United Rentals Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

URI -- USA Stock  

USD 169.04  0.45  0.27%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding United Rentals is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides United Rentals buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding URI positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of United Rentals available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from URI buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at United Rentals Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon United Rentals has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis provides recommendation on United Rentals to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on United Rentals. 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 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 has Number of Shares Shorted of 3.23 M, we advise you double-check United Rentals 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.

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United Rentals Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.33Value At Risk2.37
Potential Upside5.05Standard Deviation2.02
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares9.3 M1.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.1 M895.1 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares4.8 M712.7 M
Amundi Pioneer Asset Management IncCommon Shares2 M290.7 M
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares2 M290.2 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares1.9 M281.5 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares1.8 M259.7 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options735 K108.5 M

United Rentals Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.00

United Rentals Volatility Alert

United Rentals has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.03 and kurtosis of 1.33. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate United Rentals to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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United Rentals Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsUnited RentalsPeer Average
Return On Equity60.60 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset8.32 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin21.18 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin29.55 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation22.85 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding82.75 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.46 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions89.76 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.23 M3.24 M
Price to Earning9.30 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.43 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.91 times17.81 times
Revenue7.31 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.85 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.16 B1.41 B
Net Income1.55 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents117 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.41 times5.17 times
Total Debt8.99 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity284.00 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.68 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share38.17 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations940.88 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.60 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share18.17 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.51 times1.22 times
Number of Employees14.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.99 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
   Exercise or conversion by Hicks Wayland R of 20000 shares of United Rentals subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

United Rentals Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

United Rentals has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 8.99 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 284.0 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. United Rentals has Current Ratio of 0.67 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 90.0% of United Rentals outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: United Rentals exotic insider transaction detected

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United Rentals Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price198.00
Target Mean Price189.92
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price214.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions12
Target Low Price130.00
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