A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on UU. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on shares of United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,020 ($13.31) to GBX 1,040 ($13.58) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Monday, June 13th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Friday, June 24th. HSBC reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,060 ($13.84) price objective on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Credit Suisse Group AG lowered shares of United Utilities Group PLC to a neutral rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 970 ($12.66) to GBX 990 ($12.92) in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of 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 analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 984.31 ($12.85).
Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 1012.9091 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 987.42 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 968.81. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 884.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,065.55. The firm’s market cap is GBX 6.91 billion.
In related news, insider Houlden,Russ purchased 37 shares of United Utilities Group PLC 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 purchased 3,000 shares of United Utilities Group PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was bought 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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