Union Pacific (UNP) Stock Price Up 0%

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)’s share price rose 0% on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $131.50 and last traded at $131.09. Approximately 2,705,171 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 54% from the average daily volume of 5,861,847 shares. The stock had previously closed at $131.15.

UNP has been the subject of several research reports. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Argus raised their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $150.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, UBS Group raised shares of Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $130.40.

The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $101,510.00, a PE ratio of 9.55, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.84.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by ($0.01). Union Pacific had a return on equity of 22.26% and a net margin of 50.43%. The company had revenue of $5.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.44 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.39 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Acropolis Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Union Pacific during the fourth quarter worth $107,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 46.6% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 33.3% during the second quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,200 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Exane Derivatives lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 55,600.0% during the fourth quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 1,114 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 1,112 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Community Bank N.A. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 3.0% during the second quarter. Community Bank N.A. now owns 1,537 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $168,000 after buying an additional 45 shares in the last quarter. 78.62% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Union Pacific 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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