NYSE:URI - United Rentals Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $105.80 -3.08 (-2.83 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$108.88Today's Range$105.36 - $109.6252-Week Range$99.50 - $190.74Volume1.83 million shsAverage Volume1.51 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.78 billionP/E Ratio9.99Dividend 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. is a holding company, which through its subsidiary, engages in the equipment rental business. It offers rent to construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and government entities. The company operates through two business segments: General Rentals; and Trench, power and pump. The General Rentals segment engages in the rental of construction, aerial and industrial equipment, general tools and light equipment, and related services and activities. The trench, power and pump segment includes the rental of specialty construction products and related services. It comprises of Trench Safety region, which rents trench safety equipment such as trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers and line testing equipment for underground work, the Power and HVAC region, which rents power and HVAC equipment such as portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment including heating and cooling equipment, the Pump Solutions region, which rents pumps primarily used by energy and petrochemical customers. United Rentals was founded by Bradley S. Jacobs in 1997 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT. 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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 Phone203-622-3131 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.75 Current Ratio0.81 Quick Ratio0.76 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.99 Forward P/E Ratio6.52 P/E Growth0.38 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.64 billion Price / Sales1.29 Cash Flow$26.5829 per share Price / Cash Flow3.98 Book Value$36.79 per share Price / Book2.88 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$8.78 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 approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 18th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 9.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were United Rentals' earnings last quarter? United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The construction company reported $4.74 EPS 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 the consensus estimate of $2.03 billion. United Rentals had a net margin of 21.96% and a return on equity of 39.46%. United Rentals's revenue for the quarter was up 19.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm 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 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 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for United Rentals' shares. Their predictions range from $99.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect United Rentals' stock price to reach $166.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 57.5% 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 headlines about URI stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Rentals earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near 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: Michael J. Kneeland, President, Chief Executive Officer & DirectorMatthew John Flannery, President & Chief Operating OfficerJessica T. Graziano, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice PresidentDale A. Asplund, Chief Information Officer & SVP-Business ServicesDaniel T. Higgins, Vice President-Technology & Operations Who are United Rentals' major shareholders? United Rentals' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 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, 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 major investors are buying United Rentals stock? URI stock was acquired 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 $105.80. How big of a company is United Rentals? United Rentals has a market capitalization of $8.78 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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What type of investment options does a Roth IRA provide?