United Continental Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:UAL)

About United Continental Holdings

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 an average of approximately 5,000 flights a day to over 340 airports across six continents 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Major Airlines
  • Sub-Industry: Airlines
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UAL
  • CUSIP: 91004710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $74.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $73.60
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.51
  • 52-Week Range: $37.41 - $76.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.26
  • P/E Growth: -1.71
  • Market Cap: $23.82B
  • Outstanding Shares: 317,285,000
  • Beta: 0.58
Profitability:
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.47)
Consensus Price Target: $68.65 (8.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/1/2017Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-Line$82.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/19/2017S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/5/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
1/4/2017Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$77.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$59.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
12/15/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$105.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
12/6/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$37.41 -> $68.28View Rating Details
10/24/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$47.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$65.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweight$72.00 -> $61.50View Rating Details
7/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$59.00View Rating Details
4/23/2016StephensReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$70.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/23/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/18/2015Wolfe ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$85.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
7/6/2015CRT CapitalUpgradeFair Value -> Buy$70.00View Rating Details
6/12/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuy$89.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
4/24/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/18/2017        
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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.11 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20161$3.08$3.08$3.08
Q4 20161$1.76$1.76$1.76
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$1.85$1.85$1.85
Q3 20171$2.50$2.50$2.50
Q4 20171$1.94$1.94$1.94
(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 History for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:UAL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 25 at 3:59 AM
investorplace.com logoUnited Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Stock Is Just Dying to Take Flight (NYSE:UAL)
investorplace.com - February 24 at 9:33 AM
News IconImpact Score Of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) At 47 - Stock Observer (NYSE:UAL)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 23 at 11:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoAfter Hours Most Active for Feb 23, 2017 : RIO, BAC, MRO, UAL, INTC, MAT, KMI, EXC, ACIA, YHOO, VIP, MSFT - Nasdaq (NYSE:UAL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 11:09 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:UAL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 11:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAirline Stocks Hit by Multiple Headwinds: What's on the Radar? (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 2:43 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUltra-cheap, perk-free “basic economy” fares are here (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:37 AM
News IconImpact Score Of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) At 34 - Stock Observer (NYSE:UAL)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 22 at 10:37 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines Launches New Basic Economy Fare for Twin Cities Travel (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
News IconSell-side Consensus Sees United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) Going Where Near-Term? - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:UAL)
aikenadvocate.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines Launches New Basic Economy Fare for Twin Cities Travel - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
News IconBuy, Sell or Hold? Analysts Approach: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)? - The USA Commerce (NYSE:UAL)
theusacommerce.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
News IconRevenue Approximations Analysis: United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL), ONEOK Inc (NYSE:OKE) - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:UAL)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnited, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare (NYSE:UAL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:30 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow Airlines Aim to Solve the Pilot Shortage (NYSE:UAL)
marketrealist.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
News IconUnited Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) News Impact Score At 80 - Stock Observer (NYSE:UAL)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 19 at 7:20 PM
News IconToday's Brokerage Rating: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:UAL)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 18 at 11:36 AM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Is United Continental (UAL) Up 2.4% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Nasdaq (NYSE:UAL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 18 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow United's CEO cheated death a month into the job and is now leading the company in a battle to become America's best airline (NYSE:UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 11:36 AM
News IconBessemer Group Inc. Purchases 388 Shares of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) (NYSE:UAL)
ibusinesslines.com - February 17 at 4:54 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhy Is United Continental (UAL) Up 2.4% Since the Last Earnings Report? (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:54 PM
News IconJust the Facts on United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:UAL)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 17 at 5:30 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoRemember airplane food? It's back on long Delta flights (NYSE:UAL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:30 AM
News IconBuy, Sell or Hold? Analysts Approach: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)? - The USA Commerce (NYSE:UAL)
theusacommerce.com - February 15 at 6:44 AM
News IconShares of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - Highland Mirror (NYSE:UAL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 14 at 6:44 AM
News IconAirline pilot removed from flight after ranting about her divorce and politics over intercom (NYSE:UAL)
wbay.com - February 12 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited pilot replaced after intercom rant while dressed as civilian (NYSE:UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 8:49 PM
bizjournals.com logoUnited unveils first phase of major renovations in Houston (PHOTOS) (NYSE:UAL)
www.bizjournals.com - February 12 at 5:01 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) (NYSE:UAL)
twincountynews.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWait Until You 'C' This: United Airlines Previews Sleek and Spacious New Terminal C North at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
bizjournals.com logoUnited Airlines still plagued by trans-Atlantic traffic falloff as regional business contracts (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines to Present at Stifel 2017 Transportation & Logistics Conference (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
bizjournals.com logoFirst-ever Tampa to San Francisco flight will take off with a party next week (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
bizjournals.com logoUnited unveils first phase of major renovations at IAH (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
News IconTaking a Look at the Data Behind United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:UAL)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 11 at 6:04 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Airlines hit by another technology glitch - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:UAL)
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 6:18 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Reports January 2017 Operational Performance (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:22 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:22 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:21 pm United Continental reports January operational results; consolidated traffic +4% (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:22 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] United Airlines Experiences Another Technology Glitch (NYSE:UAL)
www.wsj.com - February 9 at 6:22 AM
News IconThe Imperial Capital Reiterates In-Line Rating for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) (NYSE:UAL)
prensariotiretail.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
News IconMajor Airlines: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) Position of the day (NYSE:UAL)
twincountynews.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
News IconLooking at the Tea Leaves for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) - The USA Commerce (NYSE:UAL)
www.theusacommerce.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
News IconShares of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Highland Mirror (NYSE:UAL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines CEO: Trump's Mexico wall is 'damning and damaging' to America (NYSE:UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Airlines CEO: Trump's Mexico wall is 'damning and damaging' to America (NYSE:UAL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:16 AM
bizjournals.com logoUnited Airlines pilots pressure President Trump over Norwegian Air (NYSE:UAL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 6 at 11:15 PM
News IconDrilling Down Into United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) (NYSE:UAL)
itapunta.com - February 3 at 6:28 AM
News IconThe United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Shares Bought by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:UAL)
cote-ivoire.com - February 3 at 6:28 AM
News IconUnited Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Receives $69.44 Consensus PT from Brokerages (NYSE:UAL)
viveremilano.biz - February 3 at 6:28 AM

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What is United Continental Holdings' stock symbol?

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

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

17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for United Continental Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental Holdings' share price to reach $68.65 in the next twelve months.

When will United Continental Holdings announce their earnings?

United Continental Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

Who owns United Continental Holdings stock?

United Continental Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.42%), FMR LLC (2.36%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.14%), Janus Capital Management LLC (2.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.00%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.88%). Company insiders that own United Continental Holdings stock include Andrew C Levy, Barney Harford, Brett J Hart, Chris Kenny, Gerald Laderman, Gregory L Hart, James A C Kennedy, James E Compton, James M Whitehurst, Linda P Jojo, Oscar Munoz, Par Investment Partners Lp, Robert A Milton and Walter Isaacson.

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 Janus Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Franklin Resources Inc., Mayo Investment Advisers LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold United Continental Holdings stock in the last year include Chris Kenny and Walter Isaacson.

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

United Continental Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Telemark Asset Management LLC and A.R.T. Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought United Continental Holdings stock in the last two years include Andrew C Levy, Barney Harford, Brett J Hart, 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.

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 $75.08.

United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff