United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Buy, Sell or Hold Now?

Zacks trimmed stocks of United Continental Holdings from a "buy" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis report on Friday morning, Aug 18th. UBS has "Buy" rating and $10300 target. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 7. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.03% stake. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, January 5. United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since August 31, 2016 and is uptrending. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 12.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock.

Maverick Capital Ltd increased Vulcan Matls Co (VMC) stake by 504.03% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The firm owned 3,280 shares of the transportation company's stock after selling 1,539 shares during the period. Leuthold Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corp holds 11,459 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. 682,655 stocks of the company transacted hands. About 1.12 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500. Shares for $100,710 were bought by ROGERS JOHN W JR on Thursday, May 11. MCDANIEL RAYMOND W had sold 61,667 shares worth $7.25M on Thursday, June 8. Its down 0.12, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. On average, equities analysts forecast that United Continental Holdings will post $7.77 earnings per share for the current year. 84 funds opened positions while 233 raised stakes. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 1.2x their normal volume. Mu Invs holds 0.05% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) or 2,050 shares. (NYSE:UAL) was down -1.38% (-$0.87) to $62.02 and showed a volume of 4.68 mln shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada holds 225 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1,340 shares valued at $148,954 were sold by Fauber Robert on Friday, March 31. Hl Services Limited Liability has 43,042 shares. Eaton Vance invested in 60,897 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Hl has 0.01% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 2,922 shares. Camelot Portfolios Lc invested 0.62% of its portfolio in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). River Road Asset Management Llc, a Kentucky-based fund reported 3.36 million shares. Creative Planning holds 80,969 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. United Continental Holdings, Inc. It also upped Starwood Ppty Tr Inc (Prn) stake by 5.50 million shares and now owns 20.55 million shares. Calatlantic Group Inc was raised too. Therefore 9% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Monday, April 18. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Tuesday, August 23. (NYSE:UAL) recently traded as high as $62.76. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to "Overweight" on Tuesday, February 14. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 24. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $36 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.22, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 59 investors sold United Continental Holdings Inc shares while 211 reduced holdings. Lsv Asset Mgmt has 4.19M shares.

From another technical standpoint, United Continental Holdings, Inc. Blackrock Fund Advsrs invested in 0.08% or 6.28 million shares. New England Mgmt reported 3,500 shares stake.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect United Continental Holdings (UAL) Share Price" was published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Quinn Opportunity Prtnrs accumulated 0.32% or 14,400 shares. Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia invested 0% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). United Continental Holdings had a ROE of 29.46% and a net profit margin of 6.09%. State Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0% invested in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). First Republic Inc owns 36,110 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio. Hennessy Advisors Inc has invested 0.08% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a "market perform" rating and issued a $86.00 target price on shares of United Continental Holdings in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Their PEG, the ratio used to determine a stock's value while taking into account the earnings' growth, is 1.28. The Firm transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $486,905 activity. Shares for $786,342 were sold by Bonds Michael P on Tuesday, May 9.

In associated news, Executive Vice President Gregory L. Hart unloaded 3,000 stocks of the firms shares in a trade on Early Thur, Jun 15th.

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