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 Wednesday as it is currently trading at $34.92, above its previous 52-week high of $33.92 with 1.3 million shares traded as of 10:16 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

United Continental has a market cap of $10.99 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 42.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full United Continental Ratings Report.

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