S&P Global Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.
Acceptable track record with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has S&P Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SPGI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: SPGI exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned -14.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SPGI exceeded the US Market which returned -15.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is S&P Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StHave Investors Priced In S&P Global Inc's (NYSE:SPGI) Growth?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDoes S&P Global Inc's (NYSE:SPGI) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDoes S&P Global Inc's (NYSE:SPGI) PE Ratio Warrant A Sell?
Is S&P Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SPGI ($238.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($119.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SPGI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SPGI is good value based on its PE Ratio (27.6x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (33.7x).
PE vs Market: SPGI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.6x) compared to the US market (12.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SPGI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SPGI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (121.6x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (7.9x).
How is S&P Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SPGI's forecast earnings growth (7.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SPGI's earnings (7.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SPGI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SPGI's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SPGI's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SPGI's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (288.7%).
How has S&P Global performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SPGI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SPGI's current net profit margins (31.7%) are higher than last year (31.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SPGI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 29.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SPGI's earnings growth over the past year (8.4%) is below its 5-year average (29.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SPGI earnings growth over the past year (8.4%) underperformed the Capital Markets industry 9.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst SPGI's Return on Equity (82.13%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is S&P Global's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SPGI's short term assets ($4.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SPGI's short term assets ($4.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SPGI's debt to equity ratio (140.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SPGI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59.2% to 140.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SPGI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (70.3%).
Interest Coverage: SPGI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (16x coverage).
What is S&P Global's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SPGI's dividend (1.12%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.07%).
High Dividend: SPGI's dividend (1.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.82%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SPGI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SPGI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SPGI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SPGI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Peterson (60yo)
Mr. Douglas L. Peterson, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer, President of S&P Global Inc. since November 1, 2013 and has been its Executive Director since July 11, 2013. Mr. Peterson ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD12.36M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD12.04M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.42yrs||US$4.90m||0.0088% $5.5m|
|President of S&P Global Ratings Inc||4.42yrs||US$3.41m||0.013% $8.4m|
|Chief Executive Officer of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC||7.75yrs||US$3.61m||0.0088% $5.5m|
|President of S&P Global Market Intelligence||1.25yrs||US$2.70m||0.0030% $1.9m|
|Senior VP||1.58yrs||no data||0.0018% $1.1m|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||2.25yrs||no data||0.0018% $1.1m|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||3.67yrs||US$2.79m||0.0036% $2.3m|
|Chief Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SPGI's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Chairman Emeritus||5yrs||US$363.55k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board||5yrs||US$422.13k||0.0013% $787.6k|
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||US$297.13k||0.00054% $340.2k|
|Independent Director||19.25yrs||US$285.13k||0.00083% $523.0k|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$285.13k||0.00042% $264.6k|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$270.13k||0.00043% $270.9k|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$275.13k||0.00021% $132.3k|
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$272.13k||0.00017% $107.1k|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$292.13k||0.00017% $107.1k|
Experienced Board: SPGI's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
S&P Global Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: S&P Global Inc.
- Ticker: SPGI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1860
- Industry: Financial Exchanges and Data
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$63.008b
- Shares outstanding: 240.94m
- Website: https://www.spglobal.com
Number of Employees
- S&P Global Inc.
- 55 Water Street
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SPGI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|SPGI *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|MHL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|0KYY||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|MHL||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1968|
|MHL||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|SPGI||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|SPGI34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 1 REP 0.25 COM USD1||BR||BRL||May 2019|
S&P Global Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The company operates through four segments: S&P Global Ratings (Ratings), S&P Global Market Intelligence (Market Intelligence), S&P Global Platts (Platts), and S&P Dow Jones Indices (Indices). The Ratings segment offers credit ratings, research, and analytics to investors, corporations, governments, municipalities, commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers, and other debt issuers. The Market Intelligence segment provides multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services to investment managers, investment banks, private equity firms, insurance companies, commercial banks, corporations, professional services firms, government agencies, and regulators. The Platts segment offers essential price data, analytics, and industry insights for the commodity and energy markets. It serves producers, traders, and intermediaries within the energy, petrochemicals, metals, and agriculture markets. The Indices segment provides index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The company also offers analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data visualization systems to Wall Street's premier global banks and investment institutions, as well as the National Security community; subscription and custom reports on bank deposits, loans, fees and other product data to the financial services industry; and insights on global supply chains. The company was formerly known as McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and changed its name to S&P Global Inc. in April 2016. S&P Global Inc. was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 01:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/08 00:00|
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