Analysts See $2.30 EPS for United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

July 18, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Analysts See $2.30 EPS for United Rentals, Inc. (URI)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.15, from 1.08 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 58 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 188 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 77.14 million shares or 1.76% more from 75.80 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Arizona State Retirement reported 20,800 shares. Nicholas Partners Limited Partnership stated it has 59,150 shares. Marietta Investment Prns Limited Liability Com invested in 28,771 shares or 1.07% of the stock. New York-based Cibc World has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Ing Groep Nv reported 24,845 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Ls Ltd Liability Company owns 0.02% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 3,303 shares. Laurion Cap Management Limited Partnership invested in 6,200 shares. Three Peaks Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.56% or 34,169 shares in its portfolio. First Citizens Retail Bank & Tru has 16,168 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Pictet Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.02% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Moreover, Prelude Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.13% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). California Employees Retirement System holds 236,000 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Ancora Advsr Limited Liability Corp has 10 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 373,796 are owned by Schwab Charles Invest. Sei Invests owns 26,524 shares.

Analysts expect United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report $2.30 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 11.65 % from last quarter’s $2.06 EPS. URI’s profit would be $195.26 million giving it 12.80 P/E if the $2.30 EPS is correct. After having $1.63 EPS previously, United Rentals, Inc.’s analysts see 41.10 % EPS growth. It closed at $117.79 lastly. It is down 71.76% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.06% the S&P500.

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. United Rentals Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Axiom Capital initiated the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, August 21 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 24. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, April 21 with “Buy”. On Friday, June 3 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 12 with “Overweight”. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Hold” rating by Vetr on Thursday, September 3. The rating was downgraded by Longbow on Friday, January 29 to “Neutral”. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 25. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 1 by Oppenheimer. Wolfe Research initiated the shares of URI in report on Tuesday, July 21 with “Underperform” rating.

United Rentals, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $10.00 billion. The Firm is an equipment rental company, which operates throughout the United States and Canada. It has a 17.45 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions: general rentals, and trench, power and pump.

More notable recent United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news were published by: which released: “United Rentals: Ride It Higher” on June 30, 2017, also with their article: “Is United Rentals (URI) a Great Stock for Value Investors?” published on June 30, 2017, published: “Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for United Rentals, Inc. (URI) July 18, 2017” on July 18, 2017. More interesting news about United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) were released by: and their article: “Analyst Turns Bullish On United Rentals, Upgrades To Outperform” published on July 17, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “United Rentals, Inc. Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call and Audio Webcast” with publication date: July 06, 2017.

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