UAL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. United Beats on Q2 EPS, Launches Fresh Buybacks

    July 20, 2016
    Shares of United Continental (NYSE: UAL) are up slightly following the company's release of its second quarter results. ...
  2. 2 Things to Watch in United Continental Earnings

    July 18, 2016
    The company's free cash flow and costs will be heavily scrutinized on Tuesday.
  3. Delta Loses a Half-Billion Dollars on Oil Hedging (DAL)

    July 6, 2016
    Delta Air Lines reportedly lost $450 million in the latest quarter on hedges that speculated the price of oil would rebound ...
  4. U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    July 6, 2016
    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  5. Top 3 Stocks to Buy Now Utilizing Financial Ratios (UAL, DISCA)

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about a research report that analyzes stocks based on fundamental criteria, and three stocks that rank highly based ...
  6. United Continental Unveils Its Turnaround Plan

    June 23, 2016
    In a shareholder call Tuesday, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) CEO Oscar Munoz unveiled a plan to realize a combined $3.1 ...
  7. The Best Airline Stocks for the Summer

    May 28, 2016
    Weak revenues and guidance aside, the airlines sector presents some excellent value going into one of the best travel seasons ...
  8. OneGo vs. JetSmarter: Comparing Disruptors in the Airline Market ...

    May 25, 2016
    Follow the development of new businesses based on flat-rate flying apps, and identify any interesting prospects which could ...
  9. Airlines' Record 2015: Here's Who Profited Most

    May 4, 2016
    Travelers still don't like airlines, but that didn't stop the industry from reaping record profits in 2015. American Airlines ...
  10. 3 Thoughts from Deutsche Bank on U.S. Airline Stocks (DB, DAL)

    April 23, 2016
    Explore the near- and long-term outlooks for the airline industry, and discover why Deutsche Bank analyst Michael Linenburg ...
  11. Alaska Air Lands Virgin America for $2.6 Billion

    April 4, 2016
    Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) recently agreed to buy Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA) for $2.6 billion, beating a rival bid from JetBlue ...
  12. Delta Air Lines Could Break Out Soon

    March 28, 2016
    Delta Air Lines Inc. should move substantially higher if Amex Airline Index clears long-term resistance at 90.
  13. Virgin America Considers Sale of Company

    March 24, 2016
    Is the U.S. airline industry ready for more consolidation? A report published Thursday by Bloomberg revealed that Virgin ...
  14. Airlines May Enter a New Bear Market in 2016

    February 29, 2016
    Despite savings from record low oil prices, airlines lost substantial ground in 2015. Is the airline industry entering a ...
  15. A Breakdown on the Low-cost Airline Industry

    February 29, 2016
    LCCs have become powerful players in the airline sector globally as cost-conscious consumers embrace their no-frills approach. ...
  16. United Continental's 5 Key Financial Ratios (UAL)

    February 27, 2016
    Learn about the financial ratios used to measure liquidity, profitability, cash flow, leverage and capacity utilization for ...
  17. Analyzing United Continental's Return on Equity (UAL)

    February 22, 2016
    Lean about United Continental's return on equity (ROE). Find out how DuPont analysis isolates the impacts of net margin, ...
  18. Is United Continental Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA? ...

    January 12, 2016
    Learn about United Continental stock's suitability for retirement investments, and find out if UAL is better for traditional ...
  19. American Airlines P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis (AAL, DAL)

    January 5, 2016
    A quick analysis of American Airlines Group Inc., using the ubiquitous price-to-earnings ratio.
  20. The Biggest Risks of Investing in United Continental Stock

    December 16, 2015
    Learn about United Continental Holding's recovery efforts, challenges facing the company and where the airline could be heading ...
  21. How Southwest Airlines Stacks Up Vs. Its Peers (LUV, DAL)

    December 15, 2015
    Here's a look at Southwest Airlines' P/E ratio and other metrics to see if the stock is a good pick in the airline industry.
  22. Avoid the Worst Air/Rail Travel Fee Rip-Offs (AAL, ALGT)

    November 19, 2015
    Airline fees can vary tremendously. We've compared them side-by-side – along with Amtrak's new charges – to determine who ...
  23. United Airlines CEO to Return in 2016 (UAL)

    November 6, 2015
    Troubled airline operator United Continental (NYSE: UAL) got some good news this week when CEO Oscar Munoz announced in ...
  24. Is United Continental Overpaying Its Interim CEO? (UAL)

    October 29, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL) is willing to pay up for leadership. In a regulatory filing from late last week, the carrier ...
  25. Best Ways for Retirees to Use Up Airline Miles

