United Continental Holdings, Inc.

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1926

Headquarters

233 South Wacker Drive,Chicago, IL 60606

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

89.8K

Industries

Airlines
Aerospace & Defense
Hotels, Resorts, and Cruiselines
Other Transportation
Holding Companies
Consumer Services
Entertainment

Company Description

United Continental holdings inc United is the world’s leading airline and is focused on being the airline customers want to fly, the airline employees want to work for and the airline shareholders want to invest in. Highlights of United Airlines include: World’s most comprehensive global route network, including world-class international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with non-stop or one-stop service from virtually anywhere in the United States A modern fleet which is the most fuel efficient (when adjusted for cabin size), and the best current aircraft order book among U.S. network carriers Industry-leading loyalty program that provides more opportunities to earn and redeem miles worldwide Optimal hub locations in 10 cities, including hubs in the four largest cities in the United States Rated the world’s most admired airline on FORTUNE magazine’s 2012 airline-industry list of the World’s Most Admired Companies

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Executives & Employees

Director & Chief Executive Officer

President

Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Secretary, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer

Executive Vice President of Technology & Chief Digital Officer

Chief Customer Officer

President, New York/New Jersey

President, California

Board of Directors

North America Chairman at Meridiam Infrastructure Partners SAS

President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

Director & Chief Executive Officer at United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer at Uber Technologies, Inc.

Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Director at United Airlines, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at NCR Pension Fund

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Fund Advisor at Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.

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PRIMECAP Management Company manages only equity portfolios for a select group of employee benefit and 401(k) plans, endowment funds, foundations, one Taft Hartley, sovereign funds and mutual funds for the Vanguard Group and Odyssey Funds. They invest primarily common stocks or securities with common stock characteristics, bonds and cash/cash equivalents. PRIMECAP utilizes fundamental research and bottom-up stock picking to construct portfolios. They do not attempt to time the market. All portfolios are built with the best ideas of each of the managers within the multi-manager investment process. PRIMECAP's investment strategy does not employ short sales or margin transactions, nor does it permit investments in derivatives or currency hedging.

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Berkshire Hathaway employs the value investing principles of Benjamin Graham. Their investment approach focuses on buying shares of companies as a long-term investment. The firm seeks to invest in businesses that are easy to understand and have high ROE, exceptional management teams and limited debt. Rather than a diversified stock portfolio, Berkshire Hathaway invests in a small number of trusted investments that are overweighted in order to leverage the expected returns. The firm owns stock in a diverse group of over 50 public and private companies in wide range of industries including, but not limited to, manufacturing, retail, energy and finance. Investments are typically financed using the float from Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.'s insurance operations. Securities are sold when the firm no longer feels comfortable with the fundamentals of a company.

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PAR Capital Management seeks to maximize after-tax capital appreciation by assuming high levels of risk in an aggressively managed portfolio of securities. There are no restrictions on the type of instruments in which they may invest, although Par Capital invests primarily in publicly traded equity securities, as well as options, warrants, and swaps related to equity securities. Such equity securities may be common or preferred, voting or non-voting, and may be of U.S. or non-U.S. issuers. Investments may also include privately placed equity securities, including warrants and options, of issuers that may or may not have a class of securities that is publicly traded. Par Capital may invest in publicly traded or privately placed debt instruments, including bank loans and distressed, defaulted or non-performing loans, notes and bonds, high yield or subordinated instruments. Such debt securities may have equity features or be convertible or exchangeable into equity securities. The firm engages in short sales of equity securities. They also may use options, total return swaps, credit default swaps, and other derivatives to gain exposure, hedge exposure or manage risk. In addition, Par Capital may employ the use of leverage.

Recent Transactions
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UAL Corp. purchases Continental Airlines, Inc. resulting in a new company United Continental Holdings, Inc.

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Advisors & Consultants
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Clients

At Flextronics, impossible is where breakthrough begins. As a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, Flextronics is unique in its ability to provide end-to-end solutions through its innovative and proprietary systems — all to enhance customer competitiveness and success. Working across four business groups and several business units, Flextronics is able to unleash the full potential of the world’s most valuable brands and new ventures. What Flextronics creates is value. By increasing speed to market and driving competitive positioning for customers, Flextronics in essence solves customers’ most challenging problems better, faster and more cost effectively than any other company. Flextronics is able to manage big data in a way that allows for trending in market environments that are in flux, allowing the Company to provide solutions for customers, often before a challenge is ever realized. Flextronics is unique in the depth, breadth and scope of the Company. With an unmatched global presence, customers are supported with unprecedented speed in product ramp-up, delivery, and the ability to manage volume regardless of complexity or product mix. Leveraging state-of-the-art LEAN practices, Six Sigma, key investments in infrastructure and FlexQ, a propriety quality program that is beyond leading edge according to customers, Flextronics is the market leader in almost every business in which it operates. Whether high mix/low volume or low mix/high volume, Flextronics can enable any customer's success. At Flextronics, there is no room for “mediocrity.” If anything, the Company exists to continually test the bounds of what can be expected in terms of designs and processes. Optimization is what Flextronics does best. People make the difference. People with passion have an even greater impact. The Flextronics team spans 30 countries and four continents, and is over 200,000 people strong. Each member of the team is dedicated to enabling customer success. That is achieved through intense collaboration, passionate customer focus, thoughtful and disciplined execution, a tenacious commitment to continuous improvement and a relentless drive to win. Culture is the most important sustainable, competitive advantage of any company. The Flextronics culture is built on commitment — to customers, employees, the communities in which it operates and the environment. Flextronics is a global leader in non-profit/for-profit partnership, providing assistance in the places around the world that need it most. The Flextronics Foundation provides assistance in the areas of natural disaster relief, health and wellness initiatives and educational opportunities. Culture drives every aspect of the Company’s success. The culture and business model work hand-in-hand to ensure simplicity, flexibility and above all — sustainability.

