LON:UU - United Utilities Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 794.20 -8.80 (-1.10 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 794.20
Today's RangeGBX 764.80 - GBX 798
52-Week RangeGBX 648.60 - GBX 1,078
Volume4.13 million shs
Average Volume2.84 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About United Utilities (LON:UU)

United Utilities logoUnited Utilities Group PLC provides water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. It is also involved in renewable energy generation, corporate trustee, and property management activities; and the provision of consulting and project management services. The company operates 43,000 kilometers (km) of pipes; 77,000 km of sewerage pipes; 567 wastewater treatment works; and 91 water treatment works. It serves 3 million households and 200,000 business customers. United Utilities Group PLC was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Warrington, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water Utilities
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolLON:UU
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1925-237000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins22.53%
Return on Equity14.01%
Return on Assets3.18%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares681,890,000

United Utilities (LON:UU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Utilities' stock symbol?

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

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

United Utilities announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 13.24 per share on Thursday, February 1st. This represents a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View United Utilities' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for UU?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for United Utilities' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 735 to GBX 1,050. On average, they anticipate United Utilities' share price to reach GBX 902.89 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United Utilities.

Who are some of United Utilities' key competitors?

Who are United Utilities' key executives?

United Utilities' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven Lewis Mogford, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. John Russell Houlden BSc (Hons) Management Sciences, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steven Richard Fraser, COO & Director (Age 42)
  • Rob Lee, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Simon Roger Gardiner, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 50)

Has United Utilities been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about UU stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Utilities earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

How do I buy shares of United Utilities?

Shares of UU 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 United Utilities' stock price today?

One share of UU stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 794.20.

How big of a company is United Utilities?

United Utilities has a market capitalization of £4.75 billion.

How can I contact United Utilities?

United Utilities' mailing address is Haweswater HSE, Lingley Green Avenue, WARRINGTON, WA5 3LP, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1925-237000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Utilities (UU)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  312 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  379 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  691
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Utilities and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

United Utilities (LON:UU) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
10 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for United Utilities in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 902.89The high price target for UU is GBX 1,050 and the low price target for UU is GBX 735. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.402.302.302.11
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 902.89GBX 906.22GBX 919GBX 952.88

United Utilities (LON:UU) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for United Utilities (LON:UU)

United Utilities (LON:UU) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/16/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeOutperformGBX 850 ➝ GBX 820View Rating Details
3/9/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,000View Rating Details
3/6/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 840 ➝ GBX 735View Rating Details
1/26/2018Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 778View Rating Details
11/17/2017HSBCDowngradeHoldGBX 1,000 ➝ GBX 900View Rating Details
11/14/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
8/31/2017MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,040 ➝ GBX 963View Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 1,025 ➝ GBX 1,050View Rating Details
5/26/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/16/2016CitigroupUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details
10/19/2016InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 870View Rating Details
10/19/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 890 ➝ GBX 940View Rating Details
5/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 900View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

United Utilities (LON:UU) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for United Utilities (LON:UU)

United Utilities (LON UU) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/24/2018FinalGBX 44.70N/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

United Utilities (LON:UU) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/22/2017GBX 13.241.68%12/21/201712/21/20172/1/2018
5/25/2017GBX 25.922.45%6/22/20176/22/20178/4/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

United Utilities (LON UU) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for United Utilities (LON:UU)

United Utilities (LON UU) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/3/2018Russ HouldenInsiderSell14,481GBX 704£101,946.24
1/11/2018Paulette RoweInsiderBuy3,000GBX 770£23,100
1/4/2018Steven L MogfordInsiderSell217,500GBX 801£1,742,175
12/11/2017Russ HouldenInsiderSell4,400GBX 819£36,036
12/5/2017Simon GardinerInsiderSell4,843GBX 810£39,228.30
11/13/2017Russ HouldenInsiderBuy20GBX 840£168
10/11/2017Steven L MogfordInsiderBuy21GBX 861£180.81
9/11/2017Russ HouldenInsiderBuy19GBX 926£175.94
8/3/2017Steven FraserInsiderSell6,917GBX 899£62,183.83
7/11/2017Steven L MogfordInsiderBuy20GBX 864£172.80
6/30/2017Steven L MogfordInsiderSell44,011GBX 884£389,057.24
6/12/2017Russ HouldenInsiderBuy18GBX 990£178.20
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

