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United Utilities Group

Current Price 1053.00p Bid 1052.00p Ask 1053.00p Change 0.77%
Last Updated: 28/07/2021 05:06. 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 31/03/2021

Revenue
£1,808.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£602.10m
Dividend yield (%)
4.70
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
1.30
P/E Ratio
16.50

Key Personnel

Mr Steven L Mogford
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Phil Aspin
Chief Financial Officer
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
Mr Doug Webb
Non-Executive Director
Mrs Kath Cates
Non-Executive Director
Mrs Kath Cates
Non-Executive Director
Mr Mark S Clare
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UUL
ISIN
GB00B39J2M42
Shares in Issue
681.90m
Market cap
£7,180.41m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
100.00%
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 the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1,053.00p
Bid Price
1,052.00p
Ask Price
1,053.00p
Volume
103,679
Change Today
8.00p
% Change Today
0.77%
Open
1,043.25p
Previous Close
1,053.00p
Intraday High
1,053.00p
Intraday Low
1,040.50p
52 Week High
1,053.00p
52 Week Low
822.40p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,808.00
1,859.30
Operating Profit/Loss
602.10
630.30
Net Interest
-82.20
-284.00
Pre-Tax Profit
551.00
303.20
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
453.40
106.80
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
453.40
106.80
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
453.40
106.80
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
Basic
66.50p
15.70p
Diluted
66.30p
15.60p
Adjusted
56.20p
71.30p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
11,799.00
11,510.90
Intangible Assets
181.10
189.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
0.10
46.90
Other Financial Assets
410.30
617.80
Other Non-Current Assets
775.70
851.10
Current Assets
Inventories
18.30
16.60
Trade & Other Receivables
229.20
245.90
Cash at Bank & In Hand
744.10
528.10
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
21.30
37.80
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
14,179.10
14,044.10

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
654.80
845.00
Other Current Liabilities
340.70
359.70
Total Current Liabilities
995.50
1,204.70
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
7,797.00
7,518.10
Provisions
1,449.50
1,462.60
Other Non-Current Liabilities
906.10
896.60
Total Non-Current Liabilities
10,152.60
9,877.30
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
11,148.10
11,082.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
3,031.00
2,962.10

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
499.80
499.80
Share Premium Account
2.90
2.90
Other Reserves
336.30
336.70
Retained Earnings
2,192.00
2,122.70
Shareholders Funds
3,031.00
2,962.10
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
3,031.00
2,962.10

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
24 Jun 2021
02 Aug 2021
28.83p
Interim
17 Dec 2020
01 Feb 2021
14.41p
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 2021
31 Mar 2020
Dividend growth
1.50%
3.20%
Dividend yield
4.70%
4.70%
Dividend cover
1.30
1.67


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