United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden sold 4,400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 819 ($11.02), for a total value of £36,036 ($48,500.67).

Russ Houlden also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 13th, Russ Houlden bought 20 shares of United Utilities Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 840 ($11.31) per share, for a total transaction of £168 ($226.11).

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) traded up GBX 5.79 ($0.08) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 815 ($10.97). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,969,817 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,470,000. United Utilities Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 764.50 ($10.29) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,078 ($14.51).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a GBX 13.24 ($0.18) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st.

Several research firms recently issued reports on UU. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 930 ($12.52) target price on shares of United Utilities Group in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Macquarie decreased their target price on United Utilities Group from GBX 1,040 ($14.00) to GBX 963 ($12.96) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of United Utilities Group in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. HSBC lowered United Utilities Group to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,000 ($13.46) to GBX 900 ($12.11) in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.44) price target on shares of United Utilities Group in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 943.67 ($12.70).

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United Utilities Group 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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