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United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL - Analyst Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by nearly 13% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up 13.26% in the past seven days.

The company has seen three positive and one negative revision in the past 30 days, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved higher over the same time frame, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for United Continental. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent jump can turn into more strength down the road.

United Continental currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) with a positive Earnings ESP .

Some better-ranked stocks in the airlines industry include Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK - Snapshot Report), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL - Snapshot Report) and ANA Holdings Inc. (ALNPY). Each of these stocks sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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