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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 10:38 AM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 431.48
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Rental & Leasing Services
  • Investment Style Mid Blend
  • Day Range 430.00  –  437.88
  • Year Range 230.54  –  437.88
  • Market Cap 29.9803 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 257,799.0 /  680,320.6
  • Price / Sales 2.63
  • Price / Book 4.24
  • Forward Div Yield
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United Rentals Posts a Strong Quarter to End 2022; Rental Demand Continues to Show Strength

Dawit Woldemariam Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Dawit Woldemariam |

United Rentals continues to post strong performance, benefiting from strong rental demand. During 2022, the company grew sales by 20% year on year, bringing the total to $11.6 billion. The same factors that we’ve been talking about over the past few quarters were at play. Namely, the tight equipment supply market, which has pushed many construction contractors to rent equipment. While we’re starting to hear positive developments on the supply front from original equipment manufacturers, we believe it’ll take time for new equipment to make its way to contractors. That said, we expect 2023 to be another strong year for United Rentals, leading us to forecast 20% top-line growth. Some of the uplift in sales is related to the company’s recent acquisition of Ahern Rentals, the eighth-largest equipment rental company in North America. Putting these factors together, we elected to raise our fair value estimate to $416, up from $358 previously.

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United Rentals is the world’s largest equipment rental company, and principally operates in the United States and Canada, where it commands approximately 15% share in a highly fragmented market. It serves three end markets: general industrial, commercial construction, and residential construction. Like its peers, United Rentals historically has provided its customers with equipment that was intermittently used, such as aerial equipment and portable generators. As the company has grown organically and through hundreds of acquisitions since it went public in 1997, its catalog (fleet size of $17.4 billion) now includes a range of specialty equipment and other items that can be rented for indefinitely long time periods.

100 First Stamford Place, Suite 700
Stamford, CT, 06902
Industry Rental & Leasing Services
Employees 24,600

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No. URI does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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URI’s market cap is 29.98 Bil.
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URI’s stock style is Mid Core.
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URI’s price/sales is 2.63.
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URI’s price/forward earnings is 10.42.
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URI’s price/book is 4.24.
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