Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Position Lifted by Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK increased its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 2.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 322,248 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,280 shares during the period. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $35,096,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% in the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% in the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% in the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% in the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 79.66% of the company’s stock.

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Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine lowered Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, November 13th. They set a “sell” rating and a $103.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $124.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Argus lifted their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $117.59.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at $115.63 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $91,760.00, a P/E ratio of 20.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $98.60 and a 1-year high of $119.71.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.36 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.665 per share. This is an increase from Union Pacific Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $2.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. Union Pacific Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 42.83%.

Union Pacific Corporation 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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