1. As of noon trading, United Continental Holdings ( UAL) is up $0.42 (1.6%) to $26.78 on average volume Thus far, 2.1 million shares of United Continental Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.54-$27.22 after having opened the day at $26.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.36.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of passenger and cargo air transportation services. United Continental Holdings has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate United Continental Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental Holdings 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. Get the full United Continental Holdings Ratings Report now.

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