UNITIL Corporation (UTL): Price and Financial Metrics

UNITIL Corporation (UTL): $53.67

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  • Value is the dimension where UTL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 65.86% of US stocks.
  • UTL's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • UTL's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 13.94% of US stocks).

UTL Stock Summary

  • UTL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 283.81 -- higher than 88.29% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Unitil Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.46% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For UTL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 86.56% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Unitil Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MGEE, IDA, ATCO, OPI, and GEF.
  • Visit UTL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to unitil.com.

UTL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, UTL's price/earnings ratio is 3.07% higher, now standing at 23.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, UTL's price/sales ratio has gone up $1.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UTL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UTL 2020-09-10 1.4 1.5 18.6 16.9
UTL 2018-04-25 1.7 2.0 23.6 16.2
UTL 2013-04-18 1.1 1.5 21.8 15.3
UTL 2007-05-17 0.6 1.6 18.6 15.2
UTL 2006-12-19 0.5 1.5 17.9 14.9
UTL 2006-08-14 0.6 1.5 18.3 15.3

UTL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of UTL, see our UTL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $54.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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UTL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $53.67 52-week high $59.32
Prev. close $53.66 52-week low $32.80
Day low $53.33 Volume 3,960
Day high $54.96 Avg. volume 113,569
50-day MA $54.80 Dividend yield 2.83%
200-day MA $45.07 Market Cap 807.36M

UNITIL Corporation (UTL) Company Bio

Unitil Corporation distributes electricity in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and natural gas in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Hampton, New Hampshire.

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Below are the latest news stories about Unitil Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UTL as an investment opportunity.

Unitil Commits to Net-Zero Emissions Goal by 2050

Goal includes 50 percent reduction in emissions by 2030HAMPTON, N.H., June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (the “Company”) (NYSE: UTL) (unitil.com) today announced its commitment to reduce company-wide direct greenhouse gas emissions from 2019 levels by at least 50 percent by 2030, and to net-zero emissions by 2050. These goals are part of the Company’s overall commitment to environmental stewardship, sustainability and corporate responsibility, and are consistent with the goals

Yahoo | June 21, 2021

Thor Industries, Tupperware Brands, UGI Corp, New Jersey Resources and Unitil Corp highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Thor Industries, Tupperware Brands, UGI Corp, New Jersey Resources and Unitil Corp highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Yahoo | June 18, 2021

Fed to Keep Rates Same in 2021: 3 Utility Stocks to Benefit

Utilities like NewJersey Resources (NJR), Unitil Corporation (UTL) and UGI Corporation (UGI) are going to benefit from Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates unchanged this year.

Yahoo | June 17, 2021

UNITIL Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential -3.8% Downside

UNITIL Corporation with ticker code (UTL) have now 3 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Hold''. The target price ranges between 63 and 49 with a mean TP of 54.33. Now with the previous closing price of 56.47 this would imply there is a potential downside of -3.8%. The 50 day MA is 54.73 and the 200 day MA is 46.46. The company has a market cap of $849m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="UTL" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the distribution of electricity and natural gas. It operates through three segments: Utility Gas Operations, Utility Electric Operations, and Non-Regulated. The company distributes electricity in t...

DirectorsTalk | June 6, 2021

Here's What Unitil Corporation's (NYSE:UTL) Shareholder Ownership Structure Looks Like

If you want to know who really controls Unitil Corporation ( NYSE:UTL ), then you'll have to look at the makeup of its...

Yahoo | May 31, 2021

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UTL Price Returns

1-mo -2.70%
3-mo 18.20%
6-mo N/A
1-year 26.01%
3-year 14.11%
5-year 51.03%
YTD 23.19%
2020 -25.94%
2019 25.30%
2018 14.48%
2017 3.69%
2016 30.82%

UTL Dividends

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Continue Researching UTL

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Unitil Corp (UTL) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Unitil Corp (UTL) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Unitil Corp (UTL) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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