Primecap Management Company Continues to Hold Stake in United Contl Hldgs INC (UAL)

October 13, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.82 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.76 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 50 investors sold UAL shares while 172 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 246.10 million shares or 3.20% less from 254.22 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Nwi Management Ltd Partnership accumulated 525,000 shares or 4.11% of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys, a Louisiana-based fund reported 13,900 shares. Moreover, Preferred Limited Liability has 0.08% invested in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) for 2,472 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.02% in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). Ohio-based Meeder Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). Raymond James Service Advsrs accumulated 6,288 shares. Leisure Capital holds 0.85% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) for 14,223 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers owns 12,994 shares. Regent Investment Management Llc has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). Engineers Gate Manager LP has invested 0.2% in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Management Corp has invested 0.03% in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL). California State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 419,267 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Kwmg Limited Liability has 66 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Redwood Lc accumulated 300,000 shares or 1.44% of the stock.

Since April 19, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.60 million activity. SHAPIRO EDWARD bought $1.73 million worth of stock.

Primecap Management Company increased its stake in United Contl Hldgs Inc (UAL) by 5.53% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Primecap Management Company bought 2.00M shares as the company’s stock rose 21.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 38.26M shares of the transportation company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $2.67 billion, up from 36.26M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Primecap Management Company who had been investing in United Contl Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.86 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $80.18. About 2.78 million shares traded. United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) has risen 43.37% since October 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500.

Primecap Management Company, which manages about $87.86B and $134.88B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 80,225 shares to 8.55 million shares, valued at $652.42M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vmware (NYSE:VMW) by 31,350 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.70M shares, and cut its stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS).

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering United Continental (NYSE:UAL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. United Continental had 19 analyst reports since April 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) on Monday, July 16 with “Overweight” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of UAL in report on Tuesday, July 3 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $76 target in Thursday, July 12 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 19 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 19 by Macquarie Research. As per Tuesday, September 18, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. As per Wednesday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. Buckingham Research maintained United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) rating on Friday, September 7. Buckingham Research has “Buy” rating and $108 target. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, May 29 report.

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