National Grid plc (LON: NG) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 8/1/2017 – National Grid plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 1,050 ($13.67) price target on the stock.
  • 7/24/2017 – National Grid plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 950 ($12.37) price target on the stock.
  • 7/21/2017 – National Grid plc had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a GBX 850 ($11.07) price target on the stock.
  • 7/21/2017 – National Grid plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BNP Paribas. They now have a GBX 1,000 ($13.02) price target on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – National Grid plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 1,125 ($14.65) to GBX 1,100 ($14.32). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 7/13/2017 – National Grid plc was upgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc to a “buy” rating. They now have a GBX 1,060 ($13.80) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,050 ($13.67).
  • 7/9/2017 – National Grid plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 950 ($12.37) price target on the stock.
  • 7/3/2017 – National Grid plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 950 ($12.37) price target on the stock.
  • 6/30/2017 – National Grid plc was given a new GBX 946 ($12.32) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 6/23/2017 – National Grid plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 950 ($12.37) price target on the stock.
  • 6/22/2017 – National Grid plc was downgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc to a “hold” rating. They now have a GBX 1,050 ($13.67) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 1,060 ($13.80).
  • 6/20/2017 – National Grid plc was given a new GBX 1,126 ($14.66) price target on by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/14/2017 – National Grid plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 950 ($12.37) price target on the stock.
  • 6/12/2017 – National Grid plc had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 1,075 ($14.00) to GBX 1,095 ($14.26). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.

National Grid plc (NG) opened at 957.90 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 952.21 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,041.90. National Grid plc has a 52 week low of GBX 921.20 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,220.29. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 32.96 billion.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 29.10 ($0.38) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st.

In other news, insider Dean Seavers purchased 4,574 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,020 ($13.28) per share, for a total transaction of £46,654.80 ($60,756.35). Also, insider Andrew R. J. Bonfield sold 14,710 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 939 ($12.23), for a total transaction of £138,126.90 ($179,876.16). In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 4,615 shares of company stock worth $4,705,269.

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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