Theshareholders of Laclede GroupInc. on April 28 approved to change the company's name to Spire Inc.
Spire'sutilities and subsidiaries, including AlabamaGas Corp., LacledeGas Co., Missouri GasEnergy, LacledeEnergy Resources Inc. and Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions, willkeep their names and logos until the transition scheduled for 2017, accordingto the news release.
Spire'scommon stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the tickersymbol SR on April 29.
"Ournew name unites ournatural gas companies, better reflecting our growth and the company we havebecome," said Suzanne Sitherwood, president and CEO of Spire.