Analyst Ratings for Spire Inc. (SR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Spire Inc. (NYSE:SR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, SR was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SR. The highest price target was 78, which equates to a potential upside of 7.51 percent. The minimum price target given was 64, implying a possible loss of -11.78 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.28 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4.94 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.28 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SR to grow at a rate of 8.11 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SR has a PEG ratio of 2.73.

In the last 52-weeks, SR has achieved a high of 72.95 and a low of 59.54. Today's price is 21.85 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.55 percent below the high. SR has a price/earnings ratio of 22.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SR value stock report compares SR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SR is $3.48 billion. SR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.