SSE Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,490.50
-16.50 (-1.09 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,490.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,417.68
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,490.50
Volume13.52 million shs
Average Volume2.32 million shs
Market Capitalization£15.55 billion
P/E Ratio16.71
Dividend Yield5.37%
SSE 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 water, 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 also central southern England; and owns and operates 132 kilovolts (KV), 275kV, and 400kV electricity transmission network using high voltage overhead lines, and underground and subsea cables. It also produces, stores, distributes, and supplies gas. 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

Industry Diversified Utilities
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£6.56 billion
Cash FlowGBX 39.56 per share
Book ValueGBX 499.70 per share



Outstanding Shares1,043,085,000
Market Cap£15.55 billion
Next Earnings Date5/26/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


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Overall MarketRank

1.37 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 1,490.50
-16.50 (-1.09 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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SSE (LON:SSE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is SSE a buy right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" SSE stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SSE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than SSE?

Wall Street analysts have given SSE a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but SSE wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is SSE's next earnings date?

SSE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 26th 2021.
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How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

SSE plc (LON:SSE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 17th. The company reported $83.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $82.50 by $1.10.
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How has SSE's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

SSE's stock was trading at GBX 1,402.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SSE stock has increased by 6.3% and is now trading at GBX 1,490.50.
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How often does SSE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SSE?

SSE declared a dividend on Wednesday, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 24.40 per share on Thursday, March 11th. This represents a yield of 1.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 14th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is SSE a good dividend stock?

SSE pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.37%. SSE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of SSE is 0.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SSE?

11 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for SSE's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,120 to GBX 1,750. On average, they anticipate SSE's stock price to reach GBX 1,426.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.3%.
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Who are SSE's key executives?

SSE's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $2.42M)
  • Mr. Gregor Alexander, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 58, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Martin Pibworth, Group Energy & Commercial Director and Exec. Director
  • Mr. Anthony Keeling, COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
  • Liz Tanner, Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Alan Young, Managing Director of Corp. Affairs & Sustainability
  • Mr. Robert McDonald, Managing Director of Transmission
  • Mr. Jim Smith, Managing Director of Renewables
  • Sam Peacock, Head of External Relations

Who are some of SSE's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SSE own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SSE investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Centrica (CNA), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Vodafone Group (VOD) and Aviva (AV).

What is SSE's stock symbol?

SSE trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "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.
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What is SSE's stock price today?

One share of SSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,490.50.

How much money does SSE make?

SSE has a market capitalization of £15.55 billion and generates £6.56 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does SSE have?

SSE employs 11,676 workers across the globe.

What is SSE's official website?

The official website for SSE is sse.com.

Where are SSE's headquarters?

SSE is headquartered at Inveralmond House, 200 Dunkeld Road, PERTH, PH1 3AQ, United Kingdom.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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