Sse Plc Company Profile (LON:SSE)

About Sse Plc (LON:SSE)

Sse Plc logoSSE plc is engaged in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas, as well as other energy-related services to homes and businesses in Great Britain and Ireland. The Company's segments include Networks, which consists of electricity distribution, electricity transmission and gas distribution; Retail, which consists of energy supply, enterprise and energy-related services, and Wholesale, which consists of energy portfolio management and electricity generation, gas storage and gas production. The Networks segment is engaged in the distribution of electricity to customer premises in the North of Scotland and the South of England. Its Retail segment supplies electricity and gas to residential and business customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Wholesale segment is engaged in the generation of power from renewable and thermal plant in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe, and the procurement and optimization of power and gas and other commodity requirements.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SSE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £14.32 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,012,700,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,414.35
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,460.65
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,373 - GBX 1,612
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.94
  • P/E Growth: 2.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £29.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.49
  • Book Value: GBX 6.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.28
  • Dividend Yield: 6.2%
  • EBIDTA: £2.51 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.57%
  • Return on Equity: 40.09%
  • Return on Assets: 10.28%
  • Average Volume: 3.12 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)

What is Sse Plc's stock symbol?

Sse Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SSE."

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

Sse Plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 63.90 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 4.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. This is an increase from Sse Plc's previous dividend of $27.40. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Sse Plc's Dividend History.

When will Sse Plc make its next earnings announcement?

Sse Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sse Plc.

Where is Sse Plc's stock going? Where will Sse Plc's stock price be in 2017?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Sse Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,300 to GBX 1,735. On average, they anticipate Sse Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,542 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sse Plc.

Who are some of Sse Plc's key competitors?

Who are Sse Plc's key executives?

Sse Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Alistair Phillips-Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Gregor Alexander, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Jim McPhillimy, Managing Director - Enterprise
  • Will Morris, Managing Director - Retail
  • Colin Nicol, Managing Director - Networks
  • Martin Pibworth, Managing Director - Wholesale
  • Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations, Company Secretary
  • Richard D. Gillingwater CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Jeremy John Beeton, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Katie Bickerstaffe, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Sse Plc stock?

Shares of Sse 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 Sse Plc's stock price today?

One share of Sse Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,414.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sse Plc (LON SSE)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  818
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sse 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 Sse Plc (LON:SSE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,542

