• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,043.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 14.08%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 1,791.50
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Analyst Price Target for SSE

Analyst Price Target is GBX 2,043.75
▲ +14.08% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for SSE in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 2,043.75, with a high forecast of GBX 2,075 and a low forecast of GBX 2,000. The average price target represents a 14.08% upside from the last price of GBX 1,791.50.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 investment analysts is to buy stock in SSE. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/27/2022
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3/27/2023
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6/25/2023
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9/23/2023
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12/22/2023
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3/21/2024
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5/20/2024
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6/19/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/28/2024Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,050
4/12/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 2,050 ➝ GBX 2,075
3/7/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetTop PickGBX 2,125 ➝ GBX 2,050
3/1/2024Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 2,300 ➝ GBX 2,000
12/14/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 2,100 ➝ GBX 2,125
11/23/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,950 ➝ GBX 2,050
11/21/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
11/15/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,620
7/24/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 2,200 ➝ GBX 2,300
5/25/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,050
4/24/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,100
3/8/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
2/7/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy
1/19/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,650 ➝ GBX 1,950
12/1/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,835
11/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 1,825 ➝ GBX 2,050
11/18/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,664
11/17/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,835
11/17/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,900
10/31/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweightGBX 2,000 ➝ GBX 1,835
10/12/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 2,000 ➝ GBX 1,900
10/12/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,100
9/16/2022Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,750
9/9/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000
6/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
6/28/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200
5/27/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,000
5/26/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000
5/11/2022Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 1,690 ➝ GBX 2,200
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/26/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
3/9/2022CitigroupUpgradeBuyGBX 1,829
2/24/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold
2/21/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,000
2/18/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,800 ➝ GBX 1,900
2/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
2/8/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
1/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800
1/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformGBX 1,800 ➝ GBX 1,825
11/18/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800
11/15/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
10/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
10/13/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,690
9/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,600
7/23/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,450
6/22/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeBuyGBX 1,500 ➝ GBX 1,670
6/20/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHoldGBX 1,690 ➝ GBX 1,680
5/27/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,500
3/11/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
1/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,625 ➝ GBX 1,750
1/13/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,575
11/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,625
7/30/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,300
7/23/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,483 ➝ GBX 1,536
7/20/2020Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold
7/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,100 ➝ GBX 1,270
7/2/2020CitigroupBoost TargetSellGBX 1,033 ➝ GBX 1,120
6/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector PerformerGBX 1,150 ➝ GBX 1,400
6/22/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,716
6/18/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
6/18/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,100
6/12/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 1,498 ➝ GBX 1,483
6/4/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
6/4/2020CitigroupDowngradeSell
6/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,200
5/22/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weight
5/19/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,450 ➝ GBX 1,250
4/29/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 1,390 ➝ GBX 1,370
4/14/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual weightGBX 1,650 ➝ GBX 1,300
4/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 1,550 ➝ GBX 1,150
4/6/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 1,700 ➝ GBX 1,390
4/3/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 1,350 ➝ GBX 1,300
4/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHoldGBX 1,350 ➝ GBX 1,100
4/2/2020Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetOutperformGBX 1,600 ➝ GBX 1,500
3/31/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,200
3/30/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
3/24/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 1,488 ➝ GBX 1,498
3/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHoldGBX 1,500 ➝ GBX 1,350
3/10/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,450
3/4/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 1,461 ➝ GBX 1,488
2/20/2020HSBCBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,510 ➝ GBX 1,790
2/14/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightGBX 1,620
2/12/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformerGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,550
2/10/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,700
2/3/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,400
2/3/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,320 ➝ GBX 1,700
2/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,500
2/3/2020BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,650
1/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
1/10/2020BNP ParibasBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,600
1/9/2020Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,450 ➝ GBX 1,600
1/7/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,369 ➝ GBX 1,461
12/19/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,400
12/16/2019HSBCBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,480 ➝ GBX 1,510
12/13/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy
12/11/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
12/4/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral
11/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,100 ➝ GBX 1,250
11/14/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
11/14/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weight
11/11/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
11/7/2019Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 1,280 ➝ GBX 1,350
10/24/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,165 ➝ GBX 1,300
10/22/2019HSBCUpgradeBuyGBX 1,270 ➝ GBX 1,480
10/16/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weight
10/8/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,150 ➝ GBX 1,300
9/30/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 1,300
9/27/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
9/19/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,370 ➝ GBX 1,320
9/16/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
9/16/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,100
9/10/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,190 ➝ GBX 1,165
9/10/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 1,255 ➝ GBX 1,290
8/16/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
8/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
7/22/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformGBX 1,260 ➝ GBX 1,250
7/15/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weight
7/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
6/19/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
(Data available from 6/19/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.49 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 33 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
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11/22/2023
  • 1 very positive mentions
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
12/22/2023
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 5 negative mentions
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1/21/2024
  • 4 very positive mentions
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2/20/2024
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
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3/21/2024
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4/20/2024
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5/20/2024
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6/19/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
SSE logo
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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Today's Range

Now: GBX 1,791.50
Low: 1,788.47
High: 1,807.50

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 1,736.24
Low: 1,587.50
High: 1,863.50

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 1,791.50
Low: 1,485
High: 1,932.50

Volume

12,018,224 shs

Average Volume

3,611,699 shs

Market Capitalization

£19.53 billion

P/E Ratio

3,380.19

Dividend Yield

4.79%

Beta

0.57

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of SSE?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on SSE in the last year: Berenberg Bank, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Royal Bank of Canada.
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What is the current price target for SSE?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for SSE in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,043.75, suggesting a possible upside of 14.1%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the highest price target set, predicting SSE will reach GBX 2,075 in the next twelve months. Berenberg Bank has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 2,000 for SSE in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for SSE?

SSE currently has 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe SSE will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of SSE.
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How do I contact SSE's investor relations team?

SSE's physical mailing address is Inveralmond House, 200 Dunkeld Road, PERTH, PH1 3AQ, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-1738-456000. The official website for SSE is sse.com. Learn More about contacing SSE investor relations.