Spark Energy Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98.3% of US listed stocks.
SPKE's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 425.3 -- higher than 93.13% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
SPKE's current price/earnings ratio is 579.14, which is higher than 99.27% of US stocks with positive earnings.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Spark Energy Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be INFU, SUM, NEO, MYL, and F.
Spark Energy, Inc. operates as an independent retail energy services company in the United States. It operates through two segments, Retail Natural Gas and Retail Electricity across 16 states. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Houston, Texas.
SPKE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Spark Energy Inc. To summarize, we found that Spark Energy Inc ranked in the 99th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis implies the stock could yield a return of 34512.17% if fairly valued; such returns are always unlikely, though, so further investigation is likely warranted. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Spark Energy Inc ended up being:
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.95 years comes in at 1.02%; that's greater than 92.64% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
Spark Energy Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 23 -- greater than 87.48% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Relative to other stocks in its sector (Utilities), Spark Energy Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 63.16% of them.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Utilities that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SPKE, try PAM, ELP, EDN, VST, and ENIC.