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

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$81.49 +0.61 (+0.75 %)
(As of 04/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$81.49
Today's Range$80.65 - $81.59
52-Week Range$64.95 - $83.28
Volume178,644 shs
Average Volume194,046 shs
Market Capitalization$4.13 billion
P/E Ratio21.91
Dividend Yield2.91%
Beta0.23
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 in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. It is also involved in marketing natural gas; and provision of energy services on non-regulated basis to on-system utility transportation customers, as well as to retail and wholesale customers. In addition, the company engages in the transportation of propane through its propane pipeline; compression of natural gas; risk management; and other activities. Further, it provides physical natural gas storage services. 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

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-0500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.97 billion
Cash Flow$6.9471 per share
Book Value$44.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$214.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,366
Market Cap$4.13 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Wednesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.5925 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $2.37 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th. View Spire's Dividend History.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.34 by $0.04. The utilities provider had revenue of $602 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $602.54 million. Spire had a net margin of 8.25% and a return on equity of 8.52%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.19 earnings per share. View Spire's Earnings History.

When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Spire.

How can I listen to Spire's earnings call?

Spire will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8448243832.

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

Spire issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.70-3.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.73. Spire also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.70-3.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Spire's stock. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Spire's stock price to reach $74.8571 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Spire.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Spire?

7 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Spire.

Has Spire been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SR stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Spire earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Spire's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Spire own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Spire investors own include Starbucks (SBUX), Alphabet (GOOG), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Marathon Oil (MRO), Mondi (MNDI), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Texas Instruments (TXN) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Spire's key executives?

Spire's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Steven P. Rasche, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steven L. Lindsey, Exec. VP & CEO of Distribution Operations & Gas Utilities (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark C. Darrell, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning & Corp. Devel. (Age 60)

Who are Spire's major shareholders?

Spire's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.20%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.04%), Strs Ohio (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Fruth Investment Management (0.03%). 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 Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Strs Ohio, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Fruth Investment Management and 6 Meridian. 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Alpha Windward LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Cardinal Capital Management. 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 $81.49.

How big of a company is Spire?

Spire has a market capitalization of $4.13 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  501
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 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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