Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of SSE (LON: SSE) in the last few weeks:

  • 12/6/2017 – SSE had its price target lowered by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 1,300 ($17.50) to GBX 1,250 ($16.82). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – SSE had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 1,327 ($17.86) price target on the stock.
  • 11/28/2017 – SSE had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a GBX 1,550 ($20.86) price target on the stock.
  • 11/23/2017 – SSE had its price target lowered by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 1,650 ($22.21) to GBX 1,600 ($21.53). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/21/2017 – SSE was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC to a “buy” rating. They now have a GBX 1,700 ($22.88) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,400 ($18.84).
  • 11/10/2017 – SSE had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at . They now have a GBX 1,530 ($20.59) price target on the stock.
  • 11/9/2017 – SSE had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($17.50) price target on the stock.
  • 11/8/2017 – SSE had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 1,388 ($18.68) price target on the stock.
  • 11/8/2017 – SSE had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,540 ($20.73) price target on the stock.
  • 11/8/2017 – SSE had its “restricted” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG.
  • 11/8/2017 – SSE had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 1,665 ($22.41) price target on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – SSE had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($17.50) price target on the stock.
  • 11/2/2017 – SSE had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a GBX 1,500 ($20.19) price target on the stock.
  • 10/31/2017 – SSE had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley.
  • 10/26/2017 – SSE had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a GBX 1,475 ($19.85) price target on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – SSE had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 1,540 ($20.73) price target on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – SSE had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($17.50) price target on the stock.
  • 10/13/2017 – SSE had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at . They now have a GBX 1,530 ($20.59) price target on the stock.
  • 10/12/2017 – SSE had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($17.50) price target on the stock.

Shares of SSE plc (LON:SSE) traded down GBX 5 ($0.07) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,317 ($17.73). The stock had a trading volume of 3,613,505 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,960,000. SSE plc has a one year low of GBX 1,323 ($17.81) and a one year high of GBX 1,578 ($21.24).

SSE (LON:SSE) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported GBX 31.20 ($0.42) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 30.30 ($0.41) by GBX 0.90 ($0.01). The company had revenue of GBX 1,218.41 billion for the quarter. SSE had a return on equity of 40.09% and a net margin of 6.57%.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th will be issued a GBX 28.40 ($0.38) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. This represents a yield of 2.09%.

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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