    October 28, 2015
    It’s easier than ever to earn frequent flyer miles, but redeeming them can be tricky. Some tips on how to do it.
  26. The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Airline Industry

    October 26, 2015
    The U.S. hasn’t had a new scheduled passenger airline since 2007. Some blame a lack of financing while others say government ...
  27. Best & Worst Domestic Airline Lounge Memberships (AAL, ALK)

    October 23, 2015
    We compare and contrast the Big Six airline lounges, so you can decide which one is worth joining.
  28. United Continental Recovery Still a Long Way Off (UAL, LUV)

    October 23, 2015
    While much of the airline industry is enjoying healthy profits, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) is still charting a course ...
  29. Will Hart Bring United Continental Back on Track? (UAL, CSX)

    October 20, 2015
    United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) is appointing Brett J. Hart to acting CEO to fill the void created by president ...
  30. Trudeaumania Part II: The Liberalization (WTW, UAL)

    October 20, 2015
    The leader of the Liberal Party in Canada, forty-four-year-old Justin Trudeau became the country's second-youngest Prime ...
  31. More Airline Glitches: Which Flyers Get Cash?

    October 15, 2015
    The E.U.'s top court ruled airlines must pay flyers hurt by technical glitches - like those closing U.S. airports in Oct. ...
  32. United CEO Apologizes for Poor Service (UAL, VA)

    October 5, 2015
    By most accounts, no one is going to miss former United Continental (NYSE: UAL) CEO Jeff Smisek -- not employees and certainly ...
  33. Who Are American Airlines’ Main Competitors? (DE, JBLU)

    September 23, 2015
    Understand what makes American Airlines a good company and what sets it apart in the industry. Learn about the top four competitors ...
  34. Delta Gives Thousands of Employees a 14.5% Raise (DAL, AAL)

    September 21, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) surprised tens of thousands of employees last week with a 14.5% pay raise. The carrier also ...
  35. Glitch Grounds American Airlines Flights (AAL, HA)

    September 21, 2015
    Computer problems forced American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) to ground some 300 flights at three of its busiest airports late ...
  36. United Airlines New CEO Pens Worrisome Email (UAL, CSX)

    September 21, 2015
    This is no way to run a railroad. Or an airline. The new CEO of United Airlines parent United Continental (NYSE: UAL) penned ...
  37. Barclays Remains Bullish On Airlines, Despite 2016 Expected To ...

    September 17, 2015
    Fuel prices have dropped around 10 percent since airliners last reported their earnings in July. David Fintzen of Barclays ...
  38. SkyWest Expands Service With United Airlines (ERJ, SKYW)

    September 15, 2015
    SkyWest (NASDAQ: SKYW) loves to fly, and it shows. Specifically, the regional airliner loves to fly connecting flights for ...
  39. United Airlines CEO Quits Over Federal Probe (UAL)

    September 9, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL) CEO Jeff Smisek abruptly resigned from his position with the airline as chairman, president, ...
  40. Is Delta Shaming Passengers Into Paying More? (DAL, UAL)

    August 24, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) wants you to feel bad about not paying more to fly. That's the argument of FlyersRights.org, ...
  41. PayPal Poaches CFO from United Continental (PYPL, UAL)

    August 10, 2015
    Newly independent PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL) poached a CFO from United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) last week, announcing ...
  42. Delta Tops the Industry Again in On-Time Arrivals (DAL, UAL)

    August 7, 2015
    Not only is Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) well ahead of its industry rivals in on-time performance, it improved its record ...
  43. Delta Jumps on Cecil the Lion Bandwagon (DAL, UAL)

    August 6, 2015
    We will give Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) this much credit: Management at this air carrier is able to see the writing on ...
  44. U.S. Airlines Are Climbing the Global Charts (DAL, UAL)

    August 3, 2015
    U.K. researcher Skytrax was out with its annual ranking of the world's top airlines last week. Several U.S. carriers improved ...
  45. United Continental Stock Buyback Angers Pilots (UAL, ALK)

    August 3, 2015
    There is no major domestic airline worse than United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) when it comes to on-time arrival performance ...
  46. United Paying Hackers to Find Security Holes (UAL)

    July 31, 2015
    At least United Continental (NYSE: UAL) knows when to call for help. According a report from The Associated Press, the carrier ...
  47. What to Know About Transferable Points Programs

    July 30, 2015
    Transferable points programs give credit card users a more extensive way to use credit card points for travel.
  48. Transferable Points Programs (UAL)

    July 30, 2015
    With transferable points programs, customers earn points by using certain credit cards, and those points can be transferred ...
  49. Credit Card Review: Platinum American Express (AXP, UAL)

