Insider Activity to Watch: Spark Energy, Inc. $SPKE

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Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 19, 2017 Maxwell W Keith Iii, Director, 10% Owner bought 7,200 shares having total worth of $85,536 at the price of $11.88 per share, following the transaction a total of 1,667,504 shares owned by Maxwell W Keith Iii. Before this latest buy, Maxwell W Keith Iii purchased SPKE at 31 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $74.48M at an average of $24.05 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 12 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 12 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 42 times by insiders. In 6 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 36 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 12 0 -42%
12 Month 36 6 -21.43%

Shares of Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) traded down 2.87% on Dec 19, 2017, hitting $11.85. 277,849 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Spark Energy, Inc. has a 52 week low of $11.19 and a 52 week high of $23.15. The company’s market cap is $443 million.

Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) last announced its earnings results on Nov 3, 2017. The company reported 0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of 0.24 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $216 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $202 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.45 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 36% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-03 2017-08-04 2017-05-08 2017-05-05 2017-03-02 2016-11-09 2016-08-10 2016-05-04 2016-03-23 2015-11-11
earnings per share 0.07 0.03 0.86 0.00 1.44 0.45 0.00 1.01 0.23 0.31
Revenue(M) 215.54 151.44 194.35 0 168.68 158.09 76.19 110.55 94.84 91.27

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.