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Current Price 890.60p Bid 890.40p Ask 890.80p Change 2.91%
Last Updated: 16/10/2019 16:36. 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 31/03/2019

Turnover
£1,818.50m
Operating Profit
£634.90m
Dividend Yield
4.77
Dividend Per Share
41.28
Dividend Cover
1.29
P/E Ratio
16.24

Key Personnel

Steven Lewis Mogford
Chief Executive
John Russell Houlden
Chief Financial Officer
Sir David Hartmann Higgins
Non-Executive Chairman
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
£5,901.06m
Sector

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
20.00%
Buy
 
40.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
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
890.60p
Bid Price
890.40p
Ask Price
890.80p
Volume
4196603
Change Today
25.20p
% Change Today
2.91%
Open
865.60p
Previous Close
865.40p
Intraday High
891.40p
Intraday Low
839.80p
52 Week High
879.60p
52 Week Low
674.40p
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 AJ Bell

FTSE opens 0.7% lower amid Brexit upheaval; Trump impeachment probe 25 Sep 2019 | 09:04 United Utilities sees revenue, profit rising in the first half 25 Sep 2019 | 07:18 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 19 Sep 2019 | 09:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 16 Sep 2019 | 15:00 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 13 Sep 2019 | 13:00 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 13 Sep 2019 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 23 Jul 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 05 Jul 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 21 Jun 2019 | 16:05 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 18 Jun 2019 | 15:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 18 Jun 2019 | 15:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 18 Jun 2019 | 15:10 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 17 Jun 2019 | 12:20 United Utilities chief operating officer leaving to become CEO of Cadent Gas 14 Jun 2019 | 10:08 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 16 May 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 14 May 2019 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 09 Apr 2019 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 05 Apr 2019 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 05 Apr 2019 | 10:50 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 02 Apr 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 02 Apr 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 02 Apr 2019 | 12:05 Director Deals - United Utilities Group PLC (UU.) 02 Apr 2019 | 12:05 FTSE boosted by stronger miners 26 Mar 2019 | 16:50 UK stocks edge higher as May loses control of Brexit agenda 26 Mar 2019 | 09:00 United Utilities sees rising annual sales being offset by £52m of exceptional costs 26 Mar 2019 | 07:08 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 25 Mar 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 30 Jan 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 24 Jan 2019 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 18 Jan 2019 | 13:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Tangible Assets
11,153.4
10,790.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
202.7
197.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,110.3
865.4
Total Non-Current Assets
12,466.4
11,853.6
Inventory
14.9
16.8
Trade & Receivables
249.5
260.9
Cash & Receivables
339.3
510.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
117.7
362.2
Total Assets
13,187.8
13,003.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Short Term Liabilities
1,052.0
1,141.5
Long Term Liabilities
9,025.0
8,911.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
10,077.0
10,052.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Net Assets
3,110.8
2,950.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Share Capital
499.8
499.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
2,269.8
2,120.3
Share Premium Account
2.9
2.9
Other Equity
338.3
327.9
Total Equity
3,110.8
2,950.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
823.3
815.6
Cashflow Before Financing
195.6
92.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-172.8
277.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Turnover
1,818.5
1,735.8
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
634.9
636.4
Pre-Tax Profit
436.2
432.1
Profit / Loss for the Year
363.4
354.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
20 Jun 2019
01 Aug 2019
H1 Dividend
20 Dec 2018
01 Feb 2019
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
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