Analysts See $1.65 EPS for Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

April 25, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 49 investors sold Union Pacific Corporation shares while 505 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 598.50 million shares or 0.52% less from 601.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
9,413 are owned by Blue Chip Prtnrs Inc. Bridges reported 3.02% stake. Joel Isaacson & Lc owns 5,318 shares. Bowling Portfolio Mngmt Lc reported 11,168 shares. 4,372 are owned by Blb&B Ltd Liability Company. Benjamin F Edwards And Inc reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership reported 0.63% stake. Alabama-based First Bankshares has invested 0.08% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Etrade Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 43,438 shares. Moreover, Taurus Asset Limited Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Texas Yale Cap Corp owns 4,713 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. 800 are held by Acropolis Limited Liability. State Bank Of America De reported 0.37% stake. Security National Bank & Trust Of So Dak has 14,485 shares. Foster Dykema Cabot And Co Ma reported 3,807 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.37 million activity. 15,576 shares were sold by Whited Elizabeth F, worth $2.08 million on Tuesday, April 3.

Analysts expect Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report $1.65 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.33 EPS change or 25.00 % from last quarter’s $1.32 EPS. UNP’s profit would be $1.28 billion giving it 20.62 P/E if the $1.65 EPS is correct. After having $1.53 EPS previously, Union Pacific Corporation’s analysts see 7.84 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.43% or $3.23 during the last trading session, reaching $136.06. About 4.72 million shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Union Pacific Corp had 32 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Tuesday, October 31. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $104 target. Seaport Global downgraded the shares of UNP in report on Friday, January 26 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 14. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. UBS maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Morgan Stanley maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, January 26 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. The company has market cap of $105.53 billion. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive products, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash. It has a 10.18 P/E ratio. The firm also provides transportation services for coal, petroleum coke, and biomass; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and intermodal import and export container traffic.

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