NASDAQ:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$88.31 +0.16 (+0.18 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.31
Today's Range$88.11 - $89.35
52-Week Range$64.79 - $97.85
Volume2.23 million shs
Average Volume3.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.06 billion
P/E Ratio9.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.95
United Continental Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 1,262 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 based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-IndustryAirlines
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UAL
CUSIP91004710
Phone872-825-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$41.30 billion
Cash Flow$17.4526 per share
Book Value$36.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.13 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees89,800
Market Cap$24.06 billion
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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 15th. The transportation company reported $2.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.57. The transportation company had revenue of $10.49 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.34 billion. United Continental had a return on equity of 27.73% and a net margin of 5.15%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.40 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, April 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.00-12.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $10.96. United Continental also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $10.00-12.00 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for UAL?

16 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for United Continental's shares. Their predictions range from $78.00 to $113.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental's stock price to reach $101.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Continental.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Continental?

16 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 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?

News articles about UAL stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Continental earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting United Continental?

United Continental saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,036,700 shares, an increase of 11.7% from the December 31st total of 16,141,947 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,672,274 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days. Approximately 6.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View United Continental's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of United Continental's key competitors?

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, EVP & 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 shareholders include Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.41%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.16%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (0.13%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.13%), Squarepoint Ops LLC (0.12%) and Gotham Asset Management LLC (0.12%). Company insiders that own United Continental stock include Andrew C Levy, 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 Gendell Jeffrey L, Tyvor Capital LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Advisory Services Network LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, Amalgamated Bank and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental.

Which major investors are buying United Continental stock?

UAL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Squarepoint Ops LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Consulta Ltd, Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC and Arrowgrass Capital Partners US LP. Company insiders that have bought United Continental stock in the last two years include Andrew C Levy, 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 $88.31.

How big of a company is United Continental?

United Continental has a market capitalization of $24.06 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 89,800 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  763 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  636 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,399
MarketBeat'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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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