JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their overweight rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a GBX 1,120 ($13.99) target price on the stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Thursday. Beaufort Securities reissued a buy rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Investec raised United Utilities Group PLC to a buy rating and set a GBX 870 ($10.87) target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. Societe Generale raised United Utilities Group PLC to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. Finally, Jefferies Group raised their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.12) to GBX 940 ($11.74) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 989 ($12.36).

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

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 895.00 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 917.39 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 966.62. 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 market cap is GBX 6.10 billion.

In other United Utilities Group PLC news, insider Houlden,Russ purchased 37 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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).

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About United Utilities Group PLC

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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