Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH increased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 2.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 751,020 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 17,554 shares during the period. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $79,837,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Advantage Investment Management LLC increased 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 in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC increased its position in shares of 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 worth $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC increased its position in shares of 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 worth $119,000 after buying an additional 65 shares in the last quarter. American National Bank increased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 757.5% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,432 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 1,265 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. increased its position in shares of 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 worth $155,000 after buying an additional 104 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.88% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at 102.57 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $107.61 and its 200-day moving average price is $107.96. The firm has a market cap of $82.10 billion, a PE ratio of 18.60 and a beta of 0.81. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12 month low of $87.06 and a 12 month high of $115.15.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $5.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.17 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current year.

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

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Daily Political and is the sole property of of Daily Political. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & international copyright laws. The original version of this report can be read at https://www.dailypolitical.com/2017/08/08/fort-washington-investment-advisors-inc-oh-has-79-84-million-position-in-union-pacific-corporation-unp.html.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Cowen and Company lifted their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $109.00 to $117.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $112.20.

In other Union Pacific Corporation news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total transaction of $1,894,190.40. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

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.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding UNP? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

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.