United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden purchased 19 shares of United Utilities Group PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 926 ($11.96) per share, for a total transaction of £175.94 ($227.22).

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) traded down 1.58% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 904.50. The company had a trading volume of 1,339,174 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 907.44 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 956.55. United Utilities Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 849.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,078.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 6.17 billion.

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UU has been the topic of several research reports. Deutsche Bank AG cut United Utilities Group PLC to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,000 ($12.91) to GBX 1,050 ($13.56) in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a report on Friday, May 26th. Credit Suisse Group cut United Utilities Group PLC to an “underperform” rating and reduced their target price for the company from GBX 1,000 ($12.91) to GBX 850 ($10.98) in a report on Friday, June 30th. HSBC Holdings plc reduced their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,070 ($13.82) to GBX 1,000 ($12.91) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Barclays PLC upped their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 960 ($12.40) to GBX 1,010 ($13.04) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, June 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 965.73 ($12.47).

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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