United Rentals Company Profile (NYSE:URI)

About United Rentals

United Rentals logoUnited Rentals, Inc. is a holding company engaged in the business of equipment rental. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiary, United Rentals (North America), Inc. (URNA) and subsidiaries of URNA. It operates through two segments: general rentals, and trench, power and pump. The general rentals includes the rental of general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts, general tools and light equipment, such as pressure washers, water pumps and power tools. The trench, power and pump segment includes the rental of specialty construction products and related services. The trench, power and pump segment consists of the Trench Safety region; the Power and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) region, and the Pump Solutions region. The Company operates approximately 900 rental locations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Rental & Leasing Services
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: URI
  • CUSIP: 91136310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $76.49
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $78.19
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.41
  • 52-Week Range: $41.90 - $84.63
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.70
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.06
  • P/E Growth: 0.73
  • Market Cap: $6.39B
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,161,000
  • Beta: 2.61
  • Net Margins: 10.10%
  • Return on Equity: 48.98%
  • Return on Assets: 6.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.80%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.79%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Rentals (NYSE:URI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.21)
Consensus Price Target: $76.78 (0.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United Rentals (NYSE:URI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/24/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$85.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
10/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$81.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
10/4/2016ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy$90.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016OTR GlobalUpgradeMixed -> PositiveView Rating Details
9/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$79.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperform$92.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$85.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$68.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$68.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016Jefferies GroupSet Price TargetBuy$80.00View Rating Details
6/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$72.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$60.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Avondale PartnersBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$41.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$60.33View Rating Details
3/28/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Boost Price TargetOutperform$88.00 -> $111.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$92.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016SusquehannaDowngradePositive -> Neutral$87.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/4/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
8/4/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> Hold$64.00View Rating Details
7/24/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
7/20/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
6/2/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$137.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for United Rentals (NYSE:URI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2016Q316$2.44$2.58$841.00 million$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$1.82$2.06$1.40 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$1.17$1.40$1.29 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$2.31$2.19$1.53 billion$1.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$2.34$2.57$1.55 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$1.82$1.95$1.46 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$1.13$1.34$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$2.07$1.88$1.52 billion$1.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$2.08$2.20$1.51 billion$1.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2014Q214$1.47$0.90$1.36 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.71$0.90$1.18 billion$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q114$1.47$1.59$1.33 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$1.61$1.63$1.32 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2013Q2 2013$1.04$1.12$1.23 billion$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.47$0.19$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$1.01$1.27$1.26 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$1.12$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$0.58$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.06$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.58$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.73$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.43$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011($0.12)($0.32)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.18$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for United Rentals (NYSE:URI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.27 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.41 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$1.06$1.46$1.20
Q2 20165$1.63$1.96$1.82
Q3 20165$2.35$2.62$2.48
Q4 20165$2.33$2.47$2.41
Q1 20172$1.38$1.50$1.44
Q2 20172$2.01$2.10$2.06
Q3 20172$2.53$2.70$2.62
Q4 20172$2.38$2.49$2.44
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for United Rentals (NYSE:URI)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for United Rentals (NYSE:URI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.25%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/21/2016Michael KneelandInsiderSell20,000$78.46$1,569,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016William B PlummerCFOSell15,811$78.74$1,244,958.14View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Brian McauleyDirectorSell4,000$81.09$324,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Lawrence Keith WimbushDirectorSell3,000$79.04$237,120.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Dale A AsplundSVPSell17,972$78.52$1,411,161.44View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Jessica GrazianoVPSell877$76.34$66,950.18View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Matthew John FlanneryCOOSell15,046$78.12$1,175,393.52View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Michael KneelandInsiderSell20,000$76.35$1,527,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Dale A AsplundSVPSell6,500$61.33$398,645.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Michael KneelandInsiderSell20,000$63.07$1,261,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Jason D PapastavrouDirectorBuy1,000$56.79$56,790.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$60.00$1,200,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Jason D PapastavrouDirectorBuy2,000$53.33$106,660.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Jose B AlvarezDirectorBuy1,190$47.43$56,441.70View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Jenne K BritellDirectorBuy2,200$46.90$103,180.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016Donald C RoofDirectorBuy4,500$46.86$210,870.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Dale A AsplundVPSell15,894$75.86$1,205,718.84View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Matthew John FlanneryVPSell17,500$73.90$1,293,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015William B PlummerCFOSell2,703$73.97$199,940.91View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Filippo PasseriniDirectorSell5,000$75.21$376,050.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Jonathan Mark GottsegenVPSell3,000$74.15$222,450.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$74.80$1,496,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Donald C RoofDirectorBuy5,000$63.81$319,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Lawrence Keith WimbushDirectorSell2,200$90.02$198,044.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Jason D PapastavrouDirectorBuy5,000$94.45$472,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Matthew John FlanneryCOOSell12,090$97.63$1,180,346.70View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$97.63$1,952,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Dale A AsplundSVPSell1,607$87.79$141,078.53View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015John S MckinneyDirectorSell3,000$95.08$285,240.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Singleton B McallisterDirectorSell3,000$92.90$278,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Matthew John FlanneryCOOSell15,502$90.00$1,395,180.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015William B PlummerCFOSell13,442$91.23$1,226,313.66View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Filippo PasseriniDirectorBuy2,500$87.08$217,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Jonathan Mark GottsegenVPSell7,587$88.56$671,904.72View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$88.57$1,771,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Lawrence Keith WimbushDirectorSell1,000$107.38$107,380.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014William B PlummerCFOSell4,425$118.13$522,725.25View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Brian McauleyDirectorSell2,000$118.49$236,980.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Jenne K BritellDirectorSell2,000$118.69$237,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Jenne K BritellDirectorSell3,000$115.00$345,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Jason D PapastavrouDirectorSell3,000$111.12$333,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014James OzanneDirectorSell5,000$110.67$553,350.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Jonathan Mark GottsegenVPSell1,945$110.51$214,941.95View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Matthew John FlanneryCOOSell15,906$111.06$1,766,520.36View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$111.06$2,221,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Jenne K BritellDirectorSell2,300$106.20$244,260.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Lawrence Keith WimbushDirectorSell2,000$96.52$193,040.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014John FaheyVPSell6,983$94.83$662,197.89View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Jonathan Mark GottsegenVPSell6,079$93.02$565,468.58View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$93.03$1,860,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Singleton McallisterDirectorSell3,000$91.79$275,370.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Dale AsplundVPSell6,000$91.00$546,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Pierre LeroyDirectorSell15,000$91.13$1,366,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014Michael KneelandInsiderSell20,000$80.12$1,602,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013James OzanneDirectorSell3,500$70.37$246,295.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013William PlummerCFOSell4,400$71.50$314,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Jenne BritellDirectorSell4,220$71.12$300,126.40View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Jonathan Mark GottsegenVPSell2,250$68.85$154,912.50View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Lawrence Keith WimbushDirectorSell1,200$65.67$78,804.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Michael KneelandInsiderSell20,000$64.28$1,285,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013John S MckinneyDirectorSell3,000$56.30$168,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Michael KneelandCEOSell20,000$56.97$1,139,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013William B PlummerCFOSell12,690$57.07$724,218.30View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Jose B AlvarezDirectorSell2,229$59.46$132,536.34View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013John J FaheyVPSell10,000$54.64$546,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Matthew John FlanneryCOOSell35,666$53.91$1,922,754.06View SEC Filing  
9/12/2012Jose B AlvarezDirectorSell2,500$35.52$88,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff