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LON:SSE

SSE - SSE Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,801.50
+13.50 (+0.76%)
(As of 08/15/2022 04:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
1,794
1,806.50
50-Day Range
1,587.50
1,820
52-Week Range
1,510
1,935.50
Volume
1.38 million shs
Average Volume
4.13 million shs
Market Capitalization
£19.23 billion
P/E Ratio
747.51
Dividend Yield
4.79%
Price Target
GBX 1,909

SSE MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.1% Upside
GBX 1,909 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of SSE in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£103.71 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.38 out of 5 stars

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About SSE (LON:SSE) Stock

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.

SSE Stock Up 0.8 %

SSE Stock opened at GBX 1,788 ($21.60) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 102.93, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 0.66. The stock has a market capitalization of £19.09 billion and a P/E ratio of 741.91. SSE has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,510 ($18.25) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,935.50 ($23.39). The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,722.25 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,722.44.

SSE Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 60.20 ($0.73) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 28th. This represents a yield of 3.26%. This is an increase from SSE's previous dividend of $25.50. SSE's dividend payout ratio is 34.07%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on SSE shares. Berenberg Bank reissued a "buy" rating and set a GBX 2,200 ($26.58) price target on shares of SSE in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of SSE in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($24.17) price target on shares of SSE in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Barclays reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a GBX 2,000 ($24.17) price objective on shares of SSE in a research report on Friday, May 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an "overweight" rating on shares of SSE in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of GBX 1,909 ($23.07).

Insider Transactions at SSE

In other SSE news, insider Angela Strank purchased 483 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 25th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,849 ($22.34) per share, for a total transaction of £8,930.67 ($10,791.05). In other SSE news, insider Alistair Phillips-Davies sold 59,061 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,756 ($21.22), for a total transaction of £1,037,111.16 ($1,253,155.10). Also, insider Angela Strank acquired 483 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,849 ($22.34) per share, with a total value of £8,930.67 ($10,791.05). Insiders acquired 492 shares of company stock valued at $909,374 in the last ninety days.

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SSE Stock News Headlines

Brokerages Set SSE plc (LON:SSE) PT at GBX 1,843.43
SSE (LON:SSE) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.60
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SSE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/17/2020
Ex-Dividend for 9/22 Dividend
7/28/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Dividend Payable
9/22/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Diversified Utilities
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Utilities
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
11,865
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,909
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 2,200
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,600
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£8.61 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 100.92 per share
Book Value
GBX 864.30 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,067,688,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£19.23 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies (Age 55)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $4.49M
  • Mr. Gregor Alexander (Age 59)
    Fin. Director & Exec. Director
    Comp: $3.15M
  • Mr. Martin Pibworth
    Chief Commercial Officer & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Anthony Keeling
    COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Sally Fairbairn
    Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
  • Ms. Liz Tanner
    Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Sam Peacock
    Director of Corp. Affairs & Strategy
  • Mr. John Stewart
    Director of HR
  • Mr. Alan Young
    Managing Director of Corp. Affairs & Sustainability
  • Mr. Robert McDonald
    Managing Director of Transmission













SSE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell SSE stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" SSE shares.
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What is SSE's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for SSE's shares. Their SSE share price forecasts range from GBX 1,600 to GBX 2,200. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach GBX 1,909 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have SSE shares performed in 2022?

SSE's stock was trading at GBX 1,649 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, SSE shares have increased by 9.0% and is now trading at GBX 1,798.
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How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

SSE plc (LON:SSE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 17th. The company reported $83.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $82.50 by $1.10.

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

SSE declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 60.20 per share on Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 28th. This is a boost from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 25.50. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
Read our dividend analysis for SSE
.

Is SSE a good dividend stock?

SSE (LON:SSE) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.82 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 34.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for SSE.

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), GSK (GSK), Vodafone Group Public (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 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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What is SSE's stock price today?

One share of SSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,798.

How much money does SSE make?

SSE (LON:SSE) has a market capitalization of £19.20 billion and generates £8.61 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does SSE have?

The company employs 11,865 workers across the globe.

How can I contact SSE?

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

This page (LON:SSE) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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