Capital City Trust Co. FL Purchases 229 Shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)

Capital City Trust Co. FL lifted its position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNPGet Rating) by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 20,220 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 229 shares during the quarter. Union Pacific comprises 1.4% of Capital City Trust Co. FL’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 20th largest holding. Capital City Trust Co. FL’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $4,312,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Orion Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific in the first quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Aspire Private Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 92.3% in the first quarter. Aspire Private Capital LLC now owns 100 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $27,000 after purchasing an additional 48 shares in the last quarter. Dravo Bay LLC acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the first quarter valued at $29,000. Delos Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the fourth quarter valued at $30,000. Finally, Cyrus J. Lawrence LLC acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the first quarter valued at $34,000. Institutional investors own 77.89% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Price Performance

Union Pacific stock opened at $207.00 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $129.27 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.49, a PEG ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 1.14. Union Pacific Co. has a 1 year low of $195.93 and a 1 year high of $278.94. The business has a 50-day moving average of $226.03 and a 200-day moving average of $230.71. The company has a current ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.33.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNPGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.82 by $0.11. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 52.00% and a net margin of 29.23%. The company had revenue of $6.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.11 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.72 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 11.55 EPS for the current year.

Union Pacific Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be given a $1.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 30th. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.51%. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio is presently 48.46%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

UNP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on Union Pacific from $254.00 to $225.00 in a research note on Friday, July 15th. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered Union Pacific from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their target price for the company from $235.00 to $242.00 in a research note on Friday, August 26th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Credit Suisse Group dropped their price objective on Union Pacific to $252.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. StockNews.com upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 5th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares increased their price objective on Union Pacific from $235.00 to $240.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $247.22.

About Union Pacific

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Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates in the railroad business in the United States. The company offers transportation services for grain and grain products, fertilizers, food and refrigerated products, and coal and renewables to grain processors, animal feeders, ethanol producers, and other agricultural users; petroleum, and liquid petroleum gases; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, soda ash, and sand, as well as finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers.

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