United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.
Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,040 ($13.58) to GBX 1,120 ($14.62) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Credit Suisse Group AG cut United Utilities Group PLC to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the company from GBX 970 ($12.66) to GBX 990 ($12.92) in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Friday, June 24th. HSBC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,060 ($13.84) price objective on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, Jefferies Group raised their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.62) to GBX 940 ($12.27) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 984.31 ($12.85).
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 993.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 986.81 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 968.21. United Utilities Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 884.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,065.55. The stock’s market cap is GBX 6.77 billion.
In other United Utilities Group PLC news, insider Houlden,Russ bought 37 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 975 ($12.73) per share, with a total value of £360.75 ($470.89). Also, insider Goligher,Alison bought 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 995 ($12.99) per share, for a total transaction of £29,850 ($38,963.58).
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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