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

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$54.22 -0.05 (-0.09 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 10:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.27
Today's Range$53.96 - $54.45
52-Week Range$44.75 - $55.75
Volume1,110 shs
Average Volume34,088 shs
Market Capitalization$806.79 million
P/E Ratio24.31
Dividend Yield2.76%
Beta0.09
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$5.6656 per share
Book Value$23.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$806.79 million
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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, January 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 13th. This is an increase from Unitil's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $125.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.10 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Unitil.

What price target have analysts set for UTL?

1 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Unitil's stock. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Unitil's share price to reach $51.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%. 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 trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Unitil's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Unitil own?

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, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (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

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. (7.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.87%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (3.52%), Northern Trust Corp (1.94%) and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC (1.86%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unitil.

Which major investors are selling Unitil stock?

UTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NEXT Financial Group Inc, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Investments LP, Hennessy Advisors Inc., First Manhattan Co., Boston Partners and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil.

Which major investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Tributary Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $54.22.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $806.79 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:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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