LON:SSE - SSE Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,265 +1.00 (+0.08 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,265
Today's RangeGBX 1,254 - GBX 1,272
52-Week RangeGBX 1,176.50 - GBX 1,554
Volume2.65 million shs
Average Volume4.27 million shs
Market Capitalization£12.47 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
SSE logoSSE plc engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and supply of electricity. The company operates through three segments: Wholesale, Networks, and Retail. It generates electricity from gas, oil, coal, water, and wind. The company transmits and distributes electricity to approximately 3.7 million homes and businesses across the north of the central belt of Scotland and also central southern England; owns and maintains 132 kilovolts (KV), 275kV, and 400kV electricity transmission network; and manages 130,000 kilometers of overhead lines and underground cables, 106,000 substations, and approximately 100 subsea cables. It also produces, stores, distributes, and supplies gas; and offers other energy-related services. In addition, it engages in electricity and utility contracting, telecommunications, energy trading, insurance, and property holding businesses, as well as provision of corporate and 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Diversified Utilities
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolLON:SSE
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1738-456000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins2.93%
Return on Equity9.69%
Return on Assets3.08%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,020,000,000
Market Cap£12.47 billion

SSE (LON:SSE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SSE's stock symbol?

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

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

SSE announced a dividend on Friday, May 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 66.30 per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 4.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 26th. This is a positive change from SSE's previous dividend of $28.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View SSE's Dividend History.

How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

Sse Plc (LON:SSE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 25th. The company reported $121.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $117.50 by $3.60. SSE had a return on equity of 9.69% and a net margin of 2.93%. View SSE's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for SSE?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for SSE's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,150 to GBX 1,665. On average, they anticipate SSE's share price to reach GBX 1,428.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SSE.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SSE?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for SSE.

Who are some of SSE's key competitors?

Who are SSE's key executives?

SSE's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Gregor Alexander, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Anthony Keeling, COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
  • Sam Peacock, Head of External Relations

Has SSE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SSE stock have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SSE earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.02 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for SSE.

How do I buy shares of SSE?

Shares of SSE 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's stock price today?

One share of SSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,265.

How big of a company is SSE?

SSE has a market capitalization of £12.47 billion.

How can I contact SSE?

SSE's mailing address is Inveralmond House, 200 Dunkeld Road, PERTH, PH1 3AQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1738-456000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for SSE (LON SSE)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  635 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,015
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SSE and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SSE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SSE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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