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. More Details
Exceptional growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has United Airlines Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UAL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UAL's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UAL underperformed the US Airlines industry which returned 96.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UAL exceeded the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is United Airlines Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is United Airlines Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UAL ($56.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($36.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UAL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UAL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XX Airlines industry average.
PE vs Market: UAL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UAL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UAL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Airlines industry average (2.4x).
How is United Airlines Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UAL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: UAL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: UAL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UAL's revenue (22.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UAL's revenue (22.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: UAL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.4%)
How has United Airlines Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UAL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: UAL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UAL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 50.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UAL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: UAL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Airlines industry (-23.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UAL has a negative Return on Equity (-118.61%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is United Airlines Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UAL's short term assets ($14.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: UAL's short term assets ($14.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($40.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UAL's debt to equity ratio (448.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UAL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 121.8% to 448.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UAL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is United Airlines Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UAL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UAL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UAL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
J. Kirby (53 yo)
Mr. J. Scott Kirby has been Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines Inc. since May 20, 2020 and served as its President. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of United Airlines Holdings, Inc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD16.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: UAL's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: UAL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UAL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 30.9%.
United Airlines Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: UAL
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$18.334b
- Shares outstanding: 323.58m
- Website: https://www.united.com
Number of Employees
- United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
- 233 South Wacker Drive
- United States
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. The company transport...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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