UU.L - United Utilities Group PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
842.00
+11.00 (+1.32%)
At close: 5:10PM BST
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Previous close831.00
Open833.00
Bid830.00 x 98600
Ask850.00 x 60300
Day's range833.00 - 848.50
52-week range827.00 - 1,078.00
Volume3,086,432
Avg. volume1,830,464
Market cap5.74B
Beta0.30
PE ratio (TTM)13.26
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings dateN/A
Dividend & yield0.50 (4.34%)
Ex-dividend date2017-06-22
1y target estN/A
  • Water firm United Utilities hit with £300,000 fine over contamination
    Sky News7 days ago

    Water firm United Utilities hit with £300,000 fine over contamination

    Water firm United Utilities (LSE: UU.L - news) has been fined £300,000 after supplying water unfit for human consumption to more than 700,000 customers. People in Lancashire were forced to boil their water for almost three weeks in the summer of 2015 after the microbial parasite cryptosporidium was found in the Franklaw water treatment works in Preston (Other OTC: PSNP - news) . The firm admitted supplying water unfit for human consumption at an earlier hearing and will also have to pay £150,000 in prosecution costs.

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  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-Severn Trent: top of STOXX after RBC double upgrade

    ** British water utility Severn Trent up 3.5 pct after RBC double upgrades to "outperform" ** Stock top of STOXX 600 and FTSE 100 ** RBC Capital Markets, in a note, says outperform rating reflects ...

  • United Utilities pleads guilty to supplying water unfit for human consumption
    Sky News3 months ago

    United Utilities pleads guilty to supplying water unfit for human consumption

    Water firm United Utilities (LSE: UU.L - news) has pleaded guilty to supplying water that was unfit for human consumption. About 700,000 people in Lancashire had to boil their water before drinking it for almost three weeks in the summer of 2015 when a parasite was found at the Franklaw water treatment works in Preston (Other OTC: PSNP - news) . The microbial parasite cryptosporidium left customers without safe drinking water causing supermarkets to put a restriction on the amount of bottled water bought per customer after a surge of panic buyers.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    United Utilities pleads guilty to unclean water supply

    British water company United Utilities said on Wednesday it had pleaded guilty to a charge of providing water that was unfit for human consumption from its water treatment unit in Preston, Lancashire. ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Britain's water regulator chief Cathryn Ross to step down

    Britain's Water Services Regulation Authority said its chief Cathryn Ross would be leaving the regulator to take up a position in the private sector unconnected with the water industry. Ofwat said it had ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Oil weakness and investor nerves send Britain's FTSE 100 to first quarterly loss in a year

    * UK blue chips set quarterly loss, worst month since Sep (Shanghai: 600021.SS - news) . LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Heavy losses on Friday sent Britain's top share index to its widest monthly loss since September 2015, sealing its first negative quarter in more than a year as a tumultuous first half drew to a close.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    BUZZ-United Utilites: bottom of FTSE 100 on Credit Suisse double downgrade

    ** United Utilities down 2 pct, bottom of FTSE 100 in heavy volume ** Credit Suisse downgrades to Underperform from Outperform, cuts TP to 850p from 1000p ** CS says price control review could again be ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Britain's FTSE 100 set for biggest monthly loss since early 2016

    A drop among oil stocks, miners and by United Utilities kept the UK's top share index in negative territory on Friday as it headed for its biggest monthly loss since January 2016. The blue FTSE 100 index ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Britain's pound sinks, lifting shares, after election shock

    Britain's pound tumbled on Friday, lifting the country's main FTSE share index, after an election that denied any party a majority in parliament and fomented a sense of political chaos just days before Brexit talks begin. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would form a government with help from Northern Irish unionists, despite having failed to win the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct exit talks with the rest of the European Union. While sterling registered its biggest daily fall in eight months, the slump appeared to be checked by expectations from some investors that the government may pursue a softer stance on Brexit and even loosen the purse strings to assuage an austerity-weary electorate.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    MORNING BID EUROPE-Trump meets EU and NATO, Britain searches for militant network

    U.S. President Donald Trump is no fan of transnational groupings but that’s what he will get in spades in today’s leg of his European tour in Brussels. First (Other OTC: FSTC - news) up are meetings with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk - two European grandees whose presence Trump was scarcely aware of when he was congratulating Britain on voting to leave their club.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    Britain's United Utilities beats profit estimates, raises dividend

    Britain's United Utilities Group Plc raised its dividend on Thursday after posting a better-than-expected annual operating profit helped by cost savings and new pricing regulations. United Utilities (LSE: UU.L - news) , which supplies water across Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria, said underlying operating profit rose 3.1 percent to 622.9 million pounds ($809.0 million) for the year. Analysts had expected a profit of 609 million pounds according to a company compiled consensus.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Britain's FTSE ends little changed, housebuilders skid

    Britain's top share index ended flat on Wednesday after a choppy day, with individual sectors diverging as finance minister Philip Hammond delivered the biggest economic update since Britain voted in June ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Britain's FTSE hit by commodity reversal

    Britain's top share index fell on Wednesday, hit by a reversal in mining and energy stocks as Wall Street snapped its recent runs of record highs and a rally in commodities ended. The session was choppy, with individual sectors swinging as finance minister Philip Hammond outlined his policies in what was the biggest economic update since Britain voted in June to leave the European Union.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Britain's FTSE buoyed by utilities before budget update

    Britain's top share index rose on Wednesday, boosted by rising utility and commodity firms before finance minister Philip Hammond outlines his policies in the biggest economic update since the country ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    MORNING BID EUROPE-UK budget: jam tomorrow

    Much has been written about British PM Theresa May's desire to help out the "jams" -- the millions of "just about managing" households at the bottom of the British economy. There will indeed be some crumbs for them in Finance Minister Philip Hammond's budget at 1230 GMT but it will mostly be a case of "jam tomorrow" -- the White Queen's eternally unfulfilled promise to Alice in the Lewis Carroll book.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 months ago

    Britain's FTSE closes off highs as utilities shares fall

    Britain's top share index closed higher on Monday following a rally in banking and mining stocks, although a slump in utilities kept a lid on broader market gains. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed up ...

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