Bfsg LLC increased its position in S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) by 25.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,986 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 402 shares during the quarter. Bfsg LLC’s holdings in S&P Global were worth $336,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Advisor Group Inc. increased its holdings in S&P Global by 4.2% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,782 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $260,000 after acquiring an additional 72 shares during the last quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. increased its holdings in S&P Global by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 9,003 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,314,000 after acquiring an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI increased its holdings in S&P Global by 4.8% in the 2nd quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 2,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $322,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Kalos Management Inc. grew its holdings in S&P Global by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter. Kalos Management Inc. now owns 3,346 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $488,000 after buying an additional 123 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sentry Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in S&P Global by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 19,906 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,906,000 after buying an additional 201 shares in the last quarter. 85.29% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on S&P Global in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. They set a “hold” rating and a $186.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered S&P Global from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $188.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, January 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $177.00 target price on shares of S&P Global in a report on Thursday, October 26th. BidaskClub lowered S&P Global from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Nomura assumed coverage on S&P Global in a report on Thursday, January 11th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $160.00 target price for the company. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $172.00.

In related news, EVP Courtney Geduldig sold 1,404 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $159.38, for a total value of $223,769.52. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 1,259 shares in the company, valued at approximately $200,659.42. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Douglas L. Peterson sold 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $157.79, for a total value of $631,160.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 140,743 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $22,207,837.97. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 7,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,104,704. Corporate insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

Shares of S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) traded up $1.01 on Tuesday, hitting $182.15. The stock had a trading volume of 873,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 881,314. The company has a market cap of $46,450.00, a P/E ratio of 26.75, a PEG ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a current ratio of 1.52, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.00. S&P Global Inc has a 12-month low of $114.90 and a 12-month high of $182.24.

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $1.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.45 billion. S&P Global had a return on equity of 187.30% and a net margin of 30.15%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.43 EPS. equities research analysts expect that S&P Global Inc will post 6.67 EPS for the current year.

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About S&P Global

S&P Global Inc, formerly McGraw Hill Financial Inc, is a provider of ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets around the world. The Company operates through three segments: Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and analytics to investors, issuers and other market participants; Market and Commodities Intelligence, which offers multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities that integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services, and deliver their customers in the commodity and energy markets access to information, data, analytic services and pricing and benchmarks, and S&P Dow Jones Indices (Indices), which is an index provider that maintains a range of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors.

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