United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.

Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on UU. Credit Suisse Group AG downgraded shares of United Utilities Group PLC to a “neutral” rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 970 ($12.12) to GBX 990 ($12.37) in a report on Thursday, July 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,040 ($12.99) to GBX 1,120 ($13.99) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.12) to GBX 940 ($11.74) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of United Utilities Group PLC to an “underperform” rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 975 ($12.18) to GBX 1,000 ($12.49) in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. United Utilities Group PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 989 ($12.36).

Analyst Recommendations for United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 879.00 on Wednesday. United Utilities Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 853.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,065.55. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 936.92 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 969.02. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.99 billion.

In other United Utilities Group PLC news, insider Houlden,Russ bought 37 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost 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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