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 174.59  2.34  1.36%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding United Rentals Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon United Rentals Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.20, jensen alpha of 0.07869, total risk alpha of 0.0192, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.27
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 5.14 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 Return0.27Value At Risk3.8
Potential Upside2.52Standard Deviation2.28
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United Rentals Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.02
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.04

United Rentals Volatility Alert

United Rentals Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.22 and kurtosis of 1.66. However, we advise investors to further study United Rentals Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsUnited RentalsPeer Average
Return On Equity56.63 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.81 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin20.27 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin25.43 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation23.72 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding84.43 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.56 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions93.46 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted5.14 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.62 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.54 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.12 times17.81 times
Revenue6.64 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.77 B21.75 B
EBITDA1.95 B1.41 B
Net Income1.35 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents352 M3.89 B
Cash per Share4.17 times5.17 times
Total Debt9.44 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity303.90 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.06 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share36.77 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.23 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.65 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share15.73 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.62 times1.22 times
Number of Employees14.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization14.1 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 Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Payment of 4677 shares by William Plummer of United Rentals subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.20
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.26
Mean Deviation1.68
Coefficient Of Variation858.91
Standard Deviation2.28
Information Ratio0.036424
Jensen Alpha0.07869
Total Risk Alpha0.0192
Treynor Ratio0.27
Maximum Drawdown9.45
Value At Risk3.80
Potential Upside2.52

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 96.28 Billion. United Rentals totals roughly 23.72 Billion in current valuation claiming about 25% of equities under Industrial Equipment And Light Machinery industry.