United Rentals

As North America’s largest equipment rental company, with 880+ stores in the United States and Canada, we serve construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, and communities, with the goal of fulfilling customer needs and surpassing expectations. We go beyond equipment. We are the world’s largest fleet of problem solvers, with best-in-class specialty solutions, safety training and 24/7 support to empower your success.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Stamford, US
Founded
1997
Size (employees)
12,500 (est)
United Rentals was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Stamford, US

Key People at United Rentals

Michael J. Kneeland

Michael J. Kneeland

President and Chief Executive Officer
Dale A. Asplund

Dale A. Asplund

Executive Vice President, Business Services & Chief Information Officer
William B. Plummer

William B. Plummer

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Matthew J. Flannery

Matthew J. Flannery

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

United Rentals Office Locations

United Rentals has an office in Stamford
Stamford, US (HQ)
700 100 First Stamford Pl

United Rentals Data and Metrics

United Rentals Financial Metrics

United Rentals's revenue was reported to be $1.4 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

1.4 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

514 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

38%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

109 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

257 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

10.2 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

337 m
United Rentals's current market capitalization is $10.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.3 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b

Revenue growth, %

17%(3%)

EBIT

342 m426 m397 m402 m

EBIT margin, %

26%27%26%26%

Net Income

387 m194 m169 m153 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

1.4 b1.5 b1.3 b1.4 b1.6 b1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b

Cost of goods sold

810 m856 m791 m811 m860 m810 m831 m852 m842 m

Gross profit

589 m688 m524 m618 m690 m500 m590 m656 m514 m

Gross profit Margin, %

42%45%40%43%45%38%42%44%38%

General and administrative expense

187 m194 m181 m175 m178 m177 m177 m179 m193 m

Operating expense total

187 m194 m181 m175 m178 m177 m177 m179 m193 m

EBIT

325 m422 m300 m375 m446 m254 m347 m412 m257 m

EBIT margin, %

23%27%23%26%29%19%24%27%19%

Interest expense

187 m124 m121 m232 m107 m107 m132 m110 m94 m

Pre tax profit

142 m303 m182 m149 m340 m147 m217 m303 m161 m

Income tax expense

48 m111 m67 m63 m125 m55 m83 m116 m52 m

Net Income

94 m192 m115 m86 m215 m92 m134 m187 m109 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

175 m158 m179 m312 m

Accounts Receivable

10.7 m

Inventories

70 m78 m69 m68 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.5 b1.3 b1.4 b

PP&E

421 m6 b6.2 b6.2 b

Goodwill

3.3 b3.2 b3.3 b

Total Assets

11.2 b12.5 b12.1 b12 b

Accounts Payable

292 m285 m271 m243 m

Total Debt

6.6 b7.4 b7.2 b

Current Liabilities

1.3 b1.5 b1.2 b1.2 b

Total Liabilities

10.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.1 b2.2 b2.2 b2.3 b

Retained Earnings

(37 m)503 m1.1 b1.7 b

Total Equity

1.5 b1.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

4.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.6 x0.6 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

8.2 x7.3 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

170 m168 m257 m200 m171 m219 m265 m297 m337 m

Inventories

119 m112 m81 m81 m77 m74 m71 m72 m75 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b

PP&E

423 m423 m6 b6.4 b6.4 b6 b6.3 b6.4 b6.1 b

Goodwill

3.3 b3.2 b3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b

Total Assets

12.5 b12.5 b12.3 b12.6 b12.6 b11.8 b12.1 b12.3 b11.8 b

Accounts Payable

625 m505 m465 m683 m475 m330 m609 m409 m382 m

Current Liabilities

1.7 b1.7 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.2 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.3 b2.3 b2.3 b

Retained Earnings

117 m309 m618 m704 m919 m1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b1.8 b

Total Equity

1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.8 b

Financial Leverage

8.7 x8.4 x7.9 x8.1 x8 x6.7 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

387 m194 m169 m153 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

(20 m)(101 m)(11 m)15 m

Inventories

11 m8 m1 m

Accounts Payable

9 m(23 m)(8 m)52 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6 b1.8 b21 m2 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.2 b)(2 b)(1.2 b)(859 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(295 m)196 m(775 m)(964 m)

Interest Paid

415 m

Income Taxes Paid

48 m100 m60 m99 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

94 m192 m115 m86 m215 m92 m134 m187 m109 m

Inventories

119 m112 m81 m81 m77 m74 m71 m72 m75 m

Accounts Payable

625 m505 m465 m683 m475 m330 m609 m409 m382 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

108.5 k

Financial Leverage

6.7 x

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