NYSE:UTL (USA)

Unitil Corp

$ 60.21 1.09 (1.84%)
Volume: 57,045 Avg Vol (1m): 47,353
Market Cap $: 898.12 Mil Enterprise Value $: 1.35 Bil
P/E (TTM): 20.41 P/B: 2.42
Earnings Power Value -63.54
Net Current Asset Value -52.52
Tangible Book 25.08
Projected FCF 11.42
Median P/S Value 33.05
Graham Number 40.79
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
90.89% of 527 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 57371.9, Med: 0.23, Min: 0.01
UTL: 0.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.01, Med: 0.03, Max: 0.09
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
71.11% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.37, Min: -36.82
UTL: 0.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.16, Med: 0.26, Max: 0.33
Current: 0.29
0.16
0.33
Debt-to-Equity 1.23
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
64.63% of 492 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 18.48, Med: 0.93, Min: 0.01
UTL: 1.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.02, Med: 1.37, Max: 2.29
Current: 1.23
1.02
2.29
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.41
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
50.21% of 486 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 602.61, Med: 3.8, Min: 0.01
UTL: 3.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.41, Med: 3.83, Max: 6.25
Current: 3.41
3.41
6.25
Interest Coverage 2.68
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
71.40% of 528 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 16305.77, Med: 4.89, Min: 0.02
UTL: 2.68
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.27, Med: 2.54, Max: 2.96
Current: 2.68
1.27
2.96
Piotroski F-Score 5
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.21
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 7.02%
WACC 3.76%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 15.96
Operating Margin ranked higher than
56.01% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 207.01, Med: 14.76, Min: -6925
UTL: 15.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.11, Med: 14.34, Max: 18.56
Current: 15.96
7.11
18.56
Net Margin % 9.75
Net Margin ranked lower than
52.31% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 5650, Med: 8.05, Min: -5723.74
UTL: 9.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.68, Med: 5.85, Max: 9.75
Current: 9.75
2.68
9.75
ROE % 12.43
ROE ranked higher than
58.56% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 199991.92, Med: 8.66, Min: -1195.01
UTL: 12.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.92, Med: 8.82, Max: 12.43
Current: 12.43
4.92
12.43
ROA % 3.47
ROA ranked lower than
55.80% of 552 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 112.53, Med: 3.17, Min: -436.25
UTL: 3.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.29, Med: 2.42, Max: 3.47
Current: 3.47
1.29
3.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
66.18% of 547 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 2918.52, Med: 9.73, Min: -9636.36
UTL: 8.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.82, Med: 8.16, Max: 9.36
Current: 8.09
5.82
9.36
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.30
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
61.54% of 520 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 227.9, Med: 0.9, Min: -100
UTL: -0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -13.3, Med: 0.2, Max: 6.2
Current: -0.8
-13.3
6.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 2.10
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
50.30% of 503 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 371.8, Med: 3.7, Min: -100
UTL: -0.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -52.2, Med: 1.2, Max: 9.3
Current: -0.1
-52.2
9.3
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 5.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
53.74% of 454 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 207.2, Med: 3.4, Min: -381
UTL: 5.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -16.7, Med: 4.1, Max: 21.3
Current: 5.7
-16.7
21.3

