Investors purchased shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $97.81 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $51.86 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $45.95 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Union Pacific Corporation had the 14th highest net in-flow for the day. Union Pacific Corporation traded down ($0.25) for the day and closed at $116.23

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on UNP shares. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Argus lifted their target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their target price for the company from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Sunday, September 17th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $117.59.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.97. The company has a market cap of $91,862.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.62, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87.

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

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% during the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing 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% during the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 501 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% during the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 274 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 340 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% during the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 686 shares during the last quarter. 79.66% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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