NYSE:SR (USA) Also trade in: Germany

Spire Inc

$ 85.61 0.19 (0.22%)
Volume: 129,820 Avg Vol (1m): 235,557
Market Cap $: 4.34 Bil Enterprise Value $: 7.10 Bil
P/E (TTM): 19.61 P/B: 1.82
Earnings Power Value -96.67
Net Current Asset Value -80.2
Tangible Book 24.3
Projected FCF 26.17
Median P/S Value 39.82
Graham Number 48.88
Peter Lynch Value 28.54
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
53.33% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.37, Min: -36.82
SR: 0.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.24, Med: 0.31, Max: 0.45
Current: 0.33
0.24
0.45
Debt-to-Equity 1.15
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
53.86% of 492 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 18.48, Med: 0.93, Min: 0.01
SR: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 1.15, Max: 1.75
Current: 1.15
0.43
1.75
Debt-to-EBITDA 5.17
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
66.05% of 486 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 602.61, Med: 3.8, Min: 0.01
SR: 5.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.59, Med: 5.37, Max: 8.68
Current: 5.17
2.59
8.68
Interest Coverage 3.40
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
66.67% of 528 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 16305.77, Med: 4.89, Min: 0.02
SR: 3.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.84, Med: 3.66, Max: 4.65
Current: 3.4
2.84
4.65
Piotroski F-Score 5
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8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.05
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 6.11%
WACC 3.54%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 17.41
Operating Margin ranked higher than
51.57% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 207.01, Med: 14.76, Min: -6925
SR: 17.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.04, Med: 10.03, Max: 18.48
Current: 17.41
6.04
18.48
Net Margin % 11.12
Net Margin ranked higher than
62.48% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 5650, Med: 8.05, Min: -5723.74
SR: 11.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.11, Med: 5.38, Max: 11.12
Current: 11.12
3.11
11.12
ROE % 9.73
ROE ranked higher than
61.69% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 199991.92, Med: 8.66, Min: -1195.01
SR: 9.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.41, Med: 9.49, Max: 12.8
Current: 9.73
6.41
12.8
ROA % 3.21
ROA ranked higher than
54.17% of 552 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 112.53, Med: 3.17, Min: -436.25
SR: 3.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.06, Med: 2.82, Max: 3.64
Current: 3.21
2.06
3.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
61.43% of 547 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2918.52, Med: 9.73, Min: -9636.36
SR: 8.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.71, Med: 9.44, Max: 12.72
Current: 8.62
6.71
12.72
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -0.20
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
78.27% of 520 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 227.9, Med: 0.9, Min: -100
SR: -4.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -20.8, Med: -0.5, Max: 23.8
Current: -4.4
-20.8
23.8
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 4.00
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
76.74% of 503 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 371.8, Med: 3.7, Min: -100
SR: -0.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -46, Med: 1.1, Max: 19.2
Current: -0.4
-46
19.2
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 11.10
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
71.15% of 454 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 207.2, Med: 3.4, Min: -381
SR: 11.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -77.6, Med: 4.2, Max: 417.9
Current: 11.1
-77.6
417.9

