NYSE:UTL - Unitil Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $52.50
  • Forecasted Upside: -8.31 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$57.26
▲ +0.59 (1.04%)
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Analyst Price Target for UTL

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$52.50
▼ -8.31% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Unitil in the last 3 months. The average price target is $52.50, with a high forecast of $56.00 and a low forecast of $49.00. The average price target represents a -8.31% upside from the last price of $57.26.

Hold

The current consensus among 2 investment analysts is to hold stock in Unitil. This rating has held steady since April 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/23/2019
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3/22/2020
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6/20/2020
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9/18/2020
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12/17/2020
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3/17/2021
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5/16/2021
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6/15/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/12/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Underperform$49.00Medium
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5/6/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$49.00Low
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9/16/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
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7/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$56.00Low
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5/6/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$53.00 ➝ $52.00High
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3/6/2020Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$62.00High
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6/28/2019Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$59.79Low
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2/1/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$48.00 ➝ $51.00Low
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8/1/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$47.00 ➝ $49.00Low
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4/13/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
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1/1/2018Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeBuy$50.00Medium
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Rating by Michael Gaugler at Janney Montgomery Scott
12/26/2017Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$52.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
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12/18/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$49.00Low
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10/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00N/A
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9/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
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8/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
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3/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
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(Data available from 6/16/2016 forward)
Unitil logo
Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the distribution of electricity and natural gas. It operates through three segments: Utility Gas Operations, Utility Electric Operations, and Non-Regulated. The company distributes electricity in the southeastern seacoast and state capital regions of New Hampshire, and the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts; and distributes natural gas in southeastern New Hampshire and portions of southern and central Maine, including the city of Portland and the Lewiston-Auburn area, as well as the greater Fitchburg area of north central Massachusetts. It also operates 86 miles of interstate underground natural gas transmission pipeline that provides interstate natural gas pipeline access and transportation services primarily in Maine and New Hampshire. In addition, the company provides energy brokering and advisory services to commercial and industrial customers; and real estate management services. It serves approximately 107,100 electric customers and 85,600 natural gas customers. Unitil Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire.
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Today's Range

Now: $57.26
$56.22
$57.99

50 Day Range

MA: $54.06
$47.83
$57.86

52 Week Range

Now: $57.26
$32.80
$59.32

Volume

81,588 shs

Average Volume

116,442 shs

Market Capitalization

$861.36 million

P/E Ratio

23.96

Dividend Yield

2.68%

Beta

0.58

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Unitil?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on Unitil in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Royal Bank of Canada, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Unitil?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Unitil in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $52.50, suggesting a possible downside of 8.3%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting UTL will reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $49.00 for Unitil in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Unitil?

Unitil currently has 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in UTL, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Unitil's investor relations team?

Unitil's physical mailing address is 6 LIBERTY LANE WEST, HAMPTON NH, 03842. The utilities provider's listed phone number is 603-772-0775 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Unitil is www.unitil.com.