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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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Cash to Debt 0.09
SSEZY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. SSEZY: 0.09 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset 0.24
SSEZY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SSEZY: 0.24 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.24

0.17
0.6
Interest Coverage 45.88
SSEZY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SSEZY: 45.88 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 45.88
Current: 45.88

0.81
45.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.19
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 2.78
SSEZY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. SSEZY: 2.78 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 23.62
Current: 2.78

0.74
23.62
Net-margin (%) 1.06
SSEZY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. SSEZY: 1.06 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 17.26
Current: 1.06

0.44
17.26
ROE (%) 6.31
SSEZY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. SSEZY: 6.31 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.77   Max: 39.58
Current: 6.31

3.77
39.58
ROA (%) 1.54
SSEZY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. SSEZY: 1.54 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 9.83
Current: 1.54

0.63
9.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.23
SSEZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. SSEZY: 8.23 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 26.87
Current: 8.23

2.59
26.87
Revenue Growth (%) 1.00
SSEZY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SSEZY: 1.00 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1   Max: 36.3
Current: 1

1
36.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -26.30
SSEZY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SSEZY: -26.30 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 22.3
Current: -26.3

-26.3
22.3
EPS Growth (%) -41.20
SSEZY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SSEZY: -41.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.7   Max: 29.1
Current: -41.2

-43.7
29.1
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 45.60
SSEZY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. SSEZY: 45.60 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.41   Max: 92.83
Current: 45.6

7.41
92.83
P/B 2.89
SSEZY's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SSEZY: 2.89 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 6.28
Current: 2.89

2.16
6.28
P/S 0.48
SSEZY's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SSEZY: 0.48 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.57
Current: 0.48

0.37
1.57
PFCF 24.90
SSEZY's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 85.80 vs. SSEZY: 24.90 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.17   Max: 467.5
Current: 24.9

13.17
467.5
EV-to-EBIT 23.35
SSEZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. SSEZY: 23.35 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 82.4
Current: 23.35

6.9
82.4
Shiller P/E 21.21
SSEZY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. SSEZY: 21.21 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.89   Max: 25.62
Current: 21.21

11.89
25.62
Current Ratio 0.95
SSEZY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SSEZY: 0.95 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.95

0.33
1.1
Quick Ratio 0.90
SSEZY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. SSEZY: 0.90 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.9

0.29
1.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.60
SSEZY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. SSEZY: 5.60 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.82   Max: 6.47
Current: 5.6

2.82
6.47
Dividend Payout 2.57
SSEZY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SSEZY: 2.57 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 4.9
Current: 2.57

0.37
4.9
Dividend growth (3y) 6.00
SSEZY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SSEZY: 6.00 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6   Max: 17.3
Current: 6

6
17.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.57
SSEZY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. SSEZY: 7.57 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 8.74
Current: 7.57

3.81
8.74
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
SSEZY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SSEZY: -1.50 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6   Max: -31.6
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.50
SSEZY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. SSEZY: 3.50 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.92
Current: 3.5

1.42
5.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.37
SSEZY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SSEZY: 3.37 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 5.38
Current: 3.37

2.12
5.38
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
SSEZY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SSEZY: 0.91 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 4.15
Current: 0.91

0.73
4.15
Price/Graham Number 2.67
SSEZY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SSEZY: 2.67 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.55
Current: 2.67

0.72
4.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
SSEZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SSEZY: 4.30 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 14.5
Current: 4.3

1.2
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -17.31
SSEZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. SSEZY: -17.31 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17   Max: 17.6
Current: -17.31

-17
17.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:GDFZY, NWE, ENLAY, EONGY, ECIFY » details
Traded in other countries:SSE.UK, SCT.Germany
SSE PLC is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, in the production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and other energy services. Its three operating segments are the Networks, Retail, Wholesale. Networks business comprises of electricity distribution, electricity transmission, gas distribution and other networks Retail business comprise of energy supply and energy-related services; and Wholesale business comprises of energy portfolio management and electricity generation, gas storage and gas production. The Company has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland and mainland Europe.
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