KCS Wealth Advisory purchased a new stake in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 3,307 shares of the railroad operator’s stock, valued at approximately $443,000.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Gainplan LLC grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Gainplan LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $243,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV now owns 3,330 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $363,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the period. Highland Private Wealth Management grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management now owns 1,996 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $217,000 after purchasing an additional 18 shares during the period. BigSur Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. BigSur Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,680 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $480,000 after purchasing an additional 31 shares during the period. Finally, Community Bank N.A. grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter. Community Bank N.A. now owns 1,537 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $168,000 after purchasing an additional 45 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.62% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on UNP shares. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Argus boosted their target price on Union Pacific from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, UBS Group raised Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $130.40.

Union Pacific Co. (UNP) opened at $128.96 on Thursday. Union Pacific Co. has a 52-week low of $101.06 and a 52-week high of $143.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $101,510.00, a P/E ratio of 9.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by ($0.01). Union Pacific had a net margin of 50.43% and a return on equity of 22.26%. The business had revenue of $5.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.44 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.39 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.4 earnings per share for the current year.

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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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