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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.30
SSEZY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. SSEZY: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSEZY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3
Equity to Asset 0.23
SSEZY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SSEZY: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SSEZY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.23
0.12
0.42
Interest Coverage 3.88
SSEZY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. SSEZY: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSEZY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 4.95 Max: 35.28
Current: 3.88
0.81
35.28
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.00
WACC vs ROIC
5.16%
11.44%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.50
SSEZY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. SSEZY: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSEZY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.99 Max: 9.94
Current: 4.5
0.74
9.94
Net-margin (%) 2.84
SSEZY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. SSEZY: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSEZY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.66 Max: 7
Current: 2.84
0.44
7
ROE (%) 17.48
SSEZY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. SSEZY: 17.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 8.94 Max: 40.49
Current: 17.48
3.77
40.49
ROA (%) 3.37
SSEZY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SSEZY: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.24 Max: 9.34
Current: 3.37
0.71
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.49
SSEZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. SSEZY: 10.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.21  Med: 8.86 Max: 28.77
Current: 10.49
4.21
28.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
SSEZY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SSEZY: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 13.3 Max: 36.3
Current: -1.1
-1.6
36.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
SSEZY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SSEZY: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 8.3 Max: 22.4
Current: 8.3
-21.7
22.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
SSEZY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SSEZY: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44  Med: 12 Max: 29.8
Current: 2.9
-44
29.8
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified    NAICS: 221122    SIC: 4911
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Traded in other countries:SCT.Germany, SSE.UK,
SSE PLC is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, for production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and other energy services. Its operating segments are the Networks, Retail, and Wholesale.

SSE PLC was incorporated on April 1, 1989. The Company is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity for production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and other energy services. Its three operating segments are the Networks, Retail, and Wholesale. Networks business transmits and distributes electricity and gas to people's homes, offices and businesses, and other related networks, Retail segment supplies electricity, gas and other services to household and business customers; and Wholesale segment produces and stores energy and energy portfolio management.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 20.65
SSEZY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.68 vs. SSEZY: 20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSEZY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 27.32 Max: 92.11
Current: 20.65
7.41
92.11
Forward P/E 13.51
SSEZY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. SSEZY: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.65
SSEZY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. SSEZY: 20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSEZY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 27.32 Max: 92.11
Current: 20.65
7.41
92.11
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 2183.43
SSEZY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.82 vs. SSEZY: 2183.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SSEZY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.29  Med: 33.72 Max: 2304.29
Current: 2183.43
5.29
2304.29
P/B 3.16
SSEZY's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSEZY: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSEZY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.01 Max: 6.27
Current: 3.16
2.16
6.27
P/S 0.52
SSEZY's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SSEZY: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSEZY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.52
0.37
1.38
PFCF 70.12
SSEZY's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. SSEZY: 70.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SSEZY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.2  Med: 40.24 Max: 300.58
Current: 70.12
18.2
300.58
POCF 7.09
SSEZY's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. SSEZY: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSEZY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 7.34 Max: 24.23
Current: 7.09
6
24.23
EV-to-EBIT 23.50
SSEZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. SSEZY: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSEZY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 17.1 Max: 48.7
Current: 23.5
5.7
48.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.28
SSEZY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. SSEZY: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSEZY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 10.9 Max: 22.6
Current: 13.28
4.7
22.6
Shiller P/E 20.19
SSEZY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.88 vs. SSEZY: 20.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSEZY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.85  Med: 17.75 Max: 27.78
Current: 20.19
13.85
27.78
Current Ratio 0.91
SSEZY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SSEZY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.91
0.4
1.1
Quick Ratio 0.87
SSEZY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SSEZY: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.87
0.35
1.07
Days Inventory 4.02
SSEZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. SSEZY: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSEZY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.28  Med: 4.48 Max: 6.78
Current: 4.02
3.28
6.78
Days Sales Outstanding 26.37
SSEZY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.52 vs. SSEZY: 26.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSEZY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.02  Med: 39.89 Max: 48.86
Current: 26.37
24.02
48.86
Days Payable 52.01
SSEZY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 69.05 vs. SSEZY: 52.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SSEZY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.73  Med: 38.59 Max: 52.01
Current: 52.01
25.73
52.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.03
SSEZY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SSEZY: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 5.73 Max: 6.94
Current: 6.03
2.82
6.94
Dividend Payout 1.20
SSEZY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
87% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SSEZY: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.76 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.2
0.46
4.86
Dividend Growth (3y) -0.60
SSEZY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
63% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SSEZY: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 10.1 Max: 17.3
Current: -0.6
-0.6
17.3
Forward Dividend Yield 6.07
SSEZY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SSEZY: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.05
SSEZY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. SSEZY: 7.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SSEZY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.27  Med: 6.64 Max: 8.05
Current: 7.05
3.27
8.05
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
SSEZY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SSEZY: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SSEZY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: -1.3 Max: 0.5
Current: -1.5
-30.1
0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.93
SSEZY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SSEZY: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SSEZY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.91 Max: 8.91
Current: 3.93
2.65
8.91
Price/Projected FCF 2.26
SSEZY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SSEZY: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SSEZY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.17 Max: 5.38
Current: 2.26
0
5.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
SSEZY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SSEZY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSEZY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.64 Max: 3.03
Current: 1.08
0
3.03
Price/Graham Number 1.90
SSEZY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SSEZY: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SSEZY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.82 Max: 5.41
Current: 1.9
0.98
5.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.24
SSEZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SSEZY: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSEZY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.8 Max: 17.5
Current: 4.24
2.1
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.07
SSEZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. SSEZY: -4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SSEZY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 3.6 Max: 15.1
Current: -4.07
-8.7
15.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36,096
EPS (TTM) $ 1.00
Beta0.94
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $17.66 - 23.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,012.04

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 36,873 36,849 34,175
EPS ($) 1.34 1.37 1.41
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.34 1.37 1.41
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
11.39%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.12 1.14 1.17
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