United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden sold 4,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on 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 acquired 20 shares of United Utilities Group stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 840 ($11.31) per share, for a total transaction of £168 ($226.11).

United Utilities Group PLC (UU) opened at GBX 811.50 ($10.92) on Thursday. United Utilities Group PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 764.50 ($10.29) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,078 ($14.51).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, December 21st will be issued 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.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut their price objective on United Utilities Group from GBX 1,070 ($14.40) to GBX 1,000 ($13.46) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Deutsche Bank raised United Utilities Group to a “buy” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 930 ($12.52) to GBX 870 ($11.71) in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. HSBC lowered United Utilities Group to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 1,000 ($13.46) to GBX 900 ($12.11) in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of United Utilities Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.44) price objective on shares of United Utilities Group in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus 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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