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United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank in a research report issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 980 ($16.22) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 10.24% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on UU. Analysts at Bank of America downgraded shares of United Utilities Group PLC to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of United Utilities Group PLC to a “sector performer” rating in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 890 ($14.73) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 870 ($14.40). Finally, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a GBX 870 ($14.40) price target on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 811.92 ($13.44).

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 877.0001 on Friday. United Utilities Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 641.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 911.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 879.0 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 833.3. The company’s market cap is £5.980 billion.

United Utilities Group PLC is the holding company of a group which owns and operates water and wastewater assets in the North West of England.

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