National Grid plc (LON:NG) insider John Pettigrew bought 14 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,020 ($12.90) per share, with a total value of £142.80 ($180.65).
John Pettigrew also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, April 7th, John Pettigrew bought 15 shares of National Grid plc stock. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,029 ($13.02) per share, with a total value of £154.35 ($195.26).
National Grid plc (LON:NG) traded up 0.69% on Friday, hitting GBX 1018.00. 13,121,549 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. National Grid plc has a one year low of GBX 888.90 and a one year high of GBX 1,148.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,081.94 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,058.89. The stock’s market cap is GBX 35.03 billion.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a GBX 29.10 ($0.37) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 2.74%.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.02) target price on shares of National Grid plc in a research note on Wednesday. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on shares of National Grid plc from GBX 1,075 ($13.60) to GBX 1,095 ($13.85) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 855 ($10.82) target price on shares of National Grid plc and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th. BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.65) target price on shares of National Grid plc in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of National Grid plc to a “neutral” rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 880 ($11.13) to GBX 1,005 ($12.71) in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. National Grid plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,015.93 ($12.85).
About National Grid plc
National Grid plc is an electricity and gas utility company focused on transmission and distribution activities in electricity and gas in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Company’s segments 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 (LNG) 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 New York, and New England and electricity generation facilities in New York.
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