Canadian Utilities Limited Company Profile (TSE:CU)

About Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)

Canadian Utilities Limited logoCanadian Utilities Limited is a global enterprise company. Its segments include Electricity, Pipeline & Liquids, and Corporate & Other. Its Electricity segment's activities are conducted through two regulated businesses; ATCO Electric Distribution and ATCO Electric Transmission, and three non-regulated businesses, ATCO Power, ATCO Power Australia and Alberta PowerLine (APL). The Pipelines & Liquids segment's activities are conducted through three regulated businesses, ATCO Gas, ATCO Pipelines and ATCO Gas Australia, and one non-regulated business, ATCO Energy Solutions. It delivers natural gas distribution and transmission services, energy storage, and industrial water solutions to existing and new customers. The Corporate & Other segment includes retail energy business, which through ATCOenergy, sells electricity and natural gas to large commercial retail customers. It also includes the commercial real estate in Alberta, and the strategic investment and expansion into Mexico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$10.66 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 269,150,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$38.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$39.83
  • 52 Week Range: C$34.83 - C$42.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.51
  • P/E Growth: 3.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$3.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.86
  • Book Value: C$17.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.21
  • Dividend Yield: 3.6%
  • EBITDA: C$1.76 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.13%
  • Return on Equity: 6.29%
  • Return on Assets: 1.99%
  • Average Volume: 205,662 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 24.25

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)

What is Canadian Utilities Limited's stock symbol?

Canadian Utilities Limited trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CU."

How often does Canadian Utilities Limited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Utilities Limited?

Canadian Utilities Limited declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.357 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $1.43 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.61%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 8th. This is a positive change from Canadian Utilities Limited's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. View Canadian Utilities Limited's Dividend History.

When will Canadian Utilities Limited make its next earnings announcement?

Canadian Utilities Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Utilities Limited.

Where is Canadian Utilities Limited's stock going? Where will Canadian Utilities Limited's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Canadian Utilities Limited's stock. Their forecasts range from C$39.00 to C$45.00. On average, they expect Canadian Utilities Limited's stock price to reach C$41.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Utilities Limited.

Who are some of Canadian Utilities Limited's key competitors?

Who are Canadian Utilities Limited's key executives?

Canadian Utilities Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Nancy C. Southern, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Utilities Limited and Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of ATCO
  • Siegfried W. Kiefer, President, Chief Strategy Officer - ATCO Ltd
  • Linda A. Southern-Heathcott, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Brian R. Bale, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Erhard M. Kiefer, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Alan M. Skiffington, Chief Information Officer, Vice President
  • A.L. Maher, Vice President - Controller
  • Carson J. Ackroyd, Vice President - Marketing & Communications
  • B.J. Black, Vice President - Corporate Services
  • Lillian L. Brewster, Vice President - Indigenous Community Relations & Development

How do I buy Canadian Utilities Limited stock?

Shares of Canadian Utilities Limited and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Utilities Limited's stock price today?

