NYSE:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, Price Target & More

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$72.54 -1.95 (-2.62 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 11:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$74.00
Today's Range$72.39 - $74.18
52-Week Range$56.51 - $81.39
Volume67,427 shs
Average Volume2.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.49 billion
P/E Ratio10.74
Dividend YieldN/A
United Continental logoUnited 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

Industry Air transportation, scheduled


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.58
Current Ratio0.58
Quick Ratio0.52


Trailing P/E Ratio10.74
Forward P/E Ratio9.21
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.74 billion
Price / Sales0.53
Cash Flow$13.9232 per share
Price / Cash5.21
Book Value$29.73 per share
Price / Book2.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.76
Net Income$2.13 billion
Net Margins5.69%
Return on Equity23.63%
Return on Assets4.83%


Outstanding Shares277,270,000

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 authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, December 8th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $3,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often 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 data on Tuesday, April, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.43. The transportation company had revenue of $9.03 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.01 billion. United Continental had a return on equity of 23.63% and a net margin of 5.69%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.31 EPS. 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 Monday, July, 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, April, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.00-8.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.67.

What price target have analysts set for UAL?

17 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for United Continental's stock. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental's share price to reach $87.3529 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United Continental.

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 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?

Media stories about UAL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. 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 news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.16 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are United Continental's major shareholders?

United Continental's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional 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 acquired 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 $72.51.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for United Continental (UAL)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  667 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  542 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,209
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 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.