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Business Description

Industry Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas    NAICS : 221210    SIC : 4924
Compare TSE:9533 ISX:PGAS NYSE:NJR NYSE:SWX NYSE:OGS XKRX:036460 MIL:IG NYSE:APU BSE:SNG BOM:532514 XPAR:RUI BSP:CEGR3 NYSE:SJI BSP:CGAS3 SHSE:600635 SHSE:600903 BOM:542066 HKSE:01083 NAS:NFE NYSE:NWN
Traded in other countries LGR.Germany
Address 700 Market Street, St. Louis, MO, USA, 63101
Spire Inc, formerly The Laclede Group Inc, is a public utility holding company with two key business segments: Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. The Gas Utility segment includes the regulated operations of Laclede Gas, Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco), and EnergySouth Inc. The Utilities businesses operations include the purchase, retail, distribution, and sale of natural gas in Missouri, Alabama, and Mississippi. The Gas Utility segment generates a majority of the company's revenue but is subject to seasonal fluctuations. The Gas Marketing segment includes Laclede Energy Resources, Inc, whose operations include the marketing of natural gas and related activities on a non-regulated basis.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 19.61
PE Ratio ranked lower than
50.42% of 478 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.12, Min: 0.23
SR: 19.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.8, Med: 16, Max: 23.65
Current: 19.61
9.8
23.65
Forward PE Ratio 23.87
Forward P/E ranked lower than
71.79% of 156 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 56.82, Med: 16.56, Min: 0.07
SR: 23.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.61
PE without NRI ranked higher than
50.21% of 482 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.23, Min: 0.23
SR: 19.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.77, Med: 16.39, Max: 23.65
Current: 19.61
9.77
23.65
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 77.59
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
63.60% of 261 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2275, Med: 19.03, Min: 0.76
SR: 77.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.69, Med: 22.13, Max: 169.96
Current: 77.59
3.69
169.96
PB Ratio 1.82
PB Ratio ranked lower than
55.19% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 59.24, Med: 1.52, Min: 0.01
SR: 1.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.24, Med: 1.52, Max: 2.4
Current: 1.82
1.24
2.4
PS Ratio 2.18
PS Ratio ranked lower than
54.48% of 536 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 3460, Med: 1.61, Min: 0.01
SR: 2.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 1.01, Max: 2.18
Current: 2.18
0.29
2.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.71
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
52.97% of 438 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 401.96, Med: 7.95, Min: 0.26
SR: 9.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.8, Med: 7.69, Max: 14.44
Current: 9.71
2.8
14.44
EV-to-EBIT 19.75
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
72.31% of 502 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 3176.97, Med: 14.93, Min: 0.02
SR: 19.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.7, Med: 15.2, Max: 26.7
Current: 19.75
8.7
26.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.29
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
68.02% of 516 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 47184.2, Med: 10.53, Min: 0.02
SR: 13.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.8, Med: 10.7, Max: 17.7
Current: 13.29
6.8
17.7
EV-to-Revenue 3.57
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
57.57% of 535 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2609.33, Med: 2.51, Min: 0.01
SR: 3.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.4, Max: 3.7
Current: 3.57
0.5
3.7
PEG Ratio 1.78
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
67.87% of 277 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 383.47, Med: 2.69, Min: 0.03
SR: 1.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.14, Med: 3.09, Max: 82
Current: 1.78
1.14
82
Shiller PE Ratio 25.22
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
55.51% of 263 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1055.16, Med: 20.93, Min: 0.55
SR: 25.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.08, Med: 19.65, Max: 28.99
Current: 25.22
16.08
28.99
Current Ratio 0.59
Current Ratio ranked lower than
75.37% of 544 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.02
SR: 0.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.49, Med: 0.97, Max: 4.6
Current: 0.59
0.49
4.6
Quick Ratio 0.50
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
82.69% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.12
SR: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.32, Med: 0.69, Max: 4.21
Current: 0.5
0.32
4.21
Days Inventory 45.96
Days Inventory ranked lower than
78.10% of 484 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 702.8, Med: 21.52, Min: 0.06
SR: 45.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 33.02, Med: 60.08, Max: 76.78
Current: 45.96
33.02
76.78
Days Sales Outstanding 58.28
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
56.76% of 525 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 545.94, Med: 48.56, Min: 1
SR: 58.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 23.11, Med: 28.84, Max: 58.28
Current: 58.28
23.11
58.28
Days Payable 89.83
Days Payable ranked lower than
58.38% of 507 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 949.53, Med: 61.37, Min: 0.02
SR: 89.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.86, Med: 44.14, Max: 89.83
Current: 89.83
17.86
89.83

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.69
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
60.45% of 1105 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.44, Min: 0.01
SR: 2.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.62, Med: 3.63, Max: 5.1
Current: 2.69
2.62
5.1
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.54
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
53.36% of 611 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 491.25, Med: 0.51, Min: 0.01
SR: 0.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.52, Med: 0.6, Max: 0.84
Current: 0.54
0.52
0.84
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 6.90
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
57.91% of 354 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 102.7, Med: 4.3, Min: -100
SR: 6.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 2.1, Max: 6.9
Current: 6.9
0
6.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.77
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
62.72% of 1081 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.53, Min: 0.01
SR: 2.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.58
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
51.99% of 1106 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 332.77, Med: 3.95, Min: 0.01
SR: 3.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.49, Med: 4.83, Max: 6.79
Current: 3.58
3.49
6.79
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -5.30
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked lower than
54.11% of 292 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 42.7, Med: -2.7, Min: -899.5
SR: -5.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -24.4, Med: -2.4, Max: 0
Current: -5.3
-24.4
0

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.52
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
79.35% of 489 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 754.03, Med: 1.82, Min: 0.03
SR: 3.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.24, Med: 1.69, Max: 4.82
Current: 3.52
1.24
4.82
Price-to-Projected-FCF 3.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
66.21% of 367 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 126.14, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.06
SR: 3.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.9, Med: 1.84, Max: 14.94
Current: 3.27
0.9
14.94
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.15
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
90.12% of 506 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1075, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
SR: 2.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.33, Med: 0.63, Max: 2.17
Current: 2.15
0.33
2.17
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.00
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
55.78% of 147 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 119.38, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.01
SR: 3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.61, Med: 2.04, Max: 28.16
Current: 3
0.61
28.16
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.75
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
65.52% of 406 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 27.49, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.04
SR: 1.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.83, Med: 1.09, Max: 12.45
Current: 1.75
0.83
12.45
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
65.88% of 551 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 5000, Med: 6.37, Min: -86.21
SR: 5.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.7, Med: 6.6, Max: 11.5
Current: 5.06
3.7
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.95
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
68.41% of 402 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1132.67, Med: 3.67, Min: -2480.81
SR: 5.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 7.6, Max: 12.1
Current: 5.95
1.5
12.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 1,995.3
EPS (TTM) $ 4.37
Beta 0.2
Volatility % 13.71
52-Week Range $ 64.95 - 87.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 50.75

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N