News articles about National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Grid Transco, PLC earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.9635327587502 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Azura MD: 450MW Power Plant to Come on Stream May 2018 (thisdaylive.com)
- National Grid : Winter home heating forecast a bit more expensive (4-traders.com)
- Williams Partners’ New York Bay Expansion Project Has Been Placed Into Service; Enables Increased Natural Gas Deliveries To New York City (thestreet.com)
- New telco player (opinion.inquirer.net)
- Transco gets venture offers in telco pursuit (businessmirror.com.ph)
A number of research firms recently commented on NGG. Berenberg Bank upgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub upgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, UBS AG reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of National Grid Transco, PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $69.00.
National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG) traded up 0.38% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $63.32. The firm has a market cap of $43.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.27 and a beta of 0.43. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $63.76 and a 200-day moving average price of $66.04. National Grid Transco, PLC has a 52-week low of $60.08 and a 52-week high of $75.24.
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National Grid Transco, PLC Company Profile
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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