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: £1.49 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 222,068,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 652.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 630.91
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 541.57 - GBX 688
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.07
  • P/E Growth: 1.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £156.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.51
  • Book Value: GBX 6.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.03
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £91.2 million
  • Net Margins: 205.75%
  • Return on Equity: 16.74%
  • Return on Assets: 11.32%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 728,785 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, February 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 12 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 20th. This is a boost from UNITE Group plc's previous dividend of $6.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View UNITE Group plc's Dividend History.

When will UNITE Group plc make its next earnings announcement?

UNITE Group plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for UNITE Group plc.

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

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for UNITE Group plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 650 to GBX 810. On average, they expect UNITE Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 712.67 in the next year. 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, Executive Director
  • Richard C. Simpson, Managing Director - Property, Executive Director
  • Christopher Szpojnarowicz, Company Secretary, Head - 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 671.


MarketBeat Community Rating for UNITE Group plc (LON UTG)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  246 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  437
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 712.67

Analysts' Ratings History for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/10/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 675View Rating Details
7/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 720View Rating Details
4/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 650View Rating Details
4/10/2017Numis 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 7/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Earnings by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Earnings History by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON UTG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $29.63 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for UNITE Group plc (LON UTG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
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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This page was last updated on 7/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff