Notable News to Watch: United Continental Holdings (UAL)

United Continental Holdings (UAL) stock price moved ahead 3.31% from the mean of 20 days, -2.76% from 50 and separated 6.77% from 200 days average price. UAL stock scored of -1.33% and valued price at $85.59. There were 3782752 shares transacted in last trading period as compared to its an average volume of 4053.77K shares over last three months period. United Continental Holdings a USA based Company, belongs to Services sector and Major Airlines industry. 

United Airlines (UAL) reported that Bryan Quigley has been named senior vice president of flight operations. Quigley will be responsible for overseeing United’s 12,500 pilots and will serve as the airline’s FAA certificate director of operations. Quigley will replace Howard Attarian who is retiring after more than a decade of leadership at United.

“Bryan is an exceptional leader both in and out of the flight deck. He has developed a deep understanding of the entire airline after leading our San Francisco hub and I believe he will do great work as the leader of our pilots,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Greg Hart.

In addition to his time at United, Quigley spent 26 years in the United States Navy, serving as a U.S. naval aviator. Attarian retires after more than 40 years in aviation. In addition to his time at United, he spent more than 23 years as a pilot for Northwest Airlines and held several leadership positions with the Air Line Pilots Association. Attarian also served in the United States Air Force and was a demonstration pilot with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

“Over the past five years, Howard has worked tirelessly to develop the best group of aviators in the industry. We will forever be grateful and wish him the best as he enters the next chapter of his life,” said Hart.

Quigley holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration from Appalachian State University and has completed the Executive Scholar Program from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Matt Miller, current vice president of international will replace Quigley as vice president of the San Francisco hub.

 The stock has changed 12.18% in one year period and YTD Performance clocked at 2.22%. Shares of the company returned 6.89% during the last five trading days and it returned -2.52% in past 30 trading days. It changed -3.28% over recent three months. Its price volatility for a month is at 3.51% and for a week, volatility remained at 2.26%. Its beta factor stands at 0.98. Company’s price to sales ratio for last 12 months was 0.57 while its price to book ratio for the most recent quarter was 2.46. Its Market Cap valued at $23633.97M.

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