Stock of the Day: Today Union Pacific Corporation Stock Rises

Stock of the Day: Today Union Pacific Corporation Stock Rises

The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) is a huge mover today! About 1.39 million shares traded hands. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 24.41% since March 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.09% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $79.97B company. It was reported on Oct, 11 by Barchart.com. We have $123.80 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:UNP worth $22.39 billion more.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on October, 27. They expect $1.39 EPS, down 7.33% or $0.11 from last year’s $1.5 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.15 billion for 17.40 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.17 actual EPS reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.80% EPS growth.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Out of 21 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 13 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 7 “Hold”. This means 62% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation has been the topic of 44 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, February 23. Deutsche Bank maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Friday, January 22. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $87 price target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Friday, June 3 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, January 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, February 22. Deutsche Bank downgraded Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Wednesday, July 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Atlantic Securities. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with “Perform” rating in Thursday, June 16 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by Credit Suisse.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Union Pacific Corp. consists of one reportable segment, rail transportation, and the company’s other product lines. The rail segment includes the operations of the corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company and Union Pacific Railroad Company’s subsidiaries and rail affiliates. The company’s other operations include the trucking product line, as well as the other product lines that include technology, self-insurance activities, corporate holding company operations, and all appropriate consolidating entries.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.17, from 1.01 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 81 funds sold all Union Pacific Corporation shares owned while 481 reduced positions. 84 funds bought stakes while 388 increased positions. They now own 620.30 million shares or 4.45% less from 649.16 million shares in 2016Q1.
Oakbrook Invs Limited Com last reported 97,635 shares in the company. Amer Mgmt Co accumulated 200 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cetera Advisor Network Ltd Limited Liability Company has 38,193 shares for 0.19% of their US portfolio. First Washington Corporation last reported 1,600 shares in the company. Ruggie Capital Group reported 480 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj last reported 0.26% of its portfolio in the stock. Aviance Capital Prns Llc holds 0.13% or 4,000 shares in its portfolio. Vigilant Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 81,807 shares or 1.37% of all its holdings. Round Table Svcs has 0.17% invested in the company for 3,462 shares. Wfg Advsrs L P holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 9,414 shares. Bremer Tru Natl Association last reported 45,078 shares in the company. Torch Wealth Mgmt Limited Co has 0.34% invested in the company for 5,275 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Markston Llc holds 221,942 shares or 1.82% of its portfolio. The Rhode Island-based Newman Dignan & Sheerar has invested 0.52% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

Insider Transactions: Since June 3, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $1.65 million net activity. $485,000 worth of shares were sold by KNIGHT ROBERT M JR on Wednesday, September 7. 2,500 shares were sold by DUREN DIANE K, worth $213,650.

Another recent and important Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Union Pacific Corporation Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2016 Earnings …” on September 22, 2016.

UNP Company Profile

Union Pacific Corporation, incorporated on February 3, 1969, operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. Union Pacific Railroad Company links approximately 20 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing link in the supply chain. The Company’s business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, industrial products and intermodal. The Firm operates from West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves approximately six Mexico gateways. The Firm is a Class I railroad operating in the United States. The Company’s network includes approximately 32,080 route miles, linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways and providing several corridors to Mexican gateways. It owns approximately 26,060 miles and operates on the remainder pursuant to trackage rights or leases. It serves the western two-thirds of the country and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers for the handling of freight to and from the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast, the Southeast, the Southwest, Canada and Mexico. Export and import traffic is moved through Gulf Coast and Pacific Coast ports and across the Mexican and Canadian borders.

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