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LON:SSE - SSE Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 1,261
-131.50 (-9.44 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 01:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 1,261
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 1,485.50
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 1,261
Volume8.94 million shs
Average Volume4.27 million shs
Market Capitalization£13.11 billion
P/E Ratio10.26
Dividend Yield8.60%
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Diversified Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£7.07 billion
Cash FlowGBX 10.23 per share
Book ValueGBX 467 per share



Outstanding Shares1,039,350,016
Market Cap£13.11 billion
Next Earnings Date5/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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SSE (LON:SSE) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SSE stock has decreased by 10.1% and is now trading at GBX 1,261. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SSE?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SSE in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for SSE.

When is SSE's next earnings date?

SSE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for SSE.

How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

Sse Plc (LON:SSE) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 14th. The company reported $19.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $13.40 by $6.20. View SSE's earnings history.

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

SSE announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 24 per share on Friday, March 13th. This represents a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 16th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View SSE's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SSE?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for SSE's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,140 to GBX 1,790. On average, they expect SSE's stock price to reach GBX 1,485.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for SSE.

Has SSE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SSE stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SSE earned a daily sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSSE.

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), Centrica (CNA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Aviva (AV) and Vodafone Group (VOD).

Who are SSE's key executives?

SSE's management team includes the following 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. Director
  • Mr. Anthony Keeling, COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.

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.

What is SSE's stock price today?

One share of SSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,261.

How big of a company is SSE?

SSE has a market capitalization of £13.11 billion and generates £7.07 billion in revenue each year. SSE employs 20,786 workers across the globe. View additional information about SSE.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  485 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  775 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,260
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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