NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $136.00 +10.24 (+8.14 %) (As of 04/19/2019 01:08 AM ET)Previous Close$125.76Today's Range$134.11 - $138.4952-Week Range$94.28 - $175.75Volume4.73 million shsAverage Volume1.63 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.72 billionP/E Ratio8.36Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Fluid Solutions. The General Rentals segment rents general construction and industrial equipment, including 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. It serves construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, and government entities. The Trench, Power and Fluid Solutions segment rents specialty construction products that include trench safety equipment, which comprise trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers, and line testing equipment for underground work; and power, as well as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment, including portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment. It is also involved in the rental of fluid solutions equipment primarily used for fluid containment, transfer, and treatment. This segment serves construction companies involved in infrastructure projects, and municipalities and industrial companies. The company also sells aerial lifts, reach forklifts, telehandlers, compressors, and generators; construction consumables, tools, small equipment, and safety supplies; and parts for equipment that is owned by its 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 23, 2019, the company operated a network of 1,186 rental locations in North America and 11 in Europe. United Rentals, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorConstruction Current SymbolNYSE:URI Previous Symbol CUSIP91136310 CIK1067701 Webwww.unitedrentals.com Phone203-622-3131Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.19 Current Ratio0.83 Quick Ratio0.78Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.36 Forward P/E Ratio7.03 P/E Growth0.36 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.05 billion Price / Sales1.33 Cash Flow$41.4634 per share Price / Cash Flow3.28 Book Value$42.76 per share Price / Book3.18Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$16.26 Net Income$1.10 billion Net Margins13.62% Return on Equity41.91% Return on Assets8.45%Miscellaneous Employees18,500 Outstanding Shares78,794,000Market Cap$10.72 billion Next Earnings Date7/17/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 9.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter? United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 17th. The construction company reported $3.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.10 by $0.21. The construction company had revenue of $2.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.05 billion. United Rentals had a return on equity of 41.91% and a net margin of 13.62%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 22.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.87 EPS. 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, July 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Rentals. What guidance has United Rentals issued on next quarter's earnings? United Rentals issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.15-9.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.33 billion. What price target have analysts set for URI? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for United Rentals' stock. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect United Rentals' stock price to reach $158.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.5% 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. Has United Rentals been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about URI stock has been trending positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Rentals earned a coverage optimism score of 2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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), Rent-A-Center (RCII), Exterran (EXTN), Textainer Group (TGH), CAI International (CAI), General Finance (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC) and FlexShopper (FPAY). What other stocks do shareholders of United Rentals own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Rentals investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Micron Technology (MU), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) and Gran Tierra Energy (GTE). Who are United Rentals' key executives? United Rentals' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael J. Kneeland, CEO & Director (Age 65)Mr. Matthew J. Flannery, Pres & COO (Age 54)Mr. Dale A. Asplund, Exec. VP of Bus. Services & Chief Information Officer (Age 51)Mr. Craig Adam Pintoff, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. and Legal Officer (Age 49)Ms. Jessica T. Graziano, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46) Who are United Rentals' major shareholders? United Rentals' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.78%), Selz Capital LLC (0.19%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.17%), Empire Life Investments Inc. (0.17%), Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%) and Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own United Rentals stock include Andrew B Limoges, Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Filippo Passerini, Jenne K Britell, Jessica Graziano, Jose B Alvarez, Matthew John Flannery, Michael Kneeland, Paul I Mcdonnell, Shiv Singh, 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 Empire Life Investments Inc., Selz Capital LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold United Rentals company stock in the last year include Andrew B Limoges, Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Jessica Graziano, Michael Kneeland and Paul I Mcdonnell. 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 Scout Investments Inc., Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Sciencast Management LP, Altfest L J & Co. Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought United Rentals stock in the last two years include Jenne K Britell, Jose B Alvarez and Shiv Singh. 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 $136.00. How big of a company is United Rentals? United Rentals has a market capitalization of $10.72 billion and generates $8.05 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $1.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $16.26 on an earnings per share basis. United Rentals employs 18,500 workers across the globe. What is United Rentals' official website? The official website for United Rentals is http://www.unitedrentals.com. 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: 581 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 505 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,086MarketBeat'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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is the discount rate different from the Federal Funds rate?