Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Business | By Max Garcia

United Continental (UAL) Receives Buy Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on UAL shares. The 6 months chart pattern indicates high risk for the $23.23 billion company. The stock increased 2.32% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $78.22. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $56.51 but made a 35.29% recovery since then. Macquarie began coverage on shares of United Continental in a research report on Monday, September 25th. (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Finally, Cowen and Company boosted their target price on United Continental Holdings from $60.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Therefore 43% are positive.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "United Continental (NYSE:UAL) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.20" was reported by Marea Informative and is the sole property of of Marea Informative. Captrust Financial Advisors purchased a new position in shares of United Continental in the 2nd quarter worth $181,000. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, January 5. Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $8200 target. CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its position in shares of United Continental by 204.0% in the second quarter. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Wednesday, September 20 to "Market Perform". On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy". The firm earned "In-Line" rating on Friday, October 20 by Imperial Capital. Credit Suisse maintained United Continental Holdings, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, January 29 by Oppenheimer. Standpoint Research downgraded the shares of UAL in report on Thursday, November 10 to "Hold" rating.

(TPHS) has 0.00% since January 11, 2017 and is. Its down 0.08, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 86 investors sold United Continental Holdings, Inc. shares while 191 reduced holdings. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in United Continental by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter. The active investment managers in our partner's database now own: 275.39 million shares, down from 279.97 million shares in 2017Q2. Mcf Limited Liability Co, a Kentucky-based fund reported 13 shares. The transportation company reported $2.22 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.12 by $0.10. During the key period of last 5 years, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL). Exxonmobil Invest Tx stated it has 47,222 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 5,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $379,000. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company reported 101,166 shares. Virtu Fin Limited Co has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings, Inc. Leuthold Group Inc Ltd Liability Company invested 0.09% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) for 126,500 shares. Also, the number of investment professionals holding United Continental Holdings Inc in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 19 to 13 for a decrease of 6. (NYSE:UAL) for 57 shares. Ellington Gp Ltd Liability Co reported 32,000 shares. (NYSE:UAL). Needham Invest has 80,000 shares.

Price Michael F holds 4.14% of its portfolio in Trinity Place Holdings Inc. for 4.26 million shares.

United Continental (NYSE:UAL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $3.11 earnings per share. UAL's profit will be $290.32M for 19.24 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. The ratio has worsened, as 197 investment managers increased or opened new holdings, while 277 sold and trimmed stakes in United Continental Holdings Inc. Wilson Laurence also sold $1.10 million worth of Yelp Inc. 14,200 shares were sold by Vosburg Craig, worth $2.01M. The insider Baker Charles sold $162,525. 25,000 shares were sold by SCHWARTZ HARVEY M, worth $6.13M on Friday, October 20. If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. Its down 0.22, from 1.07 in 2017Q2.

Lennar Corporation (LEN) surged 1.92% yesterday to close its trading session at $69.57. Liberty Cap Mgmt stated it has 18,941 shares or 1.44% of all its holdings. Paradigm Capital Management Inc Ny owns 1.06 million shares or 1.44% of their USA portfolio. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Lc accumulated 13,031 shares. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.19 a share with a surprise factor of -12.8%. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 15,343 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 0.67% or 23,381 shares in its portfolio. Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc accumulated 5,550 shares. If the $72.13 price target is reached, the company will be worth $1.86 billion less. Cypress Capital has invested 0.72% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 1.91M shares. At the moment, 8 Wall Street analysts recommend either Buy or Strongly Buy for the stock. Therefore 94% are positive. The legal version of this piece can be read at The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 6 by Morgan Stanley.

In other news, Director Robert A. Milton purchased 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th.

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