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NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.77 (+1.25 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 07:29 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $62.43
50-Day Range
MA: $61.21
52-Week Range
Now: $62.43
Volume80,516 shs
Average Volume42,685 shs
Market Capitalization$932.08 million
P/E Ratio28.00
Dividend Yield2.40%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$444.10 million
Cash Flow$5.68 per share
Book Value$23.60 per share


Net Income$33 million


Market Cap$932.08 million
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, November 27th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 12th. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $85.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $87 million. Unitil had a net margin of 9.79% and a return on equity of 9.27%. View Unitil's Earnings History.

When is Unitil's next earnings date?

Unitil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Unitil.

What price target have analysts set for UTL?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Unitil's stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $59.79. On average, they anticipate Unitil's share price to reach $55.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Unitil.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Unitil?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unitil in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Unitil.

Has Unitil been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UTL stock have trended extremely positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Unitil.

Are investors shorting Unitil?

Unitil saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 82,800 shares, a decrease of 16.3% from the September 30th total of 98,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 56,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Unitil's Current Options Chain.

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 Boeing (BA), Walmart (WMT), Consolidated Edison (ED), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Tractor Supply (TSCO), American Electric Power (AEP) and Bank of America (BAC).

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. 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)

Who are Unitil's major shareholders?

Unitil's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.50%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.44%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.08%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.60%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.59%) and Man Group plc (0.46%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unitil.

Which institutional investors are selling Unitil stock?

UTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Foundry Partners LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Millennium Management LLC and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil.

Which institutional investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp, Man Group plc, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dupont Capital Management Corp and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Unitil's stock price today?

One share of UTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.43.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $932.08 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.View Additional Information About Unitil.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  285 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  601
MarketBeat'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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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