NYSE:UAL - United Continental Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$87.43 +0.34 (+0.39 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$87.43
Today's Range$87.02 - $88.83
52-Week Range$56.51 - $91.39
Volume4.58 million shs
Average Volume3.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.75 billion
P/E Ratio12.93
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Air transportation, scheduled


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.56
Current Ratio0.63
Quick Ratio0.56


Trailing P/E Ratio12.93
Forward P/E Ratio10.75
P/E Growth0.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.74 billion
Price / Sales0.63
Cash Flow$14.2394 per share
Price / Cash6.14
Book Value$29.73 per share
Price / Book2.94


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.76
Net Income$2.13 billion
Net Margins5.23%
Return on Equity24.28%
Return on Assets4.86%


Outstanding Shares272,600,000
Market 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 of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, December 8th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $3,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were United Continental's earnings last quarter?

United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 16th. The transportation company reported $3.06 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.07 by $0.01. The transportation company had revenue of $11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.95 billion. United Continental had a return on equity of 24.28% and a net margin of 5.23%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.22 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, January 22nd 2019. 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, October, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.00-8.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.16.

What price target have analysts set for UAL?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for United Continental's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect United Continental's share price to reach $97.3571 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% 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 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings 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 during the month of 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 trading volume of 3,382,834 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 5.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View United Continental's Current Options Chain.

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)

Who are United Continental's major shareholders?

United Continental's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.44%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.35%), Strs Ohio (0.22%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.12%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.07%). 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 Strs Ohio, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, E&G Advisors LP, Strategic Advisors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Andra AP fonden, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Pensionfund Sabic, Denali Advisors LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Cookson Peirce & Co. 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 $87.43.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  732 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  604 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,336
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 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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