United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) insider Russ Houlden purchased 20 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 11th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 920 ($11.39) per share, for a total transaction of £184 ($227.72).
Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) opened at 940.50 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 975.99 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 971.31. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.41 billion. United Utilities Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 884.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,065.55.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on UU shares. Royal Bank Of Canada cut United Utilities Group PLC to an “underperform” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 975 ($12.07) to GBX 1,000 ($12.38) in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their target price on United Utilities Group PLC from GBX 1,000 ($12.38) to GBX 1,150 ($14.23) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($12.87) target price on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Utilities Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG cut United Utilities Group PLC to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 970 ($12.00) to GBX 990 ($12.25) in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 992.75 ($12.29).