Analysts Set United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) PT at $80.75

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Imperial Capital analyst M. Derchin now anticipates that the transportation company will post earnings of $6.71 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $6.50. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $66.56, UAL sits below its 52-week high. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -7.55% from last close price of 66.56 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in United Continental by 13.1% in the 2nd quarter.

United Continental (NYSE:UAL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500.

Mount Lucas Management Lp decreased its stake in Aflac Inc (AFL) by 6.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Overland Advisors Llc sold 251,060 shares as the company's stock declined 8.54% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 562,000 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.38 million, up from 313,461 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Overland Advisors Llc who had been investing in Genworth Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.58B market cap company. About 2.04M shares traded or 4.79% up from the average. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.66% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Its down 0.15, from 1.02 in 2017Q2.

United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) has been assigned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-three research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. IL raised its position in United Continental by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter.

UAL reported fourth-quarter net income of USD 580 million, diluted earnings per share of USD 1.99, pre-tax earnings of USD 600 million and pre-tax margin of 6.4 percent. Prelude Mgmt invested in 19,273 shares or 0.11% of the stock. (NYSE:UAL). Selway Asset holds 28,300 shares or 1% of its portfolio. United Continental Holdings Inc. has a 12 month low of $37.41 and a 12 month high of $76.13. (NYSE:UAL). Texas-based Moody National Bank Division has invested 0.01% in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) for 71,663 shares. (NYSE:UAL). Pinebridge Limited Partnership owns 166,615 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. (NYSE:UAL) or 18,850 shares. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Com owns 61,324 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Bancorp Of Australia, Australia-based fund reported 133,697 shares. 5,704 were accumulated by Daiwa Grp. Cleararc Capital owns 0.06% invested in United Continental Holdings, Inc. Finally, Imperial Capital reiterated an "in-line" rating and issued a $74.00 target price (up previously from $64.00) on shares of United Continental in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Therefore 39% are positive. Bank of America reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $84.00 price objective (down from $85.00) on shares of United Continental in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

In other United Continental news, Director Robert A. Milton bought 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. It is measuring a stock's valuation (Price to Earning) against its projected 3-5 year growth rate. Buckingham Research upped their target price on United Continental from $83.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of UAL in report on Friday, December 9 with "Outperform" rating. Drexel Hamilton downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Friday, September 2 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 24. CLONINGER KRISS III had sold 25,000 shares worth $2.10 million.

U S Global Investors Inc decreased At&T Inc (NYSE:T) stake by 8,970 shares to 3,000 valued at $117,000 in 2017Q3. The insider Rowe Zane sold $646,920.

Among 29 analysts covering General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. The company operates in the Industrials sector with a market capitalization of 19.67 Million. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Thursday, December 15 with "Overweight". The stock of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) on Wednesday, January 10 to "Buy" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AFL in report on Monday, October 9 with "Sell" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, August 30. M Partners maintained the shares of CIEN in report on Friday, December 9 with "Buy" rating. As per Monday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 46 investors sold CIEN shares while 79 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Genworth Financial, Inc. Manufacturers Life The invested in 116,057 shares. Js Cap Mngmt Lc owns 126,500 shares. Peregrine Asset Advisers holds 1.19% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. Walleye Trading Ltd reported 0.03% stake. Ellington Grp Inc Ltd has 0.25% invested in VMware, Inc.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 48 insider sales for $3.29 million activity. World Asset Mngmt Incorporated, Michigan-based fund reported 22,690 shares. (NYSE:VMW) for 537,287 shares.

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