Security National Bank of SO Dak decreased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 1.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,172 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 285 shares during the period. Union Pacific Corporation makes up approximately 1.9% of Security National Bank of SO Dak’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th biggest position. Security National Bank of SO Dak’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $1,607,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Summit Asset Management LLC grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% in the first quarter. Summit Asset Management LLC now owns 7,206 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $763,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. Family Firm Inc. grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.5% in the first quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 4,178 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $443,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares in the last quarter. Court Place Advisors LLC grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. Court Place Advisors LLC now owns 7,506 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $795,000 after acquiring an additional 29 shares in the last quarter. Tortoise Investment Management LLC grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 1.2% in the first quarter. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 2,540 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $269,000 after acquiring an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Highland Private Wealth Management grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 1.6% in the first quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management now owns 1,978 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $210,000 after acquiring an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded up 0.40% on Monday, hitting $107.64. 1,033,553 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $87.06 and a 12-month high of $115.15. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $104.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $107.23. The stock has a market cap of $86.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.52 and a beta of 0.81.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The company’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a $0.605 dividend. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 43.84%.

In other news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total value of $1,894,190.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,272,572. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

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Several research firms recently commented on UNP. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. BidaskClub upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Wolfe Research lowered Union Pacific Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $113.22.

Union Pacific Corporation Company 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

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