Sse Plc (LON:SSE)’s share price was up 0% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as GBX 1,335.50 ($18.11) and last traded at GBX 1,330 ($18.04). Approximately 3,322,736 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 3% from the average daily volume of 3,220,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,330 ($18.04).

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on SSE shares. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($20.34) price objective on shares of SSE in a report on Friday, September 22nd. dropped their price objective on SSE from GBX 1,590 ($21.56) to GBX 1,530 ($20.75) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 1,300 ($17.63) price objective on shares of SSE in a report on Thursday, October 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,540 ($20.88) price objective on shares of SSE in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Macquarie reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,475 ($20.00) target price on shares of SSE in a report on Thursday, October 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,534.93 ($20.82).

The firm has a market capitalization of $13,490.00 and a P/E ratio of 985.19.

SSE (LON:SSE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported GBX 31.20 ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 30.30 ($0.41) by GBX 0.90 ($0.01). The firm 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%.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 28.40 ($0.39) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 18th.

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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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