Spire (NYSE:SR) released its earnings results on Monday. The utilities provider reported ($0.54) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.52) by ($0.02), Fidelity Earnings reports. Spire had a net margin of 9.74% and a return on equity of 7.56%.
Shares of NYSE:SR opened at $76.93 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86. Spire has a 1 year low of $70.53 and a 1 year high of $88.00. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $82.46 and a 200 day simple moving average of $83.95. The firm has a market cap of $3.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.68, a P/E/G ratio of 3.64 and a beta of 0.15.
In other news, EVP Steven P. Rasche acquired 1,108 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $27.20 per share, for a total transaction of $30,137.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 2.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Spire Company Profile
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.
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