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Current Price 847.20p Bid 846.90p Ask 847.10p Change 0.20%
Last Updated: 20/02/2019 09:25. 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 31/03/2018

Turnover
£15,250.00m
Operating Profit
£3,493.00m
Dividend Yield
5.52
Dividend Per Share
45.93
Dividend Cover
2.21
P/E Ratio
8.21

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
Nora Mead Brownell
Non-Executive Director
Earsel Lloyd Shipp
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NG.
ISIN
GB00BDR05C01
Shares in Issue
3,410,105,960
Market cap
£28,723.32m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
16.67%
Hold
 
33.33%
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
847.00p
Bid Price
846.90p
Ask Price
847.10p
Volume
524250
Change Today
1.70p
% Change Today
0.20%
Open
845.10p
Previous Close
845.30p
Intraday High
849.30p
Intraday Low
844.05p
52 Week High
895.10p
52 Week Low
733.00p
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

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 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 11 Dec 2018 | 12:00 National Grid plans investments in US smart meters, electric car chargers 16 Nov 2018 | 07:13 National Grid H1 profit slumps 6% on US storms and shelved UK project 08 Nov 2018 | 08:43 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 30 Oct 2018 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 11 Oct 2018 | 08:40 National Grid gets new rate ruling in Massachusetts 02 Oct 2018 | 07:20 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 24 Sep 2018 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 06 Sep 2018 | 15:00 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 31 Jul 2018 | 17:40 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 31 Jul 2018 | 17:40 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 31 Jul 2018 | 17:40 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 31 Jul 2018 | 17:40 UK stocks reverse losses by the close 30 Jul 2018 | 16:26 FTSE struggles to gain momentum as investors ponder interest rate hikes 30 Jul 2018 | 11:41

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
39,853.0
39,825.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
6,343.0
7,019.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
5,910.0
5,422.0
Total Non-Current Assets
52,106.0
52,266.0
Inventory
341.0
403.0
Trade & Receivables
2,798.0
2,782.0
Cash & Receivables
329.0
1,139.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3,213.0
9,250.0
Total Assets
58,787.0
65,840.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
8,697.0
10,511.0
Long Term Liabilities
31,242.0
34,945.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
39,939.0
45,456.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
18,848.0
20,384.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
452.0
449.0
Minority Interests
16.0
16.0
Retained Earnings
21,599.0
22,582.0
Share Premium Account
1,321.0
1,324.0
Other Equity
-4,540.0
-3,987.0
Total Equity
18,848.0
20,384.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
4,503.0
5,229.0
Cashflow Before Financing
6,740.0
915.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-807.0
984.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
15,250.0
15,035.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
3,493.0
3,208.0
Pre-Tax Profit
2,708.0
2,807.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
3,551.0
7,794.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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