S&P Global Inc. [NYSE: SPGI] price surged by 4.88 percent to reach at $16.35. The company report on November 3, 2020 that What US Election Outcome Means to Energy Outlook: S&P Global Platts Analytics Perspective.
Side-by-Side Comparison of Commodities Impact under Either a Biden or Trump Win.
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A sum of 1415939 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 821.31K shares. S&P Global Inc. shares reached a high of $357.69 and dropped to a low of $338.08 until finishing in the latest session at $351.10.
The one-year SPGI stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.62. The average equity rating for SPGI stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on S&P Global Inc. [SPGI]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SPGI shares is $384.23 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SPGI stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Goldman have made an estimate for S&P Global Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 08, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on May 29, 2020, representing the official price target for S&P Global Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $340, while Oppenheimer analysts kept a Outperform rating on SPGI stock. On January 27, 2020, analysts increased their price target for SPGI shares from 266 to 326.
The Average True Range (ATR) for S&P Global Inc. is set at 8.99, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPGI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 11.66. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 190.82. Price to Free Cash Flow for SPGI in the course of the last twelve months was 31.28 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.70.
SPGI Stock Performance Analysis:
S&P Global Inc. [SPGI] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.47. With this latest performance, SPGI shares dropped by -0.91% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.78% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 39.77% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for SPGI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.56, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.33 for S&P Global Inc. [SPGI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 350.06, while it was recorded at 332.45 for the last single week of trading, and 315.54 for the last 200 days.
Insight into S&P Global Inc. Fundamentals:
S&P Global Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
SPGI Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, S&P Global Inc. posted 2.53/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 2.43/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 4.10%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for SPGI. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for S&P Global Inc. go to 11.10%.
S&P Global Inc. [SPGI] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $67,632 million, or 85.70% of SPGI stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SPGI stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 20,753,334, which is approximately -4.504% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 18,624,799 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $6.54 billion in SPGI stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $3.88 billion in SPGI stock with ownership of nearly -2.48% of the company’s market capitalization.
512 institutional holders increased their position in S&P Global Inc. [NYSE:SPGI] by around 11,594,277 shares. Additionally, 538 investors decreased positions by around 13,239,316 shares, while 194 investors held positions by with 177,204,765 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 202,038,358 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPGI stock had 118 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,069,794 shares, while 61 institutional investors sold positions of 1,687,769 shares during the same period.