United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) shares traded -2.11% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $87.86. The stock exchanged hands 3.17 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.88 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $23.91 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $103.88 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 17 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) high price target of $120 and with a conservative view have low price target of $78.
JP Morgan “Upgrades” United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) in a research note issued to investors on 1/10/19 to Overweight with price target of $95.
Additionally on 1/09/19 Imperial Capital “Downgrades” United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) to Underperform setting price target at $73 and on 11/19/18 Credit Suisse “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Outperform at $113. Furthermore on 11/15/18 Barclays “Maintained” the stock to Overweight at $100.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 55.67 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 2.28, Consequently United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.73%, 2.36% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.95.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.2. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.75 and can go high up to $1.18. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.01 derived from a total of 17 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.5 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) reported $2.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.37. The company posted an earnings surprise of 18.1%.
United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $9.6 Billion according to 12 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $9.73 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $9.49 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $43.35 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $42.82 Billion and high estimates of $43.97 Billion according to 16 number of analysts.
Currently United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 99%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 19.81%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.5%.
United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $41.3 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.58. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $34.76 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.53, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $18.14, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 4.84. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0.73 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 11.37.