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

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$121.16 -5.51 (-4.35 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$126.67
Today's Range$119.83 - $127.35
52-Week Range$106.48 - $190.74
Volume2.03 million shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.27 billion
P/E Ratio11.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.61
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorConstruction
Current SymbolNYSE:URI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP91136310
Phone203-622-3131

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.75
Current Ratio0.81
Quick Ratio0.76

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.44
Forward P/E Ratio7.49
P/E Growth0.44

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.64 billion
Price / Sales1.48
Cash Flow$26.0559 per share
Price / Cash4.65
Book Value$41.11 per share
Price / Book2.95

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 Shares81,100,000
Market Cap$10.27 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 has authorized a stock repurchase plan 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 buy up to 9.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter?

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $4.74 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $4.56 by $0.18. The construction company had revenue of $2.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 for the quarter was up 19.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $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 updated 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for United Rentals' stock. Their predictions range from $99.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect United Rentals' stock price to reach $168.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.9% 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 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating 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?

Headlines about URI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.13%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.31%), FMR LLC (1.87%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.05%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.94%) and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.84%). 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, John S Mckinney, Jose B Alvarez, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky and Todd Asset Management LLC. 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, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Growth Management LP, Hexavest Inc., American Century Companies Inc., CI Investments Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Artemis Investment Management LLP and PNC Financial Services Group 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 $121.16.

How big of a company is United Rentals?

United Rentals has a market capitalization of $10.27 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:  560 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  477 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,037
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 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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