What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)?

Marco Green
September 14, 2017

The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, November 18 report. BlackRock Inc. now owns 22,075,033 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $1,559,382,000 after acquiring an additional 21,609,536 shares during the last quarter. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, August 31 with "Outperform". As per Tuesday, August 30, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James.

Springbok Capital Management Llc decreased United Contl Hldgs Inc (UAL) stake by 53.92% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Share performance for the month is now at -7.33%. The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc holds 812,429 shares with $60.18 million value, down from 976,094 last quarter. Bloomin' Brands Inc. now has $1.61B valuation.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by GARVEY JANE C on 06/09/2017, and was a disposition of 1,354 shares with a final price of $79.83. About shares traded. Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. HNI Corp (NYSE:HNI) has risen 0.38% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500. (UAL) received active focus from Investors and it has been traded on front line. Its down 0.12, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 89 investors sold DG shares while 249 reduced holdings. 296.70 million shares or 4.37% more from 284.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Permian Inv Partners Ltd Partnership holds 3.97% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:ECL) for 8,874 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 28,019 shares. Comml Bank Of Mellon holds 141,919 shares. (NYSE:DG) for 30,381 shares. Icon Advisers Inc holds 0.02% or 8,700 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.01% or 13,700 shares. Tcw Gp invested in 0% or 35,755 shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.70% of the company's stock. (NYSE:DG). Oakmont holds 120,000 shares. Alliancebernstein LP stated it has 0.59% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Wedge Capital Mngmt L LP Nc invested in 0.16% or 923,296 shares. Goldman Sachs Inc holds 838,429 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Among 27 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 48% are positive. United Continental had 57 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Stephens on Tuesday, March 29. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 25 with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, February 24. In general, if the reading goes above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. (NYSE:DG) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 26 by UBS. As per Wednesday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital. Bank of America upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 6 report. It also reduced Alphabet Inc Cl C stake by 1,516 shares and now owns 6,728 shares. Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) was raised too.

LSV Asset Management trimmed its holdings in United Continental Holdings, Inc. The total amount of shares outstanding is 305.27 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 18.69 billion. The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has a 7.86 P/E ratio. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. Its down 0.26, from 1.36 in 2016Q3. 80 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 10.0% in the first quarter.

Institutions own 99.99% of United Continental Holdings, Inc. High Pointe Cap Mgmt Llc holds 1.29% or 10,770 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 1.20M shares stake. Axa holds 0% or 74,600 shares. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. The transportation company reported $2.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.31 by $0.44. United Continental Holdings, Inc. The stock of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) earned "In-Line" rating by Imperial Capital on Thursday, January 12. Pioneer Invest reported 0.18% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Ohio-based Fifth Third National Bank has invested 0% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). United Continental Holdings, Inc. West Oak Cap Limited Liability Company, a California-based fund reported 161 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Lc reported 2.63M shares.

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