UAL Stock Overview
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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$36.44|
|52 Week High||US$54.52|
|52 Week Low||US$30.54|
|1 Month Change||-19.89%|
|3 Month Change||-20.40%|
|1 Year Change||-30.95%|
|3 Year Change||-59.78%|
|5 Year Change||-53.84%|
|Change since IPO||-15.55%|
Recent News & Updates
United Airlines: Still Ready For Takeoff
United Airlines is poised to ride the trends for higher passenger traffic to larger profits. The stock is priced for another virus shutdown while even analysts that missed the recent demand rebound predict a $7+ EPS in 2023. United should double by 2025 on just reaching half their pre-tax margin target.
|UAL||US Airlines||US Market|
Return vs Industry: UAL exceeded the US Airlines industry which returned -37.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UAL underperformed the US Market which returned -21.7% over the past year.
|UAL Average Weekly Movement||9.2%|
|Airlines Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: UAL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UAL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional fleets. It also offers catering, ground handling, training, and maintenance services for third parties.
United Airlines Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|UAL fundamental statistics|
Is UAL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|UAL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$23.38b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-6.07|
|Net Profit Margin||-6.85%|
How did UAL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is UAL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for UAL?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is UAL's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does UAL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|UAL PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
AAL American Airlines Group
DAL Delta Air Lines
LUV Southwest Airlines
ALK Alaska Air Group
UAL United Airlines Holdings
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: UAL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the peer average (0.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does UAL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Airlines Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: UAL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Airlines industry average (0.6x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is UAL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.4x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.2x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: UAL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of UAL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: UAL ($36.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($666.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UAL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UAL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is United Airlines Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 (1.9%).
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 is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UAL's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UAL's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower 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 (38.6%)
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How has United Airlines Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 55.6% 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 (44%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UAL has a negative Return on Equity (-54.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is United Airlines Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UAL's short term assets ($22.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($21.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: UAL's short term assets ($22.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($43.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UAL's net debt to equity ratio (385.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UAL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 140.7% to 901.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UAL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.5%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is United Airlines Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UAL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UAL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UAL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as UAL has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
J. Kirby (55 yo)
Mr. J. Scott Kirby has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as United Continental Holdings, Inc) and United Airlines Inc. since May 20, 2020 and serve...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: J.'s total compensation ($USD9.85M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.59M).
Compensation vs Earnings: J.'s compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: UAL's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UAL's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UAL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
United Airlines Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: UAL
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: US$11.906b
- Shares outstanding: 326.73m
- Website: https://www.united.com
Number of Employees
- United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
- 233 South Wacker Drive
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
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