United Utilities Group (UU.)

Sector:

Utilities

Index:

FTSE 100

1,101.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.50p
  • 52 Week High: 1,104.50
  • 52 Week Low: 859.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 955.90m
  • Volume: 184,775
  • Market Cap: £10,529m
  • RiskGrade: 118
  • Beta: 0.34

Income Statement - Normalised

  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
31-Mar-20 31-Mar-19 31-Mar-18 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-14
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 1,859.30 1,818.50 1,735.80 1,720.20 1,688.80
           
EBITDA 990.70 1,078.00 571.80 317.30 304.10
Depreciation & Amortisation n/a (393.20) n/a 352.60 336.90
           
Operating Profit/(Loss) 990.70 684.80 571.80 669.90 641.00
Interest Payable (308.00) (191.90) (218.60) (327.70) (110.00)
Interest Receivable/Investment Income n/a (39.30) 12.00 1.00 5.50
           
Group Profit after Interest 682.70 453.60 365.20 343.20 536.50
Share of Assoc Cos/JV Profits n/a 6.70 2.30 5.10 5.00
           
Profit Before Tax 682.70 460.30 367.50 348.30 541.50
Tax (196.40) (52.40) (65.30) (72.64) (115.39)
           
Profit After Tax 486.30 407.90 302.20 275.66 426.11
           
Discontinued Operations          
Profit After Tax n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.80
           
PROFIT FOR PERIOD 486.30 407.90 302.20 275.66 426.91
           
Attributable to:          
Equity Holders of Parent Company 486.30 407.90 302.20 275.66 426.91
Minority Interests n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
           
Equity Dividends cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year c486.30 c407.90 c302.20 c275.66 c426.91


Per Share Record - Normalised 31-Mar-20 31-Mar-19 31-Mar-18 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-14
Continuing EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 71.31p 59.82p 44.32p 40.42p 62.49p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 71.14p 59.69p 44.24p 40.34p 62.37p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 71.30p 59.80p 44.70p 51.90p 44.70p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 71.31p 59.82p 14.76p 40.42p 62.61p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 71.14p 59.69p 14.73p 40.34p 62.49p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 71.30p 59.80p 44.70p 51.90p 44.70p
           
Dividend per Share 42.60p 41.28p 39.73p 37.70p 36.04p


Key Financals 31-Mar-20 31-Mar-19 31-Mar-18 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-14
Shares in Issue (millions)          
Shares in Issue - Year End 955.90 955.90 681.89 681.90 681.90
Weighted Average 681.90 681.90 681.90 681.90 681.90
Diluted 683.60 683.40 683.10 683.30 683.20
           
Performance Ratios          
Continuing Operations          
Operating Margin 53.28% 37.66% 32.94% 38.94% 37.96%
Return on Capital Employed 7.86% 5.83% 1.63% 6.71% 7.02%
Continuing Operations & Discontinued Operations          
Return on Equity 10.99% 9.58% 2.49% 7.75% 13.07%
           
Financial Status          
Continuing Operations          
Interest Cover - Continuing 3.22 3.40 2.68 2.06 5.92
Revenue per Share 272.67p 266.68p 84.77p 252.27p 247.66p
Pre-Tax Profit Per Share - Continuing 100.12p 67.50p 17.95p 51.08p 79.41p
           
Market Data          
Continuing Operations          
Earnings Per Share Growth - Basic 19% 35% 10% -35% 38%
Earnings Per Share Growth - Diluted 19% 35% 10% -35% 38%
PE Ratio - Company Adjusted 12.7 13.6 16.1 23.1 12.6
PEG - Company Adjusted 0.7 0.4 1.6 n/a 0.3
Dividend Cover 1.67 1.45 1.12 1.07 1.73
Continuing Operations & Discontinued Operations          
Earnings per Share - Company Adjusted 19% 305% -64% -35% 32%
Earnings per Share - Diluted 19% 305% -64% -35% 32%
PE Ratio - Company Adjusted 12.7 13.6 48.5 23.1 12.6
PEG - Company Adjusted 0.7 0.0 n/a n/a 0.4
Dividend Cover 1.67 1.45 0.37 1.07 1.74
           
Market Capitalisation £ (Millions) 8,629.87 7,784.85 4,878.23 6,362.13 5,373.37
Dividend per Share 42.60p 41.28p 39.73p 37.70p 36.04p
Dividend Yield 4.7% 5.1% 5.6% 4.0% 4.6%
Dividend per Share Growth 3.20% 3.90% 5.38% 4.61% 5.01%

Key

* GAAP

a. Includes discontinued activities

b. Includes preference dividends

c. Not disclosed under IFRS

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

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