United Utilities Group PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-4.500 (-0.433%)
52 week
813.2 - 1186.875

Last traded: Today at 4:55 PM

United Utilities Group PLC provides water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. It is also involved in the renewable energy generation, corporate trustee, financing, and property management activities; and provision of consulting, and project management services. The company operates 42,000 kilometers of water pipes; and 78,000 km of wastewater pipes. United Utilities Group PLC was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Warrington, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Utilities—Regulated Water / Utilities
Full time employees 6000
Website https://www.unitedutilities.com
Mailing address Haweswater House Lingley Mere Business Park Lingley Green Avenue Great Sankey Warrington WA5 3LP United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 1925 237 000 / 44 34 5070 2058


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United Utilities Group PLC paid £0.44 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 22 Dec 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 58.00%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.UU dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

UU's forward dividend amount is £0.44 and the forward dividend yield is 4.20%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Mar 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on United Utilities Group PLC.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Steven Lewis Mogford CEO & Exec. Director 66 1.71M
Mr. Philip Anthony Aspin CFO & Director 54 927k
Mr. Simon Chadwick Chief Operating Officer
Robert Lee Head of Investor Relations
Mr. Simon Roger Gardiner Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. 54
Ms. Adrienne McFarland People Director
Ms. Ruth Henshaw Head of Reward & Pensions
Ms. Louise Beardmore Director
Mr. Brendan Francis Murphy Treasurer 52

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of United Utilities Group PLC is and its enterprise value is .

The UU's stocks Beta value is 0.43 making it 57% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

United Utilities Group PLC (LSE:UU) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is United Utilities Group PLC's Stock Symbol?

United Utilities Group PLC trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "UU".

2. What is United Utilities Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of UU stock can currently be purchased for approximately £1035.5.

3. How can I contact United Utilities Group PLC?

United Utilities Group PLC's mailing address is Haweswater House Lingley Mere Business Park Lingley Green Avenue Great Sankey Warrington WA5 3LP United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 1925 237 000.

4. What is United Utilities Group PLC's official website?

The official website of United Utilities Group PLC is https://www.unitedutilities.com.