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Spire Stock Forecast, Price & News

$61.09
+0.34 (+0.56 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$60.30
Now: $61.09
$64.54
50-Day Range
$60.75
MA: $63.45
$67.44
52-Week Range
$50.58
Now: $61.09
$87.96
Volume336,925 shs
Average Volume283,253 shs
Market Capitalization$3.16 billion
P/E Ratio41.84
Dividend Yield4.28%
Beta0.19
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 in two segments, Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. It is also involved in the marketing of 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.55 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

12th out of 272 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

4th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-0500
Employees3,583

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$7.81 per share
Book Value$44.29 per share

Profitability

Net Income$88.60 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$3.16 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$61.09
+0.34 (+0.56 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Spire (NYSE:SR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Spire's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Spire's stock was trading at $73.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SR stock has decreased by 17.1% and is now trading at $61.09.
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Is Spire a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Spire stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Spire?

Wall Street analysts have given Spire a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Spire wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Spire's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Spire CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Spire's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Spire's earnings call?

Spire will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc. (NYSE:SR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 17th. The utilities provider reported ($0.37) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $251.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $242.53 million. Spire had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 4.76%.
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How often does Spire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spire?

Spire declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Tuesday, January 5th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 10th. This is a boost from Spire's previous quarterly dividend of $0.62.
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Is Spire a good dividend stock?

Spire pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. SR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Spire does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Spire is 69.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Spire will have a dividend payout ratio of 59.91% next year. This indicates that Spire will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Spire issued on next quarter's earnings?

Spire updated its FY 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.04.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Spire's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Spire's stock price to reach $71.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Spire?

Spire saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 976,700 shares, an increase of 19.8% from the December 15th total of 815,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 305,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days.
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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 AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), The Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and The Home Depot (HD).

Who are Spire's key executives?

Spire's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $1.88M)
  • Mr. Steven P. Rasche, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $761.78k)
  • Mr. Steven L. Lindsey, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54, Pay $921.49k)
  • Mr. Mark C. Darrell, Sr. VP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 62, Pay $651.65k)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart, Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & Corp. Devel. Officer (Age 61, Pay $632.04k)
  • Mr. Ryan L. Hyman, Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology Services
  • Mr. Scott W. Dudley Jr., Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica B. Willingham, VP of Communications & Marketing
  • Gerard J. Gorla, VP of HR
  • Mr. Scott R. Smith, Pres of Spire Storage & Spire STL Pipeline

What is Spire's stock symbol?

Spire trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SR."

Who are Spire's major shareholders?

Spire's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.01%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Spire stock include Edward L Glotzbach and Steven P Rasche.
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Which major investors are selling Spire stock?

SR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Spire stock?

SR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts LLC. Company insiders that have bought Spire stock in the last two years include Edward L Glotzbach, and Steven P Rasche.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Spire's stock price today?

One share of SR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.09.

How big of a company is Spire?

Spire has a market capitalization of $3.16 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $88.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.76 on an earnings per share basis. Spire employs 3,583 workers across the globe.

What is Spire's official website?

The official website for Spire is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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