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Business Description

Industry Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified    NAICS : 221122    SIC : 4931
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Address 6 Liberty Lane West, Hampton, NH, USA, 03842-1720
Unitil Corporation is a U.S. electricity and natural gas utility holding company that operates in the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine; the company is also headquartered in New Hampshire. The primary segments of the company are natural gas operations, which includes distribution and interstate gas transmission pipelines, and electric distribution utility operations. The majority of the firm's customers are residential; the company serves commercial and industrial customers as well. Furthermore, the company's revenue generation is fairly evenly split between natural gas and electricity operations.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 20.41
PE Ratio ranked lower than
66.74% of 478 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.12, Min: 0.23
UTL: 20.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.58, Med: 19.66, Max: 50.31
Current: 20.41
8.58
50.31
Forward PE Ratio 26.53
Forward P/E ranked lower than
85.90% of 156 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 56.82, Med: 16.56, Min: 0.07
UTL: 26.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.41
PE without NRI ranked lower than
65.98% of 482 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.23, Min: 0.23
UTL: 20.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.58, Med: 19.66, Max: 50.31
Current: 20.41
8.58
50.31
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 39.80
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
100.00% of 261 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 2275, Med: 19.03, Min: 0.76
UTL: 39.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.67, Med: 21.32, Max: 410.42
Current: 39.8
2.67
410.42
PB Ratio 2.42
PB Ratio ranked lower than
72.41% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 59.24, Med: 1.52, Min: 0.01
UTL: 2.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.04, Med: 1.63, Max: 2.48
Current: 2.42
1.04
2.48
PS Ratio 1.97
PS Ratio ranked lower than
51.12% of 536 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 3460, Med: 1.61, Min: 0.01
UTL: 1.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 1.09, Max: 1.97
Current: 1.97
0.36
1.97
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.20
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
53.20% of 438 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 401.96, Med: 7.95, Min: 0.26
UTL: 10.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.8, Med: 5.66, Max: 10.28
Current: 10.2
1.8
10.28
EV-to-EBIT 16.43
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
60.36% of 502 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 3176.97, Med: 14.93, Min: 0.02
UTL: 16.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.4, Med: 15.2, Max: 23.9
Current: 16.43
-3.4
23.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.11
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
54.07% of 516 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 47184.2, Med: 10.53, Min: 0.02
UTL: 10.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.2, Med: 8.9, Max: 11
Current: 10.11
-4.2
11
EV-to-Revenue 2.99
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
53.08% of 535 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 2609.33, Med: 2.51, Min: 0.01
UTL: 2.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 1.9, Max: 3
Current: 2.99
1.2
3
PEG Ratio 6.12
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
74.01% of 277 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 383.47, Med: 2.69, Min: 0.03
UTL: 6.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.04, Med: 6.05, Max: 34.02
Current: 6.12
2.04
34.02
Shiller PE Ratio 32.69
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
72.24% of 263 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1055.16, Med: 20.93, Min: 0.55
UTL: 32.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.98, Med: 19.48, Max: 32.69
Current: 32.69
11.98
32.69
Current Ratio 0.81
Current Ratio ranked lower than
65.63% of 544 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.02
UTL: 0.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.48, Med: 0.8, Max: 1.63
Current: 0.81
0.48
1.63
Quick Ratio 0.76
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
62.98% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.12
UTL: 0.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 0.72, Max: 1.38
Current: 0.76
0.43
1.38
Days Inventory 9.52
Days Inventory ranked higher than
71.69% of 484 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 702.8, Med: 21.52, Min: 0.06
UTL: 9.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.15, Med: 9.83, Max: 37.68
Current: 9.52
1.15
37.68
Days Sales Outstanding 59.89
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
52.00% of 525 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 545.94, Med: 48.56, Min: 1
UTL: 59.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 33.32, Med: 49.84, Max: 60.56
Current: 59.89
33.32
60.56
Days Payable 39.67
Days Payable ranked lower than
71.60% of 507 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 949.53, Med: 61.37, Min: 0.02
UTL: 39.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 36.6, Med: 47.29, Max: 57.64
Current: 39.67
36.6
57.64

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.43
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
61.36% of 1105 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.44, Min: 0.01
UTL: 2.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.43, Med: 4.53, Max: 7.24
Current: 2.43
2.43
7.24
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.50
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked lower than
62.03% of 611 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 491.25, Med: 0.51, Min: 0.01
UTL: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 0.83, Max: 1.57
Current: 0.5
0.5
1.57
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 1.50
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
60.73% of 354 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 102.7, Med: 4.3, Min: -100
UTL: 1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.4, Max: 7.1
Current: 1.5
0
7.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.50
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
64.11% of 1081 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.53, Min: 0.01
UTL: 2.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 2.58
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
62.21% of 1106 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 332.77, Med: 3.95, Min: 0.01
UTL: 2.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.58, Med: 4.81, Max: 7.68
Current: 2.58
2.58
7.68
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -2.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
72.95% of 292 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 42.7, Med: -2.7, Min: -899.5
UTL: -2.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -39.4, Med: -2.5, Max: -0.2
Current: -2.1
-39.4
-0.2

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.40
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
60.33% of 489 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 754.03, Med: 1.82, Min: 0.03
UTL: 2.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 1.55, Max: 2.4
Current: 2.4
1.1
2.4
Price-to-Projected-FCF 5.27
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
86.38% of 367 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 126.14, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.06
UTL: 5.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.89, Med: 2.46, Max: 5.49
Current: 5.27
0.89
5.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
85.57% of 506 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1075, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
UTL: 1.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.25, Med: 0.58, Max: 1.82
Current: 1.82
0.25
1.82
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.48
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
59.85% of 406 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 27.49, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.04
UTL: 1.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.66, Med: 1.12, Max: 1.66
Current: 1.48
0.66
1.66
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.10
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
54.99% of 551 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 5000, Med: 6.37, Min: -86.21
UTL: 6.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -50.5, Med: 6.5, Max: 8.6
Current: 6.1
-50.5
8.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.57
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
59.20% of 402 companies
in the Utilities - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1132.67, Med: 3.67, Min: -2480.81
UTL: 1.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.7, Med: 1.4, Max: 8
Current: 1.57
-8.7
8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 450.4
EPS (TTM) $ 2.95
Beta 0.26
Volatility % 13.6
52-Week Range $ 46.21 - 59.9
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 14.92

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N