United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) Insider Acquires £172.80 in Stock

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Steven L. Mogford acquired 20 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 864 ($11.28) per share, for a total transaction of £172.80 ($225.65).

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON UU) traded down 0.72% on Friday, hitting GBX 891.50. The company had a trading volume of 1,587,854 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 6.08 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 921.22 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 957.40. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 849.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,078.00.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be issued a GBX 25.92 ($0.34) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 22nd.

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UU has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. HSBC Holdings plc lowered their price objective on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,070 ($13.97) to GBX 1,000 ($13.06) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.06) price target on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Barclays PLC boosted their price target on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 960 ($12.54) to GBX 1,010 ($13.19) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,000 ($13.06) to GBX 1,025 ($13.38) and gave the stock a “sector performer” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. United Utilities Group PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 977.73 ($12.77).

United Utilities Group PLC Company Profile

United Utilities Group PLC is a water company. The Company, through its subsidiary, United Utilities Water Limited (United Utilities Water), manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, providing services to around seven million people and businesses. It owns over 55,000 hectares of land around its reservoirs.

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