UNITIL Corporation (UTL): Price and Financial Metrics

UNITIL Corporation (UTL): $42.31

0.40 (-0.94%)

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UTL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.31 52-week high $60.59
Prev. close $42.71 52-week low $41.43
Day low $41.43 Volume 84,000
Day high $42.87 Avg. volume 71,571
50-day MA $48.23 Dividend yield 3.75%
200-day MA $52.46 Market Cap 680.89M

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  • UTL scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 71.22% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UTL is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • UTL ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

UTL Stock Summary

  • UTL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 251.56 -- higher than 88.44% 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; just 0.26% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, UTL is more volatile than merely 12.99% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UTL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MGEE, OPI, ALE, SWX, and VNOM.
  • 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

  • UTL's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 42.86% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • UTL's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UTL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UTL 2023-09-22 1.2 1.5 17.1 16.4
UTL 2023-09-21 1.3 1.6 17.3 16.5
UTL 2023-09-20 1.3 1.6 17.4 16.5
UTL 2023-09-19 1.3 1.6 17.5 16.6
UTL 2023-09-18 1.3 1.6 17.6 16.6
UTL 2023-09-15 1.3 1.6 17.4 16.5

UTL Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 26.55%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -9.43%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -6.6%.
Over the past 15 months, UTL's revenue has gone up $101,800,000.

The table below shows UTL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 541.5 94.6 41.4
2022-06-30 529.4 94.4 40.9
2022-03-31 527.1 89.2 38.7
2021-12-31 473.3 107.8 36.1
2021-09-30 450.4 96.7 35.2
2021-06-30 439.7 101.8 35.5

UTL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • UTL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 25.73% of graded US stocks.
  • UTL's asset turnover comes in at 0.303 -- ranking 24th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • ALE, CPK, and BKH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with UTL.

The table below shows UTL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.303 0.354 0.038
2021-06-30 0.300 0.359 0.038
2021-03-31 0.296 0.367 0.039
2020-12-31 0.296 0.358 0.036
2020-09-30 0.301 0.348 0.036
2020-06-30 0.306 0.354 0.038

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 $53.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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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Latest UTL News From Around the Web

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

News Flash: One Analyst Just Made A Captivating Upgrade To Their Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) Forecasts

Celebrations may be in order for Unitil Corporation ( NYSE:UTL ) shareholders, with the covering analyst delivering a...

Yahoo | August 4, 2023

Q2 2023 Unitil Corp Earnings Call

Q2 2023 Unitil Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | August 2, 2023

Unitil (UTL) Q2 Earnings Miss Estimates

Unitil (UTL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -7.41% and 3.40%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | August 1, 2023

Unitil Reports Second Quarter Earnings

HAMPTON, N.H., Aug. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE: UTL) (unitil.com) today announced Net Income of $4.2 million, or $0.25 in Earnings Per Share (EPS) for the second quarter of 2023, a decrease of $0.7 million in Net Income, or $0.05 in EPS, compared to the second quarter of 2022. For the six months ended June 30, 2023, the Company reported Net Income of $28.3 million, or $1.76 in EPS, an increase of $1.9 million in Net Income, or $0.11 in EPS, compared to the first six mo

Yahoo | August 1, 2023

Xcel Energy (XEL) Misses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Xcel (XEL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -5.45% and 11.29%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 27, 2023

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UTL Price Returns

1-mo -13.65%
3-mo -15.58%
6-mo -28.26%
1-year -5.92%
3-year 18.86%
5-year -0.31%
YTD -15.70%
2022 15.90%
2021 7.31%
2020 -25.94%
2019 25.30%
2018 14.48%

UTL Dividends

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Continue Researching UTL

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