United Utilities

United Utilities (UU.)

Company name:United Utilities
Company Description:A group engaged in the ownership and operation of water and wastewater assets and the management of infrastructure for other businesses; predominantly within the United Kingdom
EPIC:UU.Trading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB00B39J2M42
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.unitedutilities.com/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:GAS WATER & UTILITIES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 815.00 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -2.0 [-0.24] 813.00 813.50 816.00 820.00 809.50 2,919,647
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 5,557.39 681.89 0.17 63.60 38.87 12.81 4.77 1,078.00 - 764.50

United Utilities Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.5,557.39m
Shares In Issue681.89m
Prev. Close817.00
PE Ratio12.81 
Dividend Yield4.77%
EPS - basic63.60p
Dividend PS38.87p
Dividend Cover1.64 
Cash Flow PS120.37p
Return On Equity (ROE)15.38%
Operating Margin25.96%
PEG Factor1.41 
EPS Growth Rate9.09%
Dividends PS Growth Rate1.09%
Net Debt9,356.70m
Gross Gearing77.29%
Quick Assets671.10m
Net Working Capital3.70m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets1.60%
Turnover PS249.89p
Pre-Tax Profit PS64.88p
Retained Profit PS25.05p
Cash PS36.34p
Net Cash PS-64.82p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *386.27p
Net Asset Value PS413.79p
Spread0.50 (0.06%) 

United Utilities Balance Sheet

LSE:UU.:Liabilities+EQLSE:UU.:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week822.00801.50
4 weeks842.00764.50
12 weeks894.00764.50
1 year1,078.00764.50

Share Price Chart (5 years)

United Utilities Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week809.006.000.74801.502.79811.91
4 weeks832.50-17.50-2.10764.502.94805.25
12 weeks888.50-73.50-8.27764.502.44829.87
26 weeks990.00-175.00-17.68764.502.34867.91
1 year892.00-77.00-8.63764.502.17910.45
3 years901.00-86.00-9.54764.501.95929.09
5 years703.50111.5015.85641.002.04855.92

United Utilities Key Management Ratios

United Utilities Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio5.40 
PE Ratio12.81 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.46 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.46 
Dividend Yield4.77%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.97 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS12.56 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS32.54 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS6.77 
Price-to-Sales PS3.26 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS2.11 
Price-to-Cash PS22.43 
Net Working Capital PS0.54 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS1,502.00%
Earnings Yield7.80%
Average PE15.69 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average81.67%

United Utilities Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio75.96%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.16 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)3.38 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value1.60 
Net Gearing75.30%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)76.45%
Gross Gearing77.29%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)78.48%
Gearing Under 1 Year5.55%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)5.64%
Assets/Equity4.40 
Cash/Equity8.78 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets0.03%
Current Ratio1.01 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.97 
Liquidity Ratio0.36 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets35.73%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value14,224.29m
CFO/Sales0.48 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.89 
CFO/Assets0.07 
CFO/Debt0.09 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value1.73 
Total Debt/Sales5.64 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit21.71 
Total Debt9,604.50m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2,595.81%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth16.91%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth7.89%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.1676-0.0177

United Utilities Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)3.77%
Return On Assets (ROA)3.57%
Net Profit Margin25.46%
Assets Turnover0.14 
Return On Equity (ROE)15.38%
Return On Investment (ROI)3.81%
Dividend Payout Ratio61.12%
Plowback Ratio38.88%
Growth from Plowback Ratio6.11%
Net Income Of Revenues10.02%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.62 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.15 
Current Assets Turnover2.58 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover65.92 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales7.14 
Debtors-to-Sales23.27%
Debt Collection Period84.95Days

