NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $53.19 +0.35 (+0.66 %) (As of 02/17/2019 09:20 AM ET)Previous Close$53.19Today's Range$52.63 - $53.4252-Week Range$41.89 - $53.42Volume34,673 shsAverage Volume35,309 shsMarket Capitalization$791.36 millionP/E Ratio23.85Dividend Yield2.80%Beta0.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the distribution of electricity and natural gas in the United States. It operates through three segments: Utility Gas Operations, Utility Electric Operations, and Non-Regulated. The company distributes electricity in the southeastern seacoast and state capital regions of New Hampshire, and the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts; and distributes 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. It also operates 86 miles of interstate underground natural gas transmission pipeline that provides interstate natural gas pipeline access and transportation services primarily in Maine and New Hampshire. In addition, the company provides energy brokering and advisory services to commercial and industrial customers; and real estate management services. It serves approximately 105,600 electric customers and 82,700 natural gas customers. Unitil Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire. Receive UTL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for UTL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:UTL Previous Symbol CUSIP91325910 Webwww.unitil.com Phone603-772-0775Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11 Current Ratio0.79 Quick Ratio0.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.85 Forward P/E Ratio23.03 P/E Growth4.98 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$444.10 million Price / Sales1.78 Cash Flow$5.6465 per share Price / Cash Flow9.42 Book Value$23.60 per share Price / Book2.25Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.23 Net Income$33 million Net Margins7.43% Return on Equity9.49% Return on Assets2.62%Miscellaneous Employees520 Outstanding Shares14,878,000Market Cap$791.36 million OptionableOptionable Unitil (NYSE:UTL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Unitil's stock symbol? Unitil trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UTL." How often does Unitil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unitil? Unitil announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 13th. This is a boost from Unitil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Unitil's Dividend History. How were Unitil's earnings last quarter? Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.04. The utilities provider had revenue of $125.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $120.10 million. Unitil had a net margin of 7.43% and a return on equity of 9.49%. View Unitil's Earnings History. When is Unitil's next earnings date? Unitil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Unitil. What price target have analysts set for UTL? 1 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Unitil's shares. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Unitil's share price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Unitil. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Unitil? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unitil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Unitil. Has Unitil been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about UTL stock have been trending positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Unitil's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Unitil include Avista (AVA), Spark Energy (SPKE), Genie Energy (GNE), EuroSite Power (EUSP), Endesa (ELE) and Westar Energy (WR). Who are Unitil's key executives? Unitil's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas P. Meissner Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Mark H. Collin, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Director (Age 60)Mr. Laurence M. Brock, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 65)Mr. Todd R. Black, Sr. VP (Age 55)Todd R. Diggins, Investor Relations Officer Who are Unitil's major shareholders? Unitil's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.87%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (3.52%), Northern Trust Corp (1.94%), Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC (1.86%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.25%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unitil. Which major investors are selling Unitil stock? UTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NEXT Financial Group Inc, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Investments LP, Hennessy Advisors Inc., First Manhattan Co., Boston Partners and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil. Which major investors are buying Unitil stock? UTL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Tributary Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil. How do I buy shares of Unitil? Shares of UTL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Unitil's stock price today? One share of UTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.19. How big of a company is Unitil? Unitil has a market capitalization of $791.36 million and generates $444.10 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $33 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis. Unitil employs 520 workers across the globe. What is Unitil's official website? The official website for Unitil is http://www.unitil.com. How can I contact Unitil? Unitil's mailing address is 6 LIBERTY LANE WEST, HAMPTON NH, 03842. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 603-772-0775 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Unitil (NYSE UTL)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 213 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 239 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 452MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Unitil and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UTL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UTL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Rule of 72?