NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $104.54 -0.87 (-0.83 %) (As of 12/19/2018 01:00 AM ET)Previous Close$105.41Today's Range$102.86 - $109.5252-Week Range$99.50 - $190.74Volume1.70 million shsAverage Volume1.51 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.58 billionP/E Ratio9.87Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.6 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 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 Current SymbolNYSE:URI Previous Symbol CUSIP91136310 Webwww.unitedrentals.com Phone203-622-3131 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.75 Current Ratio0.81 Quick Ratio0.76 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.87 Forward P/E Ratio6.43 P/E Growth0.37 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.64 billion Price / Sales1.28 Cash Flow$26.8740 per share Price / Cash Flow3.89 Book Value$36.79 per share Price / Book2.84 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.59 Net Income$1.35 billion Net Margins21.96% Return on Equity39.46% Return on Assets8.17% Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares81,100,000Market Cap$8.58 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 has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter? United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $4.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.56 by $0.18. The construction company earned $2.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.03 billion. United Rentals had a net margin of 21.96% and a return on equity of 39.46%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 19.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $3.25 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, January 23rd 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 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.77-7.87 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.75 billion. What price target have analysts set for URI? 13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for United Rentals' stock. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate United Rentals' stock price to reach $166.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Rentals. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Rentals? 13 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 10 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? Media stories about URI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact 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). 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. 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)Mr. William B. Plummer M.B.A., Advisor (Age 59) Who are United Rentals' major shareholders? United Rentals' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (11.33%), BlackRock Inc. (7.13%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.31%), FMR LLC (1.87%), PointState Capital LP (1.28%) and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (1.07%). 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Harbor Spring Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. 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 PointState Capital LP, Capital Growth Management LP, Hexavest Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Man Group plc, CI Investments Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $104.54. How big of a company is United Rentals? United Rentals has a market capitalization of $8.58 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 567 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 486 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,053MarketBeat'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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does the Federal Reserve determine interest rates?