United Airlines Holdings  (UAL) - Get Report is expected to report net income of $1 billion, or $3.97 a share, on sales of $11.4 billion after the market closes Tuesday, based on a FactSet survey of 18 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $3.06 a share on sales of $11 billion. It reported net income of $683 million.

The stock has fallen 7.2% since the company last reported earnings on July 16.

Quarterly estimates have risen 7.3 cents a share in the past month.

In the upcoming quarter analysts are forecasting net income of $641.1 million, or $2.63 a share, on sales of $10.8 billion.

United Airlines Holdings is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 6.9 based on the 12-month estimates of 20 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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