$2.47 EPS Expected for United Continental Holdings (UAL), ADVENT/CLAYMORE Enhanced Growth (LCM) Shorts Up By 122.75%

July 17, 2017 - By Louis Casey

ADVENT/CLAYMORE Enhanced Growth (NYSE:LCM) had an increase of 122.75% in short interest. LCM’s SI was 37,200 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 122.75% from 16,700 shares previously. With 112,600 avg volume, 0 days are for ADVENT/CLAYMORE Enhanced Growth (NYSE:LCM)’s short sellers to cover LCM’s short positions. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.05 on July 14, reaching $8.73. About shares traded. Advent Claymore Enhanced Growth & Income (NYSE:LCM) has risen 7.81% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.89% the S&P500.

Analysts expect United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) to report $2.47 EPS on July, 18 after the close.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 5.36% from last quarter’s $2.61 EPS. UAL’s profit would be $761.88M giving it 8.08 P/E if the $2.47 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, United Continental Holdings Inc’s analysts see 502.44% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.32 on July 14, reaching $79.85. About shares traded. United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 59 investors sold United Continental Holdings Inc shares while 211 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 296.70 million shares or 4.37% more from 284.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Automobile Association reported 562,223 shares stake. 63,800 are held by Pub Sector Pension Board. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Corporation owns 165,838 shares. 28,959 are owned by Advantus Capital Mgmt. Ivory Invest Limited Liability Corp holds 0.55% or 154,733 shares. Amp Cap Ltd holds 187,708 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Shell Asset Mgmt owns 4,127 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Northcoast Asset Mgmt Ltd Com reported 18,922 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) for 31,578 shares. South State invested in 0.25% or 24,118 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company has 18,159 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.1% in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested in 808,750 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 10,574 shares. Massachusetts Fincl Service Ma invested 0.02% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL).

Among 20 analysts covering United Continental (NYSE:UAL), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. United Continental had 49 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse maintained United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) on Tuesday, April 12 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 11. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Tuesday, December 6. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 30 by Raymond James. Bernstein initiated the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 11 report. The company was maintained on Friday, March 17 by Imperial Capital.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is a holding firm and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc. (United). The company has market cap of $24.63 billion. The Firm transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. It has a 11.55 P/E ratio. It has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

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