NYSE:SR - Spire Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$79.28 -0.17 (-0.21 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$79.45
Today's Range$78.72 - $80.04
52-Week Range$60.08 - $81.13
Volume223,302 shs
Average Volume267,008 shs
Market Capitalization$4.03 billion
P/E Ratio21.31
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta0.05
Spire Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the purchase, retail distribution, and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and other end-users of natural gas customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. The company is also involved in marketing natural gas and provides energy services on non-regulated basis to on-system utility transportation customers, as well as to retail and wholesale customers. In addition, it engages in the transportation of propane through its propane pipeline; compression of natural gas; 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:SR
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-0500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio0.50
Quick Ratio0.34

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.31
Forward P/E Ratio21.14
P/E Growth5.35

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.97 billion
Price / Sales2.04
Cash Flow$6.9301 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.44
Book Value$44.51 per share
Price / Book1.78

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$214.20 million
Net Margins10.90%
Return on Equity8.35%
Return on Assets2.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,366
Outstanding Shares50,680,000
Market Cap$4.03 billion
OptionableOptionable

Spire (NYSE:SR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.5925 per share on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $2.37 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 10th. This is an increase from Spire's previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. View Spire's Dividend History.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 15th. The utilities provider reported ($0.52) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.59) by $0.07. The utilities provider had revenue of $239.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $237.31 million. Spire had a return on equity of 8.35% and a net margin of 10.90%. View Spire's Earnings History.

When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Spire.

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

Spire issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.70-3.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.69. Spire also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.70-3.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

9 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Spire's shares. Their predictions range from $72.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Spire's share price to reach $75.1429 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Spire.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spire?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Spire.

Has Spire been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spire earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Spire's key competitors?

Who are Spire's key executives?

Spire's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steven P. Rasche, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steven L. Lindsey, Exec. VP and COO of Distribution Operations & Gas Utilities (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mark C. Darrell, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart, Sr. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel. (Age 59)

Who are Spire's major shareholders?

Spire's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.47%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.12%), American Century Companies Inc. (6.30%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.06%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.05%) and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (1.84%). Company insiders that own Spire stock include John P Stupp Jr and Sharon Osberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Spire.

Which institutional investors are selling Spire stock?

SR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., FMR LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Prudential Financial Inc. and ClariVest Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spire.

Which institutional investors are buying Spire stock?

SR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Man Group plc, First Trust Advisors LP and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spire.

How do I buy shares of Spire?

Shares of SR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Spire's stock price today?

One share of SR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.28.

How big of a company is Spire?

Spire has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion and generates $1.97 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $214.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.72 on an earnings per share basis. Spire employs 3,366 workers across the globe.

What is Spire's official website?

The official website for Spire is http://www.spireenergy.com.

How can I contact Spire?

Spire's mailing address is 700 MARKET STREET, ST LOUIS MO, 63101. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 314-342-0500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Spire (NYSE SR)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  253 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  456
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Spire and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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