Author Topic: Anyone buying UAL today?  (Read 1820 times)

trashmanz

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Anyone buying UAL today?
« on: April 11, 2017, 11:32:51 AM »
Seems that people will surely forget about this PR problem in a few months, most people just fly the cheapest flight and could care less about service.   

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2017, 11:42:06 AM »
in short, NO.

Dollar Slice

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2017, 11:54:17 AM »
It was ~$65 a few weeks ago. Less than a year ago it was ~$38. What part of today's $69-and-change share price makes you think it's a great buy when it wasn't last month or last year?

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2017, 11:56:31 AM »
It was ~$65 a few weeks ago. Less than a year ago it was ~$38. What part of today's $69-and-change share price makes you think it's a great buy when it wasn't last month or last year?
It's all over the news/media that United stock lost a $billion.

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2017, 12:21:45 PM »
It was ~$65 a few weeks ago. Less than a year ago it was ~$38. What part of today's $69-and-change share price makes you think it's a great buy when it wasn't last month or last year?
It's all over the news/media that United stock lost a $billion.

Losing a billion dollars off the market cap is not really meaningful unless you consider it as a percentage of the company's worth. E.g., if Apple lost a billion dollars in market cap that would be a tenth of a percent off the share price. United is down less than 3% today. That doesn't make it a screaming red-hot buy that we should all be jumping on.

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2017, 12:24:32 PM »
Its called trying to catch a falling knife. Let me know how it works out for ya!

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2017, 12:33:22 PM »
If people could care less about service won't they choose someone other than United?
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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2017, 12:36:32 PM »
You dont know the entire story, looks like the person had a pretty rough past. Plus this is not near a good deal, yet.

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2017, 02:30:21 PM »
You dont know the entire story, looks like the person had a pretty rough past. Plus this is not near a good deal, yet.

Well, the person could be Hitler himself re-incarnate, but that sort of victim blaming cannot justify his treatment as evident from numerous videos and eyewitness accounts. 

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2017, 08:50:39 AM »
United Technologies (UTX) is down about a percent. I wonder how much of that was erroneous orders meant for UAL.

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Re: Anyone buying UAL today?
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2017, 09:44:14 AM »
You dont know the entire story, looks like the person had a pretty rough past. Plus this is not near a good deal, yet.

Indeed, disobeying a flight crew order makes the good doctor a felon. Potentially add resisting arrest, and this A-hole who thought paying for a seat meant something could get some jail time!