S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) went up by 0.86% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Financial Data & Stock Exchanges giant went up by $319.65 to trade ended Monday trading at $316.91. This is up from the $316.91 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, SPGI is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $375.00 and further from the lowest price target of $260.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been positive, with SPGI up by 17.07% year-to-date.
S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) started the day trading at $310 and recorded an intraday high of $320.9. It also recorded an intraday low of $308.11 during Monday’s trading session. S&P Global Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -85.96% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 994844, which is less than -85.96 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.85 million.
S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in SPGI’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of SPGI currently stands at $334.66, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 4.49%. However, SPGI’s current trading price is -71.81% lower than the 52-week low price of $186.05. In terms of trading volume, S&P Global Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 994844 shares of S&P Global Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -85.96% of the 1.85 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. SPGI’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 42.13%, while the stock has gone up by 18.26% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of SPGI currently stands at 43.88%, and it is up by 6.51% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -3.71%. At the time of writing SPGI’s report, the company has a total market cap of $74.60B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.S&P Global Inc. also has over 22500 employees all over the world.
SPGI Insider Activities
For S&P Global Inc., insiders hold 86.50% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 86.80%. During that period, insiders bought 55,496 shares in 51 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 23,083 of their shares in 51 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at S&P Global Inc. now hold 301.12k shares, which is over 86.82% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the SPGI shares, as they control 0.12% of the company’s total stock.
SPGI Fundamental Analysis
For S&P Global Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 9.58. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 11.00. The stock’s EPS growth this year is 11.20%, with analysts expecting almost a 1 growth in the earnings per share next week. In terms of revenue, S&P Global Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 2.49, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 58.40% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on S&P Global Inc.’s stock currently stands at 56.20%, and it has a net profit margin of 34.00%. The operating margin of the company is 48.00%, and its gross margin is 72.90%.
SPGI Analysts Prediction
Another analyst that has a Outperform rating for SPGI is BMO Capital Markets, which set a price target of between $266 and $326. and Morgan Stanley reiterate their Overweight position on the stock ($271 and $323).
Jefferies and Edward Jones also believe that S&P Global Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment. Three analysts, JP Morgan, Piper Jaffray, and Barclays, all rate the stock as overweight.
SPGI Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of SPGI currently stands at -0.07%, while the SMA50 is 7.88%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 17.18% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 54.23, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 33.38.