United Rentals, Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

United Rentals, Inc. (URI) released earnings for its second quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $293 million, or $4.02 per share. This compares with $212 million, or $2.93 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.85 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 18.0% to $2.29 billion from $1.94 billion last year.

United Rentals, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): . vs. . last year.
-EPS (Q2): $4.66 vs. $3.68 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $4.85
-Revenue (Q2): $2.29 Bln vs. $1.94 Bln last year.

Full year revenue guidance: $9.45 - $9.75 Bln

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