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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
74% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. SSEZY: 0.28 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.28

0.01
0.54
Equity to Asset 0.24
SSEZY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SSEZY: 0.24 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.24

0.17
0.56
Interest Coverage 45.88
SSEZY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 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: 2.22
WACC vs ROIC
3.73%
4.87%
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 higher than
60% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. SSEZY: 2.73 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 23.48
Current: 2.73

0.74
23.48
Net-margin (%) 0.69
SSEZY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SSEZY: 0.69 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 17.26
Current: 0.69

0.44
17.26
ROE (%) 4.63
SSEZY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. SSEZY: 4.63 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.77   Max: 40.49
Current: 4.63

3.77
40.49
ROA (%) 1.01
SSEZY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SSEZY: 1.01 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 10.23
Current: 1.01

0.71
10.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.53
SSEZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. SSEZY: 7.53 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 28.78
Current: 7.53

2.77
28.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.00
SSEZY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SSEZY: 1.00 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1   Max: 36.3
Current: 1

1
36.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -26.30
SSEZY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SSEZY: -26.30 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 22.3
Current: -26.3

-26.3
22.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -41.20
SSEZY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SSEZY: -41.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 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) 48.20
SSEZY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. SSEZY: 48.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.41   Max: 92.83
Current: 48.2

7.41
92.83
Forward P/E 13.85
SSEZY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.64 vs. SSEZY: 13.85 )
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PE(NRI) 47.30
SSEZY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. SSEZY: 47.30 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.41   Max: 90.69
Current: 47.3

7.41
90.69
P/B 5.70
SSEZY's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SSEZY: 5.70 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 6.28
Current: 5.7

2.16
6.28
P/S 0.53
SSEZY's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSEZY: 0.53 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.53

0.37
1.38
PFCF 26.20
SSEZY's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SSEZY: 26.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.17   Max: 312.6
Current: 26.2

13.17
312.6
POCF 6.25
SSEZY's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. SSEZY: 6.25 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.69   Max: 24.42
Current: 6.25

5.69
24.42
EV-to-EBIT 22.85
SSEZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. SSEZY: 22.85 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 74.2
Current: 22.85

5.8
74.2
Shiller P/E 22.60
SSEZY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 33.73 vs. SSEZY: 22.60 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.89   Max: 25.62
Current: 22.6

11.89
25.62
Current Ratio 0.95
SSEZY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 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 higher than
71% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SSEZY: 0.90 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.9

0.29
1.07
Days Inventory 5.80
SSEZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
90% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 31.48 vs. SSEZY: 5.80 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.28   Max: 7.54
Current: 5.8

3.28
7.54
Days Sales Outstanding 33.16
SSEZY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.57 vs. SSEZY: 33.16 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.21   Max: 48.86
Current: 33.16

26.21
48.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.83
SSEZY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SSEZY: 5.83 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.82   Max: 6.94
Current: 5.83

2.82
6.94
Dividend Payout 3.98
SSEZY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SSEZY: 3.98 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 4.9
Current: 3.98

0.37
4.9
Dividend growth (3y) 8.50
SSEZY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SSEZY: 8.50 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 17.3
Current: 8.5

7.9
17.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.20
SSEZY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. SSEZY: 9.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 10.83
Current: 9.2

4.4
10.83
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
SSEZY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 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 9.20
SSEZY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SSEZY: 9.20 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.92
Current: 9.2

1.42
5.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.30
SSEZY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. SSEZY: 3.30 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 5.38
Current: 3.3

2.12
5.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SSEZY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SSEZY: 1.00 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 4.39
Current: 1

0.77
4.39
Price/Graham Number 2.80
SSEZY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SSEZY: 2.80 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.55
Current: 2.8

0.72
4.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
SSEZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SSEZY: 4.40 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 17.2
Current: 4.4

1.3
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -18.57
SSEZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. SSEZY: -18.57 )
SSEZY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 17.6
Current: -18.57

-18.7
17.6

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 44,101 44,353 47,063 49,635
EPS($) 1.73 1.71 1.73 1.95
EPS without NRI($) 1.73 1.71 1.73 1.95

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:SSE.UK, SCT.Germany,
SSE PLC is 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.
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