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S&P Global provides ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets. It operates through three segments. The Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research, and analytics to investors, issuers, and other market participants. The Market and Commodities Intelligence segment offers multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services, as well as delivers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks to customers in the commodity and energy markets. The S&P Dow Jones Indices segment provides index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors.

TypePublic
Founded1941
HQLondon, GB
Websitespglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)20,000
Job Openings777
Revenue (FY, 2018)$6.3 B(+4%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$205.7 (+2%)

Key People/Management at S&P Global

Douglas L. Peterson

Douglas L. Peterson

President and Chief Executive Officer, S&P Global
Ewout Steenbergen

Ewout Steenbergen

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, S&P Global
Sue Avinir

Sue Avinir

Chief Operating Officer, S&P Global Platts
James P. Bailey

James P. Bailey

Managing Director, Channel Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Alka Banerjee

Alka Banerjee

Managing Director, Product Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices
John L. Berisford

John L. Berisford

President, S&P Global Ratings
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S&P Global Office Locations

S&P Global has offices in London, Singapore, New York, Halifax and in 59 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
20 Canada Square Canary Wharf
Singapore, SG (HQ)
12 Marina Boulevard #23-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3
New York, US (HQ)
55 Water Street, 55 Water St
Allen, US
Allen, TX, USA
Alpharetta, US
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Arlington, US
Arlington, TX, USA
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S&P Global Financials and Metrics

S&P Global Revenue

S&P Global's revenue was reported to be $6.26 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

6.3b

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.1b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

2.8b

Market capitalization (18-Mar-2019)

51.1b

Closing stock price (18-Mar-2019)

205.7

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

1.9b

EV

52.9b
S&P Global's current market capitalization is $51.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

5.1b5.3b5.7b6.1b6.3b

Revenue growth, %

4%5%7%7%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.8b1.7b

Gross profit

3.6b3.9b4.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b3.2b1.5b

Operating expense total

771.0m914.0m829.0m831.0m813.0m805.0m832.0m855.0m856.0m1.8b842.0m

Depreciation and amortization

45.0m97.0m53.0m

EBIT

582.0m410.0m512.0m651.0m1.3b648.0m677.0m658.0m711.0m1.4b704.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.5b2.5b1.5b2.4b2.8b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.3b

Prepaid Expenses

149.0m214.0m

Current Assets

2.9b4.0b3.3b3.7b4.3b3.6b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

1.6b1.5b1.6b1.9b1.2b1.7b1.4b1.6b1.6b2.4b2.4b2.4b2.3b1.8b1.9b2.2b

Current Assets

2.8b2.9b3.0b3.2b2.7b3.2b2.8b3.4b3.5b3.7b3.7b3.7b3.7b3.3b3.5b3.6b

Goodwill

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b3.0b2.9b2.9b3.0b3.0b3.0b3.0b3.0b3.5b3.5b

Total Assets

5.8b6.0b6.1b6.3b5.4b6.0b8.2b8.3b8.3b8.7b8.7b8.8b8.7b8.5b9.2b9.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.5b(13.0m)1.3b2.2b1.6b2.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

157.0m181.0m180.0m206.0m

Accounts Payable

(93.0m)(130.0m)(9.0m)19.0m75.0m(106.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.7b)1.6b2.0b2.1b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.3b275.0m590.0m808.0m329.0m711.0m992.0m323.0m735.0m1.7b430.0m887.0m1.3b534.0m1.0b1.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

103.0m33.0m66.0m100.0m33.0m66.0m104.0m42.0m87.0m134.0m43.0m88.0m134.0m45.0m97.0m151.0m

Accounts Payable

(167.0m)(297.0m)(251.0m)(211.0m)(305.0m)(257.0m)(186.0m)(274.0m)(212.0m)(127.0m)(235.0m)(139.0m)(50.0m)(289.0m)(217.0m)(167.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

353.0m674.0m1.2b360.0m903.0m1.4b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

19 x

EV/CFO

25.6 x

EV/FCF

27.1 x

Revenue/Employee

312.9k

Financial Leverage

13.8 x
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S&P Global Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

25 25 25

Locations

100 127 109
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S&P Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
KenshoMarch 06, 2018$550 m
PanjivaFebruary 20, 2018

S&P Global Revenue Breakdown

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S&P Global revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.9% from Indices, 39.7% from Market and Commodities Intelligence and 48.4% from Ratings

S&P Global revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.6% from Rest of the World, 9.8% from Asia, 24.3% from European Region and 60.3% from U.S.

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S&P Global Online and Social Media Presence

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S&P Global News and Updates

Norwegian Finans Holding ASA: S&P Global Ratings confirms the "BBB" rating on Bank Norwegian

S&P Global Ratings has today published an update on the rating of Bank Norwegian. S&P Global Ratings confirms the long-term rating of "BBB" and a short-term rating of "A-2", with a "negative outlook".

Women could give the US economy a $1.6 trillion boost, says S&P Global CEO

Jim Cramer sits down with S&P Global President and CEO Doug Peterson, who stresses the importance of female economic participation.

S&P Global Plans to ‘Participate in All Markets’ in China

S&P Global Plans to ‘Participate in All Markets’ in China

S&P Global enters China's credit rating market amid trade war

Chinese bank regulators approved the registration of S&P Global's Chinese entity on Monday, giving the US tech firm access to the country's credit rating market, as the China-US trade war grinds on. The People's Bank of China -- China's central bank -- said S&P Global's Beijing-based subsidi…

S&P Global Gets Approval for China Local Rating Business

China opened the door for overseas ratings firms in 2017 as a way to speed up reforms in the domestic bond market.

IDBI Bank gets revision in credit ratings from S&P Global Ratings

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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, Ewout Steenbergen and Sue Avinir.

  • How many employees does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 20,000 employees.

  • What is S&P Global revenue?

    Latest S&P Global annual revenue is $6.3 b.

  • What is S&P Global revenue per employee?

    Latest S&P Global revenue per employee is $312.9 k.

  • Who are S&P Global competitors?

    Competitors of S&P Global include Euromoney Institutional Investor, Morningstar and Thomson Reuters.

  • Where is S&P Global headquarters?

    S&P Global headquarters is located at 20 Canada Square Canary Wharf, London.

  • Where are S&P Global offices?

    S&P Global has offices in London, Singapore, New York, Halifax and in 59 other locations.

  • How many offices does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 65 offices.