Why United Continental Is Poised to Plunge
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, airline operator United Continental Holdings has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at United Continental and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Chairman/CEO Jeffery Smisek
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
$6.7 billion / $12.2 billion
Delta Air Lines
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 51% of the 783 members who have rated United Continental believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This is the classic airline stock right now. Heavy CapEx, low profitability, labor union problems that can only be solved by throwing lots of money at workers, etc. I think [United Continental] will continue to disappoint for the next few quarters.
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