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)

88K

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

Executives & Employees

Director & Chief Executive Officer

President

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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

President, California

Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President & Controller

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Board of Directors

Professional at Air Lease Corp.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at NCR Corp.

Founder at SCF Partners LLC

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

Chief Operating Officer at Uber Technologies, Inc.

Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners LP

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Former Chief Executive Officer & President at T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.

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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.

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

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$19.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$31.3B
Earnings Per Share
$7.02
Revenue
$37.7B
Net Profit
$2.13B
EBITDA
$11.5B
EBITDAMargin
30.42%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.01%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.31%
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2014
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2014
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Awards & Honors
Rank #80
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
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Rank #80
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine