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)
Stamford, US
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 $1.5 b in FY, 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

Net income (FY, 2016)

153 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

402 m

Market capitalization (25-May-2017)

9.4 b

Closing share price (25-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

312 m


16.3 b
United Rentals's current market capitalization is $9.4 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.3 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b

Revenue growth, %



342 m426 m397 m402 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

387 m194 m169 m153 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


175 m158 m179 m312 m


70 m78 m69 m68 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.5 b1.3 b1.4 b


421 m6 b6.2 b6.2 b


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

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
Numbers are in $, 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


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
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


40.5 x


8.3 x


121.8 k


4.4 x


0.6 x

Financial Leverage

7.3 x

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