National Grid – International Utility Priced to Buy

National Grid plc (NGG) is a London-based utility company. It owns and operates of regulated electricity and gas infrastructure networks in United Kingdom (Wales and Scotland) and North Eastern United States (upstate New York, NYC, Long Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island). It serves approximately 20 million consumers in the United Kingdom and the United States.

NGG is part of Mergent’s International Dividend Achiever Index and has been paying growing dividends since last 12 years. My objective here is to analyze if NGG continues to be a good dividend growth stock and how it will rate on my scale of risk-to-dividends.


Trend Analysis
Here I am looking at trends for past 9 years of corporation’s revenue and profitability. These parameters should show consistently growth trends. The image below shows the trend charts. continue reading rest of the article….

NGG – Stock Analysis for Dividend Growth Portfolio

logo_national_gridThis article originally appeared on The DIV Net, on June 18, 2009

National Grid plc (NGG) is a London based UK utility company. It owns and operates of regulated electricity and gas infrastructure networks in United Kingdom (Wales and Scotland) and North Eastern United States (upstate New York, NYC, Long Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island). It served approximately 20 million consumers in the United Kingdom and the United States.

NGG is an international dividend achiever and has been paying growing dividends for last 12 years. In one of my earlier post, I listed few companies that may have potential for international dividend growth investments. I had shortlisted NGG for more analysis. Keeping with that, my objective here is to analyze if NGG is a good dividend growth stock and how it will rate on my scale of risk-to-dividends.

Trend Analysis
Here I am looking at trends for past 8 years of corporation’s revenue and profitability. These parameters should show consistently growth trends. The trend charts and data summary are shown in images below. continue reading rest of the article….

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