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.
Stamford, US
Size (employees)
12,500 (est)-1%
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 Metrics

United Rentals Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$153 m

Market capitalization (17-Mar-2017)

$10.6 b

Closing share price (17-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$312 m
United Rentals's current market capitalization is $10.6 b.
United Rentals's revenue was reported to be $1.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 73.8% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.3 b$1.6 b$5.8 b$1.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$2.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$342 m$426 m$1.5 b$402 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

$387 m$194 m$585 m$153 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016


$175 m$158 m$312 m


$70 m$78 m$68 m

Current Assets

$1.4 b$1.5 b$1.4 b


$421 m$6 b$6.2 b


$3.3 b$3.3 b

Total Assets

$11.2 b$12.5 b$12 b

Accounts Payable

$292 m$285 m$243 m

Total Debt

$6.6 b$7.4 b$7.2 b

Current Liabilities

$1.3 b$1.5 b$1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2.1 b$2.2 b$2.3 b

Retained Earnings

($37 m)$503 m$1.7 b

Total Equity

$1.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

4.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.6 x0.6 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

7.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$387 m$194 m$153 m

Accounts Receivable

($20 m)($101 m)$15 m


$11 m$1 m

Accounts Payable

$9 m($23 m)$52 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.6 b$1.8 b$21 m$2 b

Cash From Investing Activities

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

Interest Paid

$415 m

Income Taxes Paid

$48 m$100 m$99 m

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