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NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price, Forecast & News

$64.05
+0.25 (+0.39 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 03:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
$63.74
Now: $64.05
$64.74
50-Day Range
$60.57
MA: $62.09
$64.05
52-Week Range
$48.33
Now: $64.05
$64.74
Volume48,850 shs
Average Volume58,934 shs
Market Capitalization$956.27 million
P/E Ratio21.79
Dividend Yield2.32%
Beta0.04
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$5.63 per share
Book Value$23.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$956.27 million
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, November 27th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 12th. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 return on equity of 9.27% and a net margin of 9.79%. 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.

How can I listen to Unitil's earnings call?

Unitil will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for UTL?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Unitil's shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $59.79. On average, they expect Unitil's stock price to reach $55.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.5%. 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?

Media stories about UTL stock have been trending extremely negative on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect 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 during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 65,300 shares, a decrease of 36.2% from the December 31st total of 102,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 56,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Consolidated Edison (ED), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Southern (SO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AbbVie (ABBV) and International Paper (IP).

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 Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.39%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.62%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.24%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.09%), Strs Ohio (0.08%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%). 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 Tributary Capital Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Hennessy Advisors 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Huntington National Bank, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc, First National Bank of Omaha and Strs Ohio. 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 $64.05.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $956.27 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:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  625
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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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