Sse Plc (LON:SSE)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by equities researchers at BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,700 ($21.09) price objective on the stock. BNP Paribas’ target price points to a potential upside of 15.10% from the company’s current price.
Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($19.85) price objective on shares of Sse Plc in a research report on Thursday, November 10th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,765 ($21.90) target price on shares of Sse Plc in a report on Thursday, November 24th. Citigroup Inc. upgraded Sse Plc to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($19.23) target price on shares of Sse Plc in a report on Monday, October 31st. Finally, Macquarie reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($21.09) target price on shares of Sse Plc in a report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,542.38 ($19.13).
Shares of Sse Plc (LON:SSE) opened at 1496.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 15.08 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,526.11 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,534.90. Sse Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,317.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,644.00.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 19th will be given a GBX 27.40 ($0.34) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 19th. This represents a yield of 1.79%.
In other Sse Plc news, insider Katie Bickerstaffe acquired 677 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,461 ($18.12) per share, with a total value of £9,890.97 ($12,270.15).