Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC lifted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 12.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 53,600 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 5,800 shares during the quarter. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $5,838,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC raised its holdings 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 valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares during the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC raised its holdings 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 valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings 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 valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 274 shares during the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its holdings 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 valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ullmann Financial Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation in the first quarter valued at about $122,000. 78.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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UNP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $102.00 price target (up from $100.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 10th. Deutsche Bank AG cut Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $132.00 to $110.00 in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, September 15th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $113.36.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at 110.38 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $111.66 and a 200 day moving average price of $108.61. The firm has a market cap of $88.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.02 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $87.06 and a 12-month high of $116.93.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings data 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 firm had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 quarterly revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.17 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a dividend of $0.605 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.19%. Union Pacific Corporation’s payout ratio is 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.

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

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