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S&P Global Inc.: S&P Global/IHS Markit to Sell OPIS, Related Businesses for $1.15 Billion, a Decent Price, in Our View

Symbols
SPGI
Sector(s)
Financial Services
Rating
Current Price
$441.13
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

S&P Global provides data and benchmarks to capital and commodity market participants. S&P Ratings, which constitutes over 40% of the firm's revenue and over 50% of the firm's operating income, is the largest credit rating agency in the world. The firm's other segments include Market Intelligence, Indices, and Platts. Market Intelligence provides desktop tools and other data solutions to investment banks, corporations, and other entities. Indices provides benchmarks for financial markets and is monetized through subscriptions, asset-based fees, and transaction-based royalties. Platts provides benchmarks to commodity markets, principally petroleum.

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Analyst Profile

Rajiv Bhatia

Equity Analyst
Rajiv Bhatia is an equity analyst on the financials team for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. His areas of focus include custody banks, credit bureaus, and life insurers.Before joining Morningstar in 2019, Bhatia spent four years analyzing financial technology stocks for clients at Raymond James.Bhatia holds a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics and economics from Northwestern University as well as a master's degree in finance from Washington University in Saint Louis. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.