United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Insider Sells £62,183.83 in Stock
United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Steven Fraser sold 6,917 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 899 ($11.71), for a total value of £62,183.83 ($80,979.07).
Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON UU) traded up 0.38% during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 917.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,430,046 shares. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 849.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,078.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 896.57 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 957.66. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.26 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 22nd were paid a dividend of GBX 25.92 ($0.34) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 22nd.
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A number of brokerages recently commented on UU. Royal Bank Of Canada raised United Utilities Group PLC to an “outperform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 1,025 ($13.35) to GBX 1,050 ($13.67) in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 890 ($11.59) to GBX 850 ($11.07) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($13.67) price objective on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a research report on Monday, June 12th. HSBC Holdings plc lowered their price objective on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,070 ($13.93) to GBX 1,000 ($13.02) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Barclays PLC raised their price objective on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 960 ($12.50) to GBX 1,010 ($13.15) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. United Utilities Group PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 980 ($12.76).
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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