You might want to take a look at United Rentals, Inc. (URI) now

With 0.61 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.7 million shares. During the session, the Rental & Leasing Services company that operates in wider Industrials sector, reached to the highest price of $656.12 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $644.35. The 52-week range on URI shows that it touched its highest point at $658.86 and its lowest point at $325.15 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $649.49. With its current market cap of 43.47 billion, URI has annualized dividend of $5.16 while the current yield stands at 0.80%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.84.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of URI was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.25%, but this was up by 18.06% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 46.93% while six-month performance rose 35.15%. The stock gained 41.92% in the past year, while it has gained 12.83% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for URI yields 35.36 with Next year EPS estimates of 46.66. For the next quarter, that number is 8.26. This implies an EPS growth rate of 5.63% for this year and 8.43% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 16.70% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 21.88%.


Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 67.27 million URI shares are outstanding with a float of 66.79 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 3.74 million, which was 5.56% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to Mr. Matthew J. Flannery as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. William Grace serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 96.99% of URI’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.


Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for URI since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With URI analysts setting a high price target of $1,125.00 and a low target of $400.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $649.49. Based on these targets, URI could surge 73.88% to reach the target high and fall by -38.18% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 0.38% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded URI stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 1 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 630 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 23 while that of sell transactions has risen to 31 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 17,179 while 36,653 shares were sold.