United Continental 1Q 2019 earnings
corporate reported versus what analysts polled by Refinitiv anticipated:
- Adjusted earnings per share: $1.15 versus 95 cents anticipated.
- Income: $9.59 billion versus $9.61 billion.
The service, which has 14 of Boeing’s 737 Max jets in its fleet, has grounded the plane via early July as Boeing rushes to repair a software program drawback suspected in two current deadly crashes.
United shares jumped 2.9% after the markets closed Tuesday.
United’s complete income rose to $9.59 billion in the course of the first quarter, up 6.2% from $9.03 billion throughout the identical interval in 2018, the corporate mentioned in releasing its earnings report after the markets closed Tuesday.
On an unadjusted foundation, the corporate‘s revenue greater than doubled to $292 million, or $1.09 per share, from $145 million, or 51 cents per share, throughout the identical quarter final 12 months.
United’s income for every passenger it flies a mile, a key business metric, rose 1.1% over the identical interval final 12 months, falling wanting 1.5% projected by analysts.
United reiterated its full-year earnings steerage of between $10 and $12 per share for 2019 and mentioned it expects to earn between $11 and $13 a share, on an adjusted foundation, in 2020.
Executives are holding a name with analysts at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday.