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S&P Global is a provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. It operates through four segments: Ratings, Market Intelligence, Global Platts, and Dow Jones Indices. The company's Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research, and analytics, offering investors and other market participants information, ratings, and benchmarks. The Market Intelligence segment delivers multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services. Its Platts segment provides information and benchmark prices for the commodity and energy markets. The Indices segment offers an index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors.

TypePublic
Founded1941
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitespglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)22,500(+7%)
Job Openings781
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.4 B(+12%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$383.9(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at S&P Global

Douglas L. Peterson

Douglas L. Peterson

President, CEO & Director
Richard E. Thornburgh

Richard E. Thornburgh

Non-Executive Chairman
Pamela Snyder

Pamela Snyder

Managing Director, Head of Market Outreach, Americas
Ewout Steenbergen

Ewout Steenbergen

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan Manley

Jonathan Manley

Managing Director, Head of Market Outreach, EMEA
Nick Cafferillo

Nick Cafferillo

Chief Data & Technology Officer
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S&P Global Office Locations

S&P Global has offices in New York, Arlington, Boston, Boulder and in 52 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
55 Water Street
Arlington, VA, US
1700 N Moore St 11th Floor, Suite 1110
Boston, MA, US
225 Franklin St, 15th Floor
Boulder, CO, US
1011 Walnut St STE 300
Centennial, CO, US
7400 South Alton Court
Charlottesville, VA, US
212 7th St NE
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S&P Global Financials and Metrics

S&P Global Revenue

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S&P Global's revenue was reported to be $7.44 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

7.4b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

5.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

71.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

2.5b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

3.6b

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

91.2b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

383.9

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

4.1b

EV

91.8b
S&P Global's current market capitalization is $91.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

6.1b6.3b6.7b7.4b

Revenue growth, %

7%3%7%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.7b1.8b2.1b

Gross profit

4.4b4.6b4.9b5.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.6b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.9b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

439.0m446.0m406.0m439.0m452.0m438.0m521.0m493.0m519.0m

Gross profit

1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b1.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

72%72%74%72%73%74%71%75%72%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.8b1.9b2.9b4.1b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.4b1.6b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

264.0m

Current Assets

4.3b3.6b4.7b6.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

1.8b1.9b2.2b1.4b1.9b2.0b1.9b2.7b3.1b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.3b1.2b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

246.0m

Current Assets

3.3b3.5b3.6b3.2b3.7b3.7b3.7b4.5b4.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.6b2.1b2.3b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

180.0m206.0m204.0m206.0m

Accounts Payable

75.0m(106.0m)73.0m132.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.0b2.1b2.8b3.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

534.0m1.0b1.6b453.0m1.1b1.7b689.0m1.5b2.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

45.0m97.0m151.0m52.0m104.0m153.0m49.0m100.0m154.0m

Accounts Payable

(289.0m)(217.0m)(167.0m)(161.0m)(74.0m)(54.0m)(251.0m)(192.0m)(97.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

360.0m903.0m1.4b293.0m1.0b1.8b680.0m1.6b2.4b
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

297.2k

Debt/Equity

4.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

12.3 x
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S&P Global Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

252525252525
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S&P Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
451 ResearchDecember 06, 2019
Kensho TechnologiesMarch 06, 2018$550 m
PanjivaFebruary 20, 2018
SNL FinancialSeptember 01, 2015
Mayfield Publishing Co.January 03, 2001

S&P Global Revenue Breakdown

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S&P Global revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.7% from Market Intelligence, 13.4% from Indices, 45.5% from Ratings and 12.4% from Platts

S&P Global revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.3% from Rest of the World, 10.7% from Asia, 25.1% from European Region and 58.9% from U.S.

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S&P Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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S&P Global Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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S&P Global Online and Social Media Presence

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S&P Global Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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S&P Global News and Updates

S&P Global Ratings Affirms Ballad Health Credit Rating

Citing strong enterprise profile, improved quality and experienced management team transforming Ballad Health into a high-performing consolidated system, S&P further affirms “A-” rating with stable outlook Citing strong enterprise profile, improved quality and experienced management team transfo…

Laurentian Bank announces outlook upgrades by S&P Global Ratings and DBRS Morningstar

S&P Global Ratings raises the company’s outlook to stableDBRS Morningstar changes the company’s trend to stable

Northeast Bank Ranked 18th Best-Performing U.S. Community Bank Under $3 Billion in Assets by S&P Global Market Intelligence

PORTLAND, Maine, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Bank (the “Bank”) (NASDAQ: NBN) announced today that it was ranked the 18th best-performing U.S. community bank out of 4,287 eligible banks with assets under $3 billion by S&P Global Market Intelligence in its annual ranking.

GCC Receives Investment Grade by S&P Global Ratings

Credit Rating Was Upgraded to BBB- Credit Rating Was Upgraded to BBB-

GE credit rating on track to be downgraded at S&P Global after GECAS deal

General Electric Co.'s credit rating is headed toward a downgrade at S&P Global Ratings, which said the industrial conglomerate's deal to combine its aircraft leasing business, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), with AerCap Holdings NV increase GE's debt leverage more than previously expect…
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S&P Global Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was S&P Global founded?

    S&P Global was founded in 1941.

  • Who are S&P Global key executives?

    S&P Global's key executives are Douglas L. Peterson, Richard E. Thornburgh and Pamela Snyder.

  • How many employees does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 22,500 employees.

  • What is S&P Global revenue?

    Latest S&P Global annual revenue is $7.4 b.

  • What is S&P Global revenue per employee?

    Latest S&P Global revenue per employee is $330.8 k.

  • Who are S&P Global competitors?

    Competitors of S&P Global include Dow Jones, Axesor and Refinitiv.

  • Where is S&P Global headquarters?

    S&P Global headquarters is located at 55 Water Street, New York.

  • Where are S&P Global offices?

    S&P Global has offices in New York, Arlington, Boston, Boulder and in 52 other locations.

  • How many offices does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 59 offices.