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Spire Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.52 (-2.24 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $66.42
50-Day Range
MA: $63.32
52-Week Range
Now: $66.42
Volume330,941 shs
Average Volume373,568 shs
Market Capitalization$3.43 billion
P/E Ratio45.49
Dividend Yield3.83%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.86 billion
Cash Flow$8.49 per share
Book Value$44.29 per share


Net Income$88.60 million


Market Cap$3.43 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

26th out of 275 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

5th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.52 (-2.24 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Spire (NYSE:SR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Spire a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 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 "Buy" 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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When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 14th 2021.
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How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc. (NYSE:SR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 4th. The utilities provider reported $1.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.10. The utilities provider earned $512.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $592.36 million. Spire had a net margin of 4.76% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.88%. The firm's revenue was down 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.33 earnings per share.
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How has Spire's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Spire's stock was trading at $73.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SR stock has decreased by 9.9% and is now trading at $66.42.
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How often does Spire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spire?

Spire announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share on Friday, April 2nd. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 10th.
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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 3.83%. 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 FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.09.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Spire's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Spire's share price to reach $71.11 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Spire's key executives?

Spire's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $1.88M)
  • Mr. Steven P. Rasche, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $761.78k)
  • Mr. Steven L. Lindsey, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $921.49k)
  • Mr. Mark C. Darrell, Sr. VP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 63, Pay $651.65k)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart, Sr. VP and Chief Strategy & Corp. Devel. Officer (Age 62, 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 Suzanne Sitherwood's approval rating as Spire's CEO?

27 employees have rated Spire CEO Suzanne Sitherwood on Glassdoor.com. Suzanne Sitherwood has an approval rating of 64% among Spire's employees.

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).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.51%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.87%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.50%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.47%). 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 Northern Trust Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and Squarepoint Ops LLC.
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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 The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , BlackRock Inc., Coann Capital LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, and ProShare Advisors 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.
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What is Spire's stock price today?

One share of SR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.42.

How much money does Spire make?

Spire has a market capitalization of $3.43 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.

How many employees does Spire have?

Spire employs 3,583 workers across the globe.

What is Spire's official website?

The official website for Spire is www.spireenergy.com.

Where are Spire's headquarters?

Spire is headquartered at 700 MARKET STREET, ST LOUIS MO, 63101.

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 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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