NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $134.86 +3.16 (+2.40 %) (As of 02/17/2019 02:55 PM ET)Previous Close$134.86Today's Range$132.11 - $136.0552-Week Range$94.28 - $190.74Volume1.63 million shsAverage Volume1.73 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.73 billionP/E Ratio8.29Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.51 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 Webwww.unitedrentals.com Phone203-622-3131Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.19 Current Ratio0.83 Quick Ratio0.78Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.29 Forward P/E Ratio6.98 P/E Growth0.39 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.05 billion Price / Sales1.33 Cash Flow$38.9769 per share Price / Cash Flow3.46 Book Value$42.76 per share Price / Book3.15Profitability 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 Shares79,591,000Market Cap$10.73 billion 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 9.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter? United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The construction company reported $4.85 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.77 by $0.08. The construction company earned $2.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.22 billion. United Rentals had a net margin of 13.62% and a return on equity of 41.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 20.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.34 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, April 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Rentals. What guidance has United Rentals issued on next quarter's earnings? United Rentals updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.15-9.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.23 billion. What price target have analysts set for URI? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for United Rentals' stock. Their predictions range from $99.00 to $190.00. On average, they anticipate United Rentals' share price to reach $158.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Rentals. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Rentals? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Rentals in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 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 stories about URI stock have trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. 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), Textainer Group (TGH), Exterran (EXTN), CAI International (CAI), General Finance (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (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 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (7.94%), BlackRock Inc. (7.45%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (2.98%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Northern Trust Corp (1.18%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.83%). Company insiders that own United Rentals stock include Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Filippo Passerini, Jenne K Britell, Jessica Graziano, Jose B Alvarez, Matthew John Flannery, Michael Kneeland, Shiv Singh, Singleton B Mcallister and William B Plummer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Rentals. Which institutional investors are selling United Rentals stock? URI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Victory Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, James Investment Research Inc., Neuburgh Advisers LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold United Rentals company stock in the last year include Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Jessica Graziano, Michael Kneeland and William B Plummer. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Rentals. Which institutional investors are buying United Rentals stock? URI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Anchor Bolt Capital LP, Chiron Investment Management LLC, Precision Path Capital LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, BlackRock Inc. and Lodge Hill Capital LLC. 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 $134.86. How big of a company is United Rentals? United Rentals has a market capitalization of $10.73 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: 571 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 495 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,066MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is the QQQ ETF safe?