NYSE:SR - Spire Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $74.55 -0.15 (-0.20 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$74.70Today's Range$74.30 - $75.1052-Week Range$60.08 - $82.85Volume405,500 shsAverage Volume285,894 shsMarket Capitalization$3.76 billionP/E Ratio21.01Dividend Yield3.03%Beta0.01 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive SR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas distribution Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities SymbolNYSE:SR CUSIPN/A Webwww.spireenergy.com Phone314-342-0500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.88 Current Ratio0.72 Quick Ratio0.53 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.01 Forward P/E Ratio20.09 P/E Growth4.98 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.74 billion Price / Sales2.17 Cash Flow$6.6981 per share Price / Cash11.13 Book Value$41.26 per share Price / Book1.81 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.56 Net Income$161.60 million Net Margins11.43% Return on Equity9.36% Return on Assets3.03% Miscellaneous Employees3,279 Outstanding Shares50,670,000Market Cap$3.76 billion 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, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.5625 per share on Tuesday, October 2nd. This represents a $2.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 10th. View Spire's Dividend History. How were Spire's earnings last quarter? Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $350.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $304.27 million. Spire had a net margin of 11.43% and a return on equity of 9.36%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.44 EPS. View Spire's Earnings History. When is Spire's next earnings date? Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Spire. What guidance has Spire issued on next quarter's earnings? Spire issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.65-3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.70. What price target have analysts set for SR? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Spire's stock. Their predictions range from $65.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Spire's share price to reach $73.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Spire. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spire? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Spire. Who are some of Spire's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Spire include Atmos Energy (ATO), Ultrapar Participacoes (UGP), National Fuel Gas (NFG), WGL (WGL), ONE Gas (OGS), New Jersey Resources (NJR), South Jersey Industries (SJI), Northwest Natural Gas (NWN) and Just Energy Group (JE). 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) Has Spire been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about SR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Spire earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Spire. Who are Spire's major shareholders? Spire's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.89%), American Century Companies Inc. (6.61%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.20%), Northern Trust Corp (2.07%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (1.96%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.75%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Spire. Which major investors are selling Spire stock? SR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Sei Investments Co., American Century Companies Inc., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spire. Which major 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, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.. 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 $74.55. How big of a company is Spire? Spire has a market capitalization of $3.76 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $161.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.56 on an earnings per share basis. Spire employs 3,279 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 186 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 242 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 428MarketBeat'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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Factors Can Affect Return on Equity?