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National Grid plc (NG.L) Competitors

GBX 828.20
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(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
815.20
Now: GBX 828.20
836.20
50-Day Range
806.40
MA: GBX 856.67
888
52-Week Range
789.13
Now: GBX 828.20
1,054.20
Volume6.37 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization£29.39 billion
P/E Ratio19.81
Dividend Yield5.91%
BetaN/A

Competitors

National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) Vs. SSE, UU, SVT, PNN, CNA, and DRX

Should you be buying NG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to National Grid plc (NG.L), including SSE (SSE), United Utilities Group (UU), Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) (SVT), Pennon Group (PNN), Centrica plc (CNA.L) (CNA), and Drax Group (DRX).

National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) and SSE (LON:SSE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares National Grid plc (NG.L) and SSE's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81
SSE£6.56 billion2.09N/AGBX 89.2014.77

SSE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than National Grid plc (NG.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for National Grid plc (NG.L) and SSE, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79
SSE16502.33

National Grid plc (NG.L) currently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. SSE has a consensus price target of GBX 1,421.55, suggesting a potential upside of 7.65%. Given National Grid plc (NG.L)'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe National Grid plc (NG.L) is more favorable than SSE.

Profitability

This table compares National Grid plc (NG.L) and SSE's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A
SSEN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. SSE pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SSE pays out 0.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats SSE on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

United Utilities Group (LON:UU) and National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares United Utilities Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Utilities Group£1.82 billion3.31N/AGBX 16.1054.82
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81

National Grid plc (NG.L) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United Utilities Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for United Utilities Group and National Grid plc (NG.L), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United Utilities Group03502.63
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79

United Utilities Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,001.43, suggesting a potential upside of 13.46%. National Grid plc (NG.L) has a consensus target price of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Given National Grid plc (NG.L)'s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe National Grid plc (NG.L) is more favorable than United Utilities Group.

Profitability

This table compares United Utilities Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United Utilities GroupN/AN/AN/A
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A

Dividends

United Utilities Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 43 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. United Utilities Group pays out 267.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. National Grid plc (NG.L) is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats United Utilities Group on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) (LON:SVT) and National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)£1.82 billion2.89N/AGBX 47.4046.43
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81

National Grid plc (NG.L) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)14202.14
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79

Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) currently has a consensus target price of GBX 2,436.43, suggesting a potential upside of 10.70%. National Grid plc (NG.L) has a consensus target price of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Given National Grid plc (NG.L)'s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe National Grid plc (NG.L) is more favorable than Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L).

Profitability

This table compares Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)N/AN/AN/A
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 1 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pennon Group (LON:PNN) and National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Dividends

Pennon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Pennon Group pays out 0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Pennon Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pennon Group£603.10 million6.40N/AGBX 436.302.10
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81

Pennon Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than National Grid plc (NG.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Pennon Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pennon GroupN/AN/AN/A
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Pennon Group and National Grid plc (NG.L), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pennon Group05202.29
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79

Pennon Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,166.86, suggesting a potential upside of 27.14%. National Grid plc (NG.L) has a consensus target price of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Given Pennon Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Pennon Group is more favorable than National Grid plc (NG.L).

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats Pennon Group on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Centrica plc (CNA.L) (LON:CNA) and National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Dividends

Centrica plc (CNA.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Centrica plc (CNA.L) pays out 2.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Centrica plc (CNA.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Centrica plc (CNA.L)£12.25 billion0.26N/AGBX 0.7076.89
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81

National Grid plc (NG.L) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Centrica plc (CNA.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Centrica plc (CNA.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Centrica plc (CNA.L)N/AN/AN/A
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Centrica plc (CNA.L) and National Grid plc (NG.L), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Centrica plc (CNA.L)25202.00
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79

Centrica plc (CNA.L) presently has a consensus target price of GBX 50.38, suggesting a potential downside of 6.51%. National Grid plc (NG.L) has a consensus target price of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Given National Grid plc (NG.L)'s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe National Grid plc (NG.L) is more favorable than Centrica plc (CNA.L).

