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National Grid (NG) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 889.40
-34.31 (-3.71%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
23.83 million shs
Average Volume
Market Capitalization
£42.78 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 1,293.33

National Grid MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
45.4% Upside
GBX 1,293.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.38mentions of National Grid in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£15,246 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.13 out of 5 stars

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About National Grid Stock (LON:NG)

National Grid plc transmits and distributes electricity and gas. The company operates through UK Electricity Transmission, UK Electricity Distribution, UK Electricity System Operator, New England, New York, National Grid Ventures, and Other segments. The UK Electricity Transmission segment provides electricity transmission and construction work services in England and Wales. The UK Electricity Distribution segment offers electricity distribution services in Midlands, and South West of England and South Wales. The UK Electricity System Operator segment provides balancing services for supply and demand of electricity on Great Britain's electricity transmission system; and acts as an agent on behalf of transmission operators. The New England segment offers electricity and gas distribution, and electricity transmission services in New England. The New York segment provides electricity and gas distribution, and electricity transmission services in New York. The National Grid Ventures segment provides transmission services through electricity interconnectors and LNG importation at the Isle of Grain, as well as sale of renewables projects. The Other segment engages in the leasing and sale of commercial property, as well as insurance activities in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

NG Stock Price History

NG Stock News Headlines

National Grid plc (NG) to Issue Dividend of GBX 39.12 on July 19th
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National Grid PLC FY EPS 61.7p
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/19 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Utilities - Regulated Electric
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 1,293.33
High Stock Price Target
GBX 1,330
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 1,250
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
£2.56 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£20.70 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 70.57 per share
Book Value
GBX 800 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
£33.09 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. John Pettigrew FEI (Age 56)
    FIET, CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $2.39M
  • Mr. Andrew Jonathan Agg (Age 55)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.55M
  • Mr. Shannon J. Soland
    Interim Group Chief Information & Digital Officer
  • Mr. Nicholas James Ashworth C.F.A.
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Justine Campbell (Age 54)
    Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Mr. William Serle
    Chief People & Culture Officer
  • Mr. David Wright
    Group Chief Engineer
  • Ms. Alice Kyne Delahunty (Age 43)
    President of UK Electricity Transmission
  • Mr. Benjamin Hollis Wilson (Age 50)
    Chief Strategy & Regulation Officer
  • Ms. Sarah Orban Salati
    Chief Commercial Officer of NGV North East Team

NG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell National Grid stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Grid in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" NG shares.
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What is National Grid's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for National Grid's stock. Their NG share price targets range from GBX 1,250 to GBX 1,330. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach GBX 1,293.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have NG shares performed in 2024?

National Grid's stock was trading at GBX 1,058 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, NG shares have decreased by 15.9% and is now trading at GBX 889.40.
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How often does National Grid pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Grid?

National Grid declared a dividend on Thursday, May 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 39.12 per share on Friday, July 19th. This represents a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 6th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 19.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is National Grid a good dividend stock?

National Grid (LON:NG) pays an annual dividend of GBX 59 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.58%. NG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 9,833.33%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of National Grid own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other National Grid investors own include National Grid (NGG), Centrica (CNA), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Barclays (BARC), Vodafone Group Public (VOD), GSK (GSK), HSBC (HSBA) and BP (BP).

How do I buy shares of National Grid?

Shares of NG stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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This page (LON:NG) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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