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Current Price 813.99p Bid 816.00p Ask 816.60p Change 1.32%
Last Updated: 25/05/2019 06:15. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

National Grid plc's principal activities involve the transmission and distribution of electricity and gas in Great Britain and northeastern US. The company has three main operating segements: UK Electricity Transmission: High voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain. UK Gas Transmission : The gas transmission network in Great Britain and UK LNG storage activities. US Regulated: 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. Other activities primarily relate to non-regulated businesses and other commercial operations not included within the above segments, including: UK gas metering activities; the Great Britain-France Interconnector; UK property management; a UK LNG import terminal; US LNG operations; US unregulated transmission pipelines; together with corporate activities.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2019

Turnover
£14,933.00m
Operating Profit
£2,870.00m
Dividend Yield
5.87
Dividend Per Share
47.34
Dividend Cover
0.94
P/E Ratio
18.07

Key Personnel

John Mark Pettigrew
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Jonathan Agg
Chief Financial Officer
Lucy Nicola Shaw
Executive Director
Dean Lamont Seavers
Executive Director
Sir Peter Oliver Gershon
Non-Executive Chairman
Jonathan Donald Sherlock Dawson
Non-Executive Director
Mark David Williamson
Non-Executive Director
Amanda Jo Mesler
Non-Executive Director
Dr Paul Golby
Non-Executive Director
Therese Marie Esperdy
Non-Executive Director
Earsel Lloyd Shipp
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Moses Silver
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NG.
ISIN
GB00BDR05C01
Shares in Issue
3,411,815,909
Market cap
£27,499.24m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
28.57%
Buy
 
14.29%
Hold
 
57.14%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
816.60p
Bid Price
816.00p
Ask Price
816.60p
Volume
8682672
Change Today
10.60p
% Change Today
1.32%
Open
813.50p
Previous Close
816.60p
Intraday High
818.40p
Intraday Low
802.07p
52 Week High
895.10p
52 Week Low
744.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

National Grid Intra-day Chart

National Grid News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

FTSE 100 closes up 0.7% but US stocks are on the back foot 24 May 2019 | 16:40 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 24 May 2019 | 10:30 National Grid remains disappointed with calculations in regulatory price review 24 May 2019 | 07:26 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 22 May 2019 | 17:20 FTSE in recovery mode 16 May 2019 | 16:37 UK stocks regain strength despite trade war and ex-dividend headwinds 16 May 2019 | 11:59 UK stocks fall on Trump's latest move, ex-dividends 16 May 2019 | 09:35 National Grid posts 18% drop in FY operating profit 16 May 2019 | 08:11 National Grid says underlying EPS in line with expectations 11 Apr 2019 | 08:38 National Grid director Nora Mead-Brownell stands down 08 Apr 2019 | 09:44 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 05 Apr 2019 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 20 Mar 2019 | 09:00 National Grid criticises new UK power regulation plan 15 Mar 2019 | 09:20 UK stocks fall ahead of ECB rate decision 07 Mar 2019 | 09:19 National Grid expands US renewables presence with clean energy developer buy 07 Mar 2019 | 07:32 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 06 Feb 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 30 Jan 2019 | 10:20 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 14 Jan 2019 | 16:50 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 14 Jan 2019 | 16:50 Progress on US-China trade talks boosts global equities 08 Jan 2019 | 16:54 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Jan 2019 | 15:10 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Jan 2019 | 15:10 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Jan 2019 | 15:10 FTSE 100 builds on solid start to trade 1% higher 08 Jan 2019 | 12:06 UK stocks open 0.6% higher amid trade truce hopes 08 Jan 2019 | 08:56 National Grid forges workplace agreement with Massachusetts unions 08 Jan 2019 | 07:10 Falling oil prices and National Grid woes hit FTSE 100 18 Dec 2018 | 16:42 FTSE off its lows as US futures point to recovery 18 Dec 2018 | 11:57 UK stocks open 0.6% lower after Wall Street rout 18 Dec 2018 | 09:02 National Grid disappointed with UK regulatory consultation paper 18 Dec 2018 | 07:14

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Tangible Assets
43,913.0
39,853.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
6,953.0
6,343.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
4,151.0
5,910.0
Total Non-Current Assets
55,017.0
52,106.0
Inventory
370.0
341.0
Trade & Receivables
3,153.0
2,798.0
Cash & Receivables
252.0
329.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
4,171.0
3,213.0
Total Assets
62,963.0
58,787.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Short Term Liabilities
9,129.0
8,697.0
Long Term Liabilities
34,465.0
31,242.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
43,594.0
39,939.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Net Assets
19,369.0
18,848.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Share Capital
458.0
452.0
Minority Interests
20.0
16.0
Retained Earnings
21,814.0
21,599.0
Share Premium Account
1,314.0
1,321.0
Other Equity
-4,237.0
-4,540.0
Total Equity
19,369.0
18,848.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
4,318.0
4,503.0
Cashflow Before Financing
1,284.0
6,740.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-80.0
-807.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Turnover
14,933.0
15,250.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
2,870.0
3,493.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,841.0
2,708.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,514.0
3,551.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
30 May 2019
14 Aug 2019
H1 Dividend
22 Nov 2018
09 Jan 2019
H2 Dividend
31 May 2018
16 Aug 2018
H1 Dividend
23 Nov 2017
10 Jan 2018
H2 Dividend
01 Jun 2017
16 Aug 2017
Special Dividend
18 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
24 Nov 2016
11 Jan 2017
H2 Dividend
02 Jun 2016
10 Aug 2016
H1 Dividend
26 Nov 2015
13 Jan 2016
H2 Dividend
04 Jun 2015
05 Aug 2015
H1 Dividend
20 Nov 2014
07 Jan 2015
H2 Dividend
04 Jun 2014
20 Aug 2014
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