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Current Price 778.40p Bid 778.40p Ask 778.60p Change 1.62%
Last Updated: 25/05/2019 07:06. 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
5.26
Dividend Per Share
39.73
Dividend Cover
1.29
P/E Ratio
14.73

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
£5,223.27m
Sector

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
16.67%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
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
778.40p
Bid Price
778.40p
Ask Price
778.60p
Volume
3435998
Change Today
12.40p
% Change Today
1.62%
Open
769.00p
Previous Close
778.40p
Intraday High
780.40p
Intraday Low
766.80p
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

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 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 11 Dec 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on United Utilities Group PLC 26 Nov 2018 | 08:40 United Utilities profit up 8% as revenue rises, debt costs fall 21 Nov 2018 | 07:09 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H2 Dividend
18 Jun 2014
01 Aug 2014
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