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Spark Energy (SPKE) Company Profile

Updated Jun 2, 2020
Spark Energy has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Spark Energy, Inc.
Short Name:Spark Energy
Trading Ticker Symbol:SPKE
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Texas, TX
Primary Industry Sector:Public Utilities
Seconday Sub-sector:Power Generation
Main Business Areas: Public Utilities, Power Generation, Utilities, Electric Utilities
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Spark Energy stock

Market and Trading Information for Spark Energy

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Spark Energy as of writing:
Current Share Price:$7.6
Previous Year's Closing Price:$9.23
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-17.66%
Market Cap:$268.35 million
52-week Price Range:$5.25 - $11.71
Dividend Per Share:$0.72
EPS (TTM):0.31
Price-Earnings (Trailing):24.76
Price-Earnings (Forward):-40

Company Profile and Business Description for Spark Energy

Spark Energy, Inc., incorporated on April 22, 2014, is an independent retail energy services company. The Company provides residential and commercial customers in the United States with an alternative choice for their natural gas and electricity. The Company operates through two segments: Retail Natural Gas Segment and Retail Electricity Segment. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated in 90 utility service territories across 18 states and the District of Columbia and had approximately 774,000 renewable energy credits (RCEs).

Retail Natural Gas Segment

The Retail Natural Gas segment consists of natural gas sales to, and natural gas transportation and distribution for, residential and commercial customers. It purchases natural gas supply through physical and financial transactions with market counterparts and supplies natural gas to residential and commercial consumers pursuant to fixed-price and variable-price. The Company also identifies wholesale natural gas arbitrage opportunities in conjunction with its retail procurement and hedging activities, which it refers to as asset optimization.

Retail Electricity Segment

The Retail Electricity segment consists of electricity sales and transmission to residential and commercial customers. It purchases electricity supply through physical and financial transactions with market counterparts and independent system operators (ISOs) and supplies electricity to residential and commercial consumers pursuant to fixed-price and variable-price contracts.

The Company competes with Direct Energy, Inc., FirstEnergy Solutions Inc., Just Energy Group Inc., NRG Energy and Constellation Energy.

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ETFs Holding Spark Energy Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Spark Energy stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Spark Energy stock holding. There are a total of 22 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Spark Energy stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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ITOTiShares Core S&P Total US Stock Market ETFThe iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF tracks a market cap-weighted index of all common equities listed on the NYSE and the NASDAQ. ...Full Details0.03%3090
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IWViShares Russell 3000 ETFThe iShares Russell 3000 ETF tracks a cap-weighted index that measures the investable US equities market, covering the entire market-cap spectrum, including micro-caps. ...Full Details0.2%3002
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VPUVanguard Utilities ETFThe Vanguard Utilities ETF tracks a broad-based, market-cap-weighted index of US utilities companies. ...Full Details0.1%71
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VTHRVanguard Russell 3000 ETFThe Vanguard Russell 3000 ETF tracks a cap-weighted index that measures the investable US equities market, covering the entire market-cap spectrum including micro-caps. ...Full Details0.15%1581
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VTIVanguard Total Stock Market ETFThe Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF tracks a cap-weighted index that measures the investable US equities market, encompassing the entire market-cap spectrum. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.04%1515
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EESWisdomTree US SmallCap Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Earnings Fund tracks an index of US small-cap stocks weighted by firms' earnings from core operations. The index is a small-cap subset of the WisdomTree Earnings Index. ...Full Details0.38%815
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IWCiShares Microcap ETFThe iShares Microcap ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of U.S. micro-cap stocks. The index selects the smallest 1000 stocks in the Russell 2000 Index. ...Full Details0.6%1452
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SQLVLegg Mason Small-Cap Quality Value ETFThe Legg Mason Small-Cap Quality Value ETF tracks an index of multi-factor selected, fundamentally weighted US small-cap stocks. ...Full Details0.6%235
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GSSCGoldman Sachs ActiveBeta US Small Cap Equity ETFThe Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Small Cap Equity ETF tracks an index of US small-cap stocks. The index equally weights four factor-based subindexes: value, momentum, quality, and low volatility. ...Full Details0.2%1543
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PRFZInvesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETFThe Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid ETF tracks a fundamentally weighted index of 1,500 small- and midcap companies in the FTSE USA All Cap Index. ...Full Details0.39%1457
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See Full List of ETFs holding Spark Energy stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Power Generation Sector

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▶ Allete (ALE): ALLETE, Inc., incorporated on January 25, 1906, is an energy company. The Companys segments include Regulated Operations, ALLETE Clean Energy, Inc. (ALLETE Clean Energy), U.S. Water Services Holding Company (U.S. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Alliant Energy (LNT): Alliant Energy Corporation (Alliant Energy), incorporated on April 22, 1981, operates as a utility holding company. The Companys segments include Utility and Non-regulated, Parent and Other. The Utility segment includes ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Ameren (AEE): Ameren Corporation (Ameren), incorporated on August 7, 1995, is a utility holding company. The Companys primary assets are its equity interests in its subsidiaries, including Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Avista (AVA): Avista Corporation, incorporated on March 15, 1889, is an electric and natural gas utility company. The Company operates through two segments: Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ CMS Energy (CMS): CMS Energy Corporation (CMS Energy), incorporated on February 26, 1987, is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan. The Company operates through three segments: electric utility, which consists of regulated ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Consolidated Edison (ED): Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison), incorporated on September 3, 1997, is a holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, which include Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (CECONY), ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Duke Energy (DUK): Duke Energy Corporation (Duke Energy), incorporated on May 3, 2005, is an energy company. The Company operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure; Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Genie Energy (GNE): Genie Energy Ltd. (Genie), incorporated on January 10, 2011, owns interest in its subsidiary, Genie Energy International Corporation (GEIC), which owns Genie Retail Energy (GRE) and Genie Oil and Gas, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ PG&E (PCG): PG&E Corporation, incorporated on November 17, 1995, is a holding company. The Companys primary operating subsidiary is Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the Utility), which operates in northern and central ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ UNITIL (UTL): Unitil Corporation (Unitil), incorporated on September 7, 1984, is a public utility holding company. The Companys principal business is the local distribution of electricity in the southeastern seacoast and state ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ VivoPower International (VVPR): VivoPower International PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a solar power producer and storage company in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. It operates through Solar Development and Power Services segments. The Solar Development segment engages in the development, construction, financing, and operation of solar power generating ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Wec Energy (WEC): WEC Energy Group, Inc., incorporated on June 26, 1981, was a diversified holding company with natural gas and electric utility operations (serving customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota), an ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Xcel Energy (XEL): Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. It operates through Regulated Elect....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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