National Grid plc (LON:NG) insider Nicola Shaw purchased 18 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 864 ($11.72) per share, for a total transaction of £155.52 ($210.90).
National Grid plc (LON:NG) opened at GBX 850.70 ($11.54) on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $28,650.00 and a PE ratio of 1,772.29. National Grid plc has a 1-year low of GBX 844.80 ($11.46) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,097 ($14.88).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be issued a dividend of GBX 15.49 ($0.21) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 23rd.
A number of research analysts recently issued reports on NG shares. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 900 ($12.21) target price on shares of National Grid in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,060 ($14.37) target price on shares of National Grid in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 877 ($11.89) target price on shares of National Grid and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,060 ($14.37) target price on shares of National Grid in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 860 ($11.66) target price on shares of National Grid in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 993.94 ($13.48).
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National Grid Company Profile
National Grid plc is an electricity and gas utility company focused on transmission and distribution activities in electricity and gas in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Company’s segments include UK Electricity Transmission, which is engaged in high voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain; UK Gas Transmission, which is the gas transmission network in Great Britain and United Kingdom liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage activities; UK Gas Distribution, which includes approximately four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain’s gas distribution system, and US Regulated, which includes gas distribution networks, electricity distribution networks and high voltage electricity transmission networks in New York, and New England and electricity generation facilities in New York.
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