National Grid plc Company Profile (LON:NG)

About National Grid plc (LON:NG)

National Grid plc logoNational Grid plc is an electricity and gas utility company focused on transmission and distribution activities in electricity and gas in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Company's segments include UK Electricity Transmission, which is engaged in high voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain; UK Gas Transmission, which is the gas transmission network in Great Britain and United Kingdom liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage activities; UK Gas Distribution, which includes approximately four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain's gas distribution system, and US Regulated, which includes gas distribution networks, electricity distribution networks and high voltage electricity transmission networks in New York, and New England and electricity generation facilities in New York. Its other activities relate to non-regulated businesses and other commercial operations not included within the above segments.

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  • Symbol: LON:NG
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  • Market Cap: £41.05 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,763,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,023.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 972.04
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 888.90 - GBX 1,148
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 5.29
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £15.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.73
  • Book Value: GBX 5.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.02
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
  • EBIDTA: £4.02 billion
  • Average Volume: 7.09 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for National Grid plc (LON:NG)

What is National Grid plc's stock symbol?

National Grid plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "NG."

How often does National Grid plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Grid plc?

National Grid plc announced a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 29.10 per share on Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View National Grid plc's Dividend History.

Where is National Grid plc's stock going? Where will National Grid plc's stock price be in 2017?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for National Grid plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 850 to GBX 1,125. On average, they expect National Grid plc's share price to reach GBX 1,012.36 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for National Grid plc.

Who are some of National Grid plc's key competitors?

How do I buy National Grid plc stock?

Shares of National Grid plc 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.

How much does a share of National Grid plc stock cost?

One share of National Grid plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,091.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Grid plc (LON:NG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.19)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,012.36

