United Utilities Group PLC Company Profile (LON:UU)

About United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)

United Utilities Group PLC logoUnited Utilities Group PLC is a water company. The Company, through its subsidiary, United Utilities Water Limited (United Utilities Water), manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, providing services to around seven million people and businesses. It owns over 55,000 hectares of land around its reservoirs. It collects water from the environment, clean and distributes it to its customers before collecting it, treating it, and then returning it back to the environment. The Company produced approximately 138 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy through sludge treatment centers and solar installations, enough to power over 40,000 homes. It delivers approximately 1,700 million liters of clean drinking water to its customers every day through over 40,000 kilometers of water pipes. United Utilities Water holds licenses to provide water and wastewater services to a population of approximately seven million people in the North West of England.

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  • Symbol: LON:UU
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £7.2 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 681,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,004.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 944.89
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 853.50 - GBX 1,065.55
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.75
  • P/E Growth: 7.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.16
  • Book Value: GBX 3.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.69
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £947.4 million
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.80 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)

What is United Utilities Group PLC's stock symbol?

United Utilities Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "UU."

How often does United Utilities Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Utilities Group PLC?

United Utilities Group PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, May 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 25.92 per share on Friday, August 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 22nd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View United Utilities Group PLC's Dividend History.

When will United Utilities Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

United Utilities Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for United Utilities Group PLC.

Where is United Utilities Group PLC's stock going? Where will United Utilities Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for United Utilities Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 870 to GBX 1,120. On average, they expect United Utilities Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 992.27 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United Utilities Group PLC.

Who are some of United Utilities Group PLC's key competitors?

How do I buy United Utilities Group PLC stock?

Shares of United Utilities 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.

How much does a share of United Utilities Group PLC stock cost?

One share of United Utilities Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,056.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.54)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 992.27

Analysts' Ratings History for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/16/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHoldGBX 1,000 -> GBX 1,050View Rating Details
5/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 1,000 -> GBX 1,025View Rating Details
4/26/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,060 -> GBX 1,070View Rating Details
2/6/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,000View Rating Details
1/24/2017MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,100 -> GBX 1,000View Rating Details
1/18/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 970 -> GBX 900View Rating Details
11/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,120View Rating Details
11/16/2016Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details
10/19/2016InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 870View Rating Details
10/19/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
9/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 890 -> GBX 940View Rating Details
5/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 900View Rating Details
5/3/2016Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,033View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingSellGBX 797View Rating Details
1/20/2016Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
1/8/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 1,050View Rating Details
1/7/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,005 -> GBX 1,045View Rating Details
12/11/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 870View Rating Details
9/24/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $45.68 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/25/2017GBX 25.922.45%6/22/20176/22/20178/4/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/11/2017Russ HouldenInsiderBuy16GBX 1,023£163.68
4/11/2017Steven L MogfordInsiderBuy18GBX 996£179.28
2/28/2017Sara WellerInsiderBuy1,000GBX 973£9,730
2/13/2017Russ HouldenInsiderBuy19GBX 947£179.93
1/12/2017Steven L MogfordInsiderBuy21GBX 890£186.90
12/12/2016Steven L MogfordInsiderBuy20GBX 893£178.60
11/11/2016Russ HouldenInsiderBuy21GBX 882£185.22
10/11/2016Russ HouldenInsiderBuy20GBX 920£184
9/12/2016Houlden,RussInsiderBuy37GBX 975£360.75
8/4/2016Goligher,AlisonInsiderBuy3,000GBX 995£29,850
7/11/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy18GBX 1,034£186.12
6/17/2016Houlden,RussInsiderSell35,578GBX 919£326,961.82
6/13/2016Houlden,RussInsiderBuy19GBX 949£180.31
5/11/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy19GBX 948£180.12
4/11/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy19GBX 960£182.40
3/11/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy40GBX 894£357.60
2/11/2016Houlden,RussInsiderBuy41GBX 894£366.54
1/11/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy19GBX 939£178.41
1/5/2016Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy109,264GBX 946£1,033,637.44
12/11/2015Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy19GBX 932£177.08
11/25/2015Houlden,RussInsiderSell46,238GBX 956£442,035.28
11/11/2015Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy19GBX 946£179.74
10/13/2015Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy20GBX 967£193.40
9/15/2015Houlden,RussInsiderBuy21GBX 863£181.23
8/12/2015Mogford,Steven LInsiderBuy41GBX 882£361.62
5/28/2015Russ HouldenInsiderSell47,005GBX 1,000.07£470,082.90
3/6/2015Stephen A CarterInsiderBuy3,000GBX 930£27,900
2/17/2015Russ HouldenInsiderSell38,457GBX 937.05£360,361.32
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Latest Headlines for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Cut to "Hold" at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 6:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Insider Buys 16 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Boosts United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Price Target to GBX 1,025
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Utilities Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UU-GB : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 9:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Utilities Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:UU) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 2:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Utilities Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UU-GB : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 9:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Utilities Group Plc : UU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Earns Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 12:27 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 great ‘safety’ shares for your ISA
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 2:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Utilities FY Underlying Profit To Be Moderately Higher Than Prior Year - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 29 at 12:19 PM
lse.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: United Utilities Trading In Line But Revenue To Fall
www.lse.co.uk - March 28 at 9:04 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoUnited Utilities FY Underlying Profit To Be Moderately Higher Than Prior Year
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 28 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Receives "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 8:31 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 100 ‘safety’ shares for dividend investors
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 10:14 AM

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United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff