NYSE:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $80.91 +0.32 (+0.40 %) (As of 07/22/2018 10:52 AM ET)Previous Close$80.91Today's Range$80.22 - $81.5552-Week Range$56.51 - $81.55Volume4.55 million shsAverage Volume4.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$22.06 billionP/E Ratio11.97Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.87 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. 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 NYSE Industry Air transportation, scheduled Sub-IndustryAirlines SectorTransportation SymbolNYSE:UAL CUSIP91004710 Webnewsroom.united.com Phone872-825-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.56 Current Ratio0.63 Quick Ratio0.52 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.97 Forward P/E Ratio10.03 P/E Growth0.49 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$37.74 billion Price / Sales0.58 Cash Flow$14.1699 per share Price / Cash5.71 Book Value$31.69 per share Price / Book2.55 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.76 Net Income$2.13 billion Net Margins5.23% Return on Equity24.28% Return on Assets4.86% Miscellaneous Employees89,800 Outstanding Shares272,600,000Market Cap$22,056.39 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Friday, December 8th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $3,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were United Continental's earnings last quarter? United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 17th. The transportation company reported $3.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.07 by $0.16. The transportation company had revenue of $10.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.72 billion. United Continental had a net margin of 5.23% and a return on equity of 24.28%. United Continental's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.75 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, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United Continental. What guidance has United Continental issued on next quarter's earnings? United Continental updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.25-8.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.71. What price target have analysts set for UAL? 17 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for United Continental's shares. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental's share price to reach $87.2667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 8 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA), easyJet (EJTTF), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Intl Cons Airl/S (ICAGY), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Azul (AZUL), CATHAY Pac AIRW/S (CPCAY) 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. and Procurement, Treasurer & Acting CFO (Age 60) Has United Continental been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about UAL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Continental earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are United Continental's major shareholders? United Continental's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Calamos Advisors LLC (0.26%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.16%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%). 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 Pendal Group Ltd, Hartford Investment Management Co., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Amalgamated Bank, Total Investment Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First American Trust FSB, Boston Advisors LLC and Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A.. 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 $80.91. How big of a company is United Continental? United Continental has a market capitalization of $22.06 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for United Continental (NYSE UAL)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 693 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 563 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,256MarketBeat'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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are analyst ratings accurate?