United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies.

Analysts await United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) to report earnings on October, 16. Therefore 45% are positive. After having $2.75 EPS previously, United Continental Holdings Inc's analysts see -33.82% EPS growth. This is an increase of approximately 115% compared to the average daily volume of 650 call options. United Continental Holdings presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $79.85. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Friday, April 1. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a neutral rating and set a $68.00 price objective (down from $85.00) on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. The firm has "Outperform" rating by CLSA given on Thursday, December 3. The stock has "Hold" rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, November 10. On Wednesday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform". The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, March 17. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, January 11 with "Buy".

About 585 shares traded.

Several analysts have released their opinion on United Continental Holdings, Inc. It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500. (UAL), launched on December 30, 1968, is a holding company and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc. (United). The company has market cap of $18.19 billion. The Company 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 May 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.02 million activity. Bonds Michael P sold $786,342 worth of stock or 9,971 shares. $230,504 worth of stock was sold by Hart Gregory L on Wednesday, June 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1.12 in 2016Q3.

Traders are feeling more bearish on shares of United Continental Holdings of late if you evaluate the increase in short interest. 80 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. (DLR). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. LLC boosted its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 134.3% in the third quarter. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Blackrock Japan has invested 0% of its portfolio in Sanderson Farms, Inc. Buckingham Research reissued a "buy" rating and set a $97.00 price target on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. 51,332 are owned by At Bancshares.

Psagot House Limited holds 82 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.28 on September 15, reaching $57.73. Dimensional Fund Lp owns 963,069 shares. Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Corp, a Connecticut-based fund reported 32,107 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board owns 284,214 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio.

United Continental Holdings's P/E ratio is 8.12 and market capitalization is 17.89B. United Continental Holdings had a return on equity of 29.46% and a net margin of 6.09%. ValuEngine raised shares of United Continental Holdings from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $79.85. The company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.05. UAL's profit would be $553.61M giving it 8.21 P/E if the $1.82 EPS is correct. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $1.34 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $7.81. It improved, as 52 investors sold PPL Corp shares while 256 reduced holdings. 468.36 million shares or 2.38% more from 457.49 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. About shares traded. Asanko Gold Inc (NYSEMKT:AKG) has declined 36.84% since September 19, 2016 and is downtrending. Bell Financial Bank reported 1.12% stake. Hilton Cap Mngmt Lc invested in 0.07% or 4,350 shares. Victory Cap Mngmt invested in 0.22% or 938,156 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc Inc has 7,863 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Corporation owns 22,901 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. "(NYSE:UAL) Holdings Cut by Hennessy Advisors Inc." was published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. 38,798 are held by Usca Ria. First Personal has 100 shares. C M Bidwell And Associates stated it has 51,710 shares or 0.89% of all its holdings. The stock managed -2.83% fall and now stands at $58.11 as of September 18, 2017. Bbt Mgmt Limited Company holds 2.56% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) for 181,299 shares. It has underperformed by 9.97% the S&P500.

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