UtilitiesGas, Water & Multi-utilities
  • Price (GBX)803.40
  • Today's Change8.00 / 1.01%
  • Shares traded1.84m
  • 1 Year change14.02%
  • Beta0.6808
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About the company

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. It collects water from the environment, clean and distributes it to its customers before collecting it, treating it, and then returning it back to the environment. The Company produced approximately 138 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy through sludge treatment centers and solar installations, enough to power over 40,000 homes. It delivers approximately 1,700 million liters of clean drinking water to its customers every day through over 40,000 kilometers of water pipes. United Utilities Water holds licenses to provide water and wastewater services to a population of approximately seven million people in the North West of England.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)1.82bn
  • Net income in GBP363.40m
  • Incorporated2008
  • Employees5.27k
  • Location
    United Utilities Group PLCHaweswater HSE, Lingley Green AvenueWARRINGTON WA5 3LPUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 192 523 7000
  • Fax+44 192 523 7073
  • Websitehttp://www.unitedutilities.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Severn Trent Plc1.77bn315.30m4.95bn6.58k15.374.177.482.801.331.337.474.910.1801--3.64268,601.803.212.953.493.27--91.6317.8415.110.75443.210.838777.534.190.121531.59-7.7010.133.04
United Utilities Group PLC1.82bn363.40m5.35bn5.27k14.761.727.072.940.53180.53182.664.560.138916.586.60345,263.002.773.013.033.25----19.9820.910.67163.280.715373.414.761.492.48-13.22-1.142.75
Data as of Sep 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to United Utilities Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

31.69%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 01 Aug 201946.35m6.80%
Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co.as of 22 May 201930.62m4.49%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 201920.98m3.08%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 22 May 201920.66m3.03%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Aug 201919.73m2.89%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 01 Aug 201919.53m2.86%
M&G Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 201916.15m2.37%
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.as of 25 Dec 201815.95m2.34%
RARE Infrastructure Ltd. (Investment Management)as of 01 Aug 201915.94m2.34%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Aug 201910.17m1.49%
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