United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Insider Russ Houlden Purchases 20 Shares of Stock
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden acquired 20 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 920 ($11.39) per share, for a total transaction of £184 ($227.72).
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 915.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 977.08 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 971.53. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 6.24 billion. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 884.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,065.55.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Jefferies Group upped their price target on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.01) to GBX 940 ($11.63) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,120 ($13.86) price target on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th. HSBC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,060 ($13.12) price target on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 990 ($12.25) price target on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 992.75 ($12.29).
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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