United Utilities Group Plc

United Utilities (UU.)

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Company name:United Utilities Group Plc
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
 1,055.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 0.5 [0.05] 1,051.00 1,052.00 1,047.50 1,060.00 1,047.50 3,453,394
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 7,193.92 681.89 -0.05 66.50 43.24 15.86 4.10 1,060.00 - 819.00

United Utilities Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.7,193.92m
Shares In Issue681.89m
Prev. Close1,054.50
PE Ratio15.86 
Dividend Yield4.10%
EPS - basic66.50p
Dividend PS43.24p
Dividend Cover1.54 
Cash Flow PS126.03p
Return On Equity (ROE)14.96%
Operating Margin30.48%
PEG Factor0.05 
EPS Growth Rate323.57%
Dividends PS Growth Rate1.50%
Net Debt10,404.00m
Gross Gearing78.62%
Quick Assets1,066.90m
Net Working Capital89.70m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets1.38%
Turnover PS265.15p
Pre-Tax Profit PS80.81p
Retained Profit PS23.68p
Cash PS109.12p
Net Cash PS-36.87p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *417.94p
Net Asset Value PS444.50p
Spread1.00 (0.10%) 

United Utilities Balance Sheet

L^UU.:Liabilities+EQL^UU.:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week1,060.001,030.00
4 weeks1,060.00967.40
12 weeks1,060.00949.60
1 year1,060.00819.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

United Utilities Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week1,041.5013.501.301,030.001.431,048.18
4 weeks984.2070.807.19967.401.381,026.68
12 weeks971.2083.808.63949.601.431,009.39
26 weeks937.60117.4012.52851.801.70952.35
1 year885.60169.4019.13819.001.66924.76
3 years715.40339.6047.47674.402.27854.54
5 years1,022.0033.003.23648.602.29853.49

United Utilities Key Management Ratios

United Utilities Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio6.76 
PE Ratio15.86 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.51 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.52 
Dividend Yield4.10%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.37 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS13.06 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS44.54 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS8.37 
Price-to-Sales PS3.98 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS2.52 
Price-to-Cash PS9.67 
Net Working Capital PS13.15 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS80.20%
Earnings Yield6.30%
Average PE23.75 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average66.80%

United Utilities Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio77.01%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.35 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)3.56 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value1.41 
Net Gearing73.38%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)74.32%
Gross Gearing78.62%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)79.64%
Gearing Under 1 Year7.02%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)7.11%
Assets/Equity4.68 
Cash/Equity24.55 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets0.63%
Current Ratio1.09 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.07 
Liquidity Ratio0.75 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets68.57%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value16,602.42m
CFO/Sales0.48 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.90 
CFO/Assets0.06 
CFO/Debt0.08 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value1.55 
Total Debt/Sales6.17 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit20.23 
Total Debt11,148.10m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets124.28%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth7.65%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth0.90%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth3.66%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs11 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
-0.0520-0.0242

United Utilities Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)4.18%
Return On Assets (ROA)3.21%
Net Profit Margin25.08%
Assets Turnover0.13 
Return On Equity (ROE)14.96%
Return On Investment (ROI)3.48%
Dividend Payout Ratio65.02%
Plowback Ratio34.98%
Growth from Plowback Ratio5.29%
Net Income Of Revenues8.93%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.60 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.14 
Current Assets Turnover1.80 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover103.61 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales7.81 
Debtors-to-Sales19.45%
Debt Collection Period71.00Days

United Utilities Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
27 May 2021FinalGBX28.8331/03/202031/03/202124/06/202125/06/202102/08/202143.24
25 Nov 2020InterimGBX14.4130/03/202030/09/202017/12/202018/12/202001/02/2021-
22 May 2020FinalGBX28.4031/03/201931/03/202025/06/202026/06/202003/08/202042.60
20 Nov 2019InterimGBX14.2030/03/201930/09/201919/12/201920/12/201903/02/2020-
23 May 2019FinalGBX27.5231/03/201831/03/201920/06/201921/06/201901/08/201941.28
21 Nov 2018InterimGBX13.7630/03/201830/09/201820/12/201821/12/201801/02/2019-
24 May 2018FinalGBX26.4931/03/201731/03/201821/06/201822/06/201803/08/201839.73
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 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
turnover1,735.80100.00%1,818.50100.00%1,859.30100.00%1,808.00100.00%m
pre tax profit432.1024.89%436.2023.99%303.2016.31%551.0030.48%m
attributable profit354.6020.43%363.4019.98%106.805.74%453.4025.08%m
retained profit87.605.05%89.004.89%-177.70-9.56%161.508.93%m
eps - basic (p)52.00 53.30 15.70 66.50 
eps - diluted (p)51.90 53.20 15.60 66.30 
dividends per share39.73 41.28 42.60 43.24 

United Utilities Balance Sheet

 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
L^UU.:Liabilities+EQL^UU.:AssetsL^UU.:Liabilities+EQL^UU.:AssetsL^UU.:Liabilities+EQL^UU.:AssetsL^UU.:Liabilities+EQL^UU.:Assets
 31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets10,790.5082.98%11,153.4084.57%11,510.9081.96%11,799.0083.21%m
intangibles intangibles197.701.52%202.701.54%189.001.35%181.101.28%m
fixed investments fixed investments1,062.008.17%1,063.508.06%1,418.9010.10%1,113.807.86%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks16.800.13%14.900.11%16.600.12%18.300.13%m
debtors debtors426.503.28%414.003.14%380.602.71%322.802.28%m
cash & securities cash & securities510.003.92%339.302.57%528.103.76%744.105.25%m
TOTAL13,003.50100%13,187.80100%14,044.10100%14,179.10100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,141.508.78%1,052.007.98%1,204.708.58%995.507.02%m
creditors - long creditors - long8,911.1068.53%3,110.8023.59%9,877.3070.33%10,152.6071.60%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL10,052.6077.31%4,162.8031.57%11,082.0078.91%11,148.1078.62%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves2,950.9022.69%9,025.0068.43%2,962.1021.09%3,031.0021.38%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL2,950.9022.69%9,025.0068.43%2,962.1021.09%3,031.0021.38%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

United Utilities Cash Flow Statement

31 Mar 2018 (GBP)31 Mar 2019 (GBP)31 Mar 2020 (GBP)31 Mar 2021 (GBP)
Operating CF815.60832.30810.30859.40m
Pre-Financing CF92.40204.60216.40310.10m
Retained CF277.10-172.80188.60220.40m

United Utilities Brokers

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