Unitil Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:UTL)

About Unitil Corp.

Unitil  Corp. logoUnitil Corporation (Unitil) is a public utility holding company. The Company is engaged in the local distribution of electricity and natural gas to customers throughout its service territories in the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine. It operates through three segments: utility gas operations, utility electric operations and non-regulated. The Company is a parent company of three distribution utilities: Unitil Energy Systems, Inc. (Unitil Energy), which provides electric service in the southeastern seacoast and state capital regions of New Hampshire, including the capital city of Concord; Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company (Fitchburg), which provides both electric and natural gas service in the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts, and Northern Utilities, Inc. (Northern Utilities), which provides natural gas service in southeastern New Hampshire and portions of southern and central Maine, including the city of Portland, in northern New England.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UTL
  • CUSIP: 91325910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $39.06
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.02
  • 52-Week Range: $33.75 - $45.16
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.15
  • P/E Growth: 4.66
  • Market Cap: $548.87M
  • Outstanding Shares: 14,052,000
  • Beta: 0.19
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.47%
  • Return on Equity: 8.58%
  • Return on Assets: 2.34%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.09%
  • Current Ratio: 0.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $37.50 (3.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/25/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$37.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
10/15/2015Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$37.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/20/2016ListenView 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$111.75 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$71.00 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 Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.04 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
Annual Dividend:$1.42
Dividend Yield:3.64%
Dividend Growth:0.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:81.14% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
78.45% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
69.61% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.23%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.09%
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

Latest Headlines for Unitil Corp. (NYSE:UTL)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 7:56 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTL-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 11:21 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:28 PM
cnbc.com logoUnitil posts 2Q profit (NYSE:UTL)
www.cnbc.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnitil's (UTL) CEO Bob Schoenberger on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:UTL)
seekingalpha.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
globenewswire.com logoUnitil Reports Second Quarter Earnings (NYSE:UTL)
globenewswire.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
equities.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Hits New 52-week High During July 21 Session (NYSE:UTL)
www.equities.com - July 22 at 7:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. :UTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - July 22 at 12:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTL earnings conference call or presentation 21-Jul-16 6:00pm GMT (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 3:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - July 21 at 7:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil Declares Common Stock Dividend (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 11:30 AM
equities.com logoUNITIL Corporation (UTL) Hits New 52-week High During July 05 Session (NYSE:UTL)
www.equities.com - July 8 at 7:57 PM
publicnow.com logoUnitil Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:UTL)
www.publicnow.com - June 30 at 8:11 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. :UTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 2:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UTL-US : June 2, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - June 2 at 8:17 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - May 13 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil Energy Files for a Change in Electric Distribution Rates for New Hampshire Customers (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL Corporation upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 6:19 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:UTL) : April 22, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - April 22 at 1:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. :UTL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - April 22 at 11:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - April 22 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTL earnings conference call or presentation 21-Apr-16 6:00pm GMT (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 1:03 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UTL-US : April 21, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - April 21 at 8:21 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2016 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - April 21 at 7:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - February 2 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTL earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jan-16 7:00pm GMT (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 28 at 11:50 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil posts 4Q profit (NYSE:UTL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 28 at 10:03 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:57 AM
publicnow.com logoUnitil Reports Year-End Earnings (NYSE:UTL)
www.publicnow.com - January 28 at 7:12 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2015 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:07 AM
publicnow.com logoUnitil Increases Annual Common Stock Dividend by $0.02 Per Share (NYSE:UTL)
www.publicnow.com - January 27 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:19 pm UNITIL Corporation increases quarterly dividend to $0.355/share from $0.35/share (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 4:19 PM
noodls.com logoUnitil Schedules Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:UTL)
www.noodls.com - January 21 at 8:05 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : January 5, 2016 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - January 5 at 8:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Financials (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 1:16 PM
insidermonkey.com logoWhat Hedge Funds Think About Francesca’s Holdings Corp (FRAN)? (NYSE:UTL)
www.insidermonkey.com - November 25 at 2:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. Earnings Q3, 2015 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 10:55 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 10:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoUNITIL Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : October 27, 2015 (NYSE:UTL)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UTL earnings conference call or presentation 22-Oct-15 6:00pm GMT (NYSE:UTL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 22 at 2:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUnitil Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 2:00 pm ET today (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 22 at 2:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITIL CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 22 at 7:41 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnitil posts 3Q profit (NYSE:UTL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 22 at 7:11 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2015 Unitil Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:UTL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 22 at 7:07 AM
noodls.com logoUnitil Reports Third Quarter Earnings (NYSE:UTL)
www.noodls.com - October 22 at 6:59 AM

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Last Updated on 10/1/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff