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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.28
SSEZY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. SSEZY: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SSEZY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.28
Equity to Asset 0.23
SSEZY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 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 2.71
SSEZY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. SSEZY: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SSEZY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 7.19 Max: 45.88
Current: 2.71
0.81
45.88
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.14
WACC vs ROIC
5.11%
9.38%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 2.73
SSEZY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. SSEZY: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SSEZY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 5.22 Max: 9.94
Current: 2.73
0.74
9.94
Net-margin (%) 1.60
SSEZY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. SSEZY: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SSEZY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 3.52 Max: 7
Current: 1.6
0.44
7
ROE (%) 9.91
SSEZY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. SSEZY: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 20.51 Max: 40.49
Current: 9.91
3.77
40.49
ROA (%) 2.03
SSEZY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SSEZY: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 4.67 Max: 9.34
Current: 2.03
0.71
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.43
SSEZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. SSEZY: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSEZY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.21  Med: 15.34 Max: 28.77
Current: 7.43
4.21
28.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
SSEZY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SSEZY: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 14.80 Max: 36.3
Current: -1.7
-1.7
36.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
SSEZY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SSEZY: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: 8.80 Max: 22.4
Current: 12.8
-26.3
22.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 37.80
SSEZY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SSEZY: 37.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SSEZY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.1  Med: 12.30 Max: 37.8
Current: 37.8
-44.1
37.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-11-09)


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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:NYSE:DCUB, NYSE:EXC, NYSE:SRE, XPAR:EDF, NYSE:PEG » details
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 January 4, 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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P/E(ttm) 33.25
SSEZY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. SSEZY: 33.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SSEZY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 25.87 Max: 92.83
Current: 33.25
7.41
92.83
Forward P/E 13.89
SSEZY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. SSEZY: 13.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.25
SSEZY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. SSEZY: 33.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SSEZY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 25.48 Max: 92.83
Current: 33.25
7.41
92.83
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 288.51
SSEZY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.44 vs. SSEZY: 288.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SSEZY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.27  Med: 36.69 Max: 314.34
Current: 288.51
5.27
314.34
P/B 2.97
SSEZY's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SSEZY: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SSEZY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.06 Max: 6.27
Current: 2.97
2.16
6.27
P/S 0.48
SSEZY's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SSEZY: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SSEZY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.48
0.37
1.38
PFCF 40.55
SSEZY's PFCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. SSEZY: 40.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SSEZY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.2  Med: 38.80 Max: 300.58
Current: 40.55
18.2
300.58
POCF 7.69
SSEZY's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. SSEZY: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SSEZY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 7.67 Max: 24.23
Current: 7.69
5.69
24.23
EV-to-EBIT 21.43
SSEZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. SSEZY: 21.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSEZY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 16.40 Max: 48.7
Current: 21.43
5.7
48.7
EV-to-EBITDA 12.97
SSEZY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. SSEZY: 12.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SSEZY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 10.50 Max: 22.6
Current: 12.97
4.7
22.6
Shiller P/E 19.26
SSEZY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.43 vs. SSEZY: 19.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SSEZY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.85  Med: 17.58 Max: 27.78
Current: 19.26
13.85
27.78
Current Ratio 1.01
SSEZY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SSEZY: 1.01 )
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: 1.01
0.4
1.1
Quick Ratio 0.97
SSEZY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SSEZY: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.97
0.35
1.07
Days Inventory 4.12
SSEZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.59 vs. SSEZY: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSEZY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 4.57 Max: 6.78
Current: 4.12
3.25
6.78
Days Sales Outstanding 33.36
SSEZY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 49.92 vs. SSEZY: 33.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SSEZY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.67  Med: 42.69 Max: 48.86
Current: 33.36
32.67
48.86
Days Payable 57.63
SSEZY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 67.39 vs. SSEZY: 57.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SSEZY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.13  Med: 40.03 Max: 54.2
Current: 57.63
32.13
54.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.01
SSEZY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SSEZY: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 5.71 Max: 6.94
Current: 6.01
2.82
6.94
Dividend Payout 1.81
SSEZY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SSEZY: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.90 Max: 31.15
Current: 1.81
0.23
31.15
Dividend Growth (3y) 0.90
SSEZY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
59% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SSEZY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 10.25 Max: 17.3
Current: 0.9
0.9
17.3
Forward Dividend Yield 5.95
SSEZY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. SSEZY: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.04
SSEZY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. SSEZY: 8.04 )
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: 3.81  Med: 7.71 Max: 9.38
Current: 8.04
3.81
9.38
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.70
SSEZY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SSEZY: -1.70 )
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: -1.10 Max: 0.5
Current: -1.7
-30.1
0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.59
SSEZY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SSEZY: 3.59 )
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: 3.59
2.65
8.91
Price/Projected FCF 1.92
SSEZY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SSEZY: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SSEZY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 3.33 Max: 5.38
Current: 1.92
1.87
5.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SSEZY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SSEZY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SSEZY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.11
Current: 1
0.8
3.11
Price/Graham Number 2.32
SSEZY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SSEZY: 2.32 )
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: 2.32
0.98
5.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.63
SSEZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SSEZY: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SSEZY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6.10 Max: 17.5
Current: 4.63
2.1
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.91
SSEZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. SSEZY: -9.91 )
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: -10.1  Med: 3.60 Max: 15.1
Current: -9.91
-10.1
15.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $42,510
EPS (TTM) $ 0.67
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $18.90 - 26.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,007.59

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 50,791 50,665 51,599
EPS ($) 1.73 1.78 2.27
EPS without NRI ($) 1.73 1.78 2.27
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
4.87%
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