• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,928.43
  • Forecasted Upside: 11.66 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 1,727
▲ +4 (0.23%)

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Analyst Price Target for SSE

Analyst Price Target is GBX 1,928.43
▲ +11.66% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for SSE in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 1,928.43, with a high forecast of GBX 2,200 and a low forecast of GBX 1,664. The average price target represents a 11.66% upside from the last price of GBX 1,727.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 contributing 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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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
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6/12/2021
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  • 3 hold ratings
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9/10/2021
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  • 3 hold ratings
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12/9/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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3/9/2022
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6/7/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 hold ratings
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9/5/2022
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  • 6 buy ratings
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11/4/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
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12/4/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
6/17/2019MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,140
6/6/2019Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetOutperformGBX 1,360 ➝ GBX 1,305
6/6/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 1,357 ➝ GBX 1,293
5/30/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,370
5/23/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,050
5/23/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
5/20/2019HSBCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,150
5/17/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweightGBX 1,000
5/14/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
4/18/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/17/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual WeightGBX 1,255
4/9/2019Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 1,500 ➝ GBX 1,370
4/9/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,298 ➝ GBX 1,357
3/29/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,225 ➝ GBX 1,260
2/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
2/11/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
2/6/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformerGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,225
1/16/2019UBS GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,190
1/11/2019HSBCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,250
1/10/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
1/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,298
12/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
12/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 1,250
12/11/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralGBX 1,230 ➝ GBX 1,200
12/10/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHoldGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,180
11/19/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
11/14/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralGBX 1,450 ➝ GBX 1,230
11/12/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250
9/19/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeBuyGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,250
9/14/2018HSBCDowngradeHoldGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,300
9/13/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,203
9/13/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
9/12/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetNeutralGBX 1,350
9/7/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
7/18/2018Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 1,600 ➝ GBX 1,470
6/28/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
6/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,350
6/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector PerformerGBX 1,550 ➝ GBX 1,350
6/12/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 1,500
5/29/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
5/29/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
5/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
5/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
4/9/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,500
3/27/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweightGBX 1,670 ➝ GBX 1,500
3/8/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetSellGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,150
2/28/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingRestricted
2/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,450
1/22/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,670
1/12/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,250
1/3/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingRestricted
12/7/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutralGBX 1,540 ➝ GBX 1,450
12/6/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetSellGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,250
(Data available from 12/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.67 (Buy)

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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  • 1 very positive mentions
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5/8/2022
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6/7/2022
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7/7/2022
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9/5/2022
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10/5/2022
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11/4/2022
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12/4/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
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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 1,727
Low: 1,719.50
High: 1,730.50

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 1,583.87
Low: 1,428
High: 1,740

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 1,727
Low: 1,405
High: 1,935.50

Volume

34,360 shs

Average Volume

3,792,950 shs

Market Capitalization

£18.66 billion

P/E Ratio

1,762.24

Dividend Yield

5.18%

Beta

N/A

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: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, and Royal Bank of Canada.
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What is the current price target for SSE?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for SSE in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,928.43, suggesting a possible upside of 11.9%. Berenberg Bank has the highest price target set, predicting SSE will reach GBX 2,200 in the next twelve months. Citigroup Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 1,664 for SSE in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for SSE?

SSE currently has 2 hold ratings and 6 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.