US84857L1017 - Common Stock

We assign a fundamental rating of **2** out of 10 to **SR**. **SR** was compared to 14 industry peers in the **Gas Utilities** industry. **SR** may be in some trouble as it scores bad on both profitability and health. **SR** is valued expensive and it does not seem to be growing.

In the past year **SR** had a positive cash flow from operations.

In the past 5 years **SR** has always been profitable.

Each year in the past 5 years **SR** had a positive operating cash flow.

Looking at the **Return On Equity**, with a value of **6.44%**, **SR** is doing worse than **64.29%** of the companies in the same industry.

The **Average Return On Invested Capital** over the past 3 years for **SR** is below the industry average of **5.94%**.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 1.85% | ||

ROE | 6.44% | ||

ROIC | 3.53% |

ROA(3y)2.25%

ROA(5y)2%

ROE(3y)7.96%

ROE(5y)6.77%

ROIC(3y)3.93%

ROIC(5y)3.86%

With a **Profit Margin** value of **7.53%**, **SR** perfoms like the industry average, outperforming **50.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Profit Margin** of **SR** has declined.

The **Operating Margin** of **SR** (**15.62%**) is comparable to the rest of the industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 15.62% | ||

PM (TTM) | 7.53% | ||

GM | N/A |

OM growth 3Y-6.38%

OM growth 5Y0.96%

PM growth 3Y24.1%

PM growth 5Y-6.94%

GM growth 3YN/A

GM growth 5YN/A

With a Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) below the Cost of Capital (WACC), **SR** is destroying value.

Compared to 5 years ago, **SR** has more shares outstanding

Based on the Altman-Z score of **0.66**, we must say that **SR** is in the distress zone and has some risk of bankruptcy.

The **Altman-Z score** of **SR** (**0.66**) is worse than **71.43%** of its industry peers.

A Debt/Equity ratio of **1.41** is on the high side and indicates that **SR** has dependencies on debt financing.

Looking at the **Debt to Equity ratio**, with a value of **1.41**, **SR** is in line with its industry, outperforming **50.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 1.41 | ||

Debt/FCF | N/A | ||

Altman-Z | 0.66 |

ROIC/WACC0.57

WACC6.19%

A Current Ratio of **0.55** indicates that **SR** may have some problems paying its short term obligations.

The **Current ratio** of **SR** (**0.55**) is worse than **64.29%** of its industry peers.

A Quick Ratio of **0.43** indicates that **SR** may have some problems paying its short term obligations.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 0.55 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.43 |

The earnings per share for **SR** have decreased by **-8.10%** in the last year.

Looking at the last year, **SR** shows a small growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has grown by **6.18%** in the last year.

The **Revenue** has been growing slightly by **6.29%** on average over the past years.

EPS 1Y (TTM)-8.1%

EPS 3Y2.33%

EPS 5Y1.23%

EPS growth Q2Q-5.16%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)6.18%

Revenue growth 3Y12.85%

Revenue growth 5Y6.29%

Revenue growth Q2Q-7.05%

Based on estimates for the next years, **SR** will show a small growth in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS will grow by **6.35%** on average per year.

The **Revenue** is expected to decrease by **-0.22%** on average over the next years.

EPS Next Y10.8%

EPS Next 2Y7.79%

EPS Next 3Y7.45%

EPS Next 5Y6.35%

Revenue Next Year-0.49%

Revenue Next 2Y-0.06%

Revenue Next 3Y0.97%

Revenue Next 5Y-0.22%

The EPS growth rate is accelerating: in the next years the growth will be better than in the last years.

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

A **Price/Earnings** ratio of **15.46** indicates a correct valuation of **SR**.

Compared to the rest of the industry, the **Price/Earnings** ratio of **SR** indicates a somewhat cheap valuation: **SR** is cheaper than 64.29% of the companies listed in the same industry.

The **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio is **13.04**, which indicates a correct valuation of **SR**.

Compared to the rest of the industry, the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **SR** indicates a somewhat cheap valuation: **SR** is cheaper than 78.57% of the companies listed in the same industry.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **21.40**, **SR** is valued a bit cheaper.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 15.46 | ||

Fwd PE | 13.04 |

Compared to the rest of the industry, the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio of **SR** is on the same level as its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | N/A | ||

EV/EBITDA | 10.56 |

The **PEG Ratio(NY)**, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a correct valuation of the company.

PEG (NY)1.43

PEG (5Y)12.58

EPS Next 2Y7.79%

EPS Next 3Y7.45%

With a **Yearly Dividend Yield** of **5.08%**, **SR** is a good candidate for dividend investing.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 5.08% |

On average, the dividend of **SR** grows each year by **7.29%**, which is quite nice.

Dividend Growth(5Y)7.29%

Div Incr Years9

Div Non Decr Years9

The dividend of **SR** is growing, but the earnings are growing slower. This means the dividend growth is not sustainable.

DP85.5%

EPS Next 2Y7.79%

EPS Next 3Y7.45%

**SPIRE INC**

NYSE:SR (4/22/2024, 3:15:01 PM)

After market: 61.38 0 (0%)**61.38**

**+0.47 (+0.77%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorUtilities

GICS IndustryGroupUtilities

GICS IndustryGas Utilities

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Dividend Yield | 5.08% |

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PE | 15.46 | ||

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PEG (NY)1.43

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ROA | 1.85% | ||

ROE | 6.44% | ||

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OM | 15.62% | ||

PM (TTM) | 7.53% | ||

GM | N/A | ||

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Debt/Equity | 1.41 | ||

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Current Ratio | 0.55 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.43 | ||

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