1. As of noon trading, United Rentals ( URI) is up $0.64 (1.2%) to $53.33 on average volume Thus far, 879,640 shares of United Rentals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.26-$53.59 after having opened the day at $52.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.69.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It offers approximately 3,300 classes of equipment for rent to customers comprising construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, and government entities. United Rentals has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 68.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Rentals as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full United Rentals Ratings Report now.

It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE

If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the diversified services industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.
null

If you liked this article you might like

5 Stocks Set to Soar on Bullish Earnings

Barbarian At The Gate: GATX (GMT)

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Wednesday: BLKB, GMT, STR

Insider Trading Alert - STE, KNL And GMT Traded By Insiders

Trucks, Rail Cars Tote Manufacturing Woes

Trucks, Rail Cars Tote Manufacturing Woes