Analysts' Ratings History for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,500View Rating Details
9/6/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,300View Rating Details
8/7/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,725 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,750 -> GBX 1,550View Rating Details
7/28/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutralGBX 1,388View Rating Details
7/21/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,700View Rating Details
6/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,522View Rating Details
6/14/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/12/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,595 -> GBX 1,685View Rating Details
6/5/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,650View Rating Details
5/19/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,735View Rating Details
5/18/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,520View Rating Details
5/16/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,540View Rating Details
5/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
10/18/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,320View Rating Details
9/22/2016H2O MarketsLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,550View Rating Details
3/15/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 1,220View Rating Details
12/24/2015AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,525View Rating Details
11/11/2015Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,560View Rating Details
10/7/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
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Earnings Estimates for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $116.16 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Sse Plc (LON SSE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/17/2017GBX 63.904.4%7/27/20177/27/20179/22/2017
11/9/2016GBX 27.401.79%1/19/20171/19/20173/17/2017
5/18/2016GBX 62.504.1%7/28/20167/28/20169/23/2016
11/11/2015GBX 26.901.86%1/21/20161/21/20163/18/2016
5/20/2015GBX 61.803.68%7/23/20157/23/20159/18/2015
11/12/2014GBX 26.601.73%1/22/20151/22/20153/20/2015
5/21/2014GBX 60.703.9%7/23/20147/23/20149/19/2014
11/13/2013GBX 261.86%1/22/20141/22/20143/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2017Alistair Phillips-DaviesInsiderBuy9GBX 1,429£128.61
8/4/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,405£140.50
7/6/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy11GBX 1,452£159.72
6/26/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderSell15,418GBX 1,501£231,424.18
6/6/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,492£149.20
5/5/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,403£140.30
4/6/2017Alistair Phillips-DaviesInsiderBuy8GBX 1,485£118.80
3/6/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,536£153.60
2/6/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,497£149.70
1/6/2017Gregor AlexanderInsiderBuy10GBX 1,540£154
12/6/2016Alistair Phillips-DaviesInsiderBuy8GBX 1,494£119.52
11/16/2016Katie BickerstaffeInsiderBuy677GBX 1,461£9,890.97
11/4/2016Alistair Phillips-DaviesInsiderBuy8GBX 1,580£126.40
10/6/2016Alistair Phillips-DaviesInsiderBuy8GBX 1,535£122.80
9/6/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,545£154.50
8/5/2016Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderBuy8GBX 1,552£124.16
7/11/2016Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderBuy8GBX 1,577£126.16
6/21/2016Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderSell1,925GBX 1,551£29,856.75
6/6/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,545£154.50
5/6/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,493£149.30
4/6/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,495£149.50
3/18/2016Bruce,SueInsiderBuy26GBX 1,461£379.86
3/10/2016Bruce,SueInsiderBuy671GBX 1,472£9,877.12
3/4/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,434£143.40
2/18/2016Bickerstaffe,KatieInsiderBuy1,421GBX 1,394£19,808.74
2/5/2016Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy11GBX 1,406£154.66
1/6/2016Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderBuy8GBX 1,513£121.04
12/4/2015Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,445£144.50
11/9/2015Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderBuy8GBX 1,526£122.08
10/12/2015Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy42GBX 1,548£650.16
10/7/2015Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderBuy8GBX 1,536£122.88
9/14/2015Bickerstaffe,KatieInsiderBuy1,353GBX 1,452£19,645.56
9/8/2015Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,459£145.90
8/26/2015Gillies,Crawford SInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,429£71,450
8/7/2015Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,529£152.90
7/7/2015Alexander,GregorInsiderBuy10GBX 1,577£157.70
6/29/2015Phillips-Davies,AlistairInsiderSell1,370GBX 16.13£220.98
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
Latest Headlines for Sse Plc (LON:SSE)
DateHeadline logoSse Plc's (SSE) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group - September 22 at 11:30 AM logoUK Regulator Ofgem Cuts Power Distributor Allowances By GBP200 Million - September 15 at 9:20 AM logoOfgem cuts investment amount for electricity firms - September 15 at 9:20 AM logoIs There Now An Opportunity In SSE plc (LSE:SSE)? - Yahoo Finance - September 12 at 10:19 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 9 at 4:30 AM logoUptake Of Batteries Seen As Credit Positive For National Grid And SSE - September 8 at 8:45 AM logoSSE Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SSE) : September 7, 2017 - September 8 at 8:45 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Insider Buys £128.61 in Stock - September 7 at 1:46 PM logoSSE Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SSE-GB : September 6, 2017 - September 6 at 8:39 AM logo[$$] UK power distributors criticised for 'huge' profit margins - September 5 at 8:44 AM logoSSE Launches EUR600 Million 'Green Bond' For Renewable Investments (ALLISS) - August 31 at 10:29 AM logoBarclays plc is a dividend stock I’d buy and hold for the next five years - August 27 at 7:07 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Earns Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - August 25 at 6:12 AM logo[$$] UK electricity distributors on notice for £14m fine - August 23 at 12:05 PM logoSSE Appoints Martin Pibworth As Wholesale Director From September 1 - August 21 at 9:07 AM logoSse Plc's (SSE) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - August 20 at 12:10 AM logoSse Plc (LON:SSE) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - August 15 at 4:32 AM logoRTC Group Optimistic For 2017 Following Interim Revenue Growth - August 9 at 7:49 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1,700 at Morgan Stanley - August 7 at 6:34 AM logoSse Plc (LON:SSE) Insider Purchases £140.50 in Stock - August 4 at 1:24 PM logoSSE sells another 5% of Clyde Windfarm Scotland - MarketWatch - August 1 at 6:35 AM logoSse Plc (LON:SSE) Raised to "Neutral" at Citigroup Inc. - July 30 at 2:09 PM logoAward of SSE Plc contract - London South East (registration) (blog) - July 26 at 8:16 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 21 at 9:19 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Given "Outperform" Rating at BNP Paribas - July 21 at 8:18 AM logoSSE Still Expects FY Adj. EPS To Be Lower Than Last Year - July 21 at 7:25 AM logo[$$] SSE and ScottishPower lose out to rivals in customer churn - July 20 at 8:04 AM logoTOP NEWS: Ofgem Warns UK Energy Investors To Prepare For Lower Returns - July 13 at 9:55 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - July 9 at 6:16 AM logoIs SSE plc (SSEZY) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - July 7 at 1:20 PM logoSse Plc (SSE) Insider Gregor Alexander Purchases 11 Shares - July 7 at 1:18 PM logoMoody's Affirms Credit Ratings Of SSE Subsidiaries After Guarantee - July 4 at 7:36 AM logoSse Plc's (LON:SSE) Sell Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - July 3 at 7:20 AM logoInsider Selling: Sse Plc (SSE) Insider Sells 15,418 Shares of Stock - June 29 at 4:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to SSE Plc : June 28, 2017 - June 29 at 7:03 AM logoSSE Plc :SSE-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 26, 2017 - June 27 at 8:39 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 26 at 9:02 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Given Neutral Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - June 25 at 8:16 AM logo[$$] SSE chief received 72% pay increase - June 19 at 9:25 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Rating Reiterated by HSBC Holdings plc - June 18 at 10:10 AM logoMay's Bid to Keep U.K. Lights on Harder After Election Loss - June 13 at 8:06 PM logoBarclays PLC Increases Sse Plc (SSE) Price Target to GBX 1,685 - June 12 at 8:32 PM logoCitigroup Inc Reaffirms Sell Rating for Sse Plc (SSE) - June 11 at 5:14 PM logoSse Plc (SSE) Receives Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - June 8 at 8:32 PM logoSse Plc (SSE) Insider Purchases £149.20 in Stock - June 7 at 7:12 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Earns "Buy" Rating from Berenberg Bank - June 5 at 6:42 AM logoSse Plc (SSE) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 30 at 9:40 AM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Sse Plc (SSE) - May 28 at 6:28 PM logoMacquarie Reiterates Outperform Rating for Sse Plc (SSE) - May 22 at 10:54 PM logo[$$] Power networks navigate electric car challenge - May 22 at 8:50 AM


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