United Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 356.57  0.15  0.0421%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your way above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding United Rentals is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides United Rentals buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding URI positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of United Rentals' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
The advice is provided from United Rentals' buy-and-hold perspective. Also, please take a look at United Rentals Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as United and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards United Rentals.

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For the selected time horizon United Rentals has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1974, Jensen Alpha of 0.1796, Total Risk Alpha of 0.1577, Sortino Ratio of 0.094 and Treynor Ratio of 0.2156
Macroaxis provides recommendation on United Rentals to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on United Rentals. Our trade recommendation engine determines the firm's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure United Rentals is not overpriced, please validate all United Rentals fundamentals, including its current ratio, total asset, and the relationship between the net income and price to earnings to growth . Given that United Rentals has a price to earning of 13.14 X, we advise you to double-check United Rentals market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

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United Rentals Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of United Rentals' historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of United Rentals' future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of United Rentals stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use United Rentals price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of United Rentals returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for United Rentals.
Mean Return0.33Value At Risk-3.62
Potential Upside4.25Standard Deviation2.56
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of United Rentals historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

United Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as United Rentals is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading United Rentals backward and forwards among themselves. United Rentals' institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase United Rentals' securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares22.6 K7.5 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares22.6 K7.9 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares22.8 K7.3 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares21.9 K7.2 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares105.1 K12 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares79.2 K8.1 M
Zweigdimenna Associates LlcCommon Shares53.7 K8.8 M
Note, although United Rentals' institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

United Rentals Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Cash Flow from Financing1.5 B1.4 B(1.3 B)(2.29 B)(140 M)(151.05 M)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(859 M)(3.71 B)(4.55 B)(1.71 B)(3.61 B)(3.9 B)
Net Cash Flow from Operations2.23 B2.85 B3.02 B2.66 B3.69 B3.98 B

United Rentals Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to United Rentals or Trading Companies & Distributors sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that United Rentals' price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a United stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
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Beta against NYSE Composite1.51
Overall volatility
Information ratio 0.09

United Rentals Volatility Alert

United Rentals currently demonstrates below-average downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.09 and Jensen Alpha of 0.18. However, we advise investors to further question United Rentals expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure United Rentals' stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact United Rentals' stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

United Rentals Implied Volatility

United Rentals' implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of United Rentals stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if United Rentals' implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that United Rentals stock will not fluctuate a lot when United Rentals' options are near their expiration.

United Rentals Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing United Rentals' fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze United Rentals' direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between United Rentals and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as United Rentals or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of United Rentals' fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing United Rentals by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsUnited RentalsPeer Average
Return On Equity0.33 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.09 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.18 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.27 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation35.35 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding69.31 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.53 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions93.43 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.11 M4.71 M
Price to Earning13.14 X28.72 X
Price to Book3.92 X9.51 X
Price to Sales2.22 X11.42 X
Revenue9.72 B9.43 B
Gross Profit3.89 B27.38 B
EBITDA4.25 B3.9 B
Net Income1.39 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents144 M2.7 B
Cash per Share1.10 X5.01 X
Total Debt8.78 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.66 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.03 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share91.66 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations3.69 B971.22 M
Short Ratio4.09 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share1.88 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.84 X4.89 X
Target Price381.47
Number of Employees20.4 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization24.71 B19.03 B
Total Asset20.29 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings1.61 B9.33 B
Working Capital177 M1.48 B
   Acquisition by Lopezbalboa Francisco J of 331 shares of United Rentals subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

United Rentals Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as United . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Receivables1.53 B1.31 B1.68 B1.81 B
Inventories120 M125 M164 M176.95 M

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Is United Rentals' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of United Rentals. If investors know United will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about United Rentals listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of United Rentals is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of United that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of United Rentals' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is United Rentals' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because United Rentals' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect United Rentals' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between United Rentals' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine United Rentals value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, United Rentals' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.