GM Advisory Group Inc. Invests $211,000 in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)
GM Advisory Group Inc. purchased a new position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,935 shares of the railroad operator’s stock, valued at approximately $211,000.
Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of UNP. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 96.3% in the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 36.3% in the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 46.6% in the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Ullmann Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Union Pacific in the first quarter worth about $122,000. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 147.2% in the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. 78.64% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Union Pacific Co. (NYSE UNP) traded down $1.88 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $124.62. 4,793,714 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,548,982. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.16. The company has a market capitalization of $98,100.00, a PE ratio of 20.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 0.87. Union Pacific Co. has a one year low of $101.06 and a one year high of $127.86.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 21.84% and a return on equity of 23.35%. Union Pacific’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.36 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a $0.665 dividend. This represents a $2.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.13%. This is a boost from Union Pacific’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio is 47.08%.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, August 25th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $100.00 to $104.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Monday, November 13th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $103.00 price target on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $117.59.
Union Pacific 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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