United Utilities Group PLC (NASDAQ:UUGRY) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the nine ratings firms that are covering the company, Market Beat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company.
United Utilities Group PLC (NASDAQ:UUGRY) opened at 27.33 on Monday. United Utilities Group PLC has a 1-year low of $24.94 and a 1-year high of $31.64. The company has a market cap of $9.32 billion and a PE ratio of 22.55. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $28.43 and its 200-day moving average price is $28.23.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on UUGRY. Investec reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Saturday, November 28th. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Friday, November 20th. Societe Generale lowered shares of United Utilities Group PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 9th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 23rd. Finally, Credit Suisse raised shares of United Utilities Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 5th.
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. The Company owns around 178 reservoirs. The Company collects water from the environment, clean and distributes it to its customers before collecting it, treating it, and then returning it back to the environment. The Company owns over 55,000 hectares of land around its reservoirs. The Company has around 93 water treatment works, which delivers around 1,700 million liters of water to 3.2 million customers. The Company’s subsidiary includes United Utilities Property Services Limited.