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Unitil Stock Forecast, Price & News

$37.95
-0.06 (-0.16 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.65
Now: $37.95
$38.43
50-Day Range
$37.49
MA: $40.43
$42.87
52-Week Range
$37.16
Now: $37.95
$65.76
Volume50,285 shs
Average Volume68,903 shs
Market Capitalization$569.14 million
P/E Ratio17.65
Dividend Yield3.95%
Beta0.14
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP91325910
Phone603-772-0775

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$438.20 million
Cash Flow$5.60 per share
Book Value$25.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$44.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$569.14 million
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$37.95
-0.06 (-0.16 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Unitil (NYSE:UTL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Unitil's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Unitil's stock was trading at $58.73 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UTL shares have decreased by 35.4% and is now trading at $37.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Unitil?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unitil in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Unitil's next earnings date?

Unitil is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 30th. The utilities provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $83.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $81 million. Unitil had a return on equity of 8.42% and a net margin of 7.69%.
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How often does Unitil pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unitil?

Unitil announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.375 per share on Friday, August 28th. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for UTL?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Unitil's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Unitil's stock price to reach $56.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Unitil?

Unitil saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 169,800 shares, an increase of 17.9% from the August 31st total of 144,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 65,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Unitil's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Unitil own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Unitil investors own include Consolidated Edison (ED), AT&T (T), Altria Group (MO), Pfizer (PFE), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Unitil's key executives?

Unitil's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas P. Meissner Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Laurence M. Brock, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Mark H. Collin, Sr. VP & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Todd R. Black, Sr. VP (Age 55)
  • Ms. Christine L. Vaughan, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)

What is Unitil's stock symbol?

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

Who are Unitil's major shareholders?

Unitil's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.09%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (4.93%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.12%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.12%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.48%) and Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.45%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Unitil stock?

UTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Globeflex Capital L P, and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, and Tributary Capital Management LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Unitil's stock price today?

One share of UTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.95.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $569.14 million and generates $438.20 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $44.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.31 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 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]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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