Comparing Spire Global (SPIR) & Its Peers

Spire Global (NYSE:SPIRGet Rating) is one of 42 public companies in the “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Spire Global to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Spire Global and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Spire Global $43.38 million -$19.31 million -2.47
Spire Global Competitors $3.21 billion -$802.12 million -3.65

Spire Global’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Spire Global. Spire Global is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Spire Global has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Spire Global’s rivals have a beta of 1.31, suggesting that their average share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

25.3% of Spire Global shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.7% of shares of all “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.7% of Spire Global shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.2% of shares of all “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Spire Global and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Spire Global 1 1 1 0 2.00
Spire Global Competitors 143 453 617 19 2.42

Spire Global presently has a consensus target price of 5.35, suggesting a potential upside of 308.40%. As a group, “Communication services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 57.42%. Given Spire Global’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Spire Global is more favorable than its rivals.


This table compares Spire Global and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Spire Global -50.58% 4.90% 2.54%
Spire Global Competitors -70.13% -62.47% -11.70%


Spire Global rivals beat Spire Global on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Spire Global Company Profile

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Spire Global, Inc. develops a hardware and intelligent analytics platform that tracks the oceans, skies, and weather. It serves maritime, weather, aviation, space services, earth intelligence, and federal industries. Spire Global, Inc. has a strategic partnership with TAC Index Limited. Spire Global, Inc. was formerly known as Nanosatisfi, Inc. and changed its name to Spire Global, Inc. in July 2014. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Boulder, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Glasgow, United Kingdom; Luxembourg; and Singapore.

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