Quick Win by the Algorithm: URI Jumps 43.57% in 3 Months

Quick Win by the Algorithm

On September 21, 2016, the I Know First algorithm had predicted a bullish forecast for United Rentals, Inc. (URI). URI had a signal of 39.93 and a predictability of 0.51. In accordance with the algorithm, the company reported long-position capital gains of 43.57% experiencing a quick win by the algorithm.


Founded in 1997, United Rentals (URI) is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with a store network nearly three times the size of any other provider, and locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces.

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Quarter earnings for URI will be reported between January 25-30. Last quarter, URI reported earnings of $2.58 per share, higher than the estimated $2.44. Projections for next quarter are low, as analysts have estimated that URI will decrease to $2.24 per share with a low of $1.29 per share and a high of $2.50 per share. Estimates of URI’s growth for the current quarter are at 2.3%, which is most likely why the stock surged last week. However, next quarter the growth estimate is -0.7%.

This bullish forecast on URI was sent to current I Know First subscribers on September 21st, 2016. 

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