United Continental Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:UAL)

About United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)

United Continental Holdings logoUnited Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) is a holding company and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc. (United). The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The Company, through United and its regional carriers, operates flights from its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport (Newark Liberty), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (Chicago O'Hare), Denver International Airport (Denver), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston Bush), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), A.B. Won Pat International Airport (Guam), San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Washington Dulles International Airport (Washington Dulles). It has contractual relationships with regional carriers to provide regional jet and turboprop service branded as United Express. These regional operations are an extension of the Company's mainline network.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Major Airlines
  • Sub-Industry: Airlines
  • Symbol: NYSE:UAL
  • CUSIP: 91004710
  • Web: newsroom.united.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $24.44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 309,656,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $73.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $71.86
  • 52 Week Range: $37.41 - $79.73
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.40
  • P/E Growth: 1.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $36.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: $27.16 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.91
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $6.37 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.19%
  • Return on Equity: 35.62%
  • Return on Assets: 7.07%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.23%
  • Current Ratio: 0.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.54%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Short Ratio: 3.79
 

Frequently Asked Questions for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)

What is United Continental Holdings' stock symbol?

United Continental Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UAL."

How were United Continental Holdings' earnings last quarter?

United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 17th. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.04. The business earned $8.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.38 billion. United Continental Holdings had a return on equity of 35.62% and a net margin of 6.19%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.23 EPS. View United Continental Holdings' Earnings History.

When will United Continental Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

United Continental Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 17th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for United Continental Holdings.

Where is United Continental Holdings' stock going? Where will United Continental Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

15 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for United Continental Holdings' shares. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental Holdings' share price to reach $69.29 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for United Continental Holdings.

Who are some of United Continental Holdings' key competitors?

Who owns United Continental Holdings stock?

United Continental Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.13%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.03%), Primecap Management Co. CA (6.31%), State Street Corp (3.49%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.22%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (1.62%). Company insiders that own United Continental Holdings stock include Andrew C Levy, Barney Harford, Brett J Hart, Chris Kenny, Edward Shapiro, Gerald Laderman, Gregory L Hart, James A C Kennedy, James E Compton, James M Whitehurst, Linda P Jojo, Michael P Bonds, Oscar Munoz, Par Investment Partners Lp, Robert A Milton and Walter Isaacson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Continental Holdings.

Who sold United Continental Holdings stock? Who is selling United Continental Holdings stock?

United Continental Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., GMT Capital Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, Cibc World Markets Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold United Continental Holdings stock in the last year include Chris Kenny, Michael P Bonds and Walter Isaacson. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental Holdings.

Who bought United Continental Holdings stock? Who is buying United Continental Holdings stock?

United Continental Holdings' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have bought United Continental Holdings stock in the last two years include Andrew C Levy, Barney Harford, Brett J Hart, Edward Shapiro, Gerald Laderman, Gregory L Hart, James A C Kennedy, James E Compton, James M Whitehurst, Linda P Jojo, Oscar Munoz, Par Investment Partners Lp and Robert A Milton. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Continental Holdings.

How do I buy United Continental Holdings stock?

Shares of United Continental Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of United Continental Holdings stock cost?

