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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, US
Websitespglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)22,500(+7%)
Job Openings305
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$341.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at S&P Global

Douglas L. Peterson

Douglas L. Peterson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Ewout Steenbergen

Ewout Steenbergen

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Nick Cafferillo

Nick Cafferillo

Chief Data & Technology Officer
Sue Avinir

Sue Avinir

Chief Operating Officer, S&P Global Platts
Laura Deaner

Laura Deaner

Chief Information Security Officer
Martin Fraenkel

Martin Fraenkel

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

S&P Global has offices in New York, Arlington, Boston, Boulder and in 55 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
55 Water Street
Arlington, US
1700 N Moore St 11th Floor, Suite 1110
Boston, US
225 Franklin St, 15th Floor
Boulder, US
1011 Walnut St STE 300
Cambridge, US
44 Brattle St
Centennial, 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 $6.70 b in FY, 2019 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

71.9%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

498.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

944.0m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

82.3b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

341.9

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

3.1b

EV

83.8b
S&P Global's current market capitalization is $82.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.1b6.3b6.7b

Revenue growth, %

7%3%7%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.7b1.8b

Gross profit

4.4b4.6b4.9b
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, 2019

Cash

2.8b1.9b2.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.4b1.6b

Current Assets

4.3b3.6b4.7b

PP&E

275.0m270.0m320.0m
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, 2019

Net Income

1.6b2.1b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

180.0m206.0m204.0m

Accounts Payable

75.0m(106.0m)73.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.0b2.1b2.8b
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

EV/EBIT

16.9 x

EV/CFO

21.8 x

EV/FCF

23.2 x

Revenue/Employee

297.2k

Debt/Equity

4.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

12.3 x

P/E Ratio

29.2
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S&P Global Operating Metrics

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

Countries

25 25 25 25 25 25
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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

B

82/100

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

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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…

Global recession is expected this year: S&P Global

As the coronavirus pandemic escalates and growth heads sharply lower against a backdrop of volatile markets and growing credit stress, S&P Global's economists forecast a global recession this year, they said in a release Tuesday. The economists now estimate global GDP growth in 2020 at just 1.0%…

S&P Global Platts reports its first Asian LNG derivatives trade

Pricing agency S&P Global Platts said on Thursday it had facilitated a first trade for the Japan-Korea-Marker (JKM) derivatives in its pricing process also known as market-on-close (MOC).
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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 Nick Cafferillo.

  • 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 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 55 other locations.

  • How many offices does S&P Global have?

    S&P Global has 62 offices.