Rothschild Investment Corp IL Holds Position in Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)
Rothschild Investment Corp IL maintained its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,687 shares of the railroad operator’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp IL’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $402,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 212.5% in the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,387,750 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $252,911,000 after buying an additional 1,623,701 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 102.4% in the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 2,450,688 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $259,577,000 after buying an additional 1,239,636 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 82.9% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,223,820 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $235,547,000 after buying an additional 1,007,720 shares during the last quarter. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the first quarter valued at $92,495,000. Finally, Swiss National Bank raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 25.9% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 2,920,172 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $309,305,000 after buying an additional 600,300 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.94% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded down 1.52% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $104.24. 912,184 shares of the stock traded hands. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $115.15. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $105.80 and a 200 day moving average of $107.62. The company has a market capitalization of $83.43 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.90 and a beta of 0.81.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company had revenue of $5.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.17 earnings per share. Union Pacific Corporation’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a $0.605 dividend. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 43.84%.
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Several brokerages recently weighed in on UNP. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Cowen and Company raised 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 research report on Friday, April 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $112.10.
In related news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total value of $1,894,190.40. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.20% of the stock is currently owned by company 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.
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