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Teladoc Health gaps down to support level after weak guidance
Housing data weakens, but Toll Brothers stock is still a buy
S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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Germany says Europe's largest economy is in 'troubled waters' and cuts its growth forecast
Is Gold Really Boring? (Ad)
Teladoc Health gaps down to support level after weak guidance
Housing data weakens, but Toll Brothers stock is still a buy
S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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Palo Alto Networks aims at cyber security leadership
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Teladoc Health gaps down to support level after weak guidance
Housing data weakens, but Toll Brothers stock is still a buy
NYSE:SR

Spire (SR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$59.73
-0.08 (-0.13%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$59.27
$60.12
50-Day Range
$56.73
$64.66
52-Week Range
$53.77
$72.65
Volume
404,286 shs
Average Volume
757,378 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.28 billion
P/E Ratio
16.10
Dividend Yield
5.06%
Price Target
$61.43

Spire MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.8% Upside
$61.43 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.38% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.11mentions of Spire in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$75,220 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.61%
From $4.34 to $4.54 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.

2.65 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

67th out of 87 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

8th out of 11 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 Inc.
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/3 Dividend
12/08/2023
Dividend Payable
1/03/2024
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/2 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
4/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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
$61.43
High Stock Price Target
$65.00
Low Stock Price Target
$55.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$217.50 million
Pretax Margin
9.57%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.67 billion
Cash Flow
$9.16 per share
Book Value
$51.08 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
53,410,000
Market Cap
$3.28 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.50
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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?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Spire's stock. Their SR share price targets range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $61.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% 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 stock has decreased by 4.2% and is now trading at $59.73.
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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
.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

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

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

Spire announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.755 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $3.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 5.05%. 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 66.52% 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 earnings per share 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.12%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.52%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.45%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.34%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.31%). 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 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff