United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) Insider Sells £56,794 in Stock

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden sold 7,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 778 ($10.17), for a total value of £56,794 ($74,211.42).

Russ Houlden also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 12th, Russ Houlden bought 24 shares of United Utilities Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 761 ($9.94) per share, for a total transaction of £182.64 ($238.65).

Shares of United Utilities Group stock opened at GBX 803.40 ($10.50) on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 251.25. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 787.38 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 808.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.48 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.10. United Utilities Group PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 674.40 ($8.81) and a twelve month high of GBX 879.60 ($11.49).



A number of research firms have commented on UU. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 900 ($11.76) target price on shares of United Utilities Group in a report on Thursday, September 5th. Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.41) target price on shares of United Utilities Group in a report on Monday, June 17th. Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of United Utilities Group in a report on Wednesday, June 19th. Royal Bank of Canada cut United Utilities Group to a “sector perform” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 950 ($12.41) to GBX 850 ($11.11) in a research report on Friday, September 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of United Utilities Group in a research report on Friday, September 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 886.11 ($11.58).

United Utilities Group Company Profile

United Utilities Group PLC provides water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. It is also involved in renewable energy generation, corporate trustee, financing, and property management activities; and the provision of consulting and project management services. The company operates 42,000 kilometers (km) of water pipes; 77,000 km of wastewater pipes; 568 wastewater treatment works; and 88 water treatment works.

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