The transaction is a complementary, strategic one.
News & Analysis: S&P Global
The two companies are fusing in a multi-billion dollar merger.
A pullback to end a huge month was probably inevitable.
SPGI earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2020.
It's a Dividend Aristocrat, it has an annualized return of 26% over the past decade, and its most famous services are just the beginning of its well-diversified business.
Through all the market's ups and downs, the index operator has increased its dividend every year for nearly half a century.
S&P Global's business became more important for its customers during the COVID-19 market crash.
The ratings agency is riding high on a massive corporate refinancing wave.
SPGI earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
With a 28% year-to-date return, S&P Global has shown its ability to navigate the market's ups and downs.