United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) Rating Reaffirmed
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) just had their share rating of a ‘Sell’ issued by research analysts at Investec, who now has a GBX 870.00 target price on the 6.52 billion GBP market cap company or a -9.11% downside potential. This key information was released in a recent report on 4 December.
From a total of 14 analysts covering United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) stock, 5 rate it a ”Buy”, 3 a “Sell”, and 7 a ”Hold”. This means that 33% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 1060 while the lowest target price is GBX 870. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 977.07 with a -0.43% below today’s (GBX 956.5) stock price. United Utilities Group PLC was the topic of 35 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. AlphaValue maintained shares on December 3 with “Sell” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained shares with “Buy” rating and GBX 1000 target share price in a report from a November 26. JP Morgan maintained UU stock in a recent report from November 26 with “Overweight” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the rating on November 25. Morgan Stanley has a “Underwt/Cautious” rating and a GBX 870 price target on shares. Finally, BNP Paribas maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in a report issued on a November 26.
Approximately 147,040 shares of stock traded hands. United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) has risen 1.05% since May 7, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.83% the S&P500.
United Utilities Group PLC provides water and sewage services. The company has a market cap of 6.52 billion GBP. The Firm 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. It has 23.31 P/E ratio. The Firm manages around 120,000 kilometers of water pipes and sewers.