Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 189.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 476,662 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 312,159 shares during the quarter. Union Pacific Corporation accounts for 0.9% of Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest position. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC owned about 0.06% of Union Pacific Corporation worth $41,589,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of 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. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 11,520.3% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,127,981 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $10,357,000 after buying an additional 1,118,274 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake 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 in the last quarter. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation in the first quarter valued at $92,495,000. Finally, Swiss National Bank increased its stake 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 in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.03% of the company’s stock.

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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at $116.70 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $91,862.62, a PE ratio of 20.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $95.67 and a 1-year high of $119.71.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. Union Pacific Corporation’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.36 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Wolfe Research lowered Union Pacific Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 target price (up from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $118.36.

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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