United Airlines Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) went down by -1.03% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $95.16. The company’s stock price has collected -14.64% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 15 hours ago that United Airlines Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Make COVID-19 Tests Available to Customers
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for UAL is at 1.45. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for United Airlines Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 12 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $40.94, which is $8.53 above the current price. UAL currently public float of 289.96M and currently shorts hold a 7.97% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of UAL was 41.38M shares.
UAL’s Market Performance
UAL stocks went down by -14.64% for the week, with a monthly drop of -7.04% and a quarterly performance of -5.62%, while its annual performance rate touched -63.28%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.54% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.40% for United Airlines Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.84% for UAL stocks with a simple moving average of -30.68% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of UAL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UAL stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for UAL by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for UAL in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $37 based on the research report published on September 08th of the current year 2020.
Seaport Global Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see UAL reach a price target of $56. The rating they have provided for UAL stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 17th, 2020.
UAL Trading at -6.28% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought UAL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -65.59% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.54%, as shares sank -4.41% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.98% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, UAL fell by -14.64%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -62.63% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $36.24. In addition, United Airlines Holdings Inc. saw -62.83% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UAL starting from SHAPIRO EDWARD, who sale 157,707 shares at the price of $33.26 back on Jul 28. After this action, SHAPIRO EDWARD now owns 0 shares of United Airlines Holdings Inc., valued at $5,245,650 using the latest closing price.
SHAPIRO EDWARD, the Director of United Airlines Holdings Inc., sale 25,000 shares at $33.52 during a trade that took place back on Jul 24, which means that SHAPIRO EDWARD is holding 157,707 shares at $838,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for UAL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +10.47 for the present operating margin
- +14.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for United Airlines Holdings Inc. stands at +6.96. The total capital return value is set at 15.98, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.32. Equity return is now at value -16.30, with -3.10 for asset returns.
Based on United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL), the company’s capital structure generated 177.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 63.94. Total debt to assets is 36.09, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 158.80. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 57.26.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is -2.53B with total debt to EBITDA at 2.17. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.89, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.53. The receivables turnover for the company is 31.93 and the total asset turnover is 0.83. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.55.