BKD Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 6.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,410 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 273 shares during the period. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $480,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. now owns 926,879 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $100,946,000 after acquiring an additional 20,000 shares during the period. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth about $664,000. Beacon Financial Group lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter. Beacon Financial Group now owns 16,804 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,813,000 after acquiring an additional 1,239 shares during the period. Trust Co lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 191.2% during the 1st quarter. Trust Co now owns 8,948 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $948,000 after acquiring an additional 5,875 shares during the period. Finally, American National Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 24.4% during the 2nd quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,782 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $194,000 after acquiring an additional 350 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.38% of the company’s stock.

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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 stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total transaction of $1,894,190.40. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at $10,272,572. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on UNP. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Sunday. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded 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. Finally, 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. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Union Pacific Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $113.38.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded down 0.67% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $112.64. 1,387,565 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $105.02 and a 200-day moving average price of $107.33. Union Pacific Corporation has a one year low of $87.06 and a one year high of $115.15. The company has a market cap of $90.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.43 and a beta of 0.81.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $5.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. Union Pacific Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. On average, 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 dividend of $0.605 per share. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 43.84%.

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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