United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY)’s stock price hit a new 52-week high on Friday . The company traded as high as $24.46 and last traded at $24.19, with a volume of 9034 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $22.40.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on UUGRY shares. Jefferies Financial Group lowered shares of United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 19th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered shares of United Utilities Group from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 6th. Finally, Barclays raised shares of United Utilities Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold”.
The company has a quick ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 0.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.29. The business’s fifty day moving average is $22.37 and its 200 day moving average is $20.61.
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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