United Utilities Group (UU.)

Sector:

Utilities

Index:

FTSE 100

1,101.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,104.50p
  • 52 Week Low: 859.20p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 955.90m
  • Volume: 151,111
  • Market Cap: £10,524m
  • RiskGrade: 118
  • Beta: 0.34

Income Statement - Unadjusted

  £ (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 611.20 1,028.10 636.40 300.70 293.30
Depreciation & Amortisation n/a (393.20) n/a 352.60 336.90
           
Operating Profit/(Loss) 611.20 634.90 636.40 653.30 630.20
Interest Payable (308.00) (222.50) (218.60) (317.80) (98.70)
Interest Receivable/Investment Income n/a 17.10 12.00 1.00 6.80
           
Group Profit after Interest 303.20 429.50 429.80 336.50 538.30
Share of Assoc Cos/JV Profits n/a 6.70 2.30 5.10 5.00
           
Profit Before Tax 303.20 436.20 432.10 341.60 543.30
Tax (196.40) (72.80) (77.50) (70.40) 195.30
           
Profit After Tax 106.80 363.40 354.60 271.20 738.60
           
Discontinued Operations          
Profit After Tax n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.80
           
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD 106.80 363.40 354.60 271.20 739.40
           
Attributable to:          
Equity Shareholders' Earnings 106.80 363.40 354.60 271.20 739.40
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 cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a


Per Share Record - Unadjusted 31-Mar-20 31-Mar-19 31-Mar-18 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-14
Continuing EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 15.70p 53.30p 52.00p 39.80p 108.30p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 15.60p 53.20p 51.90p 39.70p 108.10p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 15.70p 53.30p 52.00p 39.80p 108.40p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 15.60p 53.20p 51.90p 39.70p 108.20p
           
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 32.87% 34.91% 36.66% 37.98% 37.32%
Tax Rate 64.78% 16.95% 18.03% 20.92% (36.28%)
Return on Capital Employed 4.66% 5.41% 1.81% 6.55% 6.91%
Continuing Operations & Discontinued Operations          
Return on Equity (ROE) 2.41% 8.54% 2.92% 7.62% 22.64%
           
Financial Status          
Continuing Operations          
Interest Cover 1.98 2.96 2.98 2.07 6.50
Revenue per Share 272.67p 266.68p 84.77p 252.27p 247.66p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 44.46p 63.97p 21.10p 50.09p 79.67p
           
Market Data          
Continuing Operations          
Earnings per Share Growth - Basic -70% 2% 31% -63% 157%
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted 19% 34% -14% 16% 16%
Earnings per Share Growth - Diluted -71% 2% 31% -63% 156%
PE Ratio - Adjusted 12.7 13.6 16.0 18.0 17.6
PEG - Adjusted 0.7 0.4 n/a 1.1 1.1
Dividend Cover 1.67 1.45 1.13 1.38 1.24
Continuing Operations & Discontinued Operations          
Earnings per Share Growth - Basic -70% 208% -56% -63% 145%
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted 19% 302% -71% 16% 16%
Earnings per Share Growth - Diluted -71% 208% -56% -63% 144%
PE Ratio - Adjusted 12.7 13.6 48.1 18.0 17.6
PEG - Adjusted 0.7 0.0 n/a 1.1 1.1
Dividend Cover 1.67 1.45 0.37 1.38 1.24
           
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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