November 23, 2016 - By Clifton Ray
Jenne Britell is the director of United Rentals Inc De. She lately made a sale of 3,200 shares in the public firm with the deal value totalling nearly $300,666 USD. This is according to the reported price of $94.0 of a share. Today, she owns a total of 31,184 shares or 0.04% of the company’s market cap. This considerable transaction occurred on 22-11-2016 and was that was filed with the Washington-based SEC. The public report is obtainable online here.
Out of 20 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 4 “Sell”, while 11 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. $110 is the highest target while $39 is the lowest. The $74.74 average target is -20.54% below today’s ($94.06) stock price. United Rentals Inc. has been the topic of 35 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, August 18. The firm has “Perform” rating given on Friday, April 1 by Oppenheimer. Stifel Nicolaus maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, April 4. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Friday, October 14. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 3 by Vetr. The firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given on Friday, January 15. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, July 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given on Monday, January 18.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.39, from 0.69 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 61 funds sold all United Rentals, Inc. shares owned while 185 reduced positions. 51 funds bought stakes while 119 increased positions. They now own 76.57 million shares or 5.79% less from 81.28 million shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Miller Investment Mngmt L P has 1.04% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 40,015 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Com holds 851,160 shares or 1.14% of its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 20,218 shares in its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 6,547 shares. Hgk Asset Mgmt Inc owns 7,095 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Guardian Capital L P has 0% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 3,080 shares. Tributary Cap Mgmt Lc, a Colorado-based fund reported 4,600 shares. Ncm Capital Gru last reported 1,050 shares in the company. Alpine Woods Cap Investors Lc has 27,400 shares for 0.11% of their US portfolio. First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in the company for 40,131 shares. Moreover, Proshare Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 15,942 shares. Calamos Wealth Management Limited Liability accumulated 0.04% or 3,474 shares. Mackenzie Financial reported 54,112 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Gru One Trading L P last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. The California-based Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI).
Insider Transactions: Since July 22, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $13.70 million net activity. Shares for $1.18 million were sold by Flannery Matthew John on Friday, July 22. $1.57M worth of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) was sold by KNEELAND MICHAEL on Friday, October 21. Shares for $237,120 were sold by Wimbush Lawrence Keith on Friday, July 29. Graziano Jessica sold $66,953 worth of stock or 877 shares. $722,128 worth of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) was sold by PASSERINI FILIPPO on Thursday, November 10. $1.24 million worth of shares were sold by PLUMMER WILLIAM B on Thursday, September 15. MCKINNEY JOHN S sold 2,500 shares worth $199,455.
The stock increased 0.21% or $0.2 during the last trading session, hitting $94.06. About 1.38M shares traded hands. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 45.00% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.67% the S&P500.
United Rentals, Inc. is a holding company engaged in the business of equipment rental. The company has a market cap of $8.18 billion. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiary, United Rentals , Inc. (URNA) and subsidiaries of URNA. It has a 14.48 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions: general rentals, and trench, power and pump.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “United Rentals, Inc. is one of North America’s largest equipment rental companies with over branches in the majority of states, several Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company offers for rent different types of equipment to customers that include construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others.”
United Rentals, Inc. (United Rentals), incorporated on July 20, 1998, is a holding firm engaged in the business of equipment rental. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiary, United Rentals (North America), Inc. (URNA) and subsidiaries of URNA. It operates through two divisions: general rentals, and trench, power and pump. The Firm operates in approximately 900 rental locations. Approximately 770 of its locations are in the United States, and over 120 are in Canada.
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By Clifton Ray