SSE plc (LON:SSE – Get Rating) announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 24th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 67.70 ($0.84) per share on Thursday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. This is a positive change from SSE’s previous dividend of $29.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
SSE Stock Performance
Shares of SSE stock opened at GBX 1,839.69 ($22.88) on Friday. SSE has a 12-month low of GBX 1,405 ($17.48) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,919 ($23.87). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 95.17, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 0.50. The firm has a market capitalization of £20.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,914.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.00 and a beta of 0.57. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 1,823.20 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 1,749.40.
In other news, insider Martin Pibworth bought 48 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,757 ($21.85) per share, with a total value of £843.36 ($1,048.96). In other SSE news, insider Martin Pibworth bought 48 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,757 ($21.85) per share, with a total value of £843.36 ($1,048.96). Also, insider John Bason purchased 2,117 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 25th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,889 ($23.50) per share, for a total transaction of £39,990.13 ($49,738.97). Insiders own 0.13% of the company’s stock.
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SSE Company Profile
SSE plc engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and supply of electricity. It generates electricity from water, gas, coal, oil, and multi fuel. The company distributes electricity to approximately 3.8 million homes and businesses across the north of the central belt of Scotland and central southern England; and owns, operates, and develops high voltage electricity transmission system in the north of Scotland and remote islands.
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