S&P Global moved 1.9% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $385.53 and a low of $380.0525 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $375.92 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $443.8.
S&P Global Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity, and automotive markets. The large-cap finance: consumer services company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 0.9%. S&P Global has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 7.71, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 49.7.
Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.14. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.
Snapshot of S&P Global's Operating Margins:
|Date Reported||Total Revenue ($ k)||Operating Expenses ($ k)||Operating Margins (%)||YoY Growth (%)|
Over the last 6 years, S&P Global's operating margins have averaged 44.5%, which is better than the 15.89% Diversified Financial industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 36.4%. However the firm's margins are declining at a compounded yearly rate of -6.5%.