1. As of noon trading, United Continental Holdings ( UAL) is up $0.51 (1.8%) to $29.17 on light volume Thus far, 1.8 million shares of United Continental Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.69-$29.30 after having opened the day at $28.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.66. United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. The company operates in six continents from its hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. United Continental Holdings has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate United Continental Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental Holdings as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full United Continental Holdings Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the transportation industry could consider iShares Dow Jones Transportation ( IYT) while those bearish on the transportation industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ). 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.