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United Utilities Group PLC UUGWF Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Sep 26, 2022, 3:35 PM EST | USD
  • Last Close 10.005
  • Sector Utilities
  • Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
  • Investment Style Mid Blend
  • Day Range 12.70  –  12.70
  • Year Range 10.01  –  14.66
  • Market Cap 6.8223 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 37,361.0 /  27,479.3
  • Price / Sales 3.07
  • Price / Book 1.81
  • Forward Div Yield 5.35%
  • Trailing Div Yield 5.86%

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Company Profile UUGWF

Business Description

United Utilities Group is primarily a holding company for United Utilities Water, the country's largest regulated water and wastewater utility, serving customers in northwest England, including Manchester and Liverpool.

Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey, Haweswater House, Lingley Mere Business Park
Warrington, WA5 3LP, GBR
Industry Utilities - Regulated Water
Employees 6,000

FAQs for United Utilities Group PLC Stock

Yes. UUGWF has a forward dividend yield of 5.35%. See UUGWF’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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UUGWF’s market cap is 6.82 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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UUGWF’s stock style is Mid Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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UUGWF’s price/sales is 3.07.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

UUGWF’s price/forward earnings is 28.99.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

UUGWF’s price/book is 1.81.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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UUGWF’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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