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UAL United Airlines Holdings PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for United Airlines Holdings stock stands at 5.4 as of Jul 23, 2024. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $8.93 and the stock price of $48.22 per share. The current PE ratio is about the same compared to the last 4 quarters average.

UAL PE ratio history

How has UAL's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of United Airlines Holdings has been 8.67. The current 5.4 price-to-earnings ratio is 38% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, UAL's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2014 quarter at 21.93, with a price of $66.89 and an EPS of $3.05. The Jun 2016 quarter saw the lowest point at 2.3, with a price of $41.04 and an EPS of $17.82.

Average
8.67
Median
8.65
Minimum
2.3
Maximum
21.93

United Airlines Holdings PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 266.33% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -86.59% in 2015

Year PE ratio Change
2023 5.17 -69%
2022 16.68 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 7.57 -30.36%
2018 10.87 14.18%
2017 9.52 -11.61%
2016 10.77 266.33%
2015 2.94 -86.59%
2014 21.93 -4.94%

UAL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of UAL for the past years

Currently, UAL's PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
7.46
5-year avg
7.64
10-year avg
8.67
15-year avg
11.81

UAL PE vs peers

What is UAL's PE ratio compared to its peers

UAL's PE ratio is below its peer stocks DAL and LUV. United Airlines Holdings's current PE ratio of 5.4 is less than the average of its peers, which is 21.2.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
UAL United Airlines Holdings Inc 5.4 $15.86B
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc 6.22 $28.15B
AAL American Airlines Group Inc 13.61 $6.88B
ALGT Allegiant Travel CO 15.54 $898.3M
ALK Alaska Air Group Inc 20.03 $4.83B
SKYW Skywest Inc 30.59 $3.47B
LUV Southwest Airlines Co 41.18 $16.27B
JBLU Jetblue Airways Corp N/A $2.01B
SAVE Spirit Airlines Inc N/A $308.79M
HA Hawaiian Holdings Inc N/A $675.59M

Frequently asked questions

What is United Airlines Holdings's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for UAL stock as of Jul 23, 2024, stands at 5.4.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for United Airlines Holdings (UAL)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for UAL stock is 7.46.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for United Airlines Holdings (UAL)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for UAL stock is 7.64.

What is the highest PE ratio for UAL?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 21.93 and it was in the Dec 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for UAL compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of UAL is 38% lower than the 10-year historical average.

Why is United Airlines Holdings's PE ratio so low?

UAL's PE ratio of 5.4 is considered low because the company's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings.

How is UAL's PE ratio calculated (United Airlines Holdings PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jul 23, 2024), United Airlines Holdings's share price is $48.22. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2024 is $8.93. Therefore, United Airlines Holdings's price to earnings ratio for today is 5.4. PE RATIO(5.4) = STOCK PRICE($48.22) / TTM EPS($8.93)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.