Argent Trust Co raised its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 11,544 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 77 shares during the quarter. Argent Trust Co’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $1,258,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. WMS Partners LLC lifted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 4.4% in the second quarter. WMS Partners LLC now owns 7,074 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $770,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Manchester Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 3.0% during the second quarter. Manchester Capital Management LLC now owns 9,186 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $1,000,000 after acquiring an additional 270 shares in the last quarter. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 8.0% during the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 33,950 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $3,697,000 after acquiring an additional 2,501 shares in the last quarter. Calamos Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. Calamos Advisors LLC now owns 407,534 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $44,385,000 after acquiring an additional 1,084 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Atlantic Trust Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 3.6% during the second quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 1,005,413 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $109,499,000 after acquiring an additional 34,695 shares in the last quarter. 79.66% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, August 25th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $100.00 to $104.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) assumed coverage on Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday. They set a “sell” rating and a $103.00 price objective for the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $117.59.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at $116.23 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $91,862.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.97. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12 month low of $97.48 and a 12 month high of $119.71.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.36 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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