BT Investment Management Ltd decreased its holdings in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) by 10.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 211,265 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 23,470 shares during the period. BT Investment Management Ltd owned 0.07% of United Continental Holdings worth $12,838,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Exane Derivatives lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 373.7% in the 3rd quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 1,852 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 1,461 shares during the last quarter. MCF Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 1,529 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 13 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of United Continental Holdings in the 1st quarter valued at about $122,000. Sun Life Financial INC lifted its holdings in shares of United Continental Holdings by 18,645.5% in the 2nd quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 2,062 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $155,000 after acquiring an additional 2,051 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new position in shares of United Continental Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at about $181,000. 97.67% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $59.85. 347,395 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,300,000. United Continental Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $55.75 and a 1-year high of $83.04. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.37. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,670.00, a P/E ratio of 8.34, a P/E/G ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 1.02.

United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The transportation company reported $2.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.12 by $0.10. United Continental Holdings had a net margin of 5.22% and a return on equity of 25.26%. The business had revenue of $9.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.87 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $3.11 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post 6.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of United Continental Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Imperial Capital decreased their price objective on shares of United Continental Holdings from $63.00 to $57.00 and set an “in-line” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Barclays PLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $62.00 target price (down from $70.00) on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $77.63.

In related news, Director Edward Shapiro acquired 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $59.87 per share, for a total transaction of $898,050.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 27,707 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,658,818.09. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Robert A. Milton acquired 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were bought at an average price of $58.60 per share, with a total value of $58,600.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 6,176 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $361,913.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 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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