NASDAQ:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $81.88 -1.09 (-1.31 %) (As of 05/23/2019 04:51 AM ET)Previous Close$82.97Today's Range$81.70 - $82.9752-Week Range$67.93 - $97.85Volume1.40 million shsAverage Volume3.16 million shsMarket Capitalization$21.55 billionP/E Ratio8.97Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.99 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 1,329 aircraft. It also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as UAL Corporation and changed its name to United Continental Holdings, Inc. in October 2010. United Continental Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Receive UAL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for UAL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Air transportation, scheduled Sub-IndustryAirlines SectorTransportation Current SymbolNASDAQ:UAL Previous Symbol CUSIP91004710 CIK100517 Webhttp://www.united.com/ Phone872-825-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.85 Current Ratio0.50 Quick Ratio0.43Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.97 Forward P/E Ratio7.35 P/E Growth0.35 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$41.30 billion Price / Sales0.52 Cash Flow$17.5708 per share Price / Cash Flow4.66 Book Value$37.25 per share Price / Book2.20Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.13 Net Income$2.13 billion Net Margins5.43% Return on Equity28.41% Return on Assets5.82%Miscellaneous Employees92,000 Outstanding Shares263,129,000Market Cap$21.55 billion Next Earnings Date7/16/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable United Continental (NASDAQ:UAL) Frequently Asked Questions What is United Continental's stock symbol? United Continental trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UAL." How were United Continental's earnings last quarter? United Continental Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:UAL) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.21. The transportation company had revenue of $9.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.62 billion. United Continental had a net margin of 5.43% and a return on equity of 28.41%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.50 EPS. View United Continental's Earnings History. When is United Continental's next earnings date? United Continental is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Continental. What guidance has United Continental issued on next quarter's earnings? United Continental issued an update on its second quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.00-12.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $11.07. What price target have analysts set for UAL? 17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for United Continental's shares. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $113.00. On average, they expect United Continental's share price to reach $102.1875 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Continental. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Continental? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Continental in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for United Continental. Has United Continental been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about UAL stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Continental earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting United Continental? United Continental saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,012,578 shares, a drop of 10.0% from the April 15th total of 16,678,683 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,947,595 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 5.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View United Continental's Current Options Chain. Who are some of United Continental's key competitors? Some companies that are related to United Continental include Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Ryanair (RYAAY), American Airlines Group (AAL), Deutsche Lufthansa (DLAKY), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA), Azul (AZUL), Alaska Air Group (ALK), easyJet (EJTTF), CATHAY PAC AIRW/S (CPCAY), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), INTL CONS AIRL/S (ICAGY) and Copa (CPA). What other stocks do shareholders of United Continental own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Continental investors own include Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), Medivation (MDVN), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Incyte (INCY), First Solar (FSLR), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are United Continental's key executives? United Continental's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Oscar Munoz, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. J. Scott Kirby, Pres (Age 52)Mr. Brett J. Hart, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)Mr. Andrew P. Nocella, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 49)Mr. Gerald Laderman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61) Who are United Continental's major shareholders? United Continental's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (14.52%), BlackRock Inc. (5.31%), Newport Trust Co (1.86%), LSV Asset Management (1.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.67%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.44%). Company insiders that own United Continental stock include Edward Shapiro, Gregory L Hart and Robert A Milton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Continental. Which institutional investors are selling United Continental stock? UAL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Man Group plc, Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental. Which institutional investors are buying United Continental stock? UAL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Geode Capital Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, AJO LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Natixis and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have bought United Continental stock in the last two years include Edward Shapiro and Robert A Milton. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental. How do I buy shares of United Continental? Shares of UAL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is United Continental's stock price today? One share of UAL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.88. How big of a company is United Continental? United Continental has a market capitalization of $21.55 billion and generates $41.30 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $2.13 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.13 on an earnings per share basis. United Continental employs 92,000 workers across the globe. What is United Continental's official website? The official website for United Continental is http://www.united.com/. How can I contact United Continental? United Continental's mailing address is 233 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 872-825-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for United Continental (NASDAQ UAL)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 797 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 702 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,499MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Continental and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UAL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UAL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Elliott Wave Theory Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.