Koshinski Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 46.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,719 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,496 shares during the period. Koshinski Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $633,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Gainplan LLC grew its holdings in 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 acquiring an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV grew its holdings in 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 acquiring an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management grew its holdings in 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 acquiring an additional 18 shares in the last quarter. BigSur Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in 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 acquiring an additional 31 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Community Bank N.A. grew its holdings in 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 acquiring an additional 45 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.62% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have issued reports on UNP. TD Securities dropped their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $155.00 to $150.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 26th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price 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. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Monday, November 13th. They set a “sell” rating and a $103.00 target price on the stock. Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Daiwa Capital Markets upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $130.40.

Shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE UNP) opened at $127.28 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $100,190.00, a PE ratio of 9.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Co. has a 1 year low of $101.06 and a 1 year high of $143.05. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $5.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.44 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 50.43% and a return on equity of 22.26%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.39 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.52 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be given a $0.73 dividend. This is a positive change from Union Pacific’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. This represents a $2.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 27th. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 19.70%.

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About Union Pacific

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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