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 105,000 electric customers and 81,300 natural gas customers. Unitil Corporation was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Electric & other services combined
Trailing P/E Ratio24.48
Forward P/E Ratio23.35
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$406.20 million
Price / Sales1.84
Cash Flow$5.2422 per share
Price / Cash9.62
Book Value$22.86 per share
Price / Book2.21
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.06
Net Income$29 million
Return on Equity10.04%
Return on Assets2.68%
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 Thursday, April 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.365 per share on Tuesday, May 29th. This represents a $1.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. View Unitil's Dividend History.
How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?
Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The utilities provider reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.13. The utilities provider had revenue of $145.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $139.30 million. Unitil had a return on equity of 10.04% and a net margin of 7.56%. View Unitil's Earnings History.
When is Unitil's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for UTL?
3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Unitil's stock. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Unitil's stock price to reach $48.6667 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Unitil.
Who are some of Unitil's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Unitil include Duke Energy (DUK), Exelon (EXC), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), E.ON SE Sponsored ADR (Germany) (EONGY), PG&E (PCG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Ameren (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), Westar Energy (WR), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG) and ALLETE (ALE).
Who are Unitil's key executives?
Unitil's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Thomas P. Meissner Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
- Mr. Mark H. Collin, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
- Mr. Todd R. Black, Sr. VP (Age 54)
- Mr. Laurence M. Brock, Controller (Age 64)
- Mr. David Chong, Investor Relations Contact
Has Unitil been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about UTL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unitil earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 41.45 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are Unitil's major shareholders?
Unitil's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.33%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (5.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.78%), Impax Asset Management LLC (3.36%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%) and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC (1.26%). 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royal Bank of Canada, Hennessy Advisors Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Citigroup Inc. and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. 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 Impax Asset Management LLC, Shelter Harbor Advisors LP, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. 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 $50.43.
How big of a company is Unitil?
Unitil has a market capitalization of $737.27 million and generates $406.20 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $29 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis. Unitil employs 510 workers across the globe.
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]
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