United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company.

Several research analysts have recently commented on UUGRY shares. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, September 19th. Deutsche Bank raised United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 23rd. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada downgraded United Utilities Group from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, September 6th.

Shares of UUGRY traded up $0.14 on Monday, hitting $23.16. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 8,288 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,956. The company has a market capitalization of $7.71 billion, a PE ratio of 15.86 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.29, a current ratio of 0.69 and a quick ratio of 0.67. United Utilities Group has a fifty-two week low of $17.78 and a fifty-two week high of $23.39. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $20.42 and a 200 day moving average price of $20.27.

About United Utilities Group

United Utilities Group PLC provides water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. It is also involved in renewable energy generation, corporate trustee, financing, and property management activities; and the provision of consulting and project management services. The company operates 42,000 kilometers (km) of water pipes; 77,000 km of wastewater pipes; 568 wastewater treatment works; and 88 water treatment works.

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