Analysts' Ratings History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingSellGBX 946View Rating Details
5/23/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,100 -> GBX 1,125View Rating Details
5/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 920View Rating Details
5/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,075View Rating Details
5/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,100View Rating Details
5/18/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,060View Rating Details
5/11/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 1,050View Rating Details
5/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 1,050View Rating Details
4/21/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutralGBX 880 -> GBX 1,005View Rating Details
4/18/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 850View Rating Details
4/18/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 935 -> GBX 972View Rating Details
3/30/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,000View Rating Details
3/20/2017Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 990View Rating Details
1/13/2017InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 1,030View Rating Details
12/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 989View Rating Details
2/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,020View Rating Details
11/10/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
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Earnings Estimates for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $68.94 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/18/2017GBX 29.102.74%6/1/20176/1/20178/16/2017
4/19/2017GBX 84.385/22/20175/22/20176/2/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/8/2017Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderBuy14GBX 1,037£145.18
4/7/2017John PettigrewInsiderBuy15GBX 1,029£154.35
3/7/2017Mike WestcottInsiderBuy13GBX 969£125.97
2/7/2017Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderBuy16GBX 943£150.88
1/9/2017John PettigrewInsiderBuy16GBX 952£152.32
12/7/2016Mike WestcottInsiderBuy14GBX 905£126.70
11/7/2016Mike WestcottInsiderBuy13GBX 1,010£131.30
10/7/2016Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderBuy15GBX 1,045£156.75
8/8/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy14GBX 1,061£148.54
7/18/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderSell21,949GBX 1,096£240,561.04
7/7/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy13GBX 1,109£144.17
6/7/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy16GBX 981£156.96
5/9/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy15GBX 1,000£150
4/7/2016Holliday,Steven JInsiderBuy15GBX 995£149.25
3/7/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy16GBX 939£150.24
2/8/2016Bonfield,Andrew R JInsiderBuy15GBX 950£142.50
1/8/2016Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy16GBX 946£151.36
12/7/2015Holliday,Steven JInsiderBuy16GBX 913£146.08
11/9/2015Bonfield,Andrew R JInsiderBuy16GBX 894£143.04
10/8/2015Holliday,Steven JInsiderBuy16GBX 938£150.08
9/8/2015Pettigrew,JohnInsiderBuy18GBX 853£153.54
8/7/2015Holliday,Steven JInsiderBuy17GBX 860£146.20
7/7/2015Bonfield,Andrew R JInsiderBuy19GBX 831£157.89
6/11/2015John PettigrewInsiderBuy16,140GBX 861.70£139,078.38
6/9/2015Jonathan DawsonInsiderBuy10,000GBX 852£85,200
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Latest Headlines for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
DateHeadline logoNational Grid Plc : NG-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 25, 2017 - May 26 at 4:49 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 946 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 25 at 6:20 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - May 23 at 10:02 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 920 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG - May 20 at 2:26 PM logoNational Grid reports 14 pct rise in FY adjusted operating profit - May 20 at 12:18 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 855 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Inc Analysts - May 19 at 11:29 PM logoNational Grid Fiscal Year Pretax Profit Down 3% - Quick Facts - May 19 at 11:31 AM logoNational Grid's Earnings Get a One-Time Boost From Its Gas Distribution Unit Sale - May 19 at 11:31 AM logoEdited Transcript of NG.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 8:15am GMT - May 19 at 11:31 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG - May 18 at 9:40 PM logoNational Grid plc Plans Dividend of GBX 29.10 (NG) - May 18 at 10:52 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - May 18 at 9:54 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Downgraded to Hold at Berenberg Bank - May 14 at 2:14 PM logoNational Grid plc's (NG) Equal Weight Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC - May 13 at 1:20 PM logoNational Grid Selects AutoGrid Flex to Unify Flexibility Management Programs Across New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island - May 10 at 12:06 PM logoAndrew R. J. Bonfield Buys 14 Shares of National Grid plc (NG) Stock - May 9 at 7:21 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Cut to "Sector Performer" at Royal Bank of Canada - May 7 at 5:52 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives GBX 1,004.38 Average Price Target from Brokerages - May 4 at 12:14 AM logoNational Grid PLC - MarketWatch - May 3 at 8:33 AM logoNational Grid Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NG-GB : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 8:32 AM logoUnited Renewable Energy LLC Completes First Community Solar Project with National Grid in New York - May 3 at 8:32 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 1,100 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts - May 2 at 8:44 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 28 at 12:00 PM logoNational Grid Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:NG) : April 24, 2017 - April 25 at 9:48 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - April 23 at 10:34 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - April 23 at 5:02 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Upgraded to "Neutral" by Macquarie - April 22 at 4:39 PM logoNational Grid Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NG-GB : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 9:35 AM logoNational Grid plc Plans Dividend of GBX 84.38 (NG) - April 19 at 2:49 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given  Underperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG - April 18 at 11:50 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Rating Reiterated by HSBC Holdings plc - April 13 at 9:20 PM logoInsider Buying: National Grid plc (NG) Insider Buys 15 Shares of Stock - April 10 at 7:53 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives Neutral Rating from BNP Paribas - April 5 at 4:36 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 3 at 1:43 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give National Grid plc (NG) a GBX 1,100 Price Target - April 3 at 12:29 PM logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Underperform Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - April 2 at 12:27 PM logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms Neutral Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - March 30 at 11:57 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Morgan Stanley - March 29 at 4:39 AM logoUK GAS-Within-day price rises on lower imports from Norway - March 28 at 10:08 AM logoBNP Paribas Upgrades National Grid plc (NG) to "Neutral" - March 25 at 3:18 PM logoNational Grid plc's (NG) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - March 24 at 6:37 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives "Underperform" Rating from BNP Paribas - March 24 at 5:25 AM logoUK GAS-Prompt prices edge lower on milder weather forecasts - March 23 at 8:44 AM logoBUZZ-UK auction to reduce power use clears at 45 pounds/MWh - March 23 at 8:44 AM logoUK GAS-Prompt prices fall on oversupply as Norway flows ramp up - March 22 at 9:16 AM logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms Underperform Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - March 20 at 11:42 PM logoGreenWish to Invest $280 Million in Nigeria Solar Plants - March 20 at 9:59 AM logoUK GAS-Within-day gas declines on oversupply - March 20 at 9:59 AM logoNational Grid Says EU Cleares Sale Of 61% Stake In UK Gas Distribution Business - Nasdaq - March 17 at 12:34 AM logoUK GAS-Prices gain on lower supply from Norway, stronger oil - March 15 at 7:00 PM


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National Grid plc (NG) Chart for Saturday, May, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by Staff