NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $154.44 +3.93 (+2.61 %) (As of 08/21/2018 03:35 AM ET)Previous Close$150.51Today's Range$150.56 - $156.1952-Week Range$106.52 - $190.74Volume1.07 million shsAverage Volume1.33 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.30 billionP/E Ratio14.73Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.45 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench, Power, and Pump. The General Rentals segment engages in 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; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools. This segment serves construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, and homeowners. The Trench, Power, and Pump segment is involved in the rental of specialty construction products, including trench safety equipment, such as trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers, and line testing equipment for underground work; power and HVAC equipment consisting of portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment; and pumps primarily used by energy and petrochemical customers. It serves construction companies involved in infrastructure projects, municipalities, and industrial companies. The company also sells new equipment, such as aerial lifts, reach forklifts, telehandlers, compressors, and generators; contractor supplies, including construction consumables, tools, small equipment, and safety supplies; and parts for equipment that are owned by the company's customers, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. It sells its used equipment through its sales force, brokers, and Website, as well as at auctions and directly to manufacturers. As of January 1, 2018, the company operated 997 rental locations in the United States and Canada. United Rentals, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Receive URI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for URI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorConstruction SymbolNYSE:URI CUSIP91136310 Webwww.unitedrentals.com Phone203-622-3131 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.56 Current Ratio0.68 Quick Ratio0.63 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.73 Forward P/E Ratio9.68 P/E Growth0.52 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.64 billion Price / Sales1.92 Cash Flow$28.2857 per share Price / Cash5.46 Book Value$36.79 per share Price / Book4.20 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.59 Net Income$1.35 billion Net Margins21.18% Return on Equity39.28% Return on Assets7.74% Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares82,750,000Market Cap$12.30 billion United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Frequently Asked Questions What is United Rentals' stock symbol? United Rentals trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "URI." How will United Rentals' stock buyback program work? United Rentals declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 9.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter? United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 18th. The construction company reported $3.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.45 by $0.40. The construction company had revenue of $1.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.85 billion. United Rentals had a net margin of 21.18% and a return on equity of 39.28%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.37 earnings per share. View United Rentals' Earnings History. When is United Rentals' next earnings date? United Rentals is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United Rentals. What price target have analysts set for URI? 12 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for United Rentals' stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $214.00. On average, they expect United Rentals' stock price to reach $186.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Rentals. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Rentals? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Rentals in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for United Rentals. Who are some of United Rentals' key competitors? Some companies that are related to United Rentals include AerCap (AER), Air Lease (AL), Aaron's (AAN), Triton International (TRTN), Aircastle (AYR), McGrath RentCorp (MGRC), Exterran (EXTN), Textainer Group (TGH), Rent-A-Center (RCII), CAI International (CAI), General Finance Co. Common Stock (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), Mitcham Industries (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC) and FlexShopper (FPAY). Who are United Rentals' key executives? United Rentals' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael J. Kneeland, CEO & Director (Age 64)Mr. Matthew J. Flannery, Pres & COO (Age 53)Mr. William B. Plummer M.B.A., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Dale A. Asplund, Exec. VP of Bus. Services & Chief Information Officer (Age 50)Mr. Craig Adam Pintoff, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. and Legal Officer (Age 48) Has United Rentals been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about URI stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Rentals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.62 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for United Rentals. Who are United Rentals' major shareholders? United Rentals' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.33%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.38%), FMR LLC (2.30%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.20%), Morgan Stanley (0.91%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.90%). Company insiders that own United Rentals stock include Brian Mcauley, Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Filippo Passerini, Jason D Papastavrou, Jeffrey J Fenton, Jenne K Britell, Jessica Graziano, John S Mckinney, Jose B Alvarez, Lawrence Keith Wimbush, Matthew John Flannery, Michael Kneeland, Singleton B Mcallister and William B Plummer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Rentals. Which major investors are selling United Rentals stock? URI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Macquarie Group Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, QCI Asset Management Inc. NY and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. Company insiders that have sold United Rentals company stock in the last year include Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Filippo Passerini, Jenne K Britell, Jessica Graziano, Matthew John Flannery, Michael Kneeland, Singleton B Mcallister and William B Plummer. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Rentals. Which major investors are buying United Rentals stock? URI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Janus Henderson Group PLC, J. L. Bainbridge & Co. Inc., Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Columbus Hill Capital Management L.P., James Investment Research Inc., Hexavest Inc. and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Rentals. How do I buy shares of United Rentals? Shares of URI 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 Rentals' stock price today? One share of URI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $154.44. How big of a company is United Rentals? United Rentals has a market capitalization of $12.30 billion and generates $6.64 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $1.35 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.59 on an earnings per share basis. United Rentals employs 14,800 workers across the globe. How can I contact United Rentals? United Rentals' mailing address is 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE SUITE 700, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The construction company can be reached via phone at 203-622-3131 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for United Rentals (NYSE URI)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 532 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 449 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 981MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Rentals and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe URI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe URI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does relative strength index mean?