NYSE:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $87.92 +0.08 (+0.09 %) (As of 09/26/2018 01:00 AM ET)Previous Close$87.84Today's Range$86.82 - $88.0452-Week Range$56.51 - $91.39Volume2.07 million shsAverage Volume3.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$23.75 billionP/E Ratio13.00Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.75 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Ratio0.56 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.00 Forward P/E Ratio10.81 P/E Growth0.51 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$37.74 billion Price / Sales0.64 Cash Flow$14.3192 per share Price / Cash6.14 Book Value$29.73 per share Price / Book2.96 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$23.75 billion 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 approved a share buyback program on Friday, December 8th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $3,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were United Continental's earnings last quarter? United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 17th. The transportation company reported $3.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.07 by $0.16. The transportation company earned $10.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.72 billion. United Continental had a return on equity of 24.28% and a net margin of 5.23%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $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 Wednesday, October, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United Continental. What guidance has United Continental issued on next quarter's earnings? United Continental issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.25-8.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.71. What price target have analysts set for UAL? 16 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for United Continental's shares. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate United Continental's stock price to reach $90.1429 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Continental. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Continental? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Continental in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for United Continental. Are investors shorting United Continental? United Continental saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 14,129,734 shares, an increase of ∞ from the August 31st total of 0 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,382,834 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.2 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View United Continental's Current Options Chain. 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 (CEA), Alaska Air Group (ALK), easyJet (EJTTF), Intl Cons Airl/S (ICAGY), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Azul (AZUL), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), CATHAY Pac AIRW/S (CPCAY) and Air France-KLM (AFLYY). 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) Who are United Continental's major shareholders? United Continental's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.81%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.93%), Newport Trust Co (1.88%), LSV Asset Management (1.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.58%) and Lansdowne Partners UK LLP (1.32%). 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Boston Partners, Lodge Hill Capital LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. and Morgan Stanley. 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 Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Calamos Advisors LLC, Ashler Capital LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Todd Asset Management LLC, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Stelliam Investment Management LP and Point72 Europe London LLP. 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 $87.92. How big of a company is United Continental? United Continental has a market capitalization of $23.75 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. What is United Continental's official website? The official website for United Continental is newsroom.united.com. 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 717 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 590 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,307MarketBeat'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 9/26/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Calculate Return on Equity (ROE)?