0001104659-21-017271 SC 13G 1 20210210 20210210 Spark Energy, Inc. 0001606268 4931 465453215 DE 1231 SC 13G 34 005-88272 21609783 12140 WICKCHESTER LANE SUITE 100 HOUSTON TX 77079 (713) 600-2600 12140 WICKCHESTER LANE SUITE 100 HOUSTON TX 77079 VANGUARD GROUP INC 0000102909 231945930 PA 1231 SC 13G PO BOX 2600 V26 VALLEY FORGE PA 19482-2600 6106691000 PO BOX 2600 V26 VALLEY FORGE PA 19482-2600 SC 13G 1 tv0082-sparkenergyincclassa.htm SCHEDULE 13G sparkenergyincclassa SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 Schedule 13G Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Name of issuer: Spark Energy Inc. Class A Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock CUSIP Number: 846511103 Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement: December 31, 2020 Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed: ? Rule 13d-1(b) ? Rule 13d-1(c) ? Rule 13d-1(d) *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page. The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes). (Continued on the following page(s)) 13G CUSIP No.: 846511103 1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON The Vanguard Group - 23-1945930 2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE [LINE] IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP A. B. X 3. SEC USE ONLY 4. CITIZENSHIP OF PLACE OF ORGANIZATION Pennsylvania (For questions 5-8, report the number of shares beneficially owned by each reporting person with:) 5. SOLE VOTING POWER 0 6. SHARED VOTING POWER 25,088 7. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 735,177 8. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 27,626 9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 762,803 10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES N/A 11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9 5.22% 12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON IA SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 Schedule 13G Under the Securities Act of 1934 Item 1(a) - Name of Issuer: Spark Energy Inc. Class A Item 1(b) - Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices: 12140 Wickchester Ln. Suite 100 Houston, Texas 77079 Item 2(a) - Name of Person Filing: The Vanguard Group - 23-1945930 Item 2(b) Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, residence: 100 Vanguard Blvd. Malvern, PA 19355 Item 2(c) Citizenship: Pennsylvania Item 2(d) - Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock Item 2(e) - CUSIP Number 846511103 Item 3 - Type of Filing: This statement is being filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1. An investment adviser in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E). Item 4 - Ownership: (a) Amount Beneficially Owned: 762,803 (b) Percent of Class: 5.22% (c) Number of shares as to which such person has: (i) sole power to vote or direct to vote: 0 (ii) shared power to vote or direct to vote: 25,088 (iii) sole power to dispose of or to direct the disposition of: 735,177 (iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 27,626 Comments: Item 5 - Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class: If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following ? Item 6 - Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person: Not applicable Item 7 - Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired The Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company: See Attached Appendix A Item 8 - Identification and Classification of Members of Group: Not applicable Item 9 - Notice of Dissolution of Group: Not applicable Item 10 - Certification: By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under 240.14a-11. Signature After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct. Date: February 8, 2021 By /s/ Christine M. Buchanan Name: Christine M. Buchanan Title: Principal Appendix A Subsidiary: Vanguard Asset Management, Limited Vanguard Fiduciary Trust Company Vanguard Global Advisors, LLC Vanguard Group (Ireland) Limited Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. Vanguard Investments Hong Kong Limited Vanguard Investments UK, Limited *Entity beneficially owns 5% or greater of the outstanding shares of the security class being reported on this Schedule 13G