Capital Planning Advisors LLC cut its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 4.9% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 26,565 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 1,367 shares during the period. Union Pacific accounts for approximately 1.2% of Capital Planning Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position. Capital Planning Advisors LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $3,081,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Gainplan LLC lifted its holdings in Union Pacific by 0.6% during the second quarter. Gainplan LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $243,000 after acquiring an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV lifted its holdings in Union Pacific by 0.5% during the second quarter. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV now owns 3,330 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $363,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management lifted its holdings in Union Pacific by 0.9% during the second quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management now owns 1,996 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $217,000 after acquiring an additional 18 shares in the last quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC lifted its holdings in Union Pacific by 0.3% during the second quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 6,579 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $716,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janney Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Union Pacific by 1.1% during the second quarter. Janney Capital Management LLC now owns 2,158 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $235,000 after acquiring an additional 24 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.47% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on UNP. Daiwa Capital Markets upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Scotiabank set a $150.00 price target on Union Pacific and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on Union Pacific from $106.00 to $113.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, October 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $124.00.

Shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) opened at $141.17 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The stock has a market capitalization of $111,120.00, a PE ratio of 24.99, a P/E/G ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 0.90. Union Pacific Co. has a 12-month low of $101.06 and a 12-month high of $141.81.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its earnings results 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 business had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. Union Pacific’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.36 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Union Pacific Co. will post 5.79 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th were given a $0.665 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $2.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.88%. This is an increase from Union Pacific’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. Union Pacific’s payout ratio is currently 47.08%.

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Union Pacific 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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