Analysts See $3.53 EPS for United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

June 13, 2018 - By Rudy Corcoran

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.05, from 0.92 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 36 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 216 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 68.67 million shares or 4.27% less from 71.73 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
M&T Commercial Bank Corporation has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Com reported 2,607 shares. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Integral Derivatives Ltd Com, New York-based fund reported 2,490 shares. Dorsey Wright & Assoc has 1.32% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.02% or 131,282 shares. Moreover, Atlantic Trust Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Stratos Wealth Prtnrs holds 5,647 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 136,149 shares. Cadence Bankshares Na reported 0.29% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). The United Kingdom-based Origin Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 1.45% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Capital Fund Mngmt owns 219,381 shares. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc Ca has 27,684 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Company holds 30,671 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Qs Limited Liability owns 1,927 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Analysts expect United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report $3.53 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $1.16 EPS change or 48.95 % from last quarter’s $2.37 EPS. URI’s profit would be $295.11M giving it 11.80 P/E if the $3.53 EPS is correct. After having $2.87 EPS previously, United Rentals, Inc.’s analysts see 23.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.86% or $3.16 during the last trading session, reaching $166.64. About 725,708 shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 45.37% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.80% the S&P500.

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

Among 8 analysts covering United Rentals (NYSE:URI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. United Rentals had 11 analyst reports since December 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) rating on Friday, January 26. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $230.0 target. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Bank of America upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $195.0 target in Tuesday, December 19 report. Bank of America maintained the shares of URI in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Friday, January 26 with “Neutral”.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. The company has market cap of $13.93 billion. It operates in two divisions, General Rentals; and Trench, Power, and Pump. It has a 10.59 P/E ratio. The General Rentals segment engages in the rental of general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools.

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