United Airlines: Big Path Forward


  • United Airlines Holdings, Inc. has been a consistent profit machine, with strong earnings and cash flows even before the pandemic.
  • The airline forecast a $9 to $11 EPS this year, with analysts predicting big jumps to future profits.
  • United Airlines’ massive asset base, including valuable aircraft, should be considered when evaluating its debt levels and overall valuation.
  • The stock trades at only 4x EPS targets, far below cruise lines hit even harder during Covid.

United Airlines dreams


While some cruise line stocks recently surged to new all-time highs, airlines like United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) are still stuck with stocks going nowhere. The airline industry survived the Covid lockdowns better than the cruise lines, but

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