United Utilities Group Plc (UU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Oct, 2017 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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United Utilities Group Plc (UU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

United Utilities Group PLC (United Utilities) is a provider of water and sewage services. The company manages the regulated water and wastewater network in the North West of England. It owns and operates water and wastewater network including water pipes and sewers, and water and wastewater treatment works. United Utilities collects water from a range of sources, majorly from its reservoirs in Pennines and Lake District; and stores water at its reservoirs; and treats waste water at its water treatment facilities. The company serves homes and businesses in North West England. United Utilities is headquartered in Warrington, Cheshire, the UK.

United Utilities Group Plc Key Recent Developments

Jul 31,2017: United Utilities Group: Director declaration
Jun 28,2017: United Utilities Appoints New Executive Director
May 25,2017: United Utilities Group PLC: Full Year Results For The Year Ended 31 March 2017
May 16,2017: United Utilities appoints Non-Executive Director
May 10,2017: United Utilities Group: Liverpool pipes get complete makeover after 150 years

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
United Utilities Group Plc - Key Facts 5
United Utilities Group Plc - Key Employees 6
United Utilities Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 7
United Utilities Group Plc - Major Products and Services 8
United Utilities Group Plc - History 9
United Utilities Group Plc - Company Statement 12
United Utilities Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Joint Venture 18
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
United Utilities Group Plc - Business Description 19
United Utilities Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
United Utilities Group Plc - Strengths 20
United Utilities Group Plc - Weaknesses 21
United Utilities Group Plc - Opportunities 22
United Utilities Group Plc - Threats 23
United Utilities Group Plc - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 - Company's, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 30
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
United Utilities Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Jul 31, 2017: United Utilities Group: Director declaration 33
Jun 28, 2017: United Utilities Appoints New Executive Director 34
May 25, 2017: United Utilities Group PLC: Full Year Results For The Year Ended 31 March 2017 35
May 16, 2017: United Utilities appoints Non-Executive Director 36
May 10, 2017: United Utilities Group: Liverpool pipes get complete makeover after 150 years 37
Mar 28, 2017: United Utilities Group PLC: Trading Statement 38
Feb 01, 2017: United Utilities: Investment in water services set to continue 40
Nov 28, 2016: United Utilities Group PLC: Director Declaration 41
Oct 24, 2016: UU signs contract for full scale application of Nereda Kendal Wastewater Treatment Works 42
Sep 27, 2016: United Utilities Group PLC: Trading Update 43
Section 6 - Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables
United Utilities Group Plc, Key Facts 5
United Utilities Group Plc, Key Employees 6
United Utilities Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 7
United Utilities Group Plc, Major Products and Services 8
United Utilities Group Plc, History 9
United Utilities Group Plc, Subsidiaries 17
United Utilities Group Plc, Joint Venture 18
United Utilities Group Plc, Key Competitors 24
United Utilities Group Plc, Annual Ratios 25
United Utilities Group Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 26
United Utilities Group Plc, Interim Ratios 28
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
United Utilities Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures
United Utilities Group Plc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 27
United Utilities Group Plc, Ratio Charts 29
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
United Utilities Group Plc, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31


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