As United Rentals INC (URI) Shares Rose, Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp Decreased Its Stake by $4.74 Million

May 16, 2018 - By Robert Shackelford

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.17, from 2017Q3’s 1.09. The ratio worsened due to URI positioning: 43 sold and 209 reduced. 76 funds took stakes and 156 increased stakes. Investors holded 74.23 million in 2017Q3 but now own 71.73 million shares or 3.37% less. Moreover, Scopus Asset Mgmt Lp has 0.4% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). 4,227 were accumulated by Caxton Assocs Limited Partnership. United Advisers Limited accumulated 0.01% or 8,231 shs. Asset One Limited invested 0.08% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). First Personal Service reported 1,013 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Kentucky Retirement holds 5,212 shs or 0.06% of its capital. James Investment Research Incorporated accumulated 374,872 shs. Automobile Association owns 51,218 shs. Marietta Inv Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 47,135 shs or 2.3% of its capital. Groesbeck Invest Mgmt Corp Nj reported 3,375 shs stake. Moreover, Emerald Advisers Inc Pa has 0.06% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 9,006 shs. Westpac Bk holds 5,420 shs or 0.02% of its capital. 2,500 were reported by New Jersey Better Educational Savings. Twin Capital Management Incorporated holds 0.18% of its capital in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 21,112 shs. Private Advisor Gru Lc invested in 0.03% or 4,025 shs.

According to 2017Q4 SEC filling the Paul Ruddock decreased its holdings in United Rentals Inc (URI) by 25.58%. 27,709 shares were sold by Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp as the company’s stock rose 4.52% while stock markets declined. The technology company at the end of 2017Q4 was priced at $13.86 million. It’s down from 108,313 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 80,604 shares held by the hedge fund run by Paul Ruddock. $14.17 billion is United Rentals Inc’s market cap. URI hit $169.48 during the last trading session after $3.93 change.United Rentals, Inc. has volume of 1.06M shares. Since May 16, 2017 URI has risen 48.17% and is uptrending. URI outperformed the S&P 500 by 36.62%.

According to a filing Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp rose its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 3.00 million shares to 9.90 million shares, valued at $736.76M in 2017Q4. The fund operates about $30.64B and $10.86 billion US Long portfolio. Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp has risen its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) and also increased its holding in Alphabet Inc by 70,016 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.02 million shares.

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet on July, 18, RTT reports. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $3.52. That’s up 48.52 % from last year’s $2.37 earnings per share. In case of $3.52 earnings per share URI’s profit could reach $294.26 million. Wall Street predicts 22.65 % EPS growth as of July, 18.

For more United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news published briefly go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “United Rentals: Free Cash Flow Play” published on May 11, 2018, “United Rentals (URI) Tops Q1 EPS by 44c, Approves $1.25B Buyback” on April 18, 2018, “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Catalent, MGIC Investment, United Rentals, Clovis Oncology …” with a publish date: May 09, 2018, “United Rentals Is Doing Great” and the last “Appaloosa 13F Shows New Stake in Wells Fargo (WFC) and Lam Research (LRCX), Increase in Micron (MU) MGM …” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 9 have positions in United Rentals (NYSE:URI) as follows: 5 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 56%. Since November 21, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc United Rentals has 14 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 11 the stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Buy” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, December 12 the rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Sell”. On Tuesday, December 19 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America. The company rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, January 26. On Tuesday, January 16 Jefferies maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 26 the firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given. On Friday, January 26 the rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. On Tuesday, January 9 Buckingham Research maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, January 26 the company was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Sunday, December 10 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

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