United Utilities (LON UU) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Edited Transcript of UU.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-18 8:00am GMTEdited Transcript of UU.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-18 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 5:31 PM
United Utilities FY Pretax Profit DeclinesUnited Utilities FY Pretax Profit Declines
www.finanznachrichten.de - May 24 at 8:28 AM
United Utilities pretax profit slips in 2018United Utilities pretax profit slips in 2018
www.marketwatch.com - May 24 at 8:28 AM
Two FTSE 100 dividend stocks yielding 5%+ I’d buy and hold foreverTwo FTSE 100 dividend stocks yielding 5%+ I’d buy and hold forever
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:28 AM
United Utilities full-year profit rises 3.6 percentUnited Utilities full-year profit rises 3.6 percent
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:28 AM
United Utilities (UU) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche BankUnited Utilities (UU) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 3:43 PM
FTSE 100 movers: ITV rallies but water utilities slump amid broker note bonanzaFTSE 100 movers: ITV rallies but water utilities slump amid broker note bonanza
www.lse.co.uk - May 11 at 5:45 PM
Top Picks For Utilities Dividend RockstarsTop Picks For Utilities Dividend Rockstars
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:32 AM
Can United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.) Improve Your Portfolio Returns?Can United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.) Improve Your Portfolio Returns?
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:29 AM
United Utilities (UU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsUnited Utilities (UU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 11:38 AM
United Utilities (UU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankUnited Utilities (UU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 2:45 AM
United Utilities (UU) Rating Increased to Outperform at Credit Suisse GroupUnited Utilities (UU) Rating Increased to Outperform at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:17 AM
Is It Time To Buy United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.)?Is It Time To Buy United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.)?
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 8:34 AM
United Utilities (UU) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche BankUnited Utilities (UU) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 10:48 PM
United Utilities (UU) Price Target Cut to GBX 850 by Analysts at Morgan StanleyUnited Utilities (UU) Price Target Cut to GBX 850 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:07 PM
How Has United Utilities Group PLC’s (LON:UU.) Performed Against The Industry?How Has United Utilities Group PLC’s (LON:UU.) Performed Against The Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
United Utilities (UU) Upgraded at Royal Bank of CanadaUnited Utilities (UU) Upgraded at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:35 AM
Analysts Downgrade United UtilitiesAnalysts Downgrade United Utilities
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 13 at 8:34 AM
United Utilities (UU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsUnited Utilities (UU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 11:37 AM
2 Footsie 5% dividend stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today2 Footsie 5% dividend stocks I’d buy with £2,000 today
www.fool.co.uk - April 10 at 8:39 AM
United Utilities (UU) PT Lowered to GBX 963United Utilities (UU) PT Lowered to GBX 963
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 5:18 PM
United Utilities (UU) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche BankUnited Utilities (UU) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:28 AM
United Utilities (UU) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan ChaseUnited Utilities (UU) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 10:54 PM
Russ Houlden Sells 14,481 Shares of United Utilities (UU) StockRuss Houlden Sells 14,481 Shares of United Utilities (UU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 10:19 AM
United Utilities (UU) "Underperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse GroupUnited Utilities' (UU) "Underperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 8:22 AM
Is United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?Is United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU.) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 8:33 AM
European shares feel force of tech stock sell-offEuropean shares feel force of tech stock sell-off
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:39 AM
Why I’d buy this FTSE 100 dividend hero over United Utilities Group plcWhy I’d buy this FTSE 100 dividend hero over United Utilities Group plc
www.fool.co.uk - March 27 at 5:06 PM
United Utilities Says Current Trading In Line With Its FY ExpectationsUnited Utilities Says Current Trading In Line With Its FY Expectations
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 27 at 8:38 AM
United Utilities sees higher FY profit, revenueUnited Utilities sees higher FY profit, revenue
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 8:38 AM
[$$] Water utilities cut pensions while paying out generous dividends[$$] Water utilities cut pensions while paying out generous dividends
finance.yahoo.com - March 25 at 8:34 AM
Morgan Stanley Cuts United Utilities (UU) Price Target to GBX 735Morgan Stanley Cuts United Utilities (UU) Price Target to GBX 735
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 2:12 PM
United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 11:48 AM
United Utilities Group (UU) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche BankUnited Utilities Group (UU) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 1:57 PM
United Utilities Group (UU) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.United Utilities Group (UU) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 8:15 PM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Downgrades United Utilities Group (UU) to NeutralJPMorgan Chase & Co. Downgrades United Utilities Group (UU) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 11:34 AM
United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 12:02 PM
United Utilities Donates GBP155,000 After Sewage Pollution IncidentsUnited Utilities Donates GBP155,000 After Sewage Pollution Incidents
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 9 at 9:48 AM
What Investors Should Know About United Utilities Group PLC’s (LON:UU.) Financial StrengthWhat Investors Should Know About United Utilities Group PLC’s (LON:UU.) Financial Strength
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:17 AM
Goldman Sachs Group Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for United Utilities Group (UU)Goldman Sachs Group Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for United Utilities Group (UU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 5:00 PM
United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 11:57 AM
United Utilities Group (UU) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche BankUnited Utilities Group (UU) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 11:10 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: United Utilities Non-Executive Rowe Buys SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: United Utilities Non-Executive Rowe Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 11 at 4:36 PM
United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Insider Buys £23,100 in StockUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Insider Buys £23,100 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 11 at 12:34 PM
United Utilities Group (UU) Upgraded to Neutral at Credit Suisse GroupUnited Utilities Group (UU) Upgraded to Neutral at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 4:22 PM
Steven L. Mogford Sells 217,500 Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (UU) StockSteven L. Mogford Sells 217,500 Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 12:08 PM
CORRECT: United Utilities CEO Sells GBP1.7 Million In SharesCORRECT: United Utilities CEO Sells GBP1.7 Million In Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 5 at 10:39 AM
United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnited Utilities Group PLC (UU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 11:50 AM
United Utilities Group Plc : UU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 22, 2017United Utilities Group Plc : UU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 11:54 PM
United Utilities Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UU-GB : December 19, 2017United Utilities Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UU-GB : December 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 10:29 AM

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