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82.59 

1.19 1.5%

as of Aug 16 '19

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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Spire Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the purchase, retail distribution, and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and other end-users of natural gas in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. It is also involved in marketing natural gas; and provision of energy services on non-regulated basis to on-system utility transportation customers, as well as to retail and wholesale customers. In addition, the company engages in the transportation of propane through its propane pipeline; compression of natural gas; risk management; and other activities. Further, it provides physical natural gas storage services. The company was formerly known as The Laclede Group, Inc. and changed its name to Spire Inc. in April 2016. Spire Inc. was founded in 1857 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Sep '12 Dec '12 Sep '13 Dec '13 Sep '14 Dec '14 Sep '15 Dec '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18
Equity (BVPS) 27.11
-21.70
33.06
-12.98
35.52
37.12
39.48
42.02
45.54
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% 2.2% 3.1% 6.4% 8.4%
Earnings BIT -8.54
-12.76
166.40
272.50
282.30
321.70
279.70
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 28.0% 1.8% 14.0% -13.1%
Avg.PE 0.00
-0.64
-0.64
20.19
22.70
15.78
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 12.4% -30.5%
ROA 3.42
-3.28
2.11
-2.00
2.06
-4.90
2.64
5.37
2.54
2.56
3.20
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% 103.4% -52.7% 0.8% 25.0%
ROE 10.66
7.20
6.40
6.62
-15.30
8.88
10.65
8.63
8.60
10.09
growth rate -32.5% -11.1% 1.7% -100.0% 100.0% 19.9% -19.0% -0.4% 17.3%
ROIC 7.97
4.83
4.16
-9.44
5.08
9.70
4.90
5.03
6.32
growth rate -22.2% -7.2% -100.0% 100.0% 90.9% -49.5% 2.7% 25.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.36
2.13
1.35
1.89
0.77
1.47
0.62
3.32
0.49
0.66
0.50
growth rate 56.6% -36.6% 40.0% -59.3% 90.9% -57.8% 435.5% -85.2% 34.7% -24.2%
Quick Ratio 0.73
1.41
0.69
1.28
0.32
1.07
0.29
2.98
0.20
0.26
0.23
growth rate 93.2% -51.1% 85.5% -75.0% 234.4% -72.9% 927.6% -93.3% 30.0% -11.5%
Leverage 3.13
2.99
3.36
3.12
3.36
1.53
3.44
3.29
3.03
growth rate -2.3% 6.0% -7.1% 7.7% -54.5% 124.8% -4.4% -7.9%
Balance Sheet Sep '12 Dec '12 Sep '13 Dec '13 Sep '14 Dec '14 Sep '15 Dec '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 104.51
157.57
229.60
207.30
219.40
270.80
299.60
growth rate 22.8% 45.7% -5.0% 2.9% 23.4% 10.6%
Acct.Payable 29.24
51.75
176.70
146.50
210.90
257.10
290.10
growth rate 33.0% 241.5% -9.0% 20.0% 21.9% 12.8%
Cur.Assets 159.05
236.36
628.00
530.10
569.60
725.50
659.60
growth rate 21.9% 165.7% -8.1% 3.7% 27.4% -9.1%
Total Assets 259.90
480.88
5,074.00
5,290.20
6,064.40
6,546.70
6,843.60
growth rate 36.0% 955.2% 2.1% 7.1% 8.0% 4.5%
Cash 1.01
2.34
16.10
13.80
5.20
7.40
4.40
growth rate 52.1% 587.5% -7.4% -38.6% 42.3% -40.5%
Inventory 44.28
61.94
270.20
215.40
202.30
225.80
210.30
growth rate 18.3% 336.2% -10.7% -3.1% 11.6% -6.9%
Cur.Liabilities 74.83
125.36
785.80
853.80
1,161.30
1,097.90
1,321.70
growth rate 29.4% 526.9% 4.2% 16.6% -5.5% 20.4%
Liabilities 386.76
592.17
3,565.60
3,716.60
4,296.20
4,555.40
4,580.30
growth rate 23.7% 502.1% 2.1% 7.5% 6.0% 0.6%
LT Debt 49.16
263.88
1,851.00
1,771.50
1,820.70
1,995.00
1,900.10
growth rate 131.7% 601.5% -2.2% 1.4% 9.6% -4.8%
Equity -126.86
1,046.30
1,508.40
1,573.60
1,768.20
1,991.30
2,255.40
growth rate 100.0% 20.1% 2.1% 6.0% 12.6% 13.3%
Common Shares 22.00
6.00
26.00
6.00
35.00
110.00
43.00
472.00
44.00
47.00
49.00
growth rate -72.7% 333.3% -76.9% 483.3% 214.3% -60.9% 997.7% -90.7% 6.8% 4.3%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '12 Dec '12 Sep '13 Dec '13 Sep '14 Dec '14 Sep '15 Dec '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 5.97
12.21
171.00
289.80
293.30
438.10
499.40
growth rate 43.0% 1,300.6% 30.2% 0.6% 49.4% 14.0%
Cash Dividends 1.50
0.00
61.90
79.00
85.20
96.20
108.70
growth rate -100.0% 13.0% 3.9% 12.9% 13.0%
Cash From OA 18.52
6.48
122.60
322.40
328.30
288.30
456.60
