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NYSE:SRSpire Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.60
+1.01 (+1.43 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 10:02 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$70.38
Now: $71.60
$71.65
50-Day Range
$67.13
MA: $72.92
$79.34
52-Week Range
$57.37
Now: $71.60
$88.00
Volume206,765 shs
Average Volume334,039 shs
Market Capitalization$3.67 billion
P/E Ratio24.27
Dividend Yield3.48%
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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.24 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.95 billion
Cash Flow$7.43 per share
Book Value$45.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$184.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,536
Market Cap$3.67 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Spire (NYSE:SR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Spire's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Spire's stock was trading at $73.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SR stock has decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $71.60. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Spire?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Spire in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Spire.

When is Spire's next earnings date?

Spire is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Spire.

How were Spire's earnings last quarter?

Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) released its earnings results on Friday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.95 by $0.20. The utilities provider had revenue of $715.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $783.62 million. Spire had a net margin of 8.83% and a return on equity of 8.35%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.90 EPS. View Spire's earnings history.

How often does Spire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Spire?

Spire announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $0.6225 per share on Thursday, July 2nd. This represents a $2.49 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 10th. View Spire's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SR?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Spire's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate Spire's share price to reach $80.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Spire.

Has Spire been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Spire earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSpire.

Are investors shorting Spire?

Spire saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 777,700 shares, a drop of 23.0% from the April 30th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 327,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View Spire's Current Options Chain.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Dominion Energy (D) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Spire's key executives?

Spire's management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.71%), State Street Corp (3.55%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.04%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.78%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.54%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.54%). Company insiders that own Spire stock include Edward L Glotzbach, Sharon Osberg and Steven P Rasche. 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 BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, UBS Group AG, Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for Spire.

Which institutional investors are buying Spire stock?

SR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FDx Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Spire stock in the last two years include Edward L Glotzbach, Sharon Osberg, and Steven P Rasche. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Spire's stock price today?

One share of SR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.60.

How big of a company is Spire?

Spire has a market capitalization of $3.67 billion and generates $1.95 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $184.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.73 on an earnings per share basis. Spire employs 3,536 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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