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Morning Trending Tickers: S&P Global Inc., (SPGI)

Friday February 24th 2017: S&P Global Inc., SPGI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Business Services in the sector of Services. Based in USA, S&P Global Inc., SPGIĀ  has a market cap of 38.89 B. Since its IPO date on the 07/01/1985, S&P Global Inc., SPGI performance year to date is 39.16%. Today S&P Global Inc., SPGI has gained -0.61%, with a current price of 148.73.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 88.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 17.60%. Return of assets are at 25.80%, with return on investment at 57.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, S&P Global Inc., SPGI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 4.52. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 38.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 70.10%, and operating margin of 60.70%. S&P Global Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year S&P Global Inc., SPGI has seen a EPS growth of 88.60%. A performance for the year of 31.43%. The 52-week high is -1.11%, and the 52-week low is 38.73%. The average volume for S&P Global Inc., SPGI is 12369.

With a target price of 152.33, can S&P Global Inc., SPGI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of S&P Global Inc., SPGI. S&P Global Inc. has a P/E of 17.86 and a forward P/E of 21.79. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.45. S&P Global Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.74 and 48.91 respectively. For P/cash, S&P Global Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 35.39 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 148.73, S&P Global Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.10%. We see a return on equity of 388.40%.

Looking more long-term S&P Global Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.35%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.88% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 88.60% for this year and for the last five years a 31.80% growth has been seen.

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