Oakbrook Investments LLC boosted its position in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 56,635 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 1,175 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $6,168,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC raised its stake 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 period. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC raised its stake 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 during the period. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of 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 worth $111,000 after buying an additional 274 shares during the period. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its stake 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 during the period. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of 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 worth $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 79.88% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) traded up 1.3478% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $103.9524. The stock had a trading volume of 1,274,033 shares. Union Pacific Corporation has a one year low of $87.06 and a one year high of $115.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $107.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $107.96. The company has a market cap of $83.20 billion, a PE ratio of 18.8524 and a beta of 0.81.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company’s revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.17 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 EPS for the current year.

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

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A number of brokerages have issued reports on UNP. Cowen and Company increased their price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $109.00 to $117.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $116.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $129.00 to $131.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 26th. Two equities 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’s stock. Union Pacific Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $112.20.

In other news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the stock in a transaction on 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 completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,272,572. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate 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.

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

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