Published: Thu, May 18, 2017
Money | By Armando Alvarado

Barclays Capital Indicated National Grid PLC (LON:NG) As 'Equal Weight'

Barclays Capital Indicated National Grid PLC (LON:NG) As 'Equal Weight'

The stock of National Grid plc (ADR) (NYSE:NGG) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Berenberg.

05/04/2017 - National Grid Transco, PLC was downgraded to "sector perform" by analysts at RBC Capital.

LONDON-National Grid PLC (NG.LN) said Thursday it is well positioned for the future as it reported fiscal 2017 underlying earnings growth. Investec upgraded National Grid plc from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, January 13th. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, September 18 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Berenberg. Below is a list of National Grid plc (LON:NG) latest ratings and price target changes.

National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. About 470,035 shares traded or 3.61% up from the average. The company has market cap of 39.45 billion GBP. National Grid has recorded a 50-day average of $64.41 and a two hundred day average of $60.82. The 52 week high for the share price is now at 1148 GBX while the year low stock price is now 888.9 GBX.

The business also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 2nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 17th. This represents a yield of 4.92%.

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This is according to all covering research brokerage firms taken into consideration by First Call. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an "underperform" rating and set a GBX 850 ($10.99) price target on shares of National Grid plc in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. National Grid plc (LON:NG) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy" on Friday, May 20. Rikoon Group LLC bought a new position in National Grid plc during the third quarter worth about $323,000. Coconut Grove Bank now owns 20,992 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $1,493,000 after buying an additional 820 shares in the last quarter.

09/22/2016 - National Grid Transco, PLC had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. The institutional investor held 1.22M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $71.05M, up from 1.06 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Meanwhile, National Grid highlighted the fact it had returned £4bn to shareholders after the sale of a 61 per cent stake in its United Kingdom gas distribution business to a consortium called the Quad Gas Group. The Company's divisions include UK Electricity Transmission, which is engaged in high voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain; UK Gas Transmission, which is the gas transmission network in Great Britain and United Kingdom liquefied natural gas storage activities; UK Gas Distribution, which includes approximately four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain's gas distribution system, and US Regulated, which includes gas distribution networks, electricity distribution networks and high voltage electricity transmission networks in NY, and New England and electricity generation facilities in NY.

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