OxFORD Asset Management LLP cut its holdings in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) by 85.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,874 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 61,524 shares during the quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP’s holdings in United Continental Holdings were worth $818,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Telemus Capital LLC grew its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Telemus Capital LLC now owns 2,890 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $217,000 after purchasing an additional 9 shares during the period. MCF Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 1,529 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,271 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $246,000 after purchasing an additional 47 shares during the period. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC now owns 29,298 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,205,000 after purchasing an additional 94 shares during the period. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL grew its position in shares of United Continental Holdings by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 4,553 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $343,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.62% of the company’s stock.

In related news, Director Edward Shapiro acquired 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $59.87 per share, for a total transaction of $898,050.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 27,707 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,658,818.09. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded United Continental Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price target on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of United Continental Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded United Continental Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $80.61.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) opened at 67.57 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $61.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $70.63. The company has a market cap of $20.56 billion, a PE ratio of 9.34 and a beta of 1.05. United Continental Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $52.21 and a 12 month high of $83.04.

United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 18th. The transportation company reported $2.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.31 by $0.44. United Continental Holdings had a return on equity of 29.46% and a net margin of 6.09%. The company had revenue of $10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.95 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.61 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post $6.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

United Continental Holdings Profile

United Continental Holdings, Inc (UAL) is a holding company and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc (United). The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline 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 flights from its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport (Newark Liberty), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (Chicago O’Hare), Denver International Airport (Denver), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston Bush), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), A.B.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL)

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