SSE plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-5.000 (-0.292%)
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1405.0 - 1935.5

Last traded: Today at 7:29 AM

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. It also produces, stores, distributes, and supplies gas. In addition, it engages in the electricity and utility contracting, telecommunications, energy trading, insurance, and property holding businesses, as well as provides maintenance services. The company was formerly known as Scottish and Southern Energy plc and changed its name to SSE plc in September 2011. SSE plc was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Perth, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Utilities—Diversified / Utilities
Full time employees 10152
Mailing address Inveralmond House 200 Dunkeld Road Perth PH1 3AQ United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 17 3845 6000 /


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SSE plc paid £0.89 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 12 Jan 2023.The dividend payout ratio is 87.45%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SSE dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.

SSE's forward dividend amount is £0.89 and the forward dividend yield is 5.14%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Mar 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on SSE plc.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Alistair Phillips-Davies CEO & Exec. Director 55 4.49M
Mr. Gregor Alexander Fin. Director & Exec. Director 59 3.15M
Mr. Martin Pibworth Chief Commercial Officer & Exec. Director 2.49M
Mr. Anthony Keeling COO & Co-Head of Retail
Ms. Sally Fairbairn Director of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
Ms. Liz Tanner Gen. Counsel
Mr. Sam Peacock Director of Corp. Affairs & Strategy
Mr. John Stewart Director of HR
Mr. Alan Young Managing Director of Corp. Affairs & Sustainability
Mr. Robert McDonald Managing Director of Transmission

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of SSE plc is and its enterprise value is .

The SSE's stocks Beta value is 0.57 making it 43% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

SSE plc (LSE:SSE) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is SSE plc's Stock Symbol?

SSE plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "SSE".

2. What is SSE plc's stock price today?

One share of SSE stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1705.5.

3. How can I contact SSE plc?

SSE plc's mailing address is Inveralmond House 200 Dunkeld Road Perth PH1 3AQ United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 17 3845 6000.

4. What is SSE plc's official website?

The official website of SSE plc is