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United Utilities Group

Current Price 740.60p Bid 737.60p Ask 738.20p Change 0.57%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 06:42. 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 31/03/2018

Turnover
£1,735.80m
Operating Profit
£636.40m
Dividend Yield
5.41
Dividend Per Share
39.73
Dividend Cover
1.31
P/E Ratio
14.12

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
Stephen Andrew Carter
Non-Executive Director
Mark Sydney Clare
Non-Executive Director
Dr Alison Jane Patricia Goligher
Non-Executive Director
Brian Michael May
Non-Executive Director
Paulette Georgina Rowe
Non-Executive Director
Sara Vivienne Weller
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UU.
ISIN
GB00B39J2M42
Shares in Issue
681,888,418
Market cap
£5,005.06m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
16.67%
Buy
 
16.67%
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
738.20p
Bid Price
737.60p
Ask Price
738.20p
Volume
3876166
Change Today
4.20p
% Change Today
0.57%
Open
729.60p
Previous Close
738.20p
Intraday High
741.80p
Intraday Low
106.50p
52 Week High
842.00p
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 - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 13 Nov 2018 | 08:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 02 Oct 2018 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 02 Oct 2018 | 08:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 28 Sep 2018 | 15:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 28 Sep 2018 | 15:50 FTSE reverses on declining insurers and banking stocks 28 Sep 2018 | 12:07 UK stocks open 0.1% lower after Italian bond sell-off 28 Sep 2018 | 09:06 United Utilities spends £80m to cope with hot weather demand 28 Sep 2018 | 07:11 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 18 Sep 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 17 Sep 2018 | 09:20 United Utilities to cut average bills between 2020 and 2025 03 Sep 2018 | 07:13 FTSE rises as Trump touches down in the UK 12 Jul 2018 | 16:37 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:15 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:15 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:15 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:15 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 19 Jun 2018 | 16:10 United Utilities adds £32m of revenue 24 May 2018 | 07:51 FTSE rallies into the close, new record in sight 11 May 2018 | 16:37 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 04 May 2018 | 12:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 03 Apr 2018 | 12:55 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 03 Apr 2018 | 12:55 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 03 Apr 2018 | 12:55 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 03 Apr 2018 | 12:55 United Utilities expects 'moderately higher' underlying profit as revenue slips 27 Mar 2018 | 07:09 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 06 Mar 2018 | 08:50 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
10,790.5
10,405.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
197.7
187.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
865.4
1,175.0
Total Non-Current Assets
11,853.6
11,768.2
Inventory
16.8
22.4
Trade & Receivables
260.9
303.9
Cash & Receivables
510.0
247.8
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
362.2
83.8
Total Assets
13,003.5
12,426.1

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,141.5
689.8
Long Term Liabilities
8,911.1
8,914.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
10,052.6
9,604.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
2,950.9
2,821.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
499.8
499.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
2,120.3
1,991.2
Share Premium Account
2.9
2.9
Other Equity
327.9
327.7
Total Equity
2,950.9
2,821.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
815.6
820.8
Cashflow Before Financing
92.4
16.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
277.1
22.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
1,735.8
1,704.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
636.4
605.5
Pre-Tax Profit
432.1
442.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
354.6
433.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
21 Jun 2018
03 Aug 2018
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
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