Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the firm. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company.

UUGRY has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Saturday, June 25th. Credit Suisse Group AG cut United Utilities Group PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Citigroup Inc. cut United Utilities Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Bank of America Corp. cut United Utilities Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th.

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) traded down 2.26% on Friday, hitting $22.98. The stock had a trading volume of 2,368 shares. United Utilities Group PLC has a 1-year low of $22.88 and a 1-year high of $30.64. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $25.81 and a 200-day moving average of $26.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.20 and a beta of 0.44.

About United Utilities Group PLC

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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