Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company.
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on UUGRY. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded United Utilities Group from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, September 6th. Jefferies Financial Group cut United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 19th.
Shares of UUGRY opened at $21.87 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $7.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.98 and a beta of 0.47. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $22.39 and a 200-day moving average of $20.46. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.29. United Utilities Group has a 52 week low of $17.78 and a 52 week high of $23.39.
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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