Par Capital Management Inc buys $677,755,388 stake in United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)

United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) : Par Capital Management Inc scooped up 7,966,111 additional shares in United Continental Holdings Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 14,389,711 shares of United Continental Holdings Inc which is valued at $677,755,388.United Continental Holdings Inc makes up approximately 10.90% of Par Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Menta Capital sold out all of its stake in UAL during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 5,700 shares of UAL which is valued $268,470.South Dakota Investment Council boosted its stake in UAL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 210,038 additional shares and now holds a total of 569,493 shares of United Continental Holdings Inc which is valued at $26,823,120. United Continental Holdings Inc makes up approx 0.56% of South Dakota Investment Council’s portfolio. Buckingham Capital Management Inc sold out all of its stake in UAL during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 45,345 shares of UAL which is valued $2,135,750.Td Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in UAL by selling 120,790 shares or 37.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 204,428 shares of UAL which is valued at $9,896,359. United Continental Holdings Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Td Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.

United Continental Holdings Inc opened for trading at $50.54 and hit $51.48 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $50.89, with a gain of 0.95% or 0.48 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 40,12,808 shares. Company has a market cap of $16,407 M.

On the company’s financial health, United Continental Holdings Inc reported $2.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.56. The company had revenue of $9396.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $9390.44 million. The company’s revenue was down -5.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.31 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on United Continental Holdings Inc. United Continental Holdings Inc was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Outperform” on Aug 30, 2016. Imperial Capital Initiated United Continental Holdings Inc on Aug 23, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $57.United Continental Holdings Inc was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to ” Neutral” on Jul 6, 2016.

United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) is a holding company and its principal wholly owned subsidiary is United Air Lines Inc. (United). The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline operations which use jet aircraft with at least 118 seats and its regional operations. It has global air rights in North America Asia-Pacific Europe Middle East Africa and Latin America. The Company through United and its regional carriers operates an average of 5055 flights a day to 373 airports across six continents from the Company’s hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport Chicago O’Hare International Airport Denver International Airport George Bush Intercontinental Airport Los Angeles International Airport A.B. Won Pat International Airport San Francisco International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. It has contractual relationships with a range of regional carriers to provide regional jet and turboprop service branded as United Express.

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