Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK lessened its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) by 3.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 285,118 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 11,253 shares during the period. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK owned 0.09% of United Continental Holdings worth $21,455,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Telemus Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Telemus Capital LLC now owns 2,890 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $217,000 after purchasing an additional 9 shares during the period. MCF Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.9% during the second quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 1,529 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 1.5% during the second quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,271 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $246,000 after purchasing an additional 47 shares during the period. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC now owns 29,298 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $2,205,000 after purchasing an additional 94 shares during the period. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 2.2% during the second quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 4,553 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $343,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 97.70% of the company’s stock.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE UAL) opened at 58.38 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.76 billion, a PE ratio of 8.07 and a beta of 1.06. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $65.43 and a 200-day moving average of $72.28. United Continental Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $49.28 and a 1-year high of $83.04.

United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The transportation company reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.31 by $0.44. United Continental Holdings had a net margin of 6.09% and a return on equity of 29.46%. The firm had revenue of $10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.95 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.61 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post $7.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on UAL. BidaskClub upgraded shares of United Continental Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a “hold” rating on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $100.00 target price on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Cowen and Company lifted their target price on shares of United Continental Holdings from $75.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $103.00 target price (up previously from $95.00) on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $83.62.

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In other news, EVP Gregory L. Hart sold 3,000 shares of United Continental Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.83, for a total value of $230,490.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 28,369 shares in the company, valued at $2,179,590.27. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

United Continental Holdings Profile

United Continental Holdings, Inc (UAL) is a holding company and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc (United). The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The Company, through United and its regional carriers, operates flights from its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport (Newark Liberty), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (Chicago O’Hare), Denver International Airport (Denver), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston Bush), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), A.B.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)

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