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UTL Unitil PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The P/E ratio for Unitil stock stands at 16.47 as of Jun 14, 2024. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $3 and the stock price of $49.4 per share. A decrease of 6% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 17.6 of the past four quarters.

UTL PE ratio history

How has UTL's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Unitil has been 20.53. The current 16.47 price-to-earnings ratio is 20% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, UTL's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2016 quarter at 25.14, with a price of $42.49 and an EPS of $1.69. The Sep 2023 quarter saw the lowest point at 15.47, with a price of $42.71 and an EPS of $2.76.


Unitil PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 23.13% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -8.37% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 18.64 -6%
2022 19.83 1.33%
2021 19.57 -4.95%
2020 20.59 -1.06%
2019 20.81 -8.37%
2018 22.71 2.53%
2017 22.15 -5.22%
2016 23.37 23.13%
2015 18.98 -7.37%
2014 20.49 5.51%

UTL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of UTL for the past years

Currently, UTL's PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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UTL PE vs peers

What is UTL's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers NU and PEG, UTL's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than NWE's. Unitil's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 17.58.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
NWE Northwestern Corp 15.36 $3.04B
UTL Unitil Corp 16.47 $798.72M
ED Consolidated Edison Inc 17.34 $31.43B
NI Nisource Inc 17.61 $12.63B
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 20.01 $36.18B
NU Nu Holdings Ltd 43.56 $56.13B

Frequently asked questions

What is Unitil's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for UTL stock as of Jun 14, 2024, stands at 16.47.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Unitil (UTL)?

The average PE ratio for UTL stock over the past 3 years is 19.34.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Unitil (UTL)?

The average PE ratio for UTL stock over the past 5 years is 19.89.

What is the highest PE ratio for UTL?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 25.14 and it was in the Mar 2016 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for UTL compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of UTL is 20% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is UTL's PE ratio calculated (Unitil PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Unitil's share price is $49.4. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3. Therefore, Unitil's price to earnings ratio for today is 16.47. PE RATIO(16.47) = STOCK PRICE($49.4) / TTM EPS($3)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.