United Rentals Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides United Rentals Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding United Rentals positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of United Rentals Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from United Rentals buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at United Rentals Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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United Rentals Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 153.27  0.11  0.0718%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding United Rentals Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon United Rentals Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1079, jensen alpha of 0.3502, total risk alpha of 0.2877, sortino ratio of 0.312 and treynor ratio of 0.1612
Macroaxis provides recommendation on United Rentals Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on United Rentals Inc. Our buy or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure United Rentals Inc is not overpriced, please validate all United Rentals fundamentals including its Price to Book, Current Ratio, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that United Rentals Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 6.93 M, we advise you double-check United Rentals Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.46Value At Risk1.61
Potential Upside3.33Standard Deviation1.57
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares9.5 M1.3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6 M829.4 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares5.7 M791.2 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares4.1 M562 M
Aqr Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2 M283.5 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.6 M218.8 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares1.5 M208.2 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options812.6 K112.7 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options806.7 K111.9 M

United Rentals Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=2.77
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.26

United Rentals Volatility Alert

United Rentals Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.2 and kurtosis of -0.41. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate United Rentals Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsUnited RentalsPeer Average
Return On Equity34.2 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.38 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin9.86 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin25.05 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation20.02 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding84.57 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.53 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions97.61 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted6.93 M3.24 M
Price to Earning22.26 times40.69 times
Price to Book6.65 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.17 times17.81 times
Revenue5.98 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.4 B21.75 B
EBITDA1.75 B1.41 B
Net Income590 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents338 M3.89 B
Cash per Share4 times5.17 times
Total Debt8.22 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity421.7 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.85 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share23.04 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.04 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.88 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.88 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.94 times1.22 times
Number of Employees12.7 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization12.96 B29.78 B
Total Asset11.99 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings1.65 B38.24 B
Working Capital177 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.36 B36.8 B
Strong Buy


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Matthew Flannery of 12722 shares of United Rentals subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.1079
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1712
Mean Deviation1.28
Semi Deviation0.9462
Downside Deviation1.32
Coefficient Of Variation343.47
Standard Deviation1.57
Information Ratio0.2625
Jensen Alpha0.3502
Total Risk Alpha0.2877
Sortino Ratio0.312
Treynor Ratio0.1612
Maximum Drawdown5.78
Value At Risk(1.61)
Potential Upside3.33
Downside Variance1.74
Semi Variance0.8954
Expected Short fall(1.61)

Current Valuation

United Rentals Current Valuation Analysis
United Rentals Inc is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Industrial Equipment And Light Machinery industry is at this time estimated at about 90.51 Billion. United Rentals totals roughly 20.02 Billion in current valuation claiming about 22% of equities under Industrial Equipment And Light Machinery industry.