Copa Holdings SA engages in provision of air transportation. It involves in an airline operation which provides passenger and cargo services through the Copa Airlines and Copa Colombia principal operating subsidiaries. The company offers international flights to Costa Rica, Jamaica, Colombia and other cities. Copa Holdings was founded on May 6, 1998 and is headquartered in Panama.

Xi'an Tourism Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of travel services. Its business activities include management of hotels and travel agencies, and development of scenic and real estate properties. The company offers tourism, shopping, entertainment, and catering services. Xi'an Tourism was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Xi'an, China.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$20B
Total Enterprise Value
$31B
Earnings Per Share
$7.02
Revenue
$37.7B
Net Profit
$2.13B
EBITDA
$5.71B
EBITDAMargin
15.13%
Total Debt
$14.4B
Total Equity
$8.81B
Debt TEV
0.46x
TEVNet Income
14.57x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.44x
Enterprise Value Sales
0.82x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.01%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.31%
Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$3,000
2014
$2,000
2014
Investments
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Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. produces biofuel from garbage. It designs, develops, owns, and operates facilities that convert sorted, post-recycled municipal solid waste into ethanol. The firm's proprietary thermo chemical process converts municipal solid waste feedstock into ethanol using conventional commercial systems and alcohol synthesis process. The company was founded by James Alastair Campbell McDermott and E. James Macias in July 2007 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

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Aloha Airgroup, Inc. provides scheduled passenger air transportation services. It also provides cargo services in Hawaii, Nevada and California regions. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

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Integres Global Logistics, Inc. provides web-based logistics services and solutions. It offers FastLane technology which provides shipment status and enables the users to receive freight quote, book, process, and track shipments. The company was founded by James Hartiganis in 2001 and is headquartered in Rancho Cordova, CA.

Suppliers
Gogo, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications | Itasca, IL

Gogo, Inc. engages in the provision of global aero communications services. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Aviation North American (CA-NA); Commercial Aviation Rest of World (CA-ROW); and Business Aviation (BA). The CA-NA segment offers a broad range of connectivity and entertainment services to commercial airlines flying routes. The CA-ROW segment covers satellite-based connectivity and entertainment services to foreign-based commercial airlines and North American based commercial airlines when flying routes outside of North America. The BA segment comprises of a broad suite of in-flight Internet connectivity and other voice and data communications products and services under its Gogo Business Aviation brand to the business aviation market. The company was founded on December 31, 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

The Boeing Company Aerospace & Defense | Puyallup, WA

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Epiq Systems, Inc. Legal | Kansas City, KS

EPIQ Systems, Inc. engages in the provision of of technology-enabled solutions for electronic discovery, bankruptcy and class action administration. It operates through the Technology and Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segments. The Technology segment provides eDiscovery managed services and technology-enabled solutions to companies and law firms. The Bankruptcy and Settlement Administration segment offers managed services and technology solutions that address the needs of clients with respect to litigation, claims and project administration, compliance matters, controlled disbursements, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, class action, mass tort proceedings, federal regulatory actions, and data breach responses. The company was founded on July 13, 1988 and is headquartered in Kansas City, KS.

Competitors
Delta Air Lines, Inc. Airlines - Wilmington, DE

Delta Air Lines, Inc. engages in the provision of scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the folllowing segments: Airline, Refinery, and Intersegment Sales and Other. The Airline segment provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. The Refinery segment consists of jet fuel and non-jet fuel products. The Other segment comprises of other activities. The company was founded by Collett Everman Woolman in 1928 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. Airlines - Seattle, Washington

Alaska Air Group, Inc. is a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., engages in the provision of air transportation services. It operates through three segments: Alaska Mainline, Alaska Regional and Horizon. The Alaska Mainline segment includes flying Boeing 737 jets and all associated revenues and costs. The Alaska Regional segment records actual on-board passenger revenue, less costs such as fuel, distribution costs, and payments made to Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir under the respective Capacity Purchase Agreements. The Horizon segment operates turboprop Q400 aircraft. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

American Airlines Group, Inc. Airlines - Wilmington, DE

American Airlines Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the operation of a network carrier through its principal wholly-owned mainline operating subsidiary, American. The firm offers air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the following geographical segments: Department of Transportation Domestic; Department of Transportation Latin America; Department of Transportation Atlantic; and Department of Transportation Pacific. The company was founded on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Awards & Honors
Rank #80
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #80
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine