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

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$79.00 +6.38 (+8.79 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 03:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$72.62
Today's Range$75.56 - $79.49
52-Week Range$56.51 - $79.49
Volume15.56 million shs
Average Volume4.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.04 billion
P/E Ratio11.55
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Air transportation, scheduled


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


Trailing P/E Ratio11.55
Forward P/E Ratio10.26
P/E Growth0.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.74 billion
Price / Sales0.58
Cash Flow$15.4902 per share
Price / Cash5.10
Book Value$29.73 per share
Price / Book2.66


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
Market Cap$20,035.21

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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 announced that its board has initiated a stock 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were United Continental's earnings last quarter?

United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 17th. The transportation company reported $3.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.07 by $0.16. The transportation company earned $10.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.72 billion. United Continental had a return on equity of 23.63% and a net margin of 5.69%. The firm's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.75 EPS. View United Continental's Earnings History.

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?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-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 $83.9333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% 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 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. and Procurement, Treasurer & Acting CFO (Age 60)

Has United Continental been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about UAL stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Continental earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the transportation company an impact score of 46.36 out of 100, indicating that recent media 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Calamos Advisors LLC (0.26%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%) and Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt (0.02%). 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, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Amalgamated Bank, Total Investment Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, First American Trust FSB, Boston Advisors LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. and Calamos Wealth Management LLC. 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 $79.00.

How big of a company is United Continental?

United Continental has a market capitalization of $20.04 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  687 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  560 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,247
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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