LON:SSE - SSE Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 1,367 -20.00 (-1.44 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,387
Today's RangeGBX 1,362.50 - GBX 1,390.50
52-Week RangeGBX 1,176.50 - GBX 1,554
Volume2.36 million shs
Average Volume4.27 million shs
Market Capitalization£12.47 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
SSE logoSSE plc produces, generates, distributes, and supplies electricity and gas, as well as other energy-related services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates through three segments: Wholesale, Networks, and Retail. The company generates electricity from gas, oil, coal, water, and wind. Its electricity networks transmit and distribute electricity to approximately 3.7 million businesses, offices, and homes through approximately 130,000 kilometers of overhead lines and underground cables; and gas networks distribute gas to approximately 5.7 million homes, offices, and businesses through 75,000 kilometers of gas mains. The company also supplies electricity and gas to approximately 9 million households and businesses under the SSE, Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SWALEC, Atlantic, and Airtricity brands. In addition, it maintains and replaces street and highway lighting; designs, builds, owns, and operates networks for electricity, gas, water, and heat; and provides network capacity, bandwidth, and data center services. Further, the company offers energy-related products and services, including home services, such as gas boiler covers, central heating and wiring maintenance and installation, telephone line rental, and calls and broadband services; and supplying, installing, maintaining, and reading meters in the household, commercial, industrial, and generation sectors. 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£12,470.00

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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 declared a dividend on Friday, May 25th. Shareholders 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 is Thursday, July 26th. This is a boost from SSE's previous dividend of $28.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View SSE's Dividend History.

How were SSE's earnings last quarter?

Sse Plc (LON:SSE) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 25th. The company reported $121.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for SSE's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,150 to GBX 1,700. On average, they expect SSE's stock price to reach GBX 1,465.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for SSE.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SSE?

11 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)
  • Anthony Keeling, COO & Co-Head of Retail
  • Ms. Sally Fairbairn, Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
  • Mr. William Ross Morris III, Managing Director of Retail (Age 74)

Has SSE been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SSE stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SSE earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 43.72 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 1,367.

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:  370 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  622 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  992
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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