NYSE:SR

Spire (SR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$62.04
+0.87 (+1.42%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$60.45
$62.15
50-Day Range
$58.16
$61.38
52-Week Range
$53.77
$70.00
Volume
567,118 shs
Average Volume
500,790 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.41 billion
P/E Ratio
16.72
Dividend Yield
4.87%
Price Target
$62.25

Spire MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.14 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.3% Upside
$62.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.60% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.36mentions of Spire in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$148,444 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.83%
From $4.35 to $4.56 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

62nd out of 87 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

8th out of 12 stocks

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About Spire Stock (NYSE:SR)

Spire Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the purchase, retail distribution, and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and other end-users of natural gas in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Gas Utility, Gas Marketing, and Midstream. It is also involved in the marketing of natural gas and related services; and transportation and storage of natural gas. In addition, the company engages in the operation of propane through its propane pipeline, risk management, and other activities. The company was formerly known as The Laclede Group, Inc. and changed its name to Spire Inc. in April 2016. Spire Inc. was founded in 1857 and is based in Saint Louis, Missouri.

SR Stock Price History

SR Stock News Headlines

Spire (SR) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
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Spire Elects Sheri S. Cook to Board of Directors
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/2 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
4/02/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
3,589
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$62.25
High Stock Price Target
$68.00
Low Stock Price Target
$55.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+0.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.14
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$217.50 million
Pretax Margin
9.57%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.61 billion
Cash Flow
$9.27 per share
Book Value
$50.86 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
53,410,000
Market Cap
$3.41 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.51
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Steven L. Lindsey (Age 58)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $1M
  • Mr. Steven P. RascheMr. Steven P. Rasche (Age 64)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $803.85k
  • Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart (Age 65)
    Senior VP and Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer
    Comp: $668.25k
  • Mr. Scott Edward Doyle (Age 52)
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. Timothy W. Krick
    Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Ryan L. Hyman
    Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology Services
  • Megan L. McPhail
    Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Matthew J. Aplington
    VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Jessica B. Willingham
    Senior VP and Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Gerard J. Gorla
    VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

SR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Spire stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" SR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Spire's stock price target for 2024?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Spire's shares. Their SR share price targets range from $55.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $62.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have SR shares performed in 2024?

Spire's stock was trading at $62.34 at the start of the year. Since then, SR shares have decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $62.04.
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Are investors shorting Spire?

Spire saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,450,000 shares, a drop of 25.6% from the February 29th total of 1,950,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 540,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days.
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When is Spire's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our SR earnings forecast
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How can I listen to Spire's earnings call?

Spire will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "8194130".

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc. (NYSE:SR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.37 by $0.10. The utilities provider earned $756.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $688.88 million. Spire had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 8.11%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.55 earnings per share.

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

Spire announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 26th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.755 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $3.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.87%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th.
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Is Spire a good dividend stock?

Spire (NYSE:SR) pays an annual dividend of $3.02 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.96%. SR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 81.40%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, SR will have a dividend payout ratio of 66.23% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for SR.

What guidance has Spire issued on next quarter's earnings?

Spire issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 4.250-4.450 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 4.340. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Suzanne Sitherwood's approval rating as Spire's CEO?

27 employees have rated Spire Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Sitherwood on Glassdoor.com. Suzanne Sitherwood has an approval rating of 64% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Spire own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spire investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca-Cola (KO), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Spire's major shareholders?

Spire's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Leeward Investments LLC MA (0.21%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.11%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.11%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.10%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.09%) and Cardinal Capital Management (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Adam W Woodard, Brenda D Newberry, John P Stupp Jr, Joseph B Hampton, Paul D Koonce and Steven P Rasche.
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How do I buy shares of Spire?

Shares of SR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:SR) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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