    July 28, 2015
    Take a closer look at the gold standard of luxury travel rewards credit cards, the American Express Platinum, and find out ...
  50. Which US Airlines Are Poised For Long-Term Gains? (AAL, DAL)

    July 21, 2015
    The US airline industry has undergone a dramatic transformation since the last bear market, with one or two carriers likely ...
  51. How Much Will United Continental Grounding Cost? (UAL)

    July 10, 2015
    On July 8th, for the second time in two months, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) was forced to ground all United Airlines ...
  52. DOJ Investigating Collusion Among U.S. Airlines (AAL, DAL)

    July 6, 2015
    According to a recent report from The Associated Press, the Department of Justice is investigating whether major U.S. airlines ...
  53. Is United Airlines About to Expand in Brazil? (UAL, AAL)

    July 1, 2015
    On Friday, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) announced it had reached an agreement with No. 3 Brazilian carrier Azul on a long-term ...
  54. United Continental Zigs While Delta Air Lines Zags (DAL, UAL)

    June 29, 2015
    In recent years, long-suffering airlines have adopted a number of common practices to boost profitability. Across the industry, ...
  55. Major Airline Outlook - AAL, DAL, UAL, SAVE

    June 19, 2015
    Airline stocks have been under pressure since early in the year. Here's the trades to watch for.
  56. United Airlines Drops JFK: Why It's a Great Move (UAL, DAL)

    June 18, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL) has long been one of the biggest players in the U.S. transcontinental premium market for ...
  57. Will Southwest Airlines Disrupt United in Houston? (AAL, LUV)

    June 8, 2015
    American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) has had a rough time in the past few quarters, as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has disrupted ...
  58. Why United and American Airlines Are Dirt Cheap (AAL, UAL)

    June 1, 2015
    In the past few years -- and especially the last 12 months -- profits have soared at big U.S. airlines like United Continental ...
  59. Would Airlines Be Better Off With $100 Oil? (DAL, LUV)

    May 22, 2015
    The cost of jet fuel -- the biggest expense for most airlines -- has declined by about $1 per gallon since this time last ...
  60. Why I Finally Bought United Continental Stock (UAL, DAL)

    May 13, 2015
    United Continental has been the "sick man" of the U.S. airline industry for much of the past few years due to merger integration ...
  61. Does United Continental Finally Get It? (UAL, DAL)

    April 29, 2015
    While the United Airlines-Continental Airlines merger got off to a strong start in 2011, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) ...
  62. Delta's Boeing 747s Are Flying Off Into the Sunset (BA, DAL)

    April 24, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is one of only two U.S. airlines -- along with United Continental (NYSE: UAL) -- still flying ...
  63. How Hidden City Tickets Affect Airlines

    April 13, 2015
    Hidden city tickets have been in the news these past few months because of a lawsuit launched by United (UAL) and Orbitz ...
  64. United Continental's Turnaround: Real or a Mirage? (UAL, DAL)

    April 13, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL), one of the four big carriers that dominate the U.S. airline industry, has long been the ...
  65. 4 Triangle Breakouts Close At Hand

    April 9, 2015
    Triangle breakouts are close at hand in these four stocks. Here's how to trade them.
  66. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    April 7, 2015
    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  67. What Cuba-US Relations Could Mean For U.S. Industry

    January 30, 2015
    The restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba could mean big profits for U.S. travel, agriculture, and financial services ...
  68. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  69. The Economic Impact of Better US-Cuba Relations (DAL, AAL)

    January 15, 2015
    We examine what the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba will mean for the two countries' economies.
  70. Top Credit Cards For Airline Miles

    December 3, 2014
    Which companies offer the best credit cards for airline miles travel? Two resources to examine closely.
  71. 5 IPOs That Broke The Markets In 2014

    November 26, 2014
    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  72. These 4 Airlines Are Near Key Technical Levels

    September 15, 2014
    Price levels to watch for Delta, American, United and Spirit Airlines.
  73. The Best Growth Stock In This Surprising Sector Isn't The One ...

    July 15, 2014
    The airline industry has taken it on the chin over the past few weeks. The NYSE Arca Airline Index was down 6% in just over ...
  74. These Astute Bets Helped Hedge Funds Win Big

    May 13, 2014
    Some astute bets helped hedge fund managers increase their average take by 50% in 2013, though the majority of funds were ...
  75. Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  76. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

    January 19, 2012
    Southwest had a rough go of it in 2011, but its at a great price.
  77. Carnival's Profit Rut

    January 2, 2012
    A fuel hedging program could help Carnival get out if its multi-year profit rut.
  78. Product Demand Elasticity

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
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