Krilogy Financial LLC continued to hold its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,187 shares of the railroad operator’s stock at the close of the 1st quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $330,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 10.2% in the 1st quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 28,990 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $3,071,000 after purchasing an additional 2,690 shares during the last quarter. Driehaus Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation in the 1st quarter worth about $234,000. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 7.7% in the 1st quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 9,707 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,028,000 after purchasing an additional 695 shares during the last quarter. B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund grew its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 614.3% in the 1st quarter. B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund now owns 231,358 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $24,505,000 after purchasing an additional 198,967 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Clarity Capital KCPS Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation in the 1st quarter worth about $227,000. 78.56% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on UNP shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 target price (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Credit Suisse Group increased their price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $129.00 to $131.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 26th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $113.22.

In other Union Pacific Corporation news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total value of $1,894,190.40. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 0.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded up 0.67% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $108.82. 1,055,908 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $104.14 and a 200 day moving average of $107.24. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $87.06 and a 12-month high of $115.15. The company has a market capitalization of $87.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.74 and a beta of 0.81.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The business had revenue of $5.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a $0.605 dividend. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.84%.

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About Union Pacific Corporation

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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