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UU. - United Utilities Share Price

957.2p -9.2  -1.0%

Last Trade - 16/04/21

Sector
Utilities
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £6.53bn
Enterprise Value £14.57bn
Revenue £1.82bn
Position in Universe 153rd / 1819
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2020, UnitedUtilities Group PLC revenues decreased 4% to £894.4M. Netincome increased 2% to £162M. Revenues reflect Wholesalewater charges decrease of 6% to £375.5M, Residential retailcharges decrease of 20% to £35.9M, Other decrease of 21% to£21.2M. Net Income benefited from FV/Uls Adjust onDerivatives for Hedging decrease of 57% to £27.1M(expense).
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Profile Summary

United Utilities Group PLC is a water and wastewater company. The Company, through its subsidiary, United Utilities Water Limited (United Utilities Water), manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, providing services to around seven million people and businesses. It owns over 56,000 hectares of land around its reservoirs. It collects water from the environment, clean and distributes it to its customers before collecting it, treating it, and then returning it back to the environment. The Company has produced approximately 173 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy through sludge treatment centers and solar installations. It delivers approximately 1,700 million liters of clean drinking water to its customers every day through over 42,000 kilometers of water pipes. United Utilities Water holds licenses to provide water and wastewater services in the North West of England.

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Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated April 8, 2008
Public Since July 28, 2008
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 5,302
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Upcoming Events for UU.
Thursday 27th May, 2021
Full Year 2021 United Utilities Group PLC Earnings Release
Friday 23rd July, 2021
United Utilities Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 28th September, 2021
United Utilities Group PLC Pre-Close Trading Statement Release
Frequently Asked Questions for United Utilities
What is the United Utilities share price?

As of 16/04/21, shares in United Utilities are trading at 957.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.53bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the United Utilities share price performed this year?

Shares in United Utilities are currently trading at 957.2p and the price has moved by 6.33% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the United Utilities price has moved by -14.96% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for United Utilities?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for United Utilities, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 8 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for United Utilities is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will United Utilities next release its financial results?

United Utilities is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the United Utilities dividend yield?

The United Utilities dividend yield is 4.47% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does United Utilities pay a dividend?

Last year, United Utilities paid a total dividend of 0.43, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.47%. Looking ahead, United Utilities has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does United Utilities next pay dividends?

United Utilities has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on United Utilities shares is currently 4.47%.

How do I buy United Utilities shares?

To buy shares in United Utilities you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of United Utilities?

Shares in United Utilities are currently trading at 957.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £6.53bn.

Where are United Utilities shares listed? Where are United Utilities shares listed?

Here are the trading details for United Utilities:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: UU.
What kind of share is United Utilities?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, United Utilities is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a United Utilities share price forecast 2021?

Shares in United Utilities are currently priced at 957.2p. At that level they are trading at 3.4% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 990.89.

Analysts covering United Utilities currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.47852 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the United Utilities share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like United Utilities. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -10.54%. At the current price of 957.2p, shares in United Utilities are trading at 6.56% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the United Utilities PE Ratio?

The United Utilities PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 52.46. The shares are currently trading at 957.2p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of United Utilities?

United Utilities's management team is headed by:

Steven Mogford - CEO
Simon Gardiner - SEC
Mark Clare - NID
Stephen Carter - NID
Alison Goligher - NID
David Higgins - NEC
Phil Aspin - CFO
Kath Cates - NED
Who are the major shareholders of United Utilities?

Here are the top five shareholders of United Utilities based on the size of their shareholding:

Lazard Asset Management, L.L.C. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.93% (67.7m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.13% (35.0m shares)
Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Portfolio Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.06% (27.7m shares)
Statens Pensjonsfond Utland Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 3.53% (24.1m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.5% (23.8m shares)
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