NYSE:SR - Spire Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$72.20 -0.35 (-0.48 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 01:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$72.20
Today's Range$71.45 - $72.45
52-Week Range$60.08 - $82.85
Volume169,583 shs
Average Volume221,502 shs
Market Capitalization$3.49 billion
P/E Ratio20.28
Dividend Yield3.12%
Beta0.03
Spire logoSpire 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
SymbolNYSE:SR
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-0500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.96
Current Ratio0.77
Quick Ratio0.64

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.28
Forward P/E Ratio19.46
P/E Growth4.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$6.6667 per share
Price / Cash10.83
Book Value$41.26 per share
Price / Book1.75

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.56
Net Income$161.60 million
Net Margins11.37%
Return on Equity9.99%
Return on Assets3.16%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,279
Outstanding Shares48,360,000
Market Cap$3,491.52

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.5625 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $2.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 8th. View Spire's Dividend History.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $2.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.48 by $0.35. The utilities provider earned $813.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $685.12 million. Spire had a net margin of 11.37% and a return on equity of 9.99%. The company's revenue was up 22.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.38 EPS. View Spire's Earnings History.

When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Spire.

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

Spire updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.65-$3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.73.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Spire's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Spire's stock price to reach $71.8571 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Ratings 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, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. Ryan L. Hyman, Chief Information Officer and VP of Information Technology Services

Has Spire been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Spire earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 49.55 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Spire's major shareholders?

Spire's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (1.41%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.02%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.49%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (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 Hennessy Advisors Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY. 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 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $72.20.

How big of a company is Spire?

Spire has a market capitalization of $3.49 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  222 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  389
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 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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