United Utilities Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
23 Nov 2017InterimGBX13.2430/03/201730/09/201721/12/201722/12/201701/02/2018-
25 May 2017FinalGBX25.9231/03/201631/03/201722/06/201723/06/201704/08/201738.87
23 Nov 2016InterimGBX12.9530/03/201630/09/201615/12/201616/12/201601/02/2017-
26 May 2016FinalGBX25.6431/03/201531/03/201623/06/201624/06/201601/08/201638.45
25 Nov 2015InterimGBX12.8130/03/201530/09/201517/12/201518/12/201501/02/2016-
21 May 2015FinalGBX25.1431/03/201431/03/201525/06/201526/06/201503/08/201537.70
26 Nov 2014InterimGBX12.5630/03/201430/09/201418/12/201419/12/201402/02/2015-
22 May 2014FinalGBX24.0331/03/201331/03/201418/06/201420/06/201401/08/201436.04
27 Nov 2013InterimGBX12.0130/03/201330/09/201318/12/201320/12/201303/02/2014-
23 May 2013FinalGBX22.8831/03/201231/03/201319/06/201321/06/201302/08/201334.32
28 Nov 2012InterimGBX11.4430/03/201230/09/201219/12/201221/12/201201/02/2013-
24 May 2012FinalGBX21.3431/03/201131/03/201220/06/201222/06/201203/08/201232.01
23 Nov 2011InterimGBX10.6730/03/201130/09/201114/12/201116/12/201101/02/2012-
26 May 2011FinalGBX20.0031/03/201031/03/201122/06/201124/06/201101/08/201130.00
24 Nov 2010InterimGBX10.0030/03/201030/09/201015/12/201017/12/201002/02/2011-
21 May 2010FinalGBX23.1331/03/200931/03/201016/06/201018/06/201002/08/201034.30
25 Nov 2009InterimGBX11.1730/03/200930/09/200916/12/200918/12/200903/02/2010-
04 Jun 2009FinalGBX22.0331/03/200831/03/200917/06/200919/06/200903/08/200932.67
26 Nov 2008InterimGBX10.6430/03/200830/09/200817/12/200819/12/200804/02/2009-
03 Jun 2008FinalGBX31.4731/03/200731/03/200825/06/200827/06/200807/08/200846.67
04 Dec 2007InterimGBX15.2029/07/200729/01/200819/12/200720/12/200811/02/2008-
04 Jun 2007FinalGBX30.3031/03/200631/03/200727/06/200729/06/200724/08/200744.93
04 Dec 2006InterimGBX14.6330/03/200630/09/200620/12/200622/12/200612/02/2007-
01 Jun 2006FinalGBX29.5831/03/200531/03/200628/06/200630/06/200625/08/200643.87
01 Dec 2005InterimGBX14.2930/03/200530/09/200521/12/200523/12/200509/02/2006-
03 Jun 2005FinalGBX30.6331/03/200431/03/200508/06/200510/06/200526/08/200545.42
24 Nov 2004InterimGBX14.7930/03/200430/09/200422/12/200424/12/200409/02/2005-
20 May 2004FinalGBX28.9931/03/200331/03/200430/06/200402/07/200427/08/200444.31
03 Dec 2003InterimGBX14.4330/03/200330/09/200317/12/200319/12/200309/02/2004-
22 May 2003FinalGBX32.1031/03/200231/03/200325/06/200327/06/200329/08/200347.60
05 Dec 2002InterimGBX15.5030/03/200230/09/200218/12/200220/12/200210/02/2002-
23 May 2002FinalGBX31.7031/03/200131/03/200205/06/200207/06/200201/10/200247.00
29 Nov 2001InterimGBX15.3030/03/200130/09/200105/12/200107/12/200111/02/2002-
24 May 2001FinalGBX31.1031/03/200031/03/200106/06/200108/06/200101/10/200146.10
30 Nov 2000InterimGBX15.0030/03/200030/09/200011/12/200015/12/200012/02/2001-
25 May 2000FinalGBX30.5031/03/199931/03/200005/06/200009/06/200002/10/200045.20
10 Dec 1999InterimGBX14.7030/03/199930/09/199920/12/199924/12/199914/02/2000-
27 May 1999FinalGBX29.9031/03/199831/03/199907/06/199911/06/199901/10/199944.30
20 Nov 1998InterimGBX14.4030/03/199830/09/199830/11/199804/12/199806/04/1999-
28 May 1998FinalGBX29.0031/03/199731/03/199808/06/199812/06/199806/04/199940.80

United Utilities Fundamentals

 31 Mar 2014 (GBP)31 Mar 2015 (GBP)31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)
turnover1,704.50100.00%1,720.20100.00%1,730.00100.00%1,704.00100.00%m
pre tax profit544.7031.96%341.6019.86%353.5020.43%442.4025.96%m
attributable profit738.6043.33%271.2015.77%397.5022.98%433.9025.46%m
retained profit500.7029.38%21.801.27%138.808.02%170.8010.02%m
eps - basic (p)108.40 39.80 58.30 63.60 
eps - diluted (p)108.20 39.80 58.20 63.50 
dividends per share36.04 37.70 38.45 38.87 

United Utilities Balance Sheet

 31 Mar 2014 (GBP)31 Mar 2015 (GBP)31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)
LSE:UU.:Liabilities+EQLSE:UU.:AssetsLSE:UU.:Liabilities+EQLSE:UU.:AssetsLSE:UU.:Liabilities+EQLSE:UU.:AssetsLSE:UU.:Liabilities+EQLSE:UU.:Assets
 31 Mar 2014 (GBP)31 Mar 2015 (GBP)31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets9,361.7089.09%9,716.3085.96%10,031.4084.25%10,405.5083.74%m
intangibles intangibles120.101.14%144.901.28%162.401.36%187.701.51%m
fixed investments fixed investments519.804.95%802.107.10%1,084.609.11%1,139.409.17%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%15.600.13%--%m
stocks stocks42.500.40%40.500.36%29.300.25%22.400.18%m
debtors debtors336.803.21%355.803.15%369.903.11%423.303.41%m
cash & securities cash & securities127.201.21%244.002.16%213.601.79%247.801.99%m
TOTAL10,508.10100%11,303.60100%11,906.80100%12,426.10100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short603.505.74%1,001.508.86%844.207.09%689.805.55%m
creditors - long creditors - long7,688.7073.17%7,867.7069.60%8,357.1070.19%8,914.7071.74%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL8,292.2078.91%8,869.2078.46%9,201.3077.28%9,604.5077.29%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves2,215.9021.09%2,434.4021.54%2,705.5022.72%2,821.6022.71%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL2,215.9021.09%2,434.4021.54%2,705.5022.72%2,821.6022.71%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

United Utilities Cash Flow Statement

31 Mar 2014 (GBP)31 Mar 2015 (GBP)31 Mar 2016 (GBP)31 Mar 2017 (GBP)
Operating CF804.50706.50685.60820.80m
Pre-Financing CF119.401.608.8016.20m
Retained CF-93.70140.80-37.6038.20m

United Utilities Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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