One share of Canadian Utilities Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$39.61.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE CU)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  332
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian Utilities Limited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: C$41.20
Consensus Price Target History for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Price Target History for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/28/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$45.00View Rating Details
4/27/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$39.00 -> C$41.00View Rating Details
4/21/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$38.00 -> C$40.00View Rating Details
3/6/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$38.00 -> C$39.00View Rating Details
10/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$42.00 -> C$41.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$41.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetC$38.00 -> C$42.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetC$43.51 -> C$38.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Earnings by Quarter for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE CU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017C$0.43N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014C$0.43C$0.28C$856.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014C$0.77C$0.76C$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE CU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/22/2017D Jason SharpeDirectorSell1,382C$38.10C$52,654.20
9/19/2017Linda A Southern-HeathcottDirectorSell1,490C$38.05C$56,694.50
9/15/2017Karen Ann NielsenDirectorBuy3,000C$38.87C$116,610.00
9/6/2017Norman W BognerDirectorSell223C$38.89C$8,672.47
9/5/2017Patrick F DonovanDirectorSell329C$38.89C$12,794.81
7/21/2017D Jason SharpeDirectorSell762C$41.71C$31,783.02
6/23/2017Nancy C SouthernDirectorBuy40,000C$22.17C$886,800.00
6/22/2017Nancy C SouthernDirectorSell100C$41.25C$4,125.00
6/5/2017Roberta L LambrightInsiderSell4,000C$41.20C$164,800.00
5/16/2017Denis M EllardDirectorSell500C$40.08C$20,040.00
4/28/2017Robert John RoutsDirectorSell1,500C$39.23C$58,845.00
3/16/2017Brian P ShkrobotDirectorSell14C$37.01C$518.14
3/15/2017Brian P ShkrobotDirectorSell1,000C$38.93C$38,930.00
8/8/2016Loraine M CharltonDirectorBuy33C$39.69C$1,309.77
12/15/2015Siegfried W KieferDirectorSell69C$30.27C$2,088.63
11/19/2015Susan R WerthDirectorSell7,000C$34.32C$240,226.70
11/10/2015Nancy C SouthernDirectorSell5,100C$34.61C$176,511.00
9/24/2015Robert John NormandDirectorSell1,800C$35.18C$63,324.00
8/17/2015Roger J UrwinDirectorSell4,057C$36.28C$147,207.43
8/10/2015Ronald D SouthernDirectorBuy1,800C$21.50C$38,700.00
8/7/2015Ronald D SouthernDirectorBuy43,500C$21.50C$935,245.65
3/25/2015Alan DixonDirectorSell3,051C$40.26C$122,828.07
3/17/2015Linda A HeathcottDirectorSell4,600C$41.78C$192,197.20
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
Latest Headlines for Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU)
DateHeadline logoCanadian Utilities Limited (CU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - October 19 at 1:26 AM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Canadian Utilities Limited's Q3 2017 Earnings (CU) - October 18 at 8:00 AM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:CU) : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 6:25 PM logoCanadian Utilities Limited Eligible Dividends - October 12 at 6:25 PM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CU-CA : October 11, 2017 - October 11 at 7:09 PM logoCanadian Utilities (CU) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - October 10 at 3:22 PM logoCanadian Utilities Limited to Release Third Quarter Results Thursday, October 26, 2017 - October 5 at 9:52 PM logoWhen Should You Sell Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU)? - October 3 at 6:32 AM logoCanadian Utilities Limited (CU) Director D Jason Sharpe Sells 1,382 Shares - September 26 at 7:46 PM logoHow to Make Money Without Doing Much - The Motley Fool Canada - September 20 at 11:33 PM logoLinda A. Southern-Heathcott Sells 1,490 Shares of Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) Stock - September 20 at 8:44 PM logoInsider Buying: Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) Director Buys 3,000 Shares of Stock - September 19 at 8:08 PM logoHow to Increase Your Savings | The Motley Fool Canada - The Motley Fool Canada - September 17 at 3:14 AM logoCanadian Utilities Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for CU - Nasdaq - September 13 at 6:57 PM logoInsider Selling: Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) Director Sells 329 Shares of Stock - September 7 at 4:44 PM logoAlberta PowerLine Limited Partnership -- Moody's assigns A2 rating to Alberta PowerLine Limited Partnership's senior secured bonds; outlook stable - September 5 at 7:15 PM logoResearch Initiated on Utilities Stocks Hydro One Fortis Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Canadian Utilities - August 28 at 5:28 PM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. : CU-CA: Dividend Analysis : August 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 16 at 6:03 PM logoRetirees: Should You Only Focus on Income? - August 14 at 5:59 PM logo2 Stocks With +40 Years of Dividend Growth - The Motley Fool Canada - August 8 at 10:21 PM logoCanadian Utilities Cumulative Redeemable Second Preferred Shares Series CC Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq - August 4 at 5:52 PM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. :CU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 5:52 PM logoCanadian Utilities Limited (CU) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.36 Per Share - August 3 at 11:40 AM logoIs Canadian Utilities Limited Still a Prudent Buy Today? - August 2 at 11:29 PM logoETFs with exposure to Canadian Utilities Ltd. : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 6:19 PM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CU-CA : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 5:29 PM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CU-CA : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 5:29 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Canadian Utilities Limited Raised by National Bank Financial (CU) - July 31 at 8:20 AM logoCanadian Utilities Limited (CU) Downgraded to "Sector Perform" at National Bank Financial - July 28 at 6:35 PM logoCanadian Utilities Reports Second Quarter 2017 Earnings - July 27 at 6:00 PM logoD Jason Sharpe Sells 762 Shares of Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) Stock - July 24 at 4:20 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Veresen Inc., Maxim Power Corp., Atco Ltd. and Canadian Utilities Limited - July 21 at 7:16 PM logoCanadian Utilities Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 3.46% Yield (CU) - Nasdaq - July 19 at 12:14 AM logoCanadian Utilities Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CU-CA : July 12, 2017 - July 12 at 3:28 PM logoCanadian Utilities Limited (CU) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 7 at 8:10 AM logoCanadian Utilities Limited to Release Second Quarter Results Thursday, July 27, 2017 - July 6 at 6:53 PM logo2 Undervalued Dividend-Growth Stars I'd Buy Today - The Motley Fool Canada - July 5 at 6:46 AM logoIs Your Portfolio Prepared for the Next Market Crash? - The Motley Fool Canada - June 30 at 5:47 PM logo2 Dividend-Growth All-Stars With Yields Over 3% - June 20 at 5:17 PM logoWorried About a Market Crash? Buy This Defensive Canadian Stock - June 13 at 12:25 PM logoCanadian Utilities' Preferred Series DD Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark - May 18 at 4:29 PM logoWhy You Should Consider This Utility for Your Portfolio - May 3 at 9:32 PM logoDividend Investors: 2 Top Energy Stocks to Buy in May - May 2 at 7:40 PM logoCanadian Utilities' Preferred Shares Series Y Crosses Above 4.5% Yield Territory - April 20 at 4:43 PM logoCould the Stock Market Be Headed for a Nuclear Implosion? - The Motley Fool Canada - April 17 at 12:00 PM logoProtect Your Portfolio From a Correction With This Utility Stock - April 12 at 4:36 PM logoNew Investors: 3 Reasons Why You Should Start With Dividend ... - The Motley Fool Canada - March 29 at 10:05 PM logoQ4 2016 Canadian Utilities Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open - March 3 at 4:35 PM logoCU Inc. Appoints Linda Southern-Heathcott as Director and Vice Chair - March 2 at 9:52 AM logo1 Severely Undervalued Utility to Buy Today - February 22 at 4:50 PM



Canadian Utilities Limited (CU) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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