One share of United Continental Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.94.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $69.29 (12.22% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-Line$75.00LowView Rating Details
4/22/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutral$77.00 -> $78.00MediumView Rating Details
4/19/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$75.00LowView Rating Details
4/18/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHoldLowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
3/3/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$59.00N/AView Rating Details
1/31/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2017S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00 -> $73.00N/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$105.00N/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$37.41 -> $68.28N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$47.00N/AView Rating Details
8/30/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$65.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$72.00 -> $61.50N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$59.00N/AView Rating Details
4/23/2016StephensReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$70.00 -> $56.00N/AView Rating Details
4/15/2016Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/23/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/18/2015Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$85.00 -> $88.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2015CRT CapitalUpgradeFair Value -> Buy$70.00N/AView Rating Details
6/12/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuy$89.00 -> $81.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Earnings by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Earnings History by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/17/2017        
4/17/2017Q1 2017$0.37$0.41$8.38 billion$8.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2017Q416$1.73$1.78$8.89 billion$9.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2016Q3$2.88$3.11$9.89 billion$9.91 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2016Q216$2.44$2.61$9.36 billion$9.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$1.18$1.23$8.21 billion$8.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$2.59$2.54$9.08 billion$9.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$4.55$4.53$10.31 billion$10.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$3.31$3.31$9.94 billion$9.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q1$1.44$1.52$8.62 billion$8.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$1.22$1.20$9.31 billion$9.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$2.68$2.75$10.56 billion$10.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$2.16$2.34$10.31 billion$10.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114($1.35)($1.33)$8.71 billion$8.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.58$0.78$9.28 billion$9.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.60$1.51$10.30 billion$10.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.32$1.35$9.98 billion$10.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013($1.07)($0.98)$8.69 billion$8.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012($0.58)($0.58)$8.67 billion$8.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.55$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.72$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($1.06)($0.87)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.17$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$2.07$2.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$1.42$1.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011($0.48)($0.41)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.23$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.76
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$2.03$2.03$2.03
Q3 20171$2.64$2.64$2.64
Q4 20171$1.76$1.76$1.76
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.49%
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/9/2017Michael P BondsEVPSell9,971$78.86$786,313.06View SEC Filing  
4/27/2017Edward ShapiroDirectorBuy10,000$69.35$693,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017Andrew C LevyCFOBuy10,000$74.81$748,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Walter IsaacsonDirectorSell2,638$75.80$199,960.40View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Chris KennyVPSell3,824$67.39$257,699.36View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Andrew C LevyCFOBuy15,000$50.96$764,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Barney HarfordDirectorBuy60,000$49.07$2,944,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016James E ComptonInsiderBuy2,000$48.91$97,820.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Linda P JojoEVPBuy2,500$48.77$121,925.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Gerald LadermanCFOBuy5,000$48.78$243,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016James M WhitehurstDirectorBuy10,000$49.23$492,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Brett J HartEVPBuy5,000$49.09$245,450.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Gregory L HartCOOBuy2,000$49.90$99,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Robert A MiltonDirectorBuy1,000$49.14$49,140.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Oscar MunozCEOBuy19,800$50.53$1,000,494.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Par Investment Partners LpDirectorBuy1,905,000$52.10$99,250,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016James A C KennedyDirectorBuy900$57.55$51,795.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Irene E FoxhallVPSell3,987$68.37$272,591.19View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Irene E FoxhallVPSell3,537$71.20$251,834.40View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Michael P BondsEVPSell6,504$71.20$463,084.80View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014James E ComptonInsiderSell38,094$65.89$2,510,013.66View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Jeffrey T FolandEVPSell7,000$64.83$453,810.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Michael P BondsEVPSell1,452$62.00$90,024.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Jeffrey T FolandEVPSell6,000$50.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Gregory L HartCOOSell1,039$41.61$43,232.79View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Gregory L HartCOOSell1,040$45.73$47,559.20View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Jeffery SmisekCEOBuy20,000$39.62$792,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Irene FoxhallVPSell8,188$47.00$384,836.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Gregory HartCOOSell1,040$41.88$43,555.20View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Walter IsaacsonDirectorSell5,000$44.01$220,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Peter McdonaldCOOSell131,603$40.00$5,264,120.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013James E ComptonInsiderBuy7,800$32.12$250,536.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Jeffery SmisekCEOBuy9,054$27.66$250,433.64View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Charles YamaroneDirectorSell15,750$33.33$524,947.50View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Peter D McdonaldCOOBuy13,500$18.02$243,270.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Jeffery A SmisekCEOBuy55,600$18.00$1,000,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Michael P BondsVPBuy13,500$18.03$243,405.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Latest Headlines for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Continental CEO Munoz May Face Investor Questions About Dragging Incident
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy David Dao should have been at United Airlines' annual meeting today
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S.-Bound Tourism Slumping, Foursquare Says, Amid Trump Travel Bans and Airline Security Measures
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:56 AM
marketbeat.com logoBusiness Highlights
marketbeat.com - May 24 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNewark, N.J. airport reopens after United Airlines engine fire
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:35 AM
marketbeat.com logoUnited CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging
marketbeat.com - May 24 at 3:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBull of the Day: United Continental Holdings (UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs United Continental a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:49 PM
nasdaq.com logoIs United Continental a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 23 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Continental (UAL) Hits 52-Week High with Room to Run
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy United Airlines travelers could be delayed a lot this summer
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDisruptive passenger in Trump cap delays Shanghai flight
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUATP Expands Its Network To Include Turkish Airlines As An Issuer
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:23 AM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Is United Continental (UAL) Up 16.7% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 19 at 1:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAirlines for America predicts a robust summer travel season
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Earns In-Line Rating from Imperial Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 12:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is United Continental (UAL) Up 16.7% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWho Are Delta Airlines’ Main Competitors? (DAL)
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Stock Ideas From the World's Top Hedge Fund Managers
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAirline passengers voice their frustrations
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:04 PM
marketbeat.com logoBusiness, leisure travelers ponder flying without laptops
marketbeat.com - May 17 at 5:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEthics talk: Did United Airlines do the right thing?
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines Flight Attendant Posts Cockpit Codes Online
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy United’s culture needs to loosen up to avoid more PR fiascos
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines Pilots Urge Airport-by-Airport Laptop Ban and Cockpit Security Gates
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:41 PM
247wallst.com logoWarren Buffett’s Top Stock Holdings Keep Changing
247wallst.com - May 15 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA United Airlines flight attendant made a mistake that could have posed a huge security threat
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines replaces cockpit codes after the previous codes leaked online
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited says cockpit door codes may have been published online
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAccess codes for United cockpit doors accidentally posted online
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines cockpit codes released to the public
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines Indicated Lower in Premarket After Cockpit Security Leak Admission
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:44 AM
marketwatch.com logoSecurity codes for United’s cockpit doors accidentally posted online
www.marketwatch.com - May 14 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWith United, It's All About Unemotional Investing
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] United's Cockpit Door Security Codes Inadvertently Revealed
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Continental Holdings Target of Unusually High Options Trading (UAL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 7:12 AM
msn.com logoLawyer for man dragged from United flight isn’t laughing at viral New Yorker cover
www.msn.com - May 13 at 2:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited offered a free flight to Wendy's 'nugget boy,' and it completely backfired
finance.yahoo.com - May 13 at 2:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited doubles its ABQ service to popular destination
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited evacuates Houston flight after scorpion spotted
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoExclusive: Lawyer for man dragged from United flight isn’t laughing at viral New Yorker cover
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) EVP Sells $786,313.06 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 7:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCramer zooms in on why the United fiasco didn't seem to hurt the travel sector
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] United Director Gains 13% After Brave Stock Buy
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:07 AM
marketbeat.com logoAirport chaos, flights canceled: Spirit Airlines apologizes
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 6:01 AM
marketbeat.com logo1 arrested after brawl aboard Southwest jet during deplaning
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 8:55 PM
bloomberg.com logoUnited and American Lead Airline Shares to Two-Month High
www.bloomberg.com - May 9 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Continental Takes Flight -- When to Buy
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:52 PM

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