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United Airlines Holdings, Inc is an airlines business based in the US. United Airlines shares (UAL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. United Airlines employs 87,887 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$22.8 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$34.16|
|52-week range||USD$17.8 - USD$90.1|
|50-day moving average||USD$45.1858|
|200-day moving average||USD$37.5404|
|Wall St. target price||USD$46.95|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.971|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-21.09%|
|1 month (2020-12-15)||-28.02%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||-0.26%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||-6.08%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-61.31%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-57.93%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||78.4|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||45.67|
Valuing United Airlines stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of United Airlines's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
United Airlines's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, United Airlines shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
United Airlines's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0584. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into United Airlines's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
United Airlines's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$860 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a United Airlines's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$22.8 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$14.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-6.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||-49.51%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$12.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 14.2 million United Airlines shares held short by investors – that's known as United Airlines's "short interest". This figure is 9% down from 15.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting United Airlines shares can be evaluated.
United Airlines's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of United Airlines shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of United Airlines shares traded daily (recently around 21.2 million). United Airlines's SIR currently stands at 0.67. In other words for every 100,000 United Airlines shares traded daily on the market, roughly 670 shares are currently held short.
However United Airlines's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of United Airlines shares, or, against the total number of tradable United Airlines shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case United Airlines's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 United Airlines shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0558% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable United Airlines shares, roughly 56 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against United Airlines.
Find out more about how you can short United Airlines stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like United Airlines.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 34.87
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and United Airlines's overall score of 34.87 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 67th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like United Airlines is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 17.91/100
United Airlines's environmental score of 17.91 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that United Airlines is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 20.13/100
United Airlines's social score of 20.13 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that United Airlines is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 10.83/100
United Airlines's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that United Airlines is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. United Airlines scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that United Airlines has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||34.87|
|Total ESG percentile||67|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
We're not expecting United Airlines to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
United Airlines's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 21 May 1996. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your United Airlines shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for United Airlines shares which in turn could have impacted United Airlines's share price.
Over the last 12 months, United Airlines's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.8 up to $90.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while United Airlines's is 1.6203. This would suggest that United Airlines's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
United Airlines Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Pacific, the Middle East, and Latin America. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional fleets. As of February 28, 2020, the company operated approximately 791 mainline aircraft. It also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as United Continental Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to United Airlines Holdings, Inc. in June 2019. United Airlines Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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