UNITIL Corporation (UTL): Price and Financial Metrics


UNITIL Corporation (UTL): $56.99

0.12 (+0.21%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

UTL POWR Grades


  • Value is the dimension where UTL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 76.7% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UTL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • UTL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

UTL Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 211.22, Unitil Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 88.37% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Unitil Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For UTL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 85.92% 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 SB, VNOM, NWN, KNOP, and NEN.
  • UTL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Unitil Corp's official web site, go to unitil.com.

UTL Valuation Summary

  • UTL's price/earnings ratio is 21.2; this is 5.78% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • UTL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 3.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, UTL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UTL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UTL 2021-09-01 1.7 1.9 21.2 18.0
UTL 2021-08-31 1.7 1.9 21.0 17.9
UTL 2021-08-30 1.7 1.9 20.9 17.9
UTL 2021-08-27 1.7 1.9 20.9 17.9
UTL 2021-08-26 1.7 1.8 20.6 17.7
UTL 2021-08-25 1.7 1.9 21.0 17.9

UTL Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -46.91%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 36.9%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -2.23%.
Over the past 15 months, UTL's revenue has gone up $55,200,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 418.6 75.7 32.2
2020-09-30 418.1 87.6 30

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 $56.99 52-week high $58.87
Prev. close $56.87 52-week low $40.53
Day low $56.34 Volume 56,700
Day high $57.71 Avg. volume 69,246
50-day MA $52.19 Dividend yield 2.74%
200-day MA $47.73 Market Cap 913.61M

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

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Estimating The Fair Value Of Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL)

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

UNITIL Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 7.2% Upside

UNITIL Corporation found using ticker (UTL) have now 3 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 62 and 50 with a mean TP of 54.67. With the stocks previous close at 51 this would imply there is a potential upside of 7.2%. There is a 50 day moving average of 45.3 and the 200 day moving average is 48.72. The company has a market capitalisation of $814m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: https://unitil.com [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="UTL" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] The potential market cap would be $873m based on the market concensus. Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the dist...

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SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 1, 2022

Unitil Corporation's (UTL) CEO Tom Meissner on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Unitil GAAP EPS of $2.35, revenue of $473.3M

Unitil press release (UTL): FY GAAP EPS of $2.35.Revenue of $473.3M (+13.1% Y/Y).

Seeking Alpha | February 1, 2022

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UTL Price Returns

1-mo 12.74%
3-mo 12.77%
6-mo 39.39%
1-year 5.29%
3-year 10.45%
5-year 39.92%
YTD 25.78%
2021 7.31%
2020 -25.94%
2019 25.30%
2018 14.48%
2017 3.69%

UTL Dividends

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