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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.03
UUGRY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. UUGRY: 0.03 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.03

0.03
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.21
UUGRY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. UUGRY: 0.21 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.21

0.15
0.33
Interest Coverage 2.79
UUGRY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. UUGRY: 2.79 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 3.71
Current: 2.79

2.02
3.71
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.06
M-Score: -2.65
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 37.20
UUGRY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.24 vs. UUGRY: 37.20 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 27.67   Max: 48.81
Current: 37.2

27.67
48.81
Net-margin (%) 20.66
UUGRY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. UUGRY: 20.66 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.38   Max: 43.38
Current: 20.66

7.38
43.38
ROE (%) 16.20
UUGRY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 vs. UUGRY: 16.20 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 36.18
Current: 16.2

7.7
36.18
ROA (%) 3.37
UUGRY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. UUGRY: 3.37 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 8.05
Current: 3.37

1.78
8.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.84
UUGRY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. UUGRY: 6.84 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.82   Max: 15.37
Current: 6.84

6.82
15.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
UUGRY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. UUGRY: 3.90 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.9   Max: 9.2
Current: 3.9

-20.9
9.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
UUGRY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. UUGRY: 7.80 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.3   Max: 7.8
Current: 7.8

-12.3
7.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.60
UUGRY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. UUGRY: 27.60 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19   Max: 27.6
Current: 27.6

-19
27.6
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.20
UUGRY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. UUGRY: 9.20 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 25.61
Current: 9.2

2.94
25.61
Forward P/E 21.05
UUGRY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. UUGRY: 21.05 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.20
UUGRY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. UUGRY: 9.20 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.42   Max: 20.92
Current: 9.2

6.42
20.92
P/B 3.07
UUGRY's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. UUGRY: 3.07 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.07
Current: 3.07

0.83
3.07
P/S 4.01
UUGRY's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. UUGRY: 4.01 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 4.01
Current: 4.01

1.13
4.01
PFCF 66.53
UUGRY's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 724.00 vs. UUGRY: 66.53 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.94   Max: 124.17
Current: 66.53

9.94
124.17
POCF 8.46
UUGRY's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. UUGRY: 8.46 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 11.96
Current: 8.46

3.9
11.96
EV-to-EBIT 19.90
UUGRY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. UUGRY: 19.90 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 19.9
Current: 19.9

8.2
19.9
PEG 2.04
UUGRY's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UUGRY: 2.04 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 41.02
Current: 2.04

1.57
41.02
Shiller P/E 16.44
UUGRY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 26.05 vs. UUGRY: 16.44 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.14   Max: 16.36
Current: 16.44

7.14
16.36
Current Ratio 0.93
UUGRY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. UUGRY: 0.93 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.3
Current: 0.93

0.81
1.3
Quick Ratio 0.86
UUGRY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. UUGRY: 0.86 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.86

0.75
1.26
Days Sales Outstanding 74.90
UUGRY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 58.63 vs. UUGRY: 74.90 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 29.94   Max: 76.83
Current: 74.9

29.94
76.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.84
UUGRY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. UUGRY: 3.84 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 9.69
Current: 3.84

3.5
9.69
Dividend Payout 0.66
UUGRY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. UUGRY: 0.66 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.66

0.26
1.61
Dividend growth (3y) 1.80
UUGRY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. UUGRY: 1.80 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8

-10.1
1.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.08
UUGRY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. UUGRY: 4.08 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 10.13
Current: 4.08

3.67
10.13
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
UUGRY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. UUGRY: -0.10 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.8   Max: -9
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.25
UUGRY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. UUGRY: 3.25 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 2.94
Current: 3.25

0.92
2.94
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.52
UUGRY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. UUGRY: 2.52 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 7.55
Current: 2.52

1.99
7.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.84
UUGRY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. UUGRY: 1.84 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.84

0.61
1.45
Price/Graham Number 1.15
UUGRY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. UUGRY: 1.15 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.15

0.56
1.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
UUGRY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. UUGRY: 5.00 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 12.2
Current: 5

5
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.37
UUGRY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. UUGRY: 6.37 )
UUGRY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 7
Current: 6.37

-9.5
7

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 2,771 2,739 2,757 2,944
EPS($) 0.75 0.72 0.65 0.72
EPS without NRI($) 0.75 0.72 0.65 0.72

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
Compare:CWT, WTR, PEGRY, KTWIF, CSMQY » details
Traded in other countries:UU..UK, UUEC.Germany,
United Utilities Group PLC was incorporated on April 08, 2008. The Company owns and manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England, through its subsidiary United Utilities Water PLC (UUW). UUW holds licenses to provide water and wastewater services to a population of approximately seven million people and businesses in the North West of England.
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