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SSE (SSE) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 1,740.50
-29.00 (-1.64%)
(As of 05/24/2024 04:47 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.84 million shs
Average Volume
3.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
£18.97 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 1,936.25

SSE MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
10.9% Upside
GBX 1,936.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of SSE in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
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.

0.76 out of 5 stars

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About SSE Stock (LON:SSE)

SSE plc engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and supply of electricity. It generates electricity from water, gas, coal, oil, and multi fuel. The company distributes electricity to approximately 3.8 million homes and businesses across the north of the central belt of Scotland and central southern England; and owns, operates, and develops high voltage electricity transmission system in the north of Scotland and remote islands. It also produces, stores, distributes, and supplies gas. In addition, it engages in the electricity and utility contracting, telecommunications, energy trading, insurance, and property holding businesses, as well as provides maintenance services. The company was formerly known as Scottish and Southern Energy plc and changed its name to SSE plc in September 2011. SSE plc was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Perth, the United Kingdom.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/8 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Utilities - Diversified
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 1,936.25
High Stock Price Target
GBX 2,075
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 1,620
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
£578.40 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£11.65 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 27.66 per share
Book Value
GBX 746 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
£19.03 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies (Age 57)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $4.63M
  • Mr. Gregor Alexander (Age 61)
    Executive Officer
    Comp: $3.23M
  • Mr. Martin Pibworth (Age 51)
    Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Director
    Comp: $2.58M
  • Mr. Barry O'regan (Age 47)
    CFO & Executive Director
  • Mr. Anthony Keeling
    COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Elizabeth Anne Tanner
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Mr. John Stewart
    Director of Human Resources
  • Mr. Robert McDonald (Age 53)
    Managing Director of SSEN Transmission
  • Mr. Sam Peacock (Age 42)
    Managing Director of Corporate Affairs, Regulation & Strategy
  • Mr. Neil Kirkby (Age 60)
    Managing Director of Enterprise

SSE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell SSE stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" SSE shares.
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What is SSE's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for SSE's shares. Their SSE share price targets range from GBX 1,620 to GBX 2,075. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach GBX 1,936.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have SSE shares performed in 2024?

SSE's stock was trading at GBX 1,856 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, SSE shares have decreased by 5.9% and is now trading at GBX 1,745.92.
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How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

SSE plc (LON:SSE) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 17th. The company reported $83.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $82.50 by $1.10. SSE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.07% and a net margin of 4.96%.

How often does SSE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SSE?

SSE announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 40 per share on Thursday, September 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 20. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is SSE a good dividend stock?

SSE (LON:SSE) pays an annual dividend of GBX 88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.79%. SSE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 16,603.77%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of SSE own?
How do I buy shares of SSE?

Shares of SSE 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:SSE) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by Staff

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