United Continental (UAL)

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54.31 +0.46  +0.85% NYSE Jul 7, 8:00PM Delayed 2m USD

United Continental PS Ratio (TTM):

0.5404 for July 7, 2015

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July 7, 2015 0.5404
July 6, 2015 0.5366
July 2, 2015 0.5132
July 1, 2015 0.5151
June 30, 2015 0.5282
June 29, 2015 0.5262
June 26, 2015 0.5429
June 25, 2015 0.5474
June 24, 2015 0.5427
June 23, 2015 0.5503
June 22, 2015 0.5461
June 19, 2015 0.5306
June 18, 2015 0.5183
June 17, 2015 0.5114
June 16, 2015 0.5105
June 15, 2015 0.5206
June 12, 2015 0.5268
June 11, 2015 0.5231
June 10, 2015 0.5223
June 9, 2015 0.5239
June 8, 2015 0.5155
June 5, 2015 0.539
June 4, 2015 0.5438
June 3, 2015 0.5567
June 2, 2015 0.5575
June 1, 2015 0.5611
   
May 29, 2015 0.544
May 28, 2015 0.533
May 27, 2015 0.5351
May 26, 2015 0.5174
May 22, 2015 0.535
May 21, 2015 0.5394
May 20, 2015 0.5435
May 19, 2015 0.6059
May 18, 2015 0.6203
May 15, 2015 0.6138
May 14, 2015 0.6153
May 13, 2015 0.6101
May 12, 2015 0.6164
May 11, 2015 0.6273
May 8, 2015 0.6222
May 7, 2015 0.623
May 6, 2015 0.5923
May 5, 2015 0.5902
May 4, 2015 0.607
May 1, 2015 0.6118
April 30, 2015 0.5953
April 29, 2015 0.5966
April 28, 2015 0.612
April 27, 2015 0.6176
April 24, 2015 0.6328

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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UAL PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Delta Air Lines 0.8307
Southwest Airlines 1.208
Boeing 1.104

UAL PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.1530 Nov 23 2011
Maximum 0.7244 Jan 26 2015
Average 0.3273

UAL PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("UAL", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("UAL", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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