United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Lifted to Neutral at Citigroup Inc.
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) was upgraded by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday.
Several other equities analysts have also commented on UU. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,120 ($13.99) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th. Jefferies Group upped their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.12) to GBX 940 ($11.74) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,000 ($12.49) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th. Societe Generale upgraded United Utilities Group PLC to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 19th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 990 ($12.37) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 989 ($12.36).
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 883.50 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 6.02 billion. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 853.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,065.55. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 936.92 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 969.02.
In other news, insider Houlden,Russ acquired 37 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 975 ($12.18) per share, for a total transaction of £360.75 ($450.71).
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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