LON:SSE - SSE Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 1,010.50 +2.50 (+0.25 %) (As of 05/23/2019 09:02 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 1,008Today's RangeGBX 997.80 - GBX 1,014.5052-Week RangeGBX 1,026.50 - GBX 1,449.50Volume2.11 million shsAverage Volume4.27 million shsMarket Capitalization£10.42 billionP/E Ratio44.52Dividend Yield8.35%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. Receive SSE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SSE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Diversified Utilities Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolLON:SSE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webhttp://sse.com/ Phone+44-1738-456000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio212.51 Current Ratio0.92 Quick Ratio0.33Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio44.52 Forward P/E Ratio0.10 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£23.84 billion Price / Sales0.44 Cash FlowGBX 7.38 per share Price / Cash Flow136.97 Book ValueGBX 439.50 per share Price / Book2.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees20,786 Outstanding Shares1,031,449,984Market Cap£10.42 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable 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 Wednesday, May 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, July 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 68.20 per share on Friday, September 20th. This represents a yield of 6.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 25th. This is an increase from SSE's previous dividend of $29.30. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The company reported $19.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $13.40 by $6.20. View SSE's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for SSE? 13 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for SSE's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,000 to GBX 1,470. On average, they anticipate SSE's stock price to reach GBX 1,225.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SSE. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SSE? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for SSE. Has SSE been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about SSE stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SSE earned a media sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of SSE's key competitors? Some companies that are related to SSE include National Grid (NG), Ausnet Services (AST), Centrica (CNA), Genesis Energy (GNE), Infigen Energy (IFN), Atlantic Power (ATP), Maxim Power (MXG), Etrion (ETX), AFC Energy (AFC), ARHT Media (ART), Rurelec (RUR), Onenergy (OEG), Alaska Hydro (ALKHF), Mass Megawatts Windpower (MMMW) and Syngas (SYS). 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), Centrica (CNA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Designer Brands (DSW) and Informa (INF). Who are SSE's key executives? SSE's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 52)Mr. Gregor Alexander, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 56)Mr. Martin Pibworth, Wholesale Director & Exec. DirectorMr. Anthony Keeling, COO & Co-Head of RetailMs. Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec. 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 1,010.50. How big of a company is SSE? SSE has a market capitalization of £10.42 billion and generates £23.84 billion in revenue each year. SSE employs 20,786 workers across the globe. What is SSE's official website? The official website for SSE is http://sse.com/. 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 ()Outperform Votes: 429 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 704 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,133MarketBeat'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 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do investors pay a separate front-end load every time they buy additional shares? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.