NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.05 +2.39 (+4.29 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 10:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.66
Today's Range$56.29 - $58.05
52-Week Range$45.43 - $55.96
Volume5,467 shs
Average Volume36,172 shs
Market Capitalization$865.64 million
P/E Ratio26.03
Dividend Yield2.73%
Beta0.08
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$444.10 million
Cash Flow$6.0595 per share
Book Value$23.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$865.64 million
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
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, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, May 29th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 14th. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.23. The utilities provider earned $152.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $147.60 million. Unitil had a return on equity of 9.49% and a net margin of 7.43%. View Unitil's Earnings History.

When is Unitil's next earnings date?

Unitil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Unitil.

What price target have analysts set for UTL?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Unitil's stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Unitil's stock price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.1%. 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 stories about UTL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 AT&T (T), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Silgan (SLGN), Tractor Supply (TSCO), Texas Instruments (TXN), United Community Banks (UCBI), Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH), Xilinx (XLNX), Boeing (BA) and salesforce.com (CRM).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.15%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.58%), First Manhattan Co. (0.57%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unitil.

Which major investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and First Manhattan Co.. 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 $58.05.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $865.64 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  251 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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