Our top pick for
Sprague Resources LP is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in the US. Sprague Resources shares (SRLP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sprague Resources employs 765 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|52-week range||$8.42 - $22.89|
|50-day moving average||$21.29|
|200-day moving average||$18.04|
|Wall St. target price||$19.00|
|Dividend yield||$2.67 (14.05%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.11|
*Signup bonus information updated weekly.
The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.
Valuing Sprague Resources stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sprague Resources's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Sprague Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Sprague Resources shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Sprague Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.07. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Sprague Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Sprague Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $106 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Sprague Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.08%|
|Gross profit TTM||$264.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.63%|
|Return on equity TTM||44.35%|
|Market capitalisation||$506.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 36,458 Sprague Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Sprague Resources's "short interest". This figure is 16.8% down from 43,795 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Sprague Resources shares can be evaluated.
Sprague Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sprague Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sprague Resources shares traded daily (recently around 43402.380952381). Sprague Resources's SIR currently stands at 0.84. In other words for every 100,000 Sprague Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 840 shares are currently held short.
However Sprague Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sprague Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sprague Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sprague Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sprague Resources shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0036% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sprague Resources shares, roughly 4 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Sprague Resources.
Find out more about how you can short Sprague Resources stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 240.54% of net profits
Recently Sprague Resources has paid out, on average, around 240.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 14.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Sprague Resources shareholders could enjoy a 14.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Sprague Resources's case, that would currently equate to about $2.67 per share.
Sprague Resources's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Sprague Resources's most recent dividend payout was on 9 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 31 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Sprague Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.417 up to $22.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Sprague Resources's is 0.928. This would suggest that Sprague Resources's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Sprague Resources LP engages in the purchase, storage, distribution, and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas in the United States and Canada. The company operates through four segments: Refined Products, Natural Gas, Materials Handling, and Other Operations. The Refined Products segment purchases and sells various refined products, such as heating oil, diesel fuel, residual fuel oil, kerosene, jet fuel, gasoline, and asphalt to wholesale, retail, and commercial customers. This segment's wholesale customers consist of approximately 1,100 home heating oil retailers, and diesel fuel and gasoline resellers; and commercial customers include federal and state agencies, municipalities, regional transit authorities, drill sites, large industrial companies, real estate management companies, hospitals, educational institutions, and asphalt paving companies. The natural gas segment purchases natural gas from natural gas producers and trading companies and sells and distributes natural gas to approximately 14,000 commercial and industrial customer locations across 13 states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States. The Materials Handling segment offloads, stores, and prepares for the delivery of various customer-owned products, including asphalt, crude oil, clay slurry, salt, gypsum, residual fuel oil, coal, petroleum coke, caustic soda, tallow, pulp, and heavy equipment. The Other Operations segment engages in coal marketing and distribution; and commercial trucking activities.
Everything we know about the TC Bancshares IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Soulgate IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Alzamend Neuro IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Singular Genomics Systems IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Golden Sun Education Group Limited IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Phillips Edison & Company IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the FIGS IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the DLocal Limited IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Torchy’s Tacos IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Dutch Bros Coffee IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.