NYSE:NGG - National Grid Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$52.98 +0.15 (+0.28 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$52.83
Today's Range$52.84 - $53.22
52-Week Range$51.44 - $65.60
Volume541,249 shs
Average Volume622,452 shs
Market Capitalization$35.34 billion
P/E Ratio13.50
Dividend Yield7.73%
National Grid logoNational Grid plc transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas. It operates through UK Electricity Transmission, UK Gas Transmission, and US Regulated segments. The UK Electricity Transmission segment owns and operates electricity transmission networks, which comprise approximately 7,200 kilometers of overhead lines; 1,500 kilometers of underground cables; and 346 substations located in England and Wales. It also operates the Scottish networks. The UK Gas Transmission segment owns and operates gas transmission systems that include approximately 7,660 kilometers of high pressure pipes and 24 compressor stations connecting 8 distribution networks in Great Britain. The US Regulated segment owns and operates transmission facilities across upstate New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and electricity distribution networks in upstate New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Its assets comprise 14,293 kilometers of overhead lines; 168 kilometers of underground cables; 387 transmission substations; and 740 distribution substations. This segment also engages in owning and operating gas distribution networks in upstate New York, New York City, Long Island, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. The company is also involved in gas metering, property management, liquefied natural gas (LNG) importation terminal, and LNG operations, as well as the operation of Great Britain-France interconnector. National Grid plc was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas transmission


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.18
Current Ratio0.77
Quick Ratio0.73


Trailing P/E Ratio13.50
Forward P/E Ratio13.48
P/E Growth4.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.22 billion
Price / Sales1.76
Cash Flow$7.0924 per share
Price / Cash7.47
Book Value$37.01 per share
Price / Book1.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares671,310,000
Market Cap$35.34 billion

National Grid (NYSE:NGG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is National Grid's stock symbol?

National Grid trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NGG."

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

National Grid announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $2.0606 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. This is an increase from National Grid's previous semiannual dividend of $1.02. View National Grid's Dividend History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National Grid?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Grid in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for National Grid.

Are investors shorting National Grid?

National Grid saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 286,767 shares, a drop of 43.3% from the June 15th total of 505,790 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 503,273 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days. View National Grid's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of National Grid's key competitors?

Who are National Grid's key executives?

National Grid's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Pettigrew, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield, Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Dean L. Seavers, Exec. Director of US & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Lucy Nicola Shaw, Exec. Director of UK & Exec. Director (Age 49)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Lambert, Sr. VP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Has National Grid been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about NGG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Grid earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for National Grid.

Who are National Grid's major shareholders?

National Grid's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.47%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.42%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.37%), Raymond James & Associates (0.31%), Morgan Stanley (0.29%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.24%).

Which institutional investors are selling National Grid stock?

NGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Jane Street Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Raymond James & Associates, Tiedemann Advisors LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and Hennessy Advisors Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying National Grid stock?

NGG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Millennium Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC.

How do I buy shares of National Grid?

Shares of NGG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is National Grid's stock price today?

One share of NGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.99.

How big of a company is National Grid?

National Grid has a market capitalization of $35.34 billion and generates $20.22 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $4.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.93 on an earnings per share basis. National Grid employs 22,132 workers across the globe.

How can I contact National Grid?

National Grid's mailing address is 1-3 STRAND, LONDON X0, WC2N 5EH. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 011-44-20-7004-3000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for National Grid (NYSE NGG)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  336 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  483 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  819
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Grid and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NGG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NGG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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