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United Utilities Group

Current Price 916.00p Bid 913.00p Ask 922.80p Change -2.14%
Last Updated: 05/06/2020 22:59. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

United manages and operates the regulated electricity distribution, water and wastewater networks in north west England.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2020

Revenue
£1,859.30m
Operating Profit/Loss
£630.30m
Dividend yield (%)
4.70
Total dividend for year
42.6000p
Dividend cover
1.48
P/E Ratio
14.30

Key Personnel

Mr Steven L Mogford
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Russ Houlden
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Brian May
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr David Higgins
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Paulette Rowe
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Stephen A Carter
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Alison Goligher
Independent Non-Executive Director
MS Sara Weller
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr John McAdam
Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Mark S Clare
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UU.
ISIN
GB00B39J2M42
Shares in Issue
681.89m
Market cap
£6,246.10m
Sector

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
50.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
916.00p
Bid Price
913.00p
Ask Price
922.80p
Volume
2,149,556
Change Today
-20.00p
% Change Today
-2.14%
Open
936.00p
Previous Close
916.00p
Intraday High
936.60p
Intraday Low
916.00p
52 Week High
1,061.00p
52 Week Low
759.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,859.30
1,818.50
Operating Profit/Loss
630.30
634.90
Net Interest
-284.00
-205.40
Pre-Tax Profit
303.20
436.20
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
106.80
363.40
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
106.80
363.40
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
106.80
363.40
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
42.6000p
41.2800p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
Basic
15.70p
53.30p
Diluted
15.60p
53.20p
Adjusted
63.00p
59.80p
Dividend per Share
42.6000p
41.2800p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
11,510.90
11,153.40
Intangible Assets
189.00
202.70
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
46.90
90.50
Other Financial Assets
617.80
387.80
Other Non-Current Assets
851.10
632.00
Current Assets
Inventories
16.60
14.90
Trade & Other Receivables
245.90
249.50
Cash at Bank & In Hand
528.10
339.30
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
37.80
117.70
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
14,044.10
13,187.80

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
845.00
700.20
Other Current Liabilities
359.70
351.80
Total Current Liabilities
1,204.70
1,052.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
7,518.10
7,115.60
Provisions
1,462.60
1,146.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
896.60
763.40
Total Non-Current Liabilities
9,877.30
9,025.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
11,082.00
10,077.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
2,962.10
3,110.80

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
499.80
499.80
Share Premium Account
2.90
2.90
Other Reserves
336.70
338.30
Retained Earnings
2,122.70
2,269.80
Shareholders Funds
2,962.10
3,110.80
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
2,962.10
3,110.80

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
25 Jun 2020
03 Aug 2020
28.40p
Interim
19 Dec 2019
03 Feb 2020
14.20p
Final
20 Jun 2019
01 Aug 2019
27.52p
Interim
20 Dec 2018
01 Feb 2019
13.76p
Final
21 Jun 2018
03 Aug 2018
26.49p
Interim
21 Dec 2017
01 Feb 2018
13.24p
Final
22 Jun 2017
04 Aug 2017
25.92p
Interim
15 Dec 2016
01 Feb 2017
12.95p
Final
23 Jun 2016
01 Aug 2016
25.64p
Interim
17 Dec 2015
01 Feb 2016
12.81p
Final
25 Jun 2015
03 Aug 2015
25.14p
Interim
18 Dec 2014
02 Feb 2015
12.56p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
Dividend growth
3.20%
3.90%
Dividend yield
4.70%
5.10%
Dividend cover
1.48
1.45
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