Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. maintained its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,616 shares of the railroad operator’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $176,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% during the 1st quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 691 shares during the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% during the 1st quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 501 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% during the 1st quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $111,000 after acquiring an additional 274 shares during the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% during the 1st quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 686 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ullmann Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the 1st quarter valued at $122,000. Institutional investors own 78.38% of the company’s stock.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on UNP. Morgan Stanley downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Citigroup Inc. downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $120.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Wednesday. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $113.26.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at 113.95 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $109.95 and a 200-day moving average of $108.16. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $116.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $91.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.67 and a beta of 0.84.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate 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 net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The firm’s revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.77 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a $0.605 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 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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