Investor FAQs

  • McGraw Hill Financial was renamed S&P Global on April 27 following a shareholder vote at the Annual Meeting. Click here for a letter from President and CEO, Douglas Peterson.
  • On Thursday, April 28, 2016, S&P Global’s common stock began trading under its new stock symbol ‘SPGI.’ The Company’s common stock has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1929 and since the 1950s under the ticker ‘MHP,’ and under the ticker ‘MHFI’ since 2013. Historical stock prices for 'MHP' and ‘MHFI’ will be available under the new ‘SPGI’ symbol. Click here to view a stock quote.
  • The CUSIP for S&P Global's common stock is 78409V 104.
  • The S&P Global has split its common stock eight times since 1953:

    Payment Date

    May 17, 2005

    March 8, 1999

    April 26, 1996

    June 1, 1983

    July 17, 1967

    March 17, 1961

    August 8, 1956

    August 3, 1953

    Distribution

    2-for-1

    2-for-1

    2-for-1

    2-for-1

    2-for-1

    3-for-1

    3-for-1

    2-for-1

  • Click here for historical stock prices going back to 1990. Daily stock price listings can also be found in most large regional newspapers, or in national newspapers such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Back issues of these newspapers can be found in public libraries in print or on microfilm.
  • S&P Global has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for at least the last 44 years. The new annualized rate of $1.64 per share was declared on January 25, 2017.
  • As announced on January 25, 2017, the quarterly dividend was increased to $0.41 per share of common stock. The annualized rate is $1.64 per share.
  • On January 25, 2017, a quarterly dividend on the common stock was approved payable on March 10, 2017 to shareholders of record on February 24, 2017. Click here for a list of dividends paid on S&P Global’s common stock.
  • Dividends on S&P Global's common stock have in the past been payable on or about the 15th of March, June, September and December, after having been declared by the Board of Directors. Dividend checks are mailed on the dividend payment date. If you do not receive your dividend check on the date you normally expect it, please allow a few days for possible mail delay before you report it to our transfer agent.
  • Computershare is the transfer agent for S&P Global and maintains the records for our registered shareholders. Click here for Computershare’s contact information.
  • You can purchase shares of S&P Global common stock directly by joining S&P Global's Direct Stock Purchase Program, which is sponsored and administered by Computershare Shareowner Services.

    Direct Stock Purchase Program offers many benefits, including the opportunity to purchase shares as often as every week, reinvest dividends, sell shares directly through the Program and send your certificates to the transfer agent for safekeeping.

    To order an enrollment package, call toll-free 1-(888) 201-5538. Enrollment is available online at www-us.computershare.com/Investor/.
  • To sell stock, you should consult a reputable bank, broker or investment advisor. S&P Global cannot purchase shares from you. Shares held electronically through the Direct Registration System or in dividend reinvestment may be sold through our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services, for a flat fee of $15 per sale plus a trading fee of 10 cents per share. Sales are made under the terms and conditions of S&P Global's Direct Stock Purchase Program, which is sponsored and administered by Computershare Shareowner Services.
  • Yes. You may send your physical stock certificates to our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services, for safekeeping. Safekeeping can minimize problems with lost or stolen certificates, and makes recordkeeping easier. For instructions on how to put certificates into safekeeping, contact Computershare toll-free at 1-(888) 201-5538.
  • Contact our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services toll-free at 1-(888) 201-5538 for instructions and to obtain the necessary forms. Click here to access instructions and forms for many common shareholder transactions provided by Computershare Shareowner Services.
  • Holders of S&P Global's common stock may reinvest their dividends in additional shares through Direct Stock Purchase Program, a program which is sponsored and administered by Computershare Shareowner Services. You can reinvest all or a portion of your regular quarterly dividends. To order an enrollment package, call toll-free 1-(888) 201-5538. Enrollment is available online at www-us.computershare.com/Investor/.
  • Yes. If you are a Registered Shareholder, your S&P Global dividends can be automatically deposited in your bank account on the dividend payable date. Direct Deposit eliminates problems with lost, delayed, or stolen checks, and makes funds available for your use immediately, with no waiting for the check to clear. There is no cost to you for this service.
  • The Direct Registration System is a service that allows shares held in your name to be owned, reported, transferred and sold electronically, without having a physical stock certificate issued.

    Instead of being represented by a physical stock certificate, your shares can be recorded electronically in your name on S&P Global's books and records. The Direct Registration System is administered by our transfer agent, Computershare Shareowner Services. For more information about the Direct Registration System, contact Computershare toll-free at 1 (888) 201-5538.
  • Click here to view the S&P Global Annual Reports on the Web. To order a printed copy of the Annual Report, click here.
  • Click here to access S&P Global's SEC documents on the Web. To request printed copies of historical SEC documents (pre-1994), click here or use the Information Request button on the right.
  • The 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Click here for information.
  • For a list of the Company's Operating Committee, click here.
    For a list of the Company's Board of Directors, click here.