Tompkins Financial Corp lifted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,090 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 55 shares during the quarter. Tompkins Financial Corp’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $228,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 1.9% during the 1st quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 21,978 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $2,177,000 after acquiring an additional 417 shares in the last quarter. Waldron LP boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 52.7% during the 1st quarter. Waldron LP now owns 3,920 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $406,000 after acquiring an additional 1,353 shares in the last quarter. Brightworth boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 6.5% during the 1st quarter. Brightworth now owns 2,744 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $291,000 after acquiring an additional 168 shares in the last quarter. Mathes Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Mathes Company Inc. now owns 26,765 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $2,835,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Crestwood Advisors Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 2.2% during the 1st quarter. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC now owns 117,996 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $12,498,000 after acquiring an additional 2,509 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 78.38% of the company’s stock.

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UNP has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on Union Pacific Corporation from $129.00 to $131.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Two 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. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $113.38.

In other Union Pacific Corporation news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) traded down 0.2005% during trading on Friday, hitting $115.2085. The stock had a trading volume of 1,060,960 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $92.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.8938 and a beta of 0.81. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $105.56 and its 200-day moving average is $107.35. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $87.06 and a 12-month high of $115.58.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ 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 net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The firm’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.17 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.10%. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.84%.

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)

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