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats Centrica plc (CNA.L) on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Drax Group (LON:DRX) and National Grid plc (NG.L) (LON:NG) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Dividends

Drax Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Drax Group pays out -0.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. National Grid plc (NG.L) pays out 117.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Drax Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Drax Group£4.24 billion0.36N/AGBX (39.80)-9.75
National Grid plc (NG.L)£14.79 billion1.99N/AGBX 41.8019.81

Drax Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than National Grid plc (NG.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Drax Group and National Grid plc (NG.L)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Drax GroupN/AN/AN/A
National Grid plc (NG.L)N/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Drax Group and National Grid plc (NG.L), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Drax Group02502.71
National Grid plc (NG.L)031102.79

Drax Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 363.43, suggesting a potential downside of 6.43%. National Grid plc (NG.L) has a consensus target price of GBX 1,009, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Given National Grid plc (NG.L)'s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe National Grid plc (NG.L) is more favorable than Drax Group.

Summary

National Grid plc (NG.L) beats Drax Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


National Grid plc (NG.L) Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
SSE logo
SSE
SSE
1.4$1,317.93+1.1%£13.89 billion£6.56 billion14.77
United Utilities Group logo
UU
United Utilities Group
1.6$882.60+0.7%£6.02 billion£1.82 billion54.82High Trading Volume
Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) logo
SVT
Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)
1.1$2,200.78+1.0%£5.31 billion£1.82 billion46.43
Pennon Group logo
PNN
Pennon Group
2.2$915.00+0.3%£3.87 billion£603.10 million2.10
Centrica plc (CNA.L) logo
CNA
Centrica plc (CNA.L)
1.3$53.82+0.0%£3.16 billion£12.25 billion76.89
Drax Group logo
DRX
Drax Group
1.1$388.00+0.1%£1.54 billion£4.24 billion-9.75Dividend Increase
GLO
ContourGlobal
1.5$203.90+0.5%£1.35 billion£1.39 billion15.68
AFC Energy logo
AFC
AFC Energy
0.5$50.80+4.1%£357.68 millionN/A-84.67
PHE
PowerHouse Energy Group Plc (PHE.L)
0.7$6.50+3.1%£261.42 million£100,000.00-65.00
JEL
Jersey Electricity
1.2$528.75+2.1%£158.56 million£111.75 million13.95
IES
Invinity Energy Systems
0.0$151.50+6.9%£140.63 million£720,000.00-5.67
EQT
EQTEC
0.5$1.87+1.7%£133.52 millionN/A-3.74
OPG Power Ventures logo
OPG
OPG Power Ventures
1.0$18.00+4.2%£69.13 million£111.71 million5.81News Coverage
YU
Yü Group
0.6$295.00+1.7%£48.03 million£100.93 million-12.14High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
Good Energy Group PLC (GOOD.L) logo
GOOD
Good Energy Group PLC (GOOD.L)
0.7$201.00+2.5%£33.45 million£128.18 million-14.57Gap Down
INFA
InfraStrata
0.5$41.75+4.2%£32.56 million£1.48 million-1.23
AMPH
Aggregated Micro Power
0.8$92.00+80.9%£12.26 million£49.33 million70.77Gap Down
BION
BiON
0.0$2.80+0.0%£12.09 millionN/A0.00Gap Up
GSH
Green & Smart
0.6$2.85+99.1%£9.84 millionN/A-2.85Gap Down
GRP
Greencoat Renewables
1.1$1.17+0.0%£8.60 million£3.02 million40.34News Coverage
MWG
Modern Water plc (MWG.L)
0.6$2.45+7.3%£5.57 million£1.74 million-2.04
RUR
Rurelec
0.6$0.91+1.6%£5.19 millionN/A-1.52
Plutus PowerGen logo
PPG
Plutus PowerGen
0.5$0.03+12.9%£1.84 million£1.17 million-0.19
(MYT.L) logo
MYT
(MYT.L)
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00
Flowgroup plc (FLOW.L) logo
FLOW
Flowgroup plc (FLOW.L)
0.6N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00Gap Up
KSK
KSK Power Ventur plc (KSK.L)
0.4$2.25+33.3%£0.00N/A0.00
This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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