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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 0.33
SSEZY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SSEZY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SSEZY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.33
0
0.59
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
SSEZY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SSEZY: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SSEZY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.26
0.15
0.6
Interest Coverage 63.00
SSEZY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. SSEZY: 63.00 )
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: 63
Current: 63
0.81
63
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.18
WACC vs ROIC
2.94%
17.49%
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 % 6.68
SSEZY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. SSEZY: 6.68 )
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: 8.83
Current: 6.68
0.74
8.83
Net Margin % 5.51
SSEZY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. SSEZY: 5.51 )
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: 5.73
Current: 5.51
0.44
5.73
ROE % 29.31
SSEZY's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. SSEZY: 29.31 )
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: 29.31
3.77
40.49
ROA % 7.11
SSEZY's ROA % is ranked higher than
57% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. SSEZY: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SSEZY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.24 Max: 7.6
Current: 7.11
0.71
7.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 14.45
SSEZY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. SSEZY: 14.45 )
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: 14.45
4.21
28.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.00
SSEZY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SSEZY: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SSEZY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.3 Max: 36.3
Current: -3
0
36.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 21.50
SSEZY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SSEZY: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SSEZY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.2 Max: 22.4
Current: 21.5
0
22.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 68.10
SSEZY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SSEZY: 68.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SSEZY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7 Max: 68.1
Current: 68.1
0
68.1
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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,
Headquarter Location: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 is an energy holding company based in the United Kingdom. The bulk of SSE's profits comes from the company's 12 gigawatts of power generation, unregulated electric and gas supply businesses, and regulated networks business, which includes electric and gas distribution and transmission systems. The firm is also involved in smaller related businesses such as gas storage, home energy services, contracting, and oil and gas production.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 9.61
SSEZY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. SSEZY: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SSEZY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 29.08 Max: 92.11
Current: 9.61
7.41
92.11
Forward PE Ratio 12.55
SSEZY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. SSEZY: 12.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 9.61
SSEZY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. SSEZY: 9.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SSEZY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 29.08 Max: 92.11
Current: 9.61
7.41
92.11
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.27
SSEZY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.97 vs. SSEZY: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.29  Med: 27.06 Max: 2304.29
Current: 9.27
5.29
2304.29
PB Ratio 2.46
SSEZY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SSEZY: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SSEZY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 2.96 Max: 5.53
Current: 2.46
2.16
5.53
PS Ratio 0.53
SSEZY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. SSEZY: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SSEZY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.53
0.37
1.26
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 42.08
SSEZY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
90% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. SSEZY: 42.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.2  Med: 36.92 Max: 73.99
Current: 42.08
18.2
73.99
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.95
SSEZY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.57 vs. SSEZY: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 7.18 Max: 19.07
Current: 5.95
5.45
19.07
EV-to-EBIT 11.48
SSEZY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. SSEZY: 11.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SSEZY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 18.1 Max: 48.7
Current: 11.48
5.7
48.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.05
SSEZY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. SSEZY: 7.05 )
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: 7.05
4.7
22.6
PEG Ratio 0.59
SSEZY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. SSEZY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SSEZY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.85 Max: 113.74
Current: 0.59
0.54
113.74
Shiller PE Ratio 18.53
SSEZY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.83 vs. SSEZY: 18.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.8  Med: 17.9 Max: 27.78
Current: 18.53
13.8
27.78
Current Ratio 1.12
SSEZY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SSEZY: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.12
0.33
1.35
Quick Ratio 1.08
SSEZY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SSEZY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.08
0.29
1.24
Days Inventory 3.36
SSEZY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.11 vs. SSEZY: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SSEZY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.28  Med: 4.35 Max: 6.2
Current: 3.36
3.28
6.2
Days Payable 70.30
SSEZY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 vs. SSEZY: 70.30 )
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: 70.3
Current: 70.3
25.73
70.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.80
SSEZY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. SSEZY: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 5.79 Max: 6.94
Current: 5.8
2.87
6.94
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.20
SSEZY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SSEZY: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SSEZY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.76 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.2
0.46
4.86
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -1.60
SSEZY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SSEZY: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SSEZY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.9 Max: 58.7
Current: -1.6
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.80
SSEZY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. SSEZY: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.91
SSEZY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. SSEZY: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SSEZY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 5.91 Max: 7.08
Current: 5.91
2.93
7.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
SSEZY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SSEZY: -1.40 )
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: -54  Med: -0.8 Max: 0
Current: -1.4
-54
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.80
SSEZY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SSEZY: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.23 Max: 5.92
Current: 2.8
1.42
5.92
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.05
SSEZY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SSEZY: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.5 Max: 5.11
Current: 2.05
1.11
5.11
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.08
SSEZY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SSEZY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.08
0.79
4.5
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.59
SSEZY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SSEZY: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.89 Max: 6.1
Current: 0.59
0.57
6.1
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.09
SSEZY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SSEZY: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SSEZY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.54 Max: 4.44
Current: 1.09
0.72
4.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.71
SSEZY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. SSEZY: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SSEZY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.5 Max: 17.5
Current: 8.71
2.1
17.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 17.94
SSEZY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. SSEZY: 17.94 )
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: 3.8 Max: 18.1
Current: 17.94
-8.7
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36,745
EPS (TTM) $ 1.99
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $17.66 - 23.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,010.82

Analyst Estimate

Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 41,625 39,693
EPS ($) 1.55 1.76
EPS without NRI ($) 1.55 1.76
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
11.39%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.22 1.26
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