Here Are Some Essential Facts About United Rentals

United Rentals sank -3.35% today, compared to the S&P 500's day change of -0.76%. Today's losers may turn out to be tomorrow's winners, so be sure to check the stock's fundamentals before making an investment decision:

  • United Rentals has moved 41.68% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -6.8%

  • URI has an average analyst rating of buy and is -4.5% away from its mean target price of $459.18 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $29.64

  • United Rentals has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.79 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $44.14 and its forward P/E ratio is 9.93

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.016 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • United Rentals is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.33 and an average P/B of 3.12

  • United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) is the world's largest equipment rental company, with about 13 percent of the North American market share as of 2019.

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