100,908 Shares in United Rentals, Inc. (URI) Purchased by Restructuring Capital Associates LP

Restructuring Capital Associates LP purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 100,908 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,346,000. United Rentals makes up approximately 7.4% of Restructuring Capital Associates LP’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest holding.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Doyle Wealth Management purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $49,000. Rational Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of United Rentals by 9,100.0% during the 4th quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 368 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $38,000 after buying an additional 364 shares in the last quarter. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $51,000. Finally, Clarus Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $62,000. Institutional investors own 85.69% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently commented on URI shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of United Rentals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 11th. Standpoint Research cut shares of United Rentals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 19th. Barclays started coverage on shares of United Rentals in a research note on Friday, December 14th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $130.00 price target on the stock. Finally, UBS Group set a $180.00 price target on shares of United Rentals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 15th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. United Rentals has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $157.09.



In other news, CFO Jessica Graziano sold 547 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.36, for a total value of $67,477.92. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 11,247 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,387,429.92. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Craig Adam Pintoff sold 7,343 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, January 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.66, for a total transaction of $922,721.38. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 18,720 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,352,355.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 64,347 shares of company stock worth $8,276,837 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

NYSE URI traded down $0.44 on Friday, hitting $121.27. The stock had a trading volume of 14,183 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,577,292. United Rentals, Inc. has a 52-week low of $94.28 and a 52-week high of $190.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.19, a current ratio of 0.83 and a quick ratio of 0.78. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.69 billion, a PE ratio of 7.46, a P/E/G ratio of 0.37 and a beta of 2.52.

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January 23rd. The construction company reported $4.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $4.77 by $0.08. United Rentals had a net margin of 13.62% and a return on equity of 41.91%. The business had revenue of $2.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.22 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.34 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, research analysts anticipate that United Rentals, Inc. will post 19.31 EPS for the current year.

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United Rentals Company Profile

United Rentals, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench, Power and Fluid Solutions. The General Rentals segment rents general construction and industrial equipment, including backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools.

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