Delta Lloyd NV lowered its position in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 8.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 71,257 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 6,394 shares during the period. Delta Lloyd NV’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $7,978,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares during the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC raised 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. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 6.1% in the first quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,130 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 65 shares in the last quarter. American National Bank raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 757.5% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,432 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $152,000 after buying an additional 1,265 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 7.6% in the first quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,464 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 104 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.88% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at 102.48 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $82.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.59 and a beta of 0.81. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $107.61 and its 200 day moving average is $107.96. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $115.15.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The company had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.17 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a $0.605 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 43.84%.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “Delta Lloyd NV Has $7.98 Million Stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)” was originally reported by Daily Political and is the sole property of of Daily Political. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & international trademark and copyright legislation. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://www.dailypolitical.com/2017/08/07/delta-lloyd-nv-has-7-98-million-stake-in-union-pacific-corporation-nyseunp.html.

UNP has been the topic of several analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $102.00 price target (up previously from $100.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $129.00 to $131.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $112.20.

In other news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total value of $1,894,190.40. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 0.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Receive News & Ratings for Union Pacific Corporation Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Union Pacific Corporation and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.