Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE: NGG):

  • 7/13/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was upgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 7/5/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 6/29/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS AG.
  • 6/27/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 6/24/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 6/22/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 6/21/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 6/20/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 6/17/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 6/16/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 6/14/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 6/8/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 5/26/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “
  • 5/23/2017 – National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $78.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “NATIONAL GRID -ADR is an international energy delivery business, whose principal activities are in the regulated electricity and gas industries. They own and operate the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and Britain’s natural gas transportation system. In the US they are one of the top ten electricity companies, with the largest electricity transmission and distribution network in the New England/New York region. “

Shares of National Grid Transco, PLC (NGG) opened at 61.71 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $42.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.22 and a beta of 0.46. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $68.06 and its 200-day moving average price is $66.90. National Grid Transco, PLC has a one year low of $60.08 and a one year high of $80.89.

The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 2nd will be paid a dividend of $1.872 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 31st. This is an increase from National Grid Transco, PLC’s previous special dividend of $0.93.

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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