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Unitil Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:UTL)

$62.38
+0.55 (+0.89 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$61.52
Now: $62.38
$62.40
50-Day Range
$59.36
MA: $61.81
$64.33
52-Week Range
$46.21
Now: $62.38
$64.53
Volume42,619 shs
Average Volume48,366 shs
Market Capitalization$930.77 million
P/E Ratio27.97
Dividend Yield2.39%
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. 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$5.56 per share
Book Value$23.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees520
Market Cap$930.77 million
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (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, July 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, August 29th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. View Unitil's Dividend History.

How were Unitil's earnings last quarter?

Unitil Co. (NYSE:UTL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $84.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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.

How can I listen to Unitil's earnings call?

Unitil will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Unitil's stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $59.79. On average, they anticipate Unitil's stock price to reach $55.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.2%. 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 very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie 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 negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unitil earned a media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Unitil.

Are investors shorting Unitil?

Unitil saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 82,400 shares, a drop of 19.9% from the August 30th total of 102,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 55,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.6% of the shares of the company 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 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.44%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.59%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.25%), Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.05%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.04%). 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Tributary Capital Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unitil.

Which major investors are buying Unitil stock?

UTL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Unitil's stock price today?

One share of UTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.38.

How big of a company is Unitil?

Unitil has a market capitalization of $930.77 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:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  294 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  563
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This page was last updated on 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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