UNITIL Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:UTL)

About UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)

UNITIL Corporation logoUnitil Corporation is a public utility holding company. The Company's principal business is the local distribution of electricity in the southeastern seacoast and state capital regions of New Hampshire and the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts and the local distribution of natural gas in southeastern New Hampshire, portions of southern Maine to the Lewiston-Auburn area and in the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts. Its segments include utility gas operations, utility electric operations and non-regulated. Its operations include natural gas operations; natural gas distribution utility operations; gas transmission pipeline operations; electric distribution utility operations, and non-regulated and other non-utility operations. As of December 31, 2016, it was engaged in the distribution of electricity and natural gas to approximately 184,200 customers throughout its service territories in the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:UTL
  • CUSIP: 91325910
  • Web: www.unitil.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $741.35 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 14,115,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $50.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $48.96
  • 52 Week Range: $38.54 - $52.84
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.20
  • P/E Growth: 5.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $389.9 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.89
  • Book Value: $21.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.46
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.44
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $116.5 million
  • Net Margins: 7.52%
  • Return on Equity: 9.88%
  • Return on Assets: 2.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.03%
  • Current Ratio: 0.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.60%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 41,926 shs.
  • Beta: 0.21
  • Short Ratio: 3.34
 

Frequently Asked Questions for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)

What is UNITIL Corporation's stock symbol?

UNITIL Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UTL."

How often does UNITIL Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UNITIL Corporation?

UNITIL Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th. View UNITIL Corporation's Dividend History.

How were UNITIL Corporation's earnings last quarter?

UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. The business earned $80.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $78.10 million. UNITIL Corporation had a net margin of 7.52% and a return on equity of 9.88%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.18 earnings per share. View UNITIL Corporation's Earnings History.

When will UNITIL Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

UNITIL Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for UNITIL Corporation.

Where is UNITIL Corporation's stock going? Where will UNITIL Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for UNITIL Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect UNITIL Corporation's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for UNITIL Corporation.

Who are some of UNITIL Corporation's key competitors?

Who are UNITIL Corporation's key executives?

UNITIL Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert G. Schoenberger, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark H. Collin, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Thomas P. Meissner Jr., Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Laurence M. Brock CPA, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Todd R. Black, Senior Vice President - External Affairs and Customer Relations of Unitil Service Corp.
  • Sandra L. Whitney, Corporate Secretary
  • Albert H. Elfner III, Lead Independent Director
  • Robert V. Antonucci, Independent Director
  • David P. Brownell, Independent Director
  • Lisa Crutchfield, Independent Director

How do I buy UNITIL Corporation stock?

Shares of UNITIL Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is UNITIL Corporation's stock price today?

One share of UNITIL Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.28.


MarketBeat Community Rating for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE UTL)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  81 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  106 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  187
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about UNITIL Corporation 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 UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $47.00 (10.10% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Price Target History for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Analysts' Ratings History for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Earnings by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Earnings History by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE UTL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.11N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.21$0.23$78.10 million$80.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.86$0.88$131.90 million$126.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.72$0.73$105.80 million$104.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.14$0.25$76.50 million$77.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.13$0.18$79.90 million$73.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.88$0.78$173.35 million$125.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.68$0.67$125.55 million$102.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.12$0.12$82.13 million$74.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.10$0.12$78.85 million$77.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.94$0.98$164.40 million$100.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.69$0.69$109.03 million$119.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.08$0.11$78.90 million$75.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.01$0.08$68.65 million$71.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.84$0.91$126.70 million$153.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.68$0.75$108.53 million$108.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q413$0.01$0.04$72.68 million$71.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.01($0.01)$72.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.16 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Most Recent Dividend:8/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:2.75%
Dividend Growth:1.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.90% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
72.73% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
66.67% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)

Dividend History by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE UTL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017quarterly$0.362.8%8/11/20178/15/20178/29/2017
4/26/2017Quarterly$0.363%5/12/20175/16/20175/30/2017
1/26/2017quarterly$0.363.08%2/10/20172/14/20172/28/2017
10/20/2016quarterly$0.363.65%11/9/201611/14/201611/28/2016
7/21/2016quarterly$0.363.18%8/10/20168/12/20168/26/2016
4/21/2016quarterly$0.363.86%5/11/20165/13/20165/27/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.363.75%2/10/20162/12/20162/26/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.353.65%11/10/201511/13/201511/27/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.354.1%8/12/20158/14/20158/28/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.354.07%5/12/20155/14/20155/28/2015
1/27/2015quarterly$0.353.7%2/11/20152/13/20152/27/2015
10/21/2014quarterly$0.354.06%11/12/201411/14/201411/28/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.354.18%8/13/20148/15/20148/29/2014
4/22/2014quarterly$0.354.27%5/13/20145/15/20145/29/2014
1/16/2014quarterly$0.354.6%2/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
9/18/2013quarterly$0.354.75%10/30/201311/1/201311/15/2013
6/5/2013quarterly$0.354.81%7/30/20138/1/20138/15/2013
3/28/2013quarterly$0.354.91%4/29/20135/1/20135/15/2013
1/17/2013quarterly$0.355.24%1/30/20132/1/20132/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.46%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 59.38%
Insider Trades by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2016Albert H Elfner IIIDirectorBuy500$38.99$19,495.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016David P BrownellDirectorBuy500$41.24$20,620.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013M Brian OshaughnessyDirectorBuy3,000$29.14$87,420.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
Latest Headlines for UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting UNITIL Corporation (UTL) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 4:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 5:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 8:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Anticipate UNITIL Corporation (UTL) to Post $0.11 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 10:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) vs. Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 12:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 9:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFitchburg Gas & Electric Light Company -- Moody's assigns first-time Baa2 Issuer Rating to Unitil Corporation and first-time Issuer Ratings to four subsidiaries; rating outlooks are stable
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 9:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 2:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UTL-US : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: UNITIL Corporation (UTL) vs. Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 10:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Set $50.00 Target Price for UNITIL Corporation (UTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 4:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: UNITIL Corporation (UTL) versus Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Receives "Hold" Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. : UTL-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:UTL) : September 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTL-US : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 10:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Expect UNITIL Corporation (UTL) to Announce $0.11 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Earns "Hold" Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTL-US : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to UNITIL Corp. : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Pepco Holdings (POM) and UNITIL Corporation (UTL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 6:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTL earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 6:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 7:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corp. :UTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 8:21 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnitil's (UTL) CEO Bob Schoenberger on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - July 28 at 10:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Plans $0.36 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 7:42 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnitil Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
feeds.benzinga.com - July 13 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Expect UNITIL Corporation (UTL) to Post $0.21 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 10:04 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:33 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:33 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:32 pm UNITIL Corporation increases quarterly dividend to $0.36/share from $0.355/share
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 9:16 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnitil's (UTL) CEO Bob Schoenberger on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - October 21 at 7:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnitil Corporation declares $0.355 dividend
seekingalpha.com - October 19 at 3:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation
biz.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:28 PM
cnbc.com logoUnitil posts 2Q profit
www.cnbc.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnitil's (UTL) CEO Bob Schoenberger on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
globenewswire.com logoUnitil Reports Second Quarter Earnings
globenewswire.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - July 21 at 7:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - May 13 at 8:16 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - April 22 at 8:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2016 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - April 21 at 7:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:57 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2015 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:07 AM

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