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United Utilities Group PLC (UU.L)

UU.L on London Stock Exchange

816.00GBp
15 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

16.00 (+2.00%)
Prev Close
800.00
Open
802.50
Day's High
816.00
Day's Low
800.50
Volume
4,618,033
Avg. Vol
2,368,225
52-wk High
1,078.00
52-wk Low
764.50

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Mar-17 14 1,709.29 1,764.00 1,688.50 --
Year Ending Mar-18 13 1,744.39 1,770.40 1,720.73 1,771.22
Year Ending Mar-19 13 1,824.21 1,846.00 1,797.00 1,832.21
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Mar-17 16 45.74 52.41 44.00 --
Year Ending Mar-18 14 43.49 53.72 39.70 46.37
Year Ending Mar-19 14 50.93 55.40 47.48 51.11
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 6.07 8.31 1.00 1.00
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 13.00 18.43 17.79
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 23.51 22.56 29.10
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 7.29 13.97 9.28
Beta 1.01 0.81 1.08
Price to Sales (TTM) 3.22 4.57 2.64
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.99 2.30 1.34
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 2.14 2.30 2.55
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 6.95 11.26 7.51
% Owned Institutions -- 3.10 0.95

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 2.65 3.07
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 4.27 2.81 2.83
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 3.96 7.90 -2.57
Payout Ratio(TTM) 62.28 41.45 46.21

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 2.70 22.72 -11.69
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 0.06 12.34 -8.88
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 1.72 9.79 9.43
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -2.58 22.08 86.61
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 0.12 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 6.84 9.35 6.76
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 6.89 22.88 32.38

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.70 1.34 1.94
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.72 1.42 2.08
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 242.22 87.74 103.53
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 265.43 108.81 118.65
Interest Coverage (TTM) 1.94 8.08 8.20

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) -- 51.37 25.34
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 39.06 19.83
EBITD Margin (TTM) 60.57 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 58.02 53.40 38.97
Operating Margin (TTM) 37.34 42.08 22.95
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 36.33 42.91 29.49
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 30.47 40.60 14.75
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 23.50 39.56 25.58
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 24.82 31.76 8.74
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 25.11 32.89 18.95
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 18.54 23.57 33.30
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -6.85 19.21 24.63

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 325,235 3,225,097 7,561,464,734
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 80,734 226,739 536,675,033
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 5.42 6.69 9.02
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 9.39 32.44 18.76
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.14 0.27 0.35

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 3.48 6.22 3.37
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 3.85 6.62 7.65
Return on Investment (TTM) 3.74 8.06 4.25
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.13 8.42 9.28
Return on Equity (TTM) 15.68 13.78 7.95
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 18.48 13.76 15.06
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % -1.50 0.30 1.72
EPS (TTM) % 9.16 -16.24 6.84
Dividend % 1.09 2.55 3.96
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for United Utilities Group PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 2.26 0.83 99 27
13 Week -7.90 -11.18 95 15
26 Week -15.48 -15.98 63 21
52 Week -7.48 -14.50 67 20
YTD -9.43 -14.63 71 18
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 52.53%
# of Holders: 321
Total Shares Held: 358,197,166
3 Mo. Net Change: -21,945,907
# New Positions: 16
# Closed Positions: 30
# Increased Positions: 88
# Reduced Positions: 106
# Net Buyers: -18
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