About United Continental (NYSE:UAL)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Trailing P/E Ratio11.03
Forward P/E Ratio9.46
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$37.74 billion
Price / Sales0.55
Cash Flow$14.3148 per share
Price / Cash5.21
Book Value$29.73 per share
Price / Book2.51
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.76
Net Income$2.13 billion
Return on Equity23.63%
Return on Assets4.83%
United Continental (NYSE:UAL) Frequently Asked Questions
What is United Continental's stock symbol?
United Continental trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UAL."
How will United Continental's stock buyback program work?
United Continental declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, December 8th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $3,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were United Continental's earnings last quarter?
United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.43. The transportation company earned $9.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.01 billion. United Continental had a net margin of 5.69% and a return on equity of 23.63%. United Continental's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.31 earnings per share. View United Continental's Earnings History.
When is United Continental's next earnings date?
What guidance has United Continental issued on next quarter's earnings?
United Continental updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.00-8.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.67.
What price target have analysts set for UAL?
17 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for United Continental's stock. Their predictions range from $64.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect United Continental's share price to reach $87.3529 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for United Continental.
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), Lufthansa (DLAKY), China Eastern Airlines (CEA), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), Intl Cons Airl/S (ICAGY), Alaska Air Group (ALK), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), CATHAY Pac AIRW/S (CPCAY), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Azul (AZUL), easyJet (EJTTF) and Copa (CPA).
Who are United Continental's key executives?
United Continental's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Oscar Munoz, CEO & Director (Age 59)
- Mr. J. Scott Kirby, Pres (Age 51)
- Mr. Brett J. Hart, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 48)
- Mr. Andrew P. Nocella, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48)
- Mr. Gerald Laderman, Sr. VP of Fin. & Acting CFO (Age 60)
Has United Continental been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about UAL stock has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Continental earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 43.35 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are United Continental's major shareholders?
United Continental's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.13%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.02%), Newport Trust Co (1.87%), LSV Asset Management (1.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.51%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.96%). Company insiders that own United Continental stock include Andrew C Levy, Chris Kenny, Edward Shapiro, Gregory L Hart, Michael P Bonds, Robert A Milton and Walter Isaacson. 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 Gendell Jeffrey L, Boston Partners, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Interval Partners LP, BlackRock Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Northern Trust Corp. 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 Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Tyvor Capital LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Delek Group Ltd. and Cobalt Capital Management Inc.. 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 $74.58.
How big of a company is United Continental?
United Continental has a market capitalization of $20.49 billion and generates $37.74 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $2.13 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.76 on an earnings per share basis. United Continental employs 89,800 workers across the globe.
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]
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