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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL)?

The company in question is, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) currently with a stock price of 51.14 (0.10% today). The market cap for United Continental Holdings, Inc. is 16927.34, and is in the sector Services, and Major Airlines industry. The target price for United Continental Holdings, Inc. is 59. Currently United Continental Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 2.89, and a forward P/E of 7.72. Average volume for United Continental Holdings, Inc. is 5242.55 and so far today it is 3826900.

Performance in the last year for United Continental Holdings, Inc. has been -9.79%. For EPS growth, United Continental Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of 564.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -17.08%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 78.30% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. United Continental Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -43.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 11.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.19%.

Since the IPO date for United Continental Holdings, Inc. on the 2/6/2006, United Continental Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -10.75%. With United Continental Holdings, Inc. trading at 51.14, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 17.7.

So could United Continental Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 2.89. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.46 and the P/B is at 2.17. The P/cash is 3.61, with P/free cash flow at 5.51.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.6, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.29, and total debt/equity at 1.47.

In terms of margins, United Continental Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 34.10%, an operating margin of 12.70% and a profit margin of 17.70%.Payout ratio for United Continental Holdings, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 16.00% with return on investment coming to 40.00%.

Insider ownership for United Continental Holdings, Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 94.30%. Outstanding shares are at 331. While shares float is 321.17. The float short is currently 2.88%, and short ratio is 1.76.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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