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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
NGG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. NGG: 0.15 )
NGG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.23
NGG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. NGG: 0.23 )
NGG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1
Current: 0.23

0.05
1
Interest Coverage 3.25
NGG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NGG: 3.25 )
NGG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.25

1.06
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.44
WACC vs ROIC
4.32%
8.44%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 26.54
NGG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. NGG: 26.54 )
NGG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 69.21
Current: 26.54

4.5
69.21
Net-margin (%) 14.82
NGG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NGG: 14.82 )
NGG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 69.49
Current: 14.82

-4.5
69.49
ROE (%) 18.23
NGG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. NGG: 18.23 )
NGG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -15.58   Max: 158.7
Current: 18.23

-15.58
158.7
ROA (%) 4.11
NGG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NGG: 4.11 )
NGG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.87   Max: 22.74
Current: 4.11

-1.87
22.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.25
NGG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. NGG: 10.25 )
NGG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 66.13
Current: 10.25

7.14
66.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
NGG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NGG: -1.70 )
NGG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.8   Max: 72.2
Current: -1.7

-17.8
72.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.10
NGG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NGG: -8.10 )
NGG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.7   Max: 48.1
Current: -8.1

-16.7
48.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
NGG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NGG: 1.60 )
NGG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45   Max: 46.8
Current: 1.6

-45
46.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

NGG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 674,900 sh (+17.15%)
John Hussman 10,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

NGG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,149,765 sh (+70.36%)
John Hussman 10,500 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

NGG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,406,365 sh (+22.32%)
John Hussman Sold Out
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Q4 2014

NGG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,510,500 sh (+7.40%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.80
NGG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. NGG: 13.80 )
NGG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 18.56
Current: 13.8

4.09
18.56
Forward P/E 77.52
NGG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.15 vs. NGG: 77.52 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.70
NGG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. NGG: 13.70 )
NGG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.03   Max: 18.81
Current: 13.7

9.03
18.81
P/B 2.80
NGG's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NGG: 2.80 )
NGG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 12.49
Current: 2.8

2.29
12.49
P/S 2.33
NGG's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NGG: 2.33 )
NGG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.63
Current: 2.33

0.84
2.63
PFCF 38.30
NGG's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NGG: 38.30 )
NGG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.95   Max: 83.6
Current: 38.3

9.95
83.6
POCF 8.44
NGG's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.92 vs. NGG: 8.44 )
NGG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.11   Max: 8.79
Current: 8.44

3.11
8.79
EV-to-EBIT 14.61
NGG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.57 vs. NGG: 14.61 )
NGG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.5   Max: 19
Current: 14.61

10.5
19
Shiller P/E 16.20
NGG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.70 vs. NGG: 16.20 )
NGG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.26   Max: 19.64
Current: 16.2

7.26
19.64
Current Ratio 1.02
NGG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NGG: 1.02 )
NGG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.02

0.67
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.99
NGG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. NGG: 0.99 )
NGG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.99

0.65
1.55
Days Inventory 12.17
NGG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.07 vs. NGG: 12.17 )
NGG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.23   Max: 21.65
Current: 12.17

6.23
21.65
Days Sales Outstanding 47.68
NGG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. NGG: 47.68 )
NGG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.62   Max: 173.18
Current: 47.68

24.62
173.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.19
NGG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. NGG: 5.19 )
NGG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 6.67
Current: 5.19

3.19
6.67
Dividend Payout 0.72
NGG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. NGG: 0.72 )
NGG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.72

0.19
2.85
Dividend growth (3y) 4.10
NGG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NGG: 4.10 )
NGG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -43.2   Max: 13
Current: 4.1

-43.2
13
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.57
NGG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NGG: 7.57 )
NGG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.64   Max: 9.71
Current: 7.57

4.64
9.71
Share Buyback Rate -2.80
NGG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. NGG: -2.80 )
NGG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -26.6
Current: -2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.10
NGG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NGG: 5.10 )
NGG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1   Max: 14.95
Current: 5.1

1
14.95
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
NGG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. NGG: 1.90 )
NGG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 13.96
Current: 1.9

1.04
13.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
NGG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NGG: 1.30 )
NGG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.3

0.48
3.08
Price/Graham Number 1.80
NGG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NGG: 1.80 )
NGG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.82
Current: 1.8

0.59
3.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
NGG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NGG: 6.70 )
NGG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 9.5
Current: 6.7

5.3
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.02
NGG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. NGG: -5.02 )
NGG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 49.2
Current: -5.02

-5.2
49.2

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 22,886 23,610 24,312 24,030
EPS($) 0.84 0.87 0.88 0.86
EPS without NRI($) 0.84 0.87 0.88 0.86

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, DTE, DUK » details
Traded in other countries:NGGTF.USA, NG..UK, NNGB.Germany, NNGE.Germany, NGG.Argentina,
National Grid PLC was incorporated on July 11, 2000. The Company is engaged in the transmission and distribution of electricity and gas in Great Britain and northeastern US. Its segment includes UK Transmission, UK Gas Distribution, and US Regulated. The UK Transmission segment is divided into two new segments UK Electricity Transmission and UK Gas Transmission. UK Electricity Transmission includes High voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain. UK Gas Transmission includes The gas transmission network in Great Britain and UK LNG storage activities. UK Gas Distribution includes Four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain's gas distribution system. US Regulated includes 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 and Massachusetts. The Company has operations in the United Kingdom and USA.
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