Headlines about Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Union Pacific Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the railroad operator an impact score of 45.2831533165736 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Union Pacific Corp. :UNP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Union Pacific Is A Better Rail Stock Than CSX – Cramer’s Lightning Round (11/13/17) – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Dividend Yielding stock: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) to observe with rate of 2.08% – Voice Of Analysts (analystsbuzz.com)
- Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is at $116.48 per share and Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) is listed at $50.55 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- The Railroad Trade: The Transport Stock Most Likely To Stay On Track (finance.yahoo.com)
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at $116.23 on Wednesday. Union Pacific Corporation has a 52 week low of $97.48 and a 52 week high of $119.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The firm has a market capitalization of $91,862.59, a P/E ratio of 20.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.36 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms have recently commented on UNP. BidaskClub raised shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $118.00 price target (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 24th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $123.00 to $127.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $117.59.
Union Pacific Corporation Company Profile
Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). Its business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Its freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business.
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