 28, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 28 at 1:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Financials (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 7:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 23 at 7:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) :SR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : November 17, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 17 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SR earnings conference call or presentation 15-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:29 AM
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www.chicagotribune.com - November 15 at 11:24 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Spire Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 15 at 11:24 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoLaclede reports 4Q loss (NYSE:SR)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 11:24 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:SR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 15 at 11:24 AM
publicnow.com logoSpire Reports 2016 Results (NYSE:SR)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 11:24 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Spire, Inc. (Missouri) : November 9, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIncreased Wholesale Natural Gas Prices Lead to Rate Adjustment for MGE Customers (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIncreased Wholesale Natural Gas Prices Lead to Rate Adjustment for Laclede Gas Customers (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:25 pm Spire subsidiary Laclede Gas announces a natural gas price adjustment for its customers, sees an increase of about $4.17 per month, +6% Y/Y (NYSE:SR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:40 PM
News IconAiming for the stars: Amherst County teen attends Space Camp (NYSE:SR)
www.newsadvance.com - November 8 at 11:37 AM
capitalcube.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SR-US : November 8, 2016 (NYSE:SR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 11:37 AM
marketwatch.com logoAPX Group Inc. Announces Completion of Exchange Offer for Its 7.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2022 (NYSE:SR)
www.marketwatch.com - October 27 at 7:36 PM
publicnow.com logoSpire to Host Earnings Conference Call on November 15 (NYSE:SR)
www.publicnow.com - October 26 at 7:28 PM
prnewswire.com logoradius financial group inc. Further Cements Industry Leadership With eClosing ... (NYSE:SR)
www.prnewswire.com - October 24 at 12:08 PM
News IconCFOs on the Move: Week ending Oct. 21 (NYSE:SR)
ww2.cfo.com - October 21 at 11:03 AM

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What is Spire's stock symbol?

Spire trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SR."

How often does Spire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spire?

Spire declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.525 per share on Tuesday, April 4th. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th.

Where is Spire's stock going? Where will Spire's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Spire's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $69.00. On average, they anticipate Spire's stock price to reach $67.75 in the next year.

When will Spire announce their earnings?

Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

Who owns Spire stock?

Spire's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (5.55%), State Street Corp (2.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.95%), FMR LLC (1.91%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.67%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.66%).

Who sold Spire stock? Who is selling Spire stock?

Spire's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AQR Capital Management LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Allianz Asset Management AG.

Who bought Spire stock? Who is buying Spire stock?

Spire's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Luminus Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Opus Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP and William Blair Investment Management LLC.

How do I buy Spire stock?

Shares of Spire can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Spire stock cost?

One share of Spire stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.80.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff