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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 an index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors.

TypePublic
Founded1941
HQNew York, US
Websitespglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Culture scoreC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)22,500(+7%)
Job Openings120
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (May 2020)$311.9

Key People/Management at S&P Global

Ewout Steenbergen

Ewout Steenbergen

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Charles E. Haldeman

Charles E. Haldeman

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Ashu Suyash

Ashu Suyash

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, CRISIL
Nik Khakee

Nik Khakee

Managing Director, Criteria SME, Methodologies, S&P Global Ratings
John Berisford

John Berisford

President, S&P Global Ratings
Marco Alverà

Marco Alverà

Director
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S&P Global Office Locations

S&P Global has offices in New York, Boston, Centennial, Charlottesville and in 31 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
55 Water Street, 55 Water St
Boston, US
225 Franklin St, 15th Floor
Centennial, US
7400 South Alton Court
Charlottesville, US
401 East Market Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Chicago, US
One Prudential Plaza, 130 East Randolph Street
Dallas, US
500 N Akard St, Suite 3200
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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 $6.70 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

70.8%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

689.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

912.0m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

75.1b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

311.9

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.9b

EV

77.7b
S&P Global's current market capitalization is $75.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

5.7b6.1b6.3b6.7b

Revenue growth, %

7%7%3%

Cost of goods sold

1.8b1.7b1.7b1.8b

Gross profit

3.9b4.4b4.6b4.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

411.0m449.0m421.0m439.0m446.0m406.0m439.0m452.0m438.0m521.0m

Gross profit

1.0b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

72%70%72%72%72%74%72%73%74%71%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.4b2.8b1.9b2.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.3b1.4b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

221.0m

Current Assets

3.7b4.3b3.6b4.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

2.4b2.4b2.3b1.8b1.9b2.2b1.4b1.9b2.0b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

239.0m

Current Assets

3.7b3.7b3.7b3.3b3.5b3.6b3.2b3.7b3.7b3.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.2b1.6b2.1b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

181.0m180.0m206.0m204.0m

Accounts Payable

19.0m75.0m(106.0m)73.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b2.0b2.1b2.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

430.0m887.0m1.3b534.0m1.0b1.6b453.0m1.1b1.7b689.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

43.0m88.0m134.0m45.0m97.0m151.0m52.0m104.0m153.0m49.0m

Accounts Payable

(235.0m)(139.0m)(50.0m)(289.0m)(217.0m)(167.0m)(161.0m)(74.0m)(54.0m)(251.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

353.0m674.0m1.2b360.0m903.0m1.4b293.0m1.0b1.8b680.0m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

85.2 x

EV/CFO

114.3 x

Financial Leverage

-53.9 x
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S&P Global Operating Metrics

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

Countries

25 25 25 25 25
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S&P Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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: 12.8% from Platts, 13.1% from Indices, 28.7% from Market and Commodities Intelligence, 45.2% from Ratings and 0.2% from Other

S&P Global revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.1% from Rest of the World, 10.3% from Asia, 24.7% from European Region and 59.9% from U.S.

S&P Global Online and Social Media Presence

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S&P Global Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    61/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    58/100

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S&P Global News and Updates

GE's credit outlook revised to negative at S&P Global

The outlook for General Electric Co.'s credit rating was revised Friday to "negative" from "stable" at S&P Global Ratings, which citing greater uncertainty in the pace of deleveraging amid the negative impacts on its aviation business from the COVID-19 pandemic. That means GE's BBB+ rating, whi…

Market Extra: Banks work nearly for free? That’s one likely drawback of Trump’s small businesses rescue effort, say S&P Global

The Trump administration is imploring U.S. banks to lend emergency aid quickly to small businesses threatened by the coronavirus pandemic, but the push isn’t likely to mean profits for lenders, warns S&P Global Ratings.

Service Properties Trust's stock tumbles after S&P Global cuts REIT's credit to 'junk' status

Shares of Service Properties Trust tumbled 14% in afternoon trading Thursday, after the real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on hospitality and travel services had its credit rating cut to "junk" status at S&P Global Ratings. The issuer credit rating was lowered one notch to BB+, which i…

Euro zone faces 2% recession, 10% if lockdown lasts - S&P Global

The coronavirus outbreak will see a 2% recession in the euro zone this year, S&P Global estimated on Thursday, warning that the contraction could be as much as 10% if the current lockdowns in the 19-country region last as long as four months.

S&P Global Ratings lowered Metsos credit rating

S&P Global Ratings has lowered its long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on Metso Corporation to 'BBB-/A-3'. Metso credit ratings remain on CreditWatch, where S&P placed them with negative implications on July 9, 2019. Metso’s credit rating will continue as the rating of the future Nele…

Chevron debt-rating outlook cut to negative by S&P Global

S&P Global Ratings late Monday cut its outlook on Chevron Corp. debt to negative, from stable, saying it expects Chevron's financial performance to be weaker this year. S&P Global reaffirmed its rating on Chevron's debt to AA. The negative outlook reflects weaker expectations of financial p…
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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 Ewout Steenbergen, Charles E. Haldeman and Ashu Suyash.

  • 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 $6.7 b.

  • What is S&P Global revenue per employee?

    Latest S&P Global revenue per employee is $297.7 k.

  • Who are S&P Global competitors?

    Competitors of S&P Global include Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Refinitiv.

  • Where is S&P Global headquarters?

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

  • Where are S&P Global offices?

    S&P Global has offices in New York, Boston, Centennial, Charlottesville and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 36 offices.