NASDAQ:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $88.28 -0.96 (-1.08 %) (As of 04/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$88.28Today's Range$87.46 - $89.8152-Week Range$65.45 - $97.85Volume3.51 million shsAverage Volume3.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$23.23 billionP/E Ratio9.67Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.96 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.united.com Phone872-825-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.85 Current Ratio0.50 Quick Ratio0.47Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.67 Forward P/E Ratio7.95 P/E Growth0.38 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$41.30 billion Price / Sales0.56 Cash Flow$17.4812 per share Price / Cash Flow5.05 Book Value$37.25 per share Price / Book2.37Profitability 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 Shares263,130,000Market Cap$23.23 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.21. The transportation company earned $9.59 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.50 earnings per share. 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of $11-13 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $12.11. United Continental also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $10.00-12.00 EPS. What price target have analysts set for UAL? 17 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for United Continental's stock. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $113.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental's share price to reach $101.6875 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% 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, 5 hold ratings and 11 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 trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Continental earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting United Continental? United Continental saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 16,427,929 shares, a decrease of 21.9% from the February 28th total of 21,022,387 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,762,483 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Currently, 6.2% of the shares of the stock 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), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), easyJet (EJTTF), INTL CONS AIRL/S (ICAGY), Air France-KLM (AFLYY), JetBlue Airways (JBLU) 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.12%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own United Continental stock include Edward Shapiro, Gregory L Hart, Michael P Bonds and Robert A Milton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Continental. Which major investors are selling United Continental stock? UAL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Polianta Ltd, Hodges Capital Management Inc., E&G Advisors LP, DNB Asset Management AS and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental. Which major investors are buying United Continental stock? UAL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Sciencast Management LP, New England Research & Management Inc., MorganRosel Wealth Management LLC, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Selway 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 $88.28. How big of a company is United Continental? United Continental has a market capitalization of $23.23 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: 794 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 695 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,489MarketBeat'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 4/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is total return important?