Barchart.com's Chart of the Day - Unitil
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The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the electric utility company Unitil (UTL). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month , then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 9/19 the stock gained 5.22%

Unitil Corporation, a public utility holding company, engages in the distribution of electricity and natural gas in the United States. 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, portions of southern Maine to the Lewiston-Auburn area, and in 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 105,600 electric customers and 82,700 natural gas customers. Unitil Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire.

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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 100% technical buy signals
  • 31.90+ Weighted Alpha
  • 29.20% gain in he last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 11 new highs and up 5.36% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 72.84%
  • Technical support level at 72.84%
  • Technical support level at 63.69
  • Recently traded at 64.33 with a 50 day moving average of 60.37

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $945 million
  • P/E 27.34
  • Dividend yield 2.34%
  • Revenue expected to grow 2.50% this year and another 4.40% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 2.70% this year, an additional 7.00% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 4.30% for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 2 hold recommendations on the stock
  • 712 investors are monitoring the stock on Seeking Alpha