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|Day's range||70.42 - 72.60|
|52-week range||56.51 - 83.04|
|PE ratio (TTM)||10.22|
|Earnings date||16 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||82.56|
United's pretax margin is still falling due to rising fuel prices, but at least the airline's unit revenue trajectory is holding up despite its own accelerating capacity growth.
Now that President Trump has turned down the heat on a China trade war, investor concern about rising inflation and a hawkish Federal Reserve may be taking center stage.
A joint venture of General Electric and Safran of France called Friday for more scrutiny of the type of engine that exploded on Southwest Flight 1380 this week.
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Delta Air Lines, United Continental Holdings, American Airlines Group and JetBlue Airways
Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades within 12 months. Southwest said it needed more time, and it raised concern over the number of engines it would need to inspect.
CHICAGO, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines was honored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) with the "Best-of-the-Best" designation, lauding the airline's industry-leading results across all diverse segments, creating a better future for all diverse communities in business. "Connecting people and cultures across the globe is at the heart of who we are at United Airlines," said Patrick Quayle, vice president of International Network at United Airlines.
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Delta Air Lines, United Continental Holdings, Allegiant Travel, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways
Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index ...
Starbucks is making reparations following outrage over the arrest of two black men at one of its cafes in Philadelphia last week.
The engine on the Southwest Airlines plane that malfunctioned on Tuesday, killing a passenger, is "the most reliable in the world," says former airline CEO.
United Airlines management talked up strong global demand during the first quarter even as higher oil prices test the industry's cost controls.
Newsflash – old tech is losing. IBM is getting smoked today- down 8%. Oracle (ORCL) had a tough go of it when they reported in mid-March as well. The NYSE Fang+ Index meanwhile is up almost 12% since the lows. Only one FAANG has reported so far, but it was fantastic. Netflix (NFLX) had solid numbers that drove the stock to new highs. My style is not to buy at the highs, but the company will still be growing earnings 60% next year. Even with the various problems we have discussed pertaining to Facebook (data stealing), Apple (cycle problems), and Amazon (angry Trump), FAANG has reasserted itself as a leader. And keep in mind, that at least in tech, value is not winning over growth.
The Dow Jones Transportation Average shot up 209 points, or 2.0%, to 10,802 in midday trade Wednesday, fueled by the upbeat earnings reports from components air carrier United Continental Holdings Inc. and railroad operator CSX Corp. . The Dow transports are on track to end the day above the Feb. 26 close of 10,769.84, which was where the the index's recovery initially peaked after the Feb. 9 closing low of 10,136.61. The Dow transports' higher high would come just seven sessions after it closed at a lower low of 10,119.36 on April 9, which in effect triggered a "sell" signal from the century-old Dow Theory of market analysis.
United Airlines says it is testing a commonly used engine type that exploded on a Southwest flight this week, killing one passenger.
Remember back in January, when United Continental Holdings (UAL) spooked investors with increased capacity and sent the whole sector swooning? For the full year, it expects EPS of $7 to $8.50, up from a previous forecast of $6.50 to $8.50 a share, with a midpoint above the $7.57 consensus EPS estimate. Investors were happy with the results, sending the shares higher and rewarding peers Delta Air Lines (DAL) and American Airlines (AAL) as well. Analysts are weighing in on the quarter today, and even those on the sidelines still appeared to like the quarter.
Higher revenues boost United Continental's (UAL) results in Q1. The company's decision to reduce its capacity growth plans for 2018 is encouraging.
Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc. surged 3.2% in premarket trade Wednesday, in the wake of what could be the most cheered earnings report in over three years. The air carrier reported late Tuesday first-quarter profit and sales that beat expectations, provided upbeat guidance and said it bought back about 4% of its shares outstanding year to date. United's shares had tumbled the day after the past four earnings reports by an average of 8.4%.
Intuitive Surgical and United Continential were among the leaders in early trade Wednesday, while tech stocks including Lam Research and IBM took a beating.
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: IBM, United Continental, Lam Research, CSX and Intuitive Surgical