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United Utilities Group

Current Price 682.59p Bid 686.80p Ask 687.00p Change 3.43%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 15:31. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

United Utilities plc was created from the merger of North West Water and Norweb in November 1995. It is the UK's largest listed water company. It owns, operates and maintains utility assets, including water, wastewater, electricity and gas.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2017

Turnover
£1,704.00m
Operating Profit
£605.50m
Dividend Yield
5.91
Dividend Per Share
38.87
Dividend Cover
1.62
P/E Ratio
10.41

Key Personnel

Steven Lewis Mogford
Chief Executive
John Russell Houlden
Chief Financial Officer
Steven Richard Fraser
Chief Operating Officer
Dr John David Gibson McAdam
Non-Executive Chairman
Dr Alison Jane Patricia Goligher
Non-Executive Director
Stephen Andrew Carter
Non-Executive Director
Mark Sydney Clare
Non-Executive Director
Brian Michael May
Non-Executive Director
Sara Vivienne Weller
Non-Executive Director
Paulette Georgina Rowe
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UU.
ISIN
GB00B39J2M42
Shares in Issue
681,888,418
Market cap
£4,515.47m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
16.67%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
686.80p
Bid Price
686.80p
Ask Price
687.00p
Volume
3731564
Change Today
22.80p
% Change Today
3.43%
Open
664.60p
Previous Close
686.80p
Intraday High
687.00p
Intraday Low
660.60p
52 Week High
1078.00p
52 Week Low
648.60p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

United Utilities Group Intra-day Chart

United Utilities Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 26 Jan 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 11 Jan 2018 | 16:00 Utilities keep FTSE afloat 05 Jan 2018 | 16:43 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 05 Jan 2018 | 14:55 Utilities spark FTSE gains 05 Jan 2018 | 11:49 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 11 Dec 2017 | 15:15 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 07 Dec 2017 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 06 Dec 2017 | 10:40 FTSE stable ahead of Budget 22 Nov 2017 | 11:52 United Utilities 1H dividend up 2.2% 22 Nov 2017 | 07:15 FTSE flat as utility stocks struggle 17 Nov 2017 | 16:50 Falling utility stocks and dollar weakness stunt FTSE 100 17 Nov 2017 | 11:56 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 17 Nov 2017 | 08:40 United Utilities first-half trading in line with expectations 26 Sep 2017 | 07:11 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 31 Aug 2017 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 17 Aug 2017 | 11:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 07 Aug 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 07 Aug 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 07 Aug 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 07 Aug 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 07 Aug 2017 | 16:50 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 31 Jul 2017 | 11:30 FTSE up on housebuilders and utility stocks 26 Jul 2017 | 16:50 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 21 Jul 2017 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 18 Jul 2017 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 07 Jul 2017 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 30 Jun 2017 | 08:00 United Utilities appoints new COO 28 Jun 2017 | 09:55 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 12 Jun 2017 | 09:50 FTSE sideways prior to UK Q1 GDP data 25 May 2017 | 08:56

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Tangible Assets
10,405.5
10,031.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
187.7
162.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,175.0
1,087.0
Total Non-Current Assets
11,768.2
11,280.8
Inventory
22.4
29.3
Trade & Receivables
303.9
367.4
Cash & Receivables
247.8
213.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
83.8
15.7
Total Assets
12,426.1
11,906.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Short Term Liabilities
689.8
844.2
Long Term Liabilities
8,914.7
8,357.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
9,604.5
9,201.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Net Assets
2,821.6
2,705.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Share Capital
499.8
499.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
1,991.2
1,878.8
Share Premium Account
2.9
2.9
Other Equity
327.7
324.0
Total Equity
2,821.6
2,705.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
820.8
685.6
Cashflow Before Financing
16.2
8.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
22.0
-37.6

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Turnover
1,704.0
1,730.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
605.5
567.9
Pre-Tax Profit
442.4
353.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
433.9
397.5

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
21 Dec 2017
01 Feb 2018
H2 Dividend
22 Jun 2017
04 Aug 2017
H1 Dividend
15 Dec 2016
01 Feb 2017
H2 Dividend
23 Jun 2016
01 Aug 2016
H1 Dividend
17 Dec 2015
01 Feb 2016
H2 Dividend
25 Jun 2015
03 Aug 2015
H1 Dividend
18 Dec 2014
02 Feb 2015
H2 Dividend
18 Jun 2014
01 Aug 2014
H1 Dividend
18 Dec 2013
03 Feb 2014
H2 Dividend
19 Jun 2013
02 Aug 2013
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