NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price, News & Analysis

$58.53
-0.99 (-1.66 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$58.39
Now: $58.53
$60.21
50-Day Range
$57.11
MA: $59.21
$60.54
52-Week Range
$46.21
Now: $58.53
$61.85
Volume36,486 shs
Average Volume52,501 shs
Market Capitalization$873.27 million
P/E Ratio26.25
Dividend Yield2.47%
Beta0.11
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
SectorUtilities
CUSIP91325910
Phone603-772-0775

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$444.10 million
Cash Flow$5.4803 per share
Book Value$24.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$873.27 million
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, July 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, August 29th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 14th. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $84.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85 million. Unitil had a net margin of 9.84% and a return on equity of 9.57%. View Unitil's Earnings History.

When is Unitil's next earnings date?

Unitil is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Unitil.

What price target have analysts set for UTL?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Unitil's stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $59.79. On average, they expect Unitil's share price to reach $55.3950 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%. 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 stories about UTL stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Unitil.

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), Duke Energy (DUK), Consolidated Edison (ED), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Okta (OKTA), Universal Display (OLED) and Workday (WDAY).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.90%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.96%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.87%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (2.44%), Northern Trust Corp (1.96%) and Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.49%). 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, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil.

Which institutional investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Morgan Stanley. 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 $58.53.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $873.27 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:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  530
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 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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