$1.82 EPS Expected for United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)

September 17, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

 $1.82 EPS Expected for United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.04, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 59 investors sold United Continental Holdings Inc shares while 211 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 296.70 million shares or 4.37% more from 284.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
100 are owned by First Personal Ser. Daiwa Secs Grp Incorporated Inc holds 0.01% or 19,850 shares. Moody State Bank Trust Division invested 0.02% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Lsv Asset Mngmt invested in 4.19M shares. Hsbc Public Limited Com has 232,167 shares. South Dakota Investment Council invested in 535,063 shares or 0.83% of the stock. New York Life Communication owns 0.27% invested in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) for 780 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru holds 0.03% or 250,678 shares in its portfolio. Cibc Asset Management has 0.02% invested in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) for 31,578 shares. Assetmark Incorporated invested 0.14% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Westfield Mngmt Lp holds 2.10M shares. Mackenzie Financial Corp has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Capital Guardian stated it has 0% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.03% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Advsr Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 1,200 shares.

Since May 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.02 million activity. Shares for $786,342 were sold by Bonds Michael P on Tuesday, May 9.

Investors wait United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) to report on October, 16. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.82 EPS, down $1.29 or 41.48 % from last year’s $3.11 same quarter earnings. This translates into $553.61 million profit for UAL giving the stock a 8.21 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.82 EPS is accurate. United Continental Holdings Inc’s Wall Street analysts see -33.82 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $2.75 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 2.37% or $1.45 on September 15, reaching $59.8. About 10.11 million shares traded or 121.71% up from the average. United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500.

United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering United Continental (NYSE:UAL), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. United Continental had 60 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, December 6. Credit Suisse maintained United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) on Tuesday, April 12 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, August 30 by Raymond James. Imperial Capital downgraded the shares of UAL in report on Tuesday, November 22 to “In-Line” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, April 11. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $65 target in Friday, January 22 report. Imperial Capital initiated the shares of UAL in report on Tuesday, August 23 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Wednesday, October 12. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, August 17.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is a holding firm and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc. (United). The company has market cap of $18.19 billion. The Firm transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has a 7.67 P/E ratio. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

More notable recent United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “United Airlines Looks Like A Great Short” on September 06, 2017, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “Airline stocks fall after JP Morgan downgraded United Continental, American …” published on September 15, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “United Airlines: Use The Turbulence To Your Advantage” on September 07, 2017. More interesting news about United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “United Airlines Dodges US Fine for Passenger-Dragging Scandal” published on September 06, 2017 as well as Reuters.com‘s news article titled: “United Continental, Newell Brands cut forecasts in wake of Harvey” with publication date: September 06, 2017.

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