A number of other research analysts also recently commented on UU. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded United Utilities Group PLC to an underperform rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 975 ($11.88) to GBX 1,000 ($12.19) in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,000 ($12.19) to GBX 1,150 ($14.02) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Credit Suisse Group AG downgraded United Utilities Group PLC to a neutral rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 970 ($11.82) to GBX 990 ($12.07) in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,040 ($12.68) to GBX 1,120 ($13.65) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 992.75 ($12.10).
Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 950.125 on Thursday. United Utilities Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 884.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,065.55. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 973.32 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 972.07. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 6.48 billion.
In other news, insider Houlden,Russ purchased 37 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 975 ($11.88) per share, with a total value of £360.75 ($439.67). Also, insider Goligher,Alison purchased 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 995 ($12.13) per share, with a total value of £29,850 ($36,380.26).
United Utilities Group PLC Company Profile
United Utilities Group PLC provides water and sewage services. The Company through its subsidiary, United Utilities Water Limited, manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, providing services to approximately seven million people and businesses. The Company manages around 120,000 kilometers of water pipes and sewers.
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