SPIRE INC (SR)       64.91  -1.76 (-2.64%)

64.91  -1.76 (-2.64%)

US84857L1017 - Common Stock - After market: 64.91 0 (0%)


Fundamental Rating

3

Overall SR gets a fundamental rating of 3 out of 10. We evaluated SR against 21 industry peers in the Gas Utilities industry. While SR is still in line with the averages on profitability rating, there are some concerns on its financial health. SR has a valuation in line with the averages, but on the other hand it scores bad on growth




Profitability

Profitability Rating

4

SR's Profit Margin of 10.03% is amongst the best of the industry. SR does better than the industry average Profit Margin of 7.11%.
SR's Return On Assets of 2.23% is in line with the rest of the industry. The industry average Return On Assets is 2.18%.

The Piotroski-F score of SR is 5.00. This is a neutral score and indicates average health and profitability for SR.
SR's Return On Equity of 7.66% is worse than the rest of the industry. The industry average Return On Equity is 7.83%.
VS Industry

ROA (2.23%) VS Industry: 55% outperformed.

-4.95
8.39

ROE (7.66%) VS Industry: 33% outperformed.

1.92
31.37

Profit Margin (10.03%) VS Industry: 70% outperformed.

-33.02
23.49

Valuation

Valuation Rating

4

Compared to an average industry Price/Earning Ratio of 18.31, SR is valued a bit cheaper than its industry peers.
Compared to an average industry price book ratio of 1.59, SR is valued rather cheaply
With a Price/Earnings Ratio of 15.27, SR is valued correctly.
The Forward Price/Earnings Ratio of 14.40 indicates a correct valuation of SR.

When comparing the current price to the book value of SR, we can conclude it is valued correctly. It is trading at 1.20 times its book value.
When comparing the Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of SR to the average industry ratio of 10.63, SR is valued in line with its industry peers.
The high PEG Ratio, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates SR does not grow enough to justify the current Price/Earnings ratio.
VS Industry

Price/Earnings (15.27) VS Industry: 66% outperformed.

90.91
3.89

Price/Book (1.2) VS Industry: 66% outperformed.

3.79
0.31

Enterprise Value/ EBITDA (10.63) VS Industry: 50% outperformed.

21.04
3.12

Growth

Growth Rating

2

The Earnings Per Share has been growing slightly by 7.32% on average over the past 5 years.
The Earnings Per Share is expected to grow by 2.70% on average over the next 5 years.
Looking at the last year, SR shows a decrease in Revenue. The Revenue has decreased by -1.03% in the last year.
Measured over the past 5 years, SR shows a small growth in Revenue. The Revenue has been growing by 7.78% on average per year.

The Revenue is expected to grow by 0.77% on average over the next 5 years.
The earnings per share for SR have decreased strongly by -11.83% in the last year.
The EPS growth is decreasing: in the next 5 years the growth will be less than in the last years.
The Revenue growth is decreasing: in the next 5 years the growth will be less than in the last years.

PastFuture
5Y3Y1Y1Y2Y3Y5Y
EPS7.32% 8.53% -11.83% -17.9% -3.78% -0.59% 2.7%
Revenue7.78% 4.39% -1.03% 2.07% 1.4% 1.49% 0.77%

Health

Health Rating

1

SR has a Current Ratio comparable to the industry average, which is at 0.72.
The Piotroski-F score of SR is 5.00. This is a neutral score and indicates average health and profitability for SR.
A Current Ratio of 0.72 indicates that SR may have some problems paying its short term obligations.
SR has a Quick Ratio of 0.72. This is a bad value and indicates that SR is not financially healthy enough and could expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.

Compared to an average industry Quick Ratio of 0.61, SR is worse placed to pay its short term obligations than its industry peers.
Compared to an average industry Debt to Equity Ratio of 1.07, SR is more dependent on financing than its industry peers.
SR has an Altman-Z score of 0.74. This is a bad value and indicates that SR is not financially healthy and even has some risk of bankruptcy.
Compared to an average industry Altman-Z score of 0.90, SR is in worse financial health than its industry peers.
VS Industry

Debt/Equity (1.13) VS Industry: 38% outperformed.

1.91
0.48

Quick Ratio (0.55) VS Industry: 30% outperformed.

0.34
1.46

Current Ratio (0.72) VS Industry: 50% outperformed.

0.34
1.70

Altman-Z (0.74) VS Industry: 22% outperformed.

0.21
2.40

Dividend

Dividend Rating

6

Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 3.67, SR pays a bit more dividend than its industry peers.
SR's Dividend Yield is rather good when compared to the S&P500 average which is at 2.48.
SR has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
SR has a Yearly Dividend Yield of 3.96%.

The dividend of SR has a limited annual growth rate of 4.94%.
The Dividend Rate of SR has been growing, while earnings will be declining. This means the dividend growth is most likely not sustainable.
SR pays out 70.78% of its income as dividend. This is not a sustainable payout ratio.
VS Industry

Dividend Yield (3.96%) VS Industry: 78% outperformed.

1.67
7.82
SR Daily chart

SPIRE INC64.91

NYSE:SR (9/27/2022, 7:15:53 PM)-1.76 (-2.64%)

After market: 64.91 0 (0%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS Sector Utilities
GICS IndustryGroup Utilities
GICS Industry Gas Utilities
Earnings (Last) 08-04 2022-08-04/bmo Earnings (Next) 11-21 2022-11-21
Ins Owners 0.39% Inst Owners 85.96%
Market Cap 3.41B Analysts 74.12
Valuation
PE 15.27 Fwd PE 14.4
PEG (NY) N/A PEG (5Y) 2.09
P/S 1.57 P/B 1.2
EV/EBITDA 10.63
Dividend
Dividend Yield 3.96% Dividend Growth 4.94%
DP 70.78% Ex-Date 09-09 2022-09-09 (0.685)
Growth
EPS 1Y -11.83% EPS 3Y 8.53%
EPS 5Y 7.32% EPS growth Q2Q -83.33%
EPS Next Y -17.9% EPS Next 2Y -3.78%
EPS Next 3Y -0.59% EPS Next 5Y 2.7%
Revenue growth 1Y -1.03% Revenue growth 3Y 4.39%
Revenue growth 5Y 7.78% Revenue growth Q2Q 36.67%
Revenue Next Year 2.07% Revenue Next 2Y 1.4%
Revenue Next 3Y 1.49% Revenue Next 5Y 0.77%
Health
Current Ratio 0.72 Quick Ratio 0.55
Altman-Z 0.74 F-Score 5
Debt/Equity 1.13
Profitability
ROA 2.23% ROE 7.66%
ROIC 4.48% ROICg 3.88%
PM 10.03 OM N/A
Asset Turnover 0.22

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