• Consensus Rating: Sell
  • Consensus Price Target: $49.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 3.59 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$47.30
▼ -0.47 (-0.98%)

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Analyst Price Target for UTL

Analyst Price Target is $49.00
▲ +3.59% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Unitil in the last 3 months. The average price target is $49.00, with a high forecast of $49.00 and a low forecast of $49.00. The average price target represents a 3.59% upside from the last price of $47.30.

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Current Consensus is Sell

The current consensus among 1 contributing investment analysts is to sell stock in Unitil. This rating has held steady since July 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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3/25/2020
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6/23/2020
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9/21/2020
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12/20/2020
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3/20/2021
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6/18/2021
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8/17/2021
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9/16/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/12/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Underperform$49.00Medium
5/6/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$49.00Low
9/16/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
7/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$56.00Low
5/6/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$53.00 ➝ $52.00High
3/6/2020Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$62.00High
6/28/2019Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$59.79Low
2/1/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$48.00 ➝ $51.00Low
8/1/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$47.00 ➝ $49.00Low
4/13/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
1/1/2018Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeBuy$50.00Medium
12/26/2017Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$52.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
12/18/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$49.00Low
10/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00N/A
9/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
8/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$47.00Low
3/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
(Data available from 9/16/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.97 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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2/18/2021
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6/18/2021
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7/18/2021
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8/17/2021
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9/16/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
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Unitil logo
UNITIL Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in power generation and distribution. It operates through the following segments: Gas, Electric, Non-Regulated and Other. The firm produces and sells electricity & natural gas. The company was founded on September 7, 1984 and is headquartered in Hampton, NH.
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Today's Range

Now: $47.30
Low: $47.05
High: $47.46

50 Day Range

MA: $50.76
Low: $46.74
High: $54.05

52 Week Range

Now: $47.30
Low: $32.80
High: $59.32

Volume

596 shs

Average Volume

99,548 shs

Market Capitalization

$755.24 million

P/E Ratio

20.04

Dividend Yield

3.25%

Beta

0.56

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., TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Unitil?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Unitil in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $49.00, suggesting a possible upside of 3.6%. Bank of America Co. has the highest price target set, predicting UTL will reach $49.00 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 from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Sell." A "sell" rating indicates that analysts believe UTL will underperform the market and that investors should sell shares of Unitil.
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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.