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Why United Rentals (URI) is a Top Growth Stock for the Long-Term

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United Rentals (URI)

Headquartered in Stamford, CT, United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of 1,600 rental locations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Moreover, it operates in 49 U.S. states and every Canadian province. The company offers 4,800 classes of equipment for rent at a total original equipment cost (“OEC”) of $20.6 billion (as of Mar 31, 2024). Equipment rentals represented 84% of total revenues in 2023.

URI sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Growth Style Score of B, and has a VGM Score of A. Earnings and sales are forecasted to increase 7.7% and 6.4% year-over-year, respectively.

Six analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.69 to $43.88 per share for 2024. URI boasts an average earnings surprise of 6%.

On a historic basis, United Rentals has generated cash flow growth of 13%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 23.3% this year.

URI should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive growth fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Growth and VGM Style Scores.

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