NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$118.73 +1.23 (+1.05 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 11:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$117.50
Today's Range$116.70 - $119.29
52-Week Range$94.28 - $190.74
Volume31,172 shs
Average Volume1.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.42 billion
P/E Ratio11.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.38
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorConstruction
CUSIP91136310
Phone203-622-3131

Debt

Current Ratio0.81
Quick Ratio0.76

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.64 billion
Price / Sales1.45
Cash Flow$27.8056 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.27
Book Value$36.79 per share
Price / Book3.23

Profitability

Net Income$1.35 billion
Net Margins21.96%
Return on Assets8.17%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Market Cap$9.42 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter?

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $4.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.56 by $0.18. The construction company had revenue of $2.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.03 billion. United Rentals had a return on equity of 39.46% and a net margin of 21.96%. The company's revenue was up 19.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $3.25 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, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Rentals.

What price target have analysts set for URI?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for United Rentals' shares. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect United Rentals' stock price to reach $162.7273 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.9% 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, 2 hold ratings and 9 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 articles about URI stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Rentals earned a daily sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of United Rentals' key competitors?

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)
  • Mr. William B. Plummer M.B.A., Advisor (Age 60)

Who are United Rentals' major shareholders?

United Rentals' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.22%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.12%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.08%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.08%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.04%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%). Company insiders that own United Rentals stock include Brian Mcauley, Craig Adam Pintoff, Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Filippo Passerini, Jeffrey J Fenton, Jenne K Britell, Jessica Graziano, Jose B Alvarez, Matthew John Flannery, Michael Kneeland, 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 Fox Run Management L.L.C., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Legacy Capital Partners Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Virtu Financial LLC, American National Bank, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold United Rentals company stock in the last year include Dale A Asplund, Donald C Roof, Jenne K Britell, 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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cumberland Advisors Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and YHB Investment Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought United Rentals stock in the last two years include Jenne K Britell and Jose B Alvarez. 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 $118.84.

How big of a company is United Rentals?

United Rentals has a market capitalization of $9.42 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.

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 7TH FLOOR, 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  568 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  491 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,059
MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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