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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, Platts, and Indices. The 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 Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)22,850
Job Openings1,689
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.4 B(+12%)
Share Price (Apr 2022)$380.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at S&P Global

Douglas L Peterson

Douglas L Peterson

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Ewout Steenbergen

Ewout Steenbergen

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Swamy Kocherlakota

Swamy Kocherlakota

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Dimitra Manis

Dimitra Manis

Executive Vice President, Chief Purpose Officer
Adam Kansler

Adam Kansler

President, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Amy Linder

Amy Linder

Global Head of People, S&P Dow Jones Indices
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S&P Global Office Locations

S&P Global has offices in New York, Arlington, Boston, Boulder and in 56 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
55 Water Street
Arlington, VA, US
1700 N Moore St 11th 1110
Boston, MA, US
225 Franklin Street, Suite 1500
Boulder, CO, US
1011 Walnut St STE 300
Cambridge, MA, US
44 Brattle St
Centennial, CO, US
7400 South Alton Court
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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 which is a 11.1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

2.1b

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

74%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

861.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

1.1b

Market capitalization (27-Apr-2022)

130.3b

Closing stock price (27-Apr-2022)

380.6

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

5.9b

EV

129.0b
S&P Global's current market capitalization is $130.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

6.3b6.7b7.4b

Revenue growth, %

3%7%11%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.8b2.1b

Gross profit

4.6b4.9b5.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

1.6b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.9b1.8b2.0b2.1b2.1b

Cost of goods sold

439.0m452.0m438.0m521.0m493.0m519.0m527.0m533.0m543.0m

Gross profit

1.1b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b1.3b1.5b1.6b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

1.9b2.9b4.1b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.6b1.6b

Current Assets

3.6b4.7b6.0b

PP&E

270.0m320.0m284.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

1.4b1.9b2.0b1.9b2.7b3.1b4.5b5.2b5.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.4b1.5b1.4b1.4b

Current Assets

3.2b3.7b3.7b3.7b4.5b4.8b6.3b6.9b7.6b

PP&E

268.0m280.0m298.0m309.0m299.0m298.0m281.0m268.0m256.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.1b2.3b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

206.0m204.0m206.0m

Accounts Payable

(106.0m)73.0m132.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.1b2.8b3.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

453.0m1.1b1.7b689.0m1.5b2.0b808.0m1.7b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

52.0m104.0m153.0m49.0m100.0m154.0m19.0m42.0m137.0m

Accounts Payable

(161.0m)(74.0m)(54.0m)(251.0m)(192.0m)(97.0m)(239.0m)(199.0m)(85.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

293.0m1.0b1.8b680.0m1.6b2.4b768.0m1.7b2.7b
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

295.2k

Debt/Equity

5.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

13.8 x
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S&P Global Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

252525
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S&P Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Climate Service, Inc.February 04, 2022
451 ResearchDecember 06, 2019
Kensho TechnologiesMarch 06, 2018$550 m
PanjivaFebruary 20, 2018
SNL FinancialSeptember 01, 2015
Mayfield Publishing Co.January 03, 2001
451 Research, LLC
Asia Index Private Limited
BENTEK Energy LLC
BRC Investor Services S.A. Sociedad Calificadora de Valores
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S&P Global Revenue Breakdown

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S&P Global revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.6% from Ratings, 11.6% from Platts, 27.8% from Market Intelligence and 13.0% from Indices

S&P Global revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 60.5% from U.S., 23.8% from European Region, 10.5% from Asia and 5.2% from Rest of the World

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S&P Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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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

    B+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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S&P Global News and Updates

Utah Blasts S&P Global Over ‘Politicized’ State ESG Indicators

Utah Blasts S&P Global Over ‘Politicized’ State ESG Indicators

QIWI Credit Rating Withdrawal by S&P Global Ratings Agency

NICOSIA, Cyprus, April 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QIWI plc (NASDAQ and MOEX: QIWI) (“QIWI” or the “Company”), a leading provider of cutting-edge payment and financial services in Russia and the CIS, today announced that S&P Global Ratings agency has withdrawn its credit rating on QIWI plc.

A Russia-Germany 'trade rupture' could trigger a financial shock, says S&P Global

A financial shock could be on the cards if there's a "trade rupture" between Russia and Germany, warned S&P Global's chief economist on Tuesday.

ROSEN, SKILLED INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages S&P Global Inc. Investors With Losses to Inquire About Class Action Investigation – SPGI

NEW YORK, April 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, continues its investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI) resulting from allegations that S&P Global may have issued materially m…

S&P Commodity Insights Launches 19 New Satellite-driven Methane Intensity Calculations and Corresponding Premiums for U.S. Natural Gas Production Basins

NEW YORK, April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Commodity Insights, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodity and energy markets, has launched new Platts monthly Methane Intensity calculations and corresponding daily methane intensity premiums for...

S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Index Tracking Commodities Used In Electric Vehicle Production

LONDON, March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), the world's leading index provider, today announced the launch of the S&P GSCI Electric Vehicle Metals. This new futures-based index measures the performance of tradeable metals used in the production of electric ve…
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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 Swamy Kocherlakota.

  • How many employees does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 22,850 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 $325.7 k.

  • Who are S&P Global competitors?

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

  • 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 56 other locations.

  • How many offices does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 62 offices.