UAL stock forecast and price prediction

UAL stock price: $43.89 -5.18% At close on Jan 15th, 2021

Updated on:
Jan 18th, 2021


UAL forecast brief

  • United Airlines closed last Friday at $43.89 after sinking a -5.18% and broke a streak of 3 sessions in green.
  • United Airlines is presenting its earnings report on Wednesday
  • 140166 published a neutral rating for United Airlines last Thursday, targeting $40.00
  • United Airlines Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Pacific, the Middle East, and Latin America.

United Airlines stock price forecast

Nobody knows how much a stock will be priced in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions post their price predictions based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these forecasts follow the publication of new fundamental information by the company, and many times. If you are a small trader you must not trade based on these projections.

Averaging all price targets exposed below, the estimated price for United Airlines stock is $46.50. United Airlines closed at $43.89 last Friday, so the target price is expecting an increase by 5.95%.

United Airlines stock price predictions
Brokerage firmPrice target
Jan 8th, 2021
Bank of America Not available
Jan 11th, 2021
Cowen $53.00
Jan 14th, 2021
140166 $38.00$40.00

Analysts recommendations

In the last month, 3 ratings were published for United Airlines

United Airlines analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Jan 8th, 2021
Bank of America NeutralSell
Jan 11th, 2021
Jan 14th, 2021
140166 Neutral

Earnings and financials

UAL ($UAL) posts financial report on Wednesday. Market estimates of $-6.58, compared to Q3 that was $-8.16.

Earnings reporting day has an additional risk for stock traders as the information disclosed can gap up or down the shares price with very low liquidity and not respecting your buy or stop-loss orders. You can probably find more information about the earnings conference call and the earnings reports on the Investor Relations section of its website:

Last October, United Airlines Holdings, Inc. ($UAL) posted EPS for that slightly missed Market expectations. Quarterly EPS was $-8.16 per share from an estimated $-7.44. This Q3 report means an earnings surprise of -9.68%. On the contrary, the company said revenue for Q3 was $2.5 billion aligned with analysts' estimates.

In comparing, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $4.07, so reported EPS means a reduction of -300.49%.

United Airlines stock: buy or sell?

Is United Airlines good stock to buy now?

United Airlines received 3 ratings in the last 30 days: 0 bullish, 1 bearish and 1 neutral.

In the current situation of United Airlines there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $UAL will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell United Airlines?

Currently, United Airlines stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own United Airlines stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

United Airlines stock technical predictions

SMAs overview

UAL stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $44.00 (0.25% above)
  • R2: $44.15 (0.59% above)
  • R3: $46.53 (6.02% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $43.33 (-1.28% below)
  • S2: $42.96 (-2.12% below)
  • S3: $42.85 (-2.37% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band last Thursday, the price dropped by 6.22%

    UAL stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 in mid-December after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI value last Friday was 49.45. United Airlines stock collapsed a 11.58% since then

    UAL stock RSI chart

    United Airlines stock price history

    United Airlines went public on Feb 6th, 2006 priced at $32.56 per share1. Since then, UAL stock has risen by 34.80%, with an average of 2.49% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in United Airlines stock on the IPO, it would worth $1,347.97 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    UAL stock price history chart

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    UAL summary

    Friday, January 15th, 2021
    Day range$43.88 - $45.98
    Previous close$46.29
    Session gain-5.18%
    Average true range$1.78
    50d mov avg$43.54
    100d mov avg$39.55
    200d mov avg$35.47
    Earnings dateJanuary 20th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is United Airlines stock symbol?

    United Airlines Holdings, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the UAL symbol

    Will UAL go up?

    United Airlines had different price predictions published by analysts in the last 4 weeks setting the target price to $46.50. That is a 5.95% than the last price ($43.89).