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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Multiline Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £31.53 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,441,129,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 949.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,008.60
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 910.30 - GBX 1,097
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.07
  • P/E Growth: 2.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £15.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.10
  • Book Value: GBX 5.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.55
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
  • EBITDA: £5.09 billion
  • Net Margins: 16.65%
  • Return on Equity: 15.82%
  • Return on Assets: 4.04%
  • Average Volume: 8.17 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 declared a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 29.10 per share on Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. The official announcement can be accessed 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?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for National Grid plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 850 to GBX 1,126. On average, they expect National Grid plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,018.71 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for National Grid plc.

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

Who are National Grid plc's key executives?

National Grid plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Pettigrew, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Andrew Robert John Bonfield, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Richard Adduci, Chief Information Officer
  • Alison Kay, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Dean Seavers, Executive Director, US , Director
  • Nicola Shaw CBE, Executive Director, UK, Director
  • Mike Westcott, Global Human Resources Director
  • Badar Khan, Group Director Corporate Development & National Grid Ventures
  • George Mayhew, Group Corporate Affairs Director
  • Peter Gershon CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

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.

What is National Grid plc's stock price today?

One share of National Grid plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 916.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for National Grid plc (LON NG)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  315 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  537 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  852
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Grid plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Grid plc (LON:NG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,018.71
Consensus Price Target History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Price Target History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
Analysts' Ratings History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/9/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,060View Rating Details
10/6/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 900View Rating Details
9/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 850View Rating Details
9/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,060View Rating Details
8/1/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050View Rating Details
7/21/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,000View Rating Details
7/18/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,125 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
6/30/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetSellGBX 946View Rating Details
6/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 1,126View Rating Details
6/12/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 1,075 -> GBX 1,095View Rating Details
5/4/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 1,050View Rating Details
4/21/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutralGBX 880 -> GBX 1,005View 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 10/17/2015 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: $60.54 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
10/9/2017Mike WestcottInsiderBuy13GBX 940£122.20
9/8/2017Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderBuy15GBX 976£146.40
8/7/2017Mike WestcottInsiderBuy13GBX 951£123.63
7/31/2017Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderSell14,710GBX 939£138,126.90
7/7/2017Mike WestcottInsiderBuy14GBX 939£131.46
6/19/2017Andrew R J BonfieldInsiderSell22,191GBX 1,021£226,570.11
6/15/2017Dean SeaversInsiderBuy4,574GBX 1,020£46,654.80
6/9/2017John PettigrewInsiderBuy14GBX 1,020£142.80
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 and Unilever plc look like ideal stocks for your golden years - October 14 at 6:05 AM logoDoes government energy price cap mean you should sell National ... - Yahoo Finance UK - October 12 at 7:26 AM logoBritain has enough power to meet winter demand - National Grid - October 12 at 7:26 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Insider Acquires £122.20 in Stock - October 10 at 1:50 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - October 7 at 8:04 PM logoIs National Grid plc’s (LSE:NG) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors? - September 29 at 1:09 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 27 at 12:54 PM logo3 Value Stocks for Nest-Egg Growth - September 23 at 8:41 AM logoNational Grid plc's (NG) Underperform Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group - September 22 at 12:00 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co - September 17 at 11:38 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - September 17 at 11:38 AM logoInsider Buying: National Grid plc (NG) Insider Purchases 15 Shares of Stock - September 11 at 1:40 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc - September 11 at 12:36 AM logoNational Grid Electricity Transmission plc -- Moody's: Battery storage trims British energy network operators' costs, a credit positive - September 10 at 2:40 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 2 at 12:58 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Sell Rating at Deutsche Bank AG - August 25 at 6:12 AM logoWhy I’d buy National Grid plc over this recovery stock - August 24 at 10:04 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Price Target Cut to GBX 900 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG - August 20 at 3:44 PM logoNational Grid plc (LON:NG) Insider Buys £123.63 in Stock - August 9 at 10:32 AM logoIs National Grid Stock Oversold? 1 Analyst Thinks So - August 9 at 3:25 AM logoNational Grid plc (LON:NG) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 8 at 1:02 PM logoWhy I’d buy and hold National Grid plc forever - August 5 at 7:56 PM logoOfgem removes National Grid's funding allowance - MarketWatch - August 4 at 3:45 PM logoWhy I’d buy National Grid plc over this high-risk dividend share - August 4 at 6:16 AM logoNational Grid sets date for electricity spinoff - MarketWatch - August 3 at 6:16 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Insider Sells £138,126.90 in Stock - August 2 at 4:20 AM logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms "Underperform" Rating for National Grid plc (NG) - July 23 at 12:34 AM logoNational Grid plc's (LON:NG) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas - July 21 at 8:18 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 14 at 12:56 PM logoMike Westcott Purchases 14 Shares of National Grid plc (NG) Stock - July 10 at 1:48 PM logoNigeria Delta Communities Demand Stake in Ex-Shell Oil Block - July 8 at 12:59 PM logo[$$] National Grid offers offenders a way back to work - July 4 at 10:00 PM logoNational Grid plc's (LON:NG) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - July 3 at 7:20 AM logoGoldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Analysts Give National Grid plc (NG) a GBX 946 Price Target - July 1 at 1:16 PM logoNational Grid To Begin £835 Mln Share Buy-back Programme - June 2 at 8:11 PM logoNational Grid reports 14 pct rise in FY adjusted operating profit - May 20 at 12:18 AM logoNational Grid Fiscal Year Pretax Profit Down 3% - Quick Facts - May 19 at 11:31 AM logoNational Grid PLC - MarketWatch - May 3 at 8:33 AM logoUK GAS-Within-day price rises on lower imports from Norway - March 28 at 10:08 AM logoUK GAS-Prompt prices edge lower on milder weather forecasts - March 23 at 8:44 AM logoBUZZ-UK auction to reduce power use clears at 45 pounds/MWh - March 23 at 8:44 AM logoUK GAS-Prompt prices fall on oversupply as Norway flows ramp up - March 22 at 9:16 AM logoGreenWish to Invest $280 Million in Nigeria Solar Plants - March 20 at 9:59 AM logoUK GAS-Within-day gas declines on oversupply - March 20 at 9:59 AM logoNational Grid Says EU Cleares Sale Of 61% Stake In UK Gas Distribution Business - Nasdaq - March 17 at 12:34 AM logoUK GAS-Prices gain on lower supply from Norway, stronger oil - March 15 at 7:00 PM logoUK GAS-Prices rise on South Hook outage, lower Norwegian flows, higher exports - March 14 at 10:49 AM logoUK GAS-Prompt prices fall on milder temperatures, oversupply - March 13 at 10:07 AM logoUK GAS-Prices firm on Norwegian supply risk after run of losses - March 10 at 9:30 AM logo[$$] Infrastructure Maven - February 25 at 2:18 AM


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National Grid plc (NG) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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