United Continental Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (UAL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 9.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 94 cents (-2.7%) at $33.35 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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United Continental has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 46.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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.

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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