Spire Company Profile (NYSE:SR)

About Spire (NYSE:SR)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:SR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.spireenergy.com
  • Market Cap: $3.39 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $68.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $65.63
  • 52 Week Range: $59.54 - $71.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.17
  • P/E Growth: 4.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.00
  • Book Value: $41.16 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.70
  • Annual Dividend: $2.10
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $442.8 million
  • Net Margins: 8.73%
  • Return on Equity: 8.60%
  • Return on Assets: 2.63%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.01%
  • Current Ratio: 0.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.47%
  • Average Volume: 235,808 shs.
  • Beta: 0.34
  • Short Ratio: 4.94

Frequently Asked Questions for Spire (NYSE:SR)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.525 per share on Wednesday, July 5th. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. View Spire's Dividend History.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $2.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.37 by $0.01. The company earned $663.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $662.43 million. Spire had a net margin of 8.73% and a return on equity of 8.60%. Spire's revenue was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.37 EPS. View Spire's Earnings History.

When will Spire make its next earnings announcement?

Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Spire.

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

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Spire's shares. Their predictions range from $68.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Spire's share price to reach $69.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Spire.

Who are some of Spire's key competitors?

Who owns Spire stock?

Spire's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.49%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.22%), American Century Companies Inc. (3.38%), State Street Corp (2.42%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.48%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.14%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Spire.

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 Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse AG, FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management and Channing Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spire.

Who bought Spire stock? Who is buying Spire stock?

Spire's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, State Street Corp and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Spire.

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 $70.15.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Spire (NYSE:SR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $69.25 (1.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$70.00 -> $71.00MediumView Rating Details
1/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$68.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$69.00N/AView Rating Details
9/6/2016Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/19/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesInitiated CoverageNeutral$69.00N/AView Rating Details
3/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$63.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$57.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Earnings by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q2 2017$2.37$2.38$662.43 million$663.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.66 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Next Dividend:7/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.10
Dividend Yield:2.99%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.02% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.49% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.38% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.82%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Spire (NYSE:SR)
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)


Headline Trends for Spire (NYSE:SR)
Latest Headlines for Spire (NYSE:SR)
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Spire Inc (SR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $300.96 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 1:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Present at AGA Financial Forum
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 12:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.40 EPS Expected for Spire Inc (SR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 10:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoSR Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
www.nasdaq.com - May 14 at 7:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire's (SR) "Underweight" Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - IJS, ALE, SR, SIGI
www.nasdaq.com - May 8 at 7:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 7:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SR earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 10:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire (SR) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.53
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Reports Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire beats 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire (SR) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire (SR) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.37
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Spire Inc (SR) to Post $2.38 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 5:16 PM
bizjournals.com logo2 Laclede Gas workers killed in north St. Louis shooting
www.bizjournals.com - April 21 at 1:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire (SR) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Host Earnings Conference Call on May 3
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 8:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLaclede Gas Outlines Plan to Modernize Operations and Enhance Customer Service
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 7:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMissouri Gas Energy Outlines Plan to Modernize Operations and Enhance Customer Service
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 7:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire, Inc. (Missouri) : SR-US: Dividend Analysis : March 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 8:37 PM
bizjournals.com logoSpire Issues 2.5 Million Common Shares
www.bizjournals.com - April 3 at 7:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - April 3 at 7:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSpire Inc (SR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 11:50 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSpire and Laclede Gas Finalize Debt Offerings
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:57 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet A
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 4:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoSR Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Prices $150 Million Debt Offering
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Announces Launch of $150 Million Debt Offering
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Announces Redemption of Floating Rate Senior Notes Due 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:14 AM
bizjournals.com logoSpire's executive compensation, stock ownership and more
www.bizjournals.com - February 4 at 2:24 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSpire Reports First Quarter Results
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Spire Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
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
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:53 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 6:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire Hosts Annual Shareholder Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 3:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Spire by Credit Suisse
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Webcast Annual Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 8:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpire to Host Earnings Conference Call on February 1
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 1:06 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
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
biz.yahoo.com - December 17 at 2:06 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 SPIRE INC For: Dec 01 Filed by: Lindsey Steven L
www.streetinsider.com - December 7 at 12:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSPIRE INC Financials
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
biz.yahoo.com - November 23 at 7:51 PM


Spire (SR) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

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