UNITE Group plc Company Profile (LON:UTG)

About UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)

UNITE Group plc logoThe Unite Group plc is a United Kingdom-based developer and operator of student accommodation. The Company provides a home for over 50,000 students in approximately 140 properties in over 28 of England and Scotland's University towns and cities. It operates through two segments: Operations and Property. The Operations segment is responsible for the Company's approximately 140 properties, including those owned by its co-investment vehicles. The Property segment is responsible for its development and asset management strategy, and oversees its two co-investment vehicles. The Company rents its rooms both directly to students and to approximately 60 Universities across the United Kingdom. Its properties provide accommodation close to University campuses, transport and local amenities. It offers study bedroom, insurance, round the clock security, cleaning services and Wireless-Fidelity throughout its buildings. It also operates and runs approximately three funds and joint ventures.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Residential Real Estate Development
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:UTG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.unite-group.co.uk
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 224,416,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 675.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 653.57
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 541.57 - GBX 699
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.72
  • P/E Growth: 1.67
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £157.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.49
  • Book Value: GBX 7.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.94
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £94.6 million
  • Net Margins: 132.85%
  • Return on Equity: 10.78%
  • Return on Assets: 7.73%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 487,406 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)

What is UNITE Group plc's stock symbol?

UNITE Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "UTG."

How often does UNITE Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UNITE Group plc?

UNITE Group plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.30 per share on Friday, November 3rd. This represents a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View UNITE Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is UNITE Group plc's stock going? Where will UNITE Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for UNITE Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 695 to GBX 810. On average, they anticipate UNITE Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 744.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for UNITE Group plc.

Who are some of UNITE Group plc's key competitors?

Who are UNITE Group plc's key executives?

UNITE Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard S. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Joe J. Lister, Chief Financial Officer - Managing Director of People and Communications, Executive Director
  • Richard C. Simpson, Group Property Director
  • Christopher Szpojnarowicz, Company Secretary - Head of Legal
  • Phil M. White CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Andrew Jones, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Elizabeth McMeikan, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Tim Wilson, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Manjit Wolstenholme, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy UNITE Group plc stock?

Shares of UNITE Group plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is UNITE Group plc's stock price today?

One share of UNITE Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 667.


MarketBeat Community Rating for UNITE Group plc (LON UTG)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  490
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about UNITE Group plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 744.20

Analysts' Ratings History for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/1/2017Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 720 -> GBX 770View Rating Details
7/27/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 650 -> GBX 695View Rating Details
7/26/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetAddGBX 675 -> GBX 725View Rating Details
7/26/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 721View Rating Details
3/22/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 810View Rating Details
8/31/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 660 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
2/26/2016Kempen & CoReiterated RatingBuyGBX 700View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $29.74 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON UTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017GBX 7.301.06%10/5/201710/5/201711/3/2017
2/22/2017GBX 121.96%4/20/20174/20/20175/19/2017
7/26/2016GBX 60.94%10/6/201610/6/201611/4/2016
2/23/2016GBX 9.501.58%4/21/20164/21/20165/20/2016
8/5/2015GBX 5.500.84%10/8/201510/8/201511/6/2015
2/23/2015GBX 91.51%4/23/20154/23/20155/19/2015
8/28/2014GBX 2.200.5%10/9/201410/9/201411/7/2014
3/6/2014GBX 3.200.73%4/16/20144/16/20145/19/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2016Lister,JoeInsiderSell50,000GBX 635£317,500
8/7/2015Simpson,RichardInsiderSell12,319GBX 649£79,950.31
6/25/2015Allan,MarkInsiderSell12,000GBX 5.85£702
4/21/2015Richard SmithInsiderSell17,500GBX 590£103,250
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Latest Headlines for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoIs The Unite Group plc (LSE:UTG) Undervalued?
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTG-GB : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTG-GB : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc :UTG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 7:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTG.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 8:15am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc Plans Dividend of GBX 7.30 (UTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 4:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) Given New GBX 725 Price Target at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 6:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 3:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UTG-GB : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 11:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 3:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc's (UTG) "Add" Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 10:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc :UTG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTG-GB : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 11:28 AM
rttnews.com logoUnite Group Says Business Continues To Perform Strongly In 2017 - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - May 11 at 2:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe UNITE Group Plc : UTG-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms "Add" Rating for UNITE Group plc (UTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 2:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for UNITE Group plc (UTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 2:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc (UTG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 6:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITE Group plc’s (UTG) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 6:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms “Add” Rating for UNITE Group plc (UTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 12:35 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTwo FTSE 250 growth stocks I’d buy before it’s too late
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 4 at 3:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTG.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 10:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:01 AM
marketwatch.com logoUnite pretax profit falls on valuation gain drop - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - February 22 at 10:45 AM
rttnews.com logoUnite Group FY Pre-tax Profit Down; Buys New Site In Manchester - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 10:45 AM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 1-Unite Group arm, GIC to buy Aston Student Village for 227 mln stg - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 11 at 6:09 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnite Group arm, GIC to buy Aston Student Village for 227 mln stg - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 6:23 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Student accommodation - investors love it, so why don't students?
www.ft.com - November 16 at 12:02 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 REITs with growing payouts for dividend investors
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 11:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHave these surging stocks reached their sell-by date?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 7:48 AM

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