UNITIL Corporation (UTL): Price and Financial Metrics

UNITIL Corporation (UTL): $48.98

0.13 (+0.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • UTL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UTL is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • UTL ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

UTL Stock Summary

  • UTL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 246.93 -- higher than 90.72% 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 0.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For UTL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 86% 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, PAC, ALE, NWN, and KNOP.
  • 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 1.5; this is 25% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • UTL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 242.1 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 2022-09-23 1.5 1.7 19.2 17.1
UTL 2022-09-22 1.5 1.7 19.4 17.2
UTL 2022-09-21 1.5 1.7 19.3 17.1
UTL 2022-09-20 1.5 1.7 19.7 17.4
UTL 2022-09-19 1.5 1.8 20.0 17.5
UTL 2022-09-16 1.5 1.7 19.5 17.3

UTL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 29.2%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 9.17%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 25.57%.
Over the past 52 months, UTL's revenue has gone up $103,400,000.

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
2022-06-30 529.4 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
2021-03-31 427 95.5 35.9

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)

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UTL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.98 52-week high $61.10
Prev. close $48.85 52-week low $40.53
Day low $48.82 Volume 129,200
Day high $49.72 Avg. volume 69,186
50-day MA $53.53 Dividend yield 3.18%
200-day MA $51.88 Market Cap 785.39M

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.

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Yahoo | September 9, 2022

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Yahoo | September 9, 2022

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Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuersGlobal Credit Research - 30 Aug 2022New York, August 30, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity(entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 23 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committee.Th...

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

Unitil (UTL) is a Top Dividend Stock Right Now: Should You Buy?

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Yahoo | August 24, 2022

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UTL Price Returns

1-mo -9.28%
3-mo -16.00%
6-mo -4.15%
1-year 15.96%
3-year -14.54%
5-year 15.30%
YTD 8.87%
2021 7.31%
2020 -25.94%
2019 25.30%
2018 14.48%
2017 3.69%

UTL Dividends

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