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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:NG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £33.05 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,441,129,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 947.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,040.28
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 888.90 - GBX 1,118.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.29
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £15.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.20
  • Book Value: GBX 5.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.62
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
  • EBIDTA: £5.09 billion
  • Net Margins: 16.65%
  • Return on Equity: 15.82%
  • Return on Assets: 4.04%
  • Average Volume: 8.34 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. Stockholders 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 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?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for National Grid plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 850 to GBX 1,126. On average, they anticipate National Grid plc's share price to reach GBX 1,021.57 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 960.30.

MarketBeat Community Rating for National Grid plc (LON NG)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  513 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  796
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, 6 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,021.57

Analysts' Ratings History for National Grid plc (LON:NG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetSellGBX 950 -> GBX 900View Rating Details
8/1/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050View Rating Details
7/21/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,000View Rating Details
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 850View Rating Details
7/18/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,125 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
7/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeBuyGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,060View 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
5/19/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,100View 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 8/18/2015 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: $62.03 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
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 (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 logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given Sell Rating at Deutsche Bank AG - July 9 at 6:16 AM 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 plc (NG) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc - June 25 at 12:20 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - June 24 at 9:36 AM logoInsider Selling: National Grid plc (NG) Insider Sells 22,191 Shares of Stock - June 21 at 1:24 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Insider Dean Seavers Acquires 4,574 Shares - June 20 at 1:22 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 1,126 Price Target by Citigroup Inc. Analysts - June 20 at 9:21 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 19 at 1:00 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - June 18 at 10:46 AM logoETFs with exposure to National Grid Plc : June 14, 2017 - June 14 at 10:46 PM logoNational Grid Plc :NG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 11:57 PM logoNational Grid Plc :NG-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 6:55 PM logoInsider Buying: National Grid plc (NG) Insider Purchases 14 Shares of Stock - June 13 at 10:28 AM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,095 at Barclays PLC - June 12 at 7:56 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Rating Lowered to Sell at Deutsche Bank AG - June 8 at 8:32 PM logoNational Grid To Begin £835 Mln Share Buy-back Programme - June 2 at 8:11 PM logoNational Grid Plc : NG-GB: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 8:11 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Given a GBX 1,125 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts - May 29 at 5:16 PM logoNational Grid plc's (NG) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - May 28 at 3:56 PM logoNational Grid plc's (NG) "Equal weight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - May 28 at 2:38 PM logoNational Grid plc (NG) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,125 at Morgan Stanley - May 28 at 7:14 AM 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


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National Grid plc (NG) Chart for Friday, August, 18, 2017

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