growth rate -40.9% 1,792.3% 62.2% 0.9% -12.2% 58.4%
FCF per Share -0.15
2.15
1.62
-0.90
1.16
0.91
0.70
-2.25
0.10
growth rate 100.0% -24.7% -100.0% 100.0% -11.4% -12.3% -100.0% 100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 431.70
460.00
3.10
137.10
146.90
growth rate 3.2% -91.8% 565.0% 7.2%
FCF 19.00
13.00
33.00
-6.00
-48.00
248.00
33.00
-35.00
35.00
-150.00
-42.00
growth rate -31.6% 153.9% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -86.7% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Sep '12 Dec '12 Sep '13 Dec '13 Sep '14 Dec '14 Sep '15 Dec '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18
Sales 601.99
719.78
1,627.20
1,976.40
1,537.30
1,740.70
1,965.00
growth rate 9.4% 126.1% 10.2% -11.8% 13.2% 12.9%
Op.Income -9.07
-7.41
166.40
272.50
282.30
321.70
279.70
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 28.0% 1.8% 14.0% -13.1%
IBT -8.54
-12.76
116.90
199.10
213.70
239.20
187.70
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 30.5% 3.6% 11.9% -21.5%
Net Income -9.07
-7.41
84.60
136.90
144.20
161.60
214.20
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 27.2% 2.6% 12.1% 32.6%
EPS 2.79
-1.55
2.02
-1.16
2.35
-0.51
3.16
0.14
3.24
3.43
4.33
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -95.6% 2,214.3% 5.9% 26.2%
Gross Profit 180.40
206.47
360.80
544.50
544.40
613.00
599.20
growth rate 7.0% 74.8% 22.9% 0.0% 12.6% -2.3%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Earnings BIT 52.40
-19.60
108.50
211.50
15.30
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 94.9% -92.8%
Balance Sheet Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Acct.Receivable 279.50
299.60
567.60
530.80
356.10
growth rate 7.2% 89.5% -6.5% -32.9%
Acct.Payable 195.50
290.10
430.90
324.80
297.60
growth rate 48.4% 48.5% -24.6% -8.4%
Cur.Assets 584.90
659.60
905.30
793.60
649.80
growth rate 12.8% 37.3% -12.3% -18.1%
Total Assets 6,584.90
6,843.60
7,232.20
7,273.60
7,332.00
growth rate 3.9% 5.7% 0.6% 0.8%
Cash 6.90
4.40
8.40
11.10
5.80
growth rate -36.2% 90.9% 32.1% -47.8%
Inventory 153.20
210.30
212.70
126.30
158.20
growth rate 37.3% 1.1% -40.6% 25.3%
Cur.Liabilities 814.10
1,321.70
1,563.40
1,336.70
1,219.60
growth rate 62.4% 18.3% -14.5% -8.8%
Liabilities 4,270.70
4,580.30
4,947.60
4,867.60
4,719.40
growth rate 7.3% 8.0% -1.6% -3.0%
LT Debt 2,024.50
1,900.10
1,992.00
2,041.90
2,042.30
growth rate -6.1% 4.8% 2.5% 0.0%
Equity 2,307.70
2,255.40
2,284.60
2,406.00
2,370.60
growth rate -2.3% 1.3% 5.3% -1.5%
Common Shares 50.70
50.70
50.70
50.70
50.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Capital Expenditures 118.50
165.10
206.80
170.00
231.70
growth rate 39.3% 25.3% -17.8% 36.3%
Cash Dividends 27.20
28.50
28.80
30.00
30.10
growth rate 4.8% 1.1% 4.2% 0.3%
Cash From OA 201.70
-54.70
70.40
227.10
143.10
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 222.6% -37.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 153.40
growth rate
FCF 83.20
-219.80
-136.40
57.10
-88.60
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0%
Income Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Sales 350.60
239.20
602.00
803.50
321.30
growth rate -31.8% 151.7% 33.5% -60.0%
Op.Income 52.40
-19.60
108.50
211.50
15.30
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 94.9% -92.8%
IBT 31.60
-43.90
82.00
188.00
-5.90
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 129.3% -100.0%
Net Income 25.90
-25.90
67.30
154.60
-3.00
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 129.7% -100.0%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 126.40
49.80
188.00
311.30
88.10
growth rate -60.6% 277.5% 65.6% -71.7%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

C (58.33)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (38.18)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 19.55 18.87 22.05
EPS / Growth 1.1% 4.38 4.1%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 39.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.1% 15.0% 15.0%
Future PE 2.28 23.89 23.89
Future EPS 4.90 17.77 17.77
Value Price
MOS %
2.76
-96.7%
104.94
27.1%
104.94
27.1%
MOS Price 1.38 52.47 52.47
IRT 17.01 8.87 8.87

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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