Analyst consensus

Analyst consensus for the year ended 31 March 2024

The latest consensus shown below reflects earnings estimates published by sell side analysts for United Utilities Group PLC since our full year results on 25th May 2023. 

Last updated: 18 August 2023

  Average High Low Count
Revenue £1,979.6m £1,988.2m £1,975.0m 7
Underlying operating profit £522.2m £531.0m £514.0m 6
Underlying profit before tax £216.1m £287.0m £176.0m 7
Underlying profit after tax £213.3m £254.1m £176.0m 7
Underlying EPS 31.3p 37.3p 25.8p 7


The consensus estimates presented above are compiled by United Utilities periodically based on published earnings projections made by a number of research analysts, and are provided for information purposes only. To facilitate accurate information that reflects the current views of the analyst community, United Utilities reserves the right to exclude estimates from analysts that are not current and/or where specific events have not yet been reflected in their forecasts, for example recent company announcements. The number of contributing analysts to each consensus figure in the table is shown under the "Count" heading.

Consensus estimates, including any opinions, forecasts, estimates, projections or predictions regarding United Utilities’ performance are the analysts’ own and do not represent the opinions, forecasts, estimates, projections or predictions of United Utilities or its management. These estimates are by definition forward-looking and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties that may materially affect eventual results. By providing these figures United Utilities does not imply its endorsement of or concurrence with these estimates and does not accept any liability for reliance upon, or actions taken based on, any of the information set out in this consensus data.

Although United Utilities will endeavour to ensure that the information is updated at regular intervals, United Utilities assumes no liability for the accuracy of such estimates and undertakes no obligation to update or revise such estimates.