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Current Price 888.80p Bid 888.30p Ask 888.70p Change -0.56%
Last Updated: 16/10/2019 15:34. 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
5.30
Dividend Per Share
47.34
Dividend Cover
0.94
P/E Ratio
20.03

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
Mark David Williamson
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Moses Silver
Non-Executive Director
Earsel Lloyd Shipp
Non-Executive Director
Amanda Jo Mesler
Non-Executive Director
Dr Paul Golby
Non-Executive Director
Therese Marie Esperdy
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Donald Sherlock Dawson
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
NG.
ISIN
GB00BDR05C01
Shares in Issue
3,480,554,260
Market cap
£31,098.75m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
60.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
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
888.50p
Bid Price
888.30p
Ask Price
888.70p
Volume
3257641
Change Today
-5.00p
% Change Today
-0.56%
Open
887.90p
Previous Close
893.50p
Intraday High
899.20p
Intraday Low
885.30p
52 Week High
894.90p
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

National Grid to provide further cost evidence to regulator over Hinkley link 15 Oct 2019 | 13:21 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 08 Oct 2019 | 08:30 National Grid receives new rate case from Massachusetts regulators 02 Oct 2019 | 07:40 National Grid to highlight US growth potential at investor briefing 20 Sep 2019 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 19 Sep 2019 | 10:30 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 15 Aug 2019 | 16:45 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Aug 2019 | 14:45 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Aug 2019 | 14:45 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 08 Aug 2019 | 14:40 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 23 Jul 2019 | 08:30 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 10 Jul 2019 | 09:55 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 10 Jul 2019 | 09:50 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 10 Jul 2019 | 09:50 Director Deals - National Grid PLC (NG.) 10 Jul 2019 | 09:45 National Grid submits draft business plan to UK regulator 02 Jul 2019 | 07:07 National Grid completes sale of remaining 39% Cadent stake 28 Jun 2019 | 13:11 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on National Grid PLC 17 Jun 2019 | 12:00 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

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
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