United Continental Reaches New 52-Week High (UAL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $26.48, above its previous 52-week high of $26.44 with 260,417 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

United Continental has a market cap of $8.55 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of passenger and cargo air transportation services.

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TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full United Continental Ratings Report.

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