Sse Plc (LON:SSE) declared a dividend on Wednesday, November 8th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 28.40 ($0.39) per share on Friday, March 16th. This represents a yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
SSE (LON SSE) opened at GBX 1,321 ($17.91) on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $13,400.00 and a PE ratio of 978.52. SSE has a 52 week low of GBX 1,272.97 ($17.26) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,570 ($21.29).
SSE (LON:SSE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported GBX 31.20 ($0.42) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 30.30 ($0.41) by GBX 0.90 ($0.01). The business had revenue of GBX 1,218.41 billion during the quarter. SSE had a return on equity of 9.69% and a net margin of 2.93%.
A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($16.95) price target on shares of SSE in a research note on Friday. Citigroup reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,388 ($18.82) price target on shares of SSE in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($21.02) price target on shares of SSE in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,665 ($22.58) price target on shares of SSE in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($20.34) price target on shares of SSE in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. SSE currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,534.93 ($20.82).
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SSE Company Profile
SSE plc is engaged in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas, as well as other energy-related services to homes and businesses in Great Britain and Ireland. The Company’s segments include Networks, which consists of electricity distribution, electricity transmission and gas distribution; Retail, which consists of energy supply, enterprise and energy-related services, and Wholesale, which consists of energy portfolio management and electricity generation, gas storage and gas production.
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