Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. increased its stake in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) by 8.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 421,208 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 33,419 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. owned about 0.14% of United Continental Holdings worth $31,694,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its stake in United Continental Holdings by 61.9% in the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 3,400 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $248,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in United Continental Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $411,000. Retirement Systems of Alabama increased its stake in United Continental Holdings by 1.1% in the first quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 138,395 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $9,776,000 after buying an additional 1,544 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its stake in United Continental Holdings by 10.0% in the first quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 14,836 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,048,000 after buying an additional 1,346 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D bought a new stake in United Continental Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $6,004,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.72% of the company’s stock.

Shares of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) opened at 63.36 on Friday. United Continental Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $46.81 and a 52 week high of $83.04. The company has a market cap of $19.28 billion, a PE ratio of 8.76 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $69.97 and a 200 day moving average price of $73.08.

United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 18th. The transportation company reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.31 by $0.44. The firm had revenue of $10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.95 billion. United Continental Holdings had a return on equity of 29.46% and a net margin of 6.09%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.61 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post $7.79 earnings per share for the current year.

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UAL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Vetr downgraded United Continental Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $63.50 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Imperial Capital restated an “in-line” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of United Continental Holdings in a report on Friday, May 19th. ValuEngine upgraded United Continental Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $103.00 price objective (up previously from $95.00) on shares of United Continental Holdings in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Atlantic Securities initiated coverage on United Continental Holdings in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $100.00 price objective on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $85.91.

In related news, EVP Gregory L. Hart sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.83, for a total transaction of $230,490.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 28,369 shares of the company’s stock, 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. Company insiders own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

United Continental Holdings Company 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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