First Capital Advisors Group LLC. decreased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 9.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,583 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 1,151 shares during the period. Union Pacific Corporation accounts for 0.9% of First Capital Advisors Group LLC.’s holdings, making the stock its 29th biggest position. First Capital Advisors Group LLC.’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $1,262,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Summit Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% during the first quarter. Summit Asset Management LLC now owns 7,206 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $763,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares during the last quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 6,579 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $716,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Family Firm Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.5% during the first quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 4,178 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $443,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Janney Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 1.1% during the second quarter. Janney Capital Management LLC now owns 2,158 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $235,000 after acquiring an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tortoise Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 1.2% during the first quarter. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 2,540 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $269,000 after acquiring an additional 30 shares during the last quarter. 78.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at 112.09 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $89.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.33 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $116.93. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $111.31 and a 200-day moving average of $108.53.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The firm had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.19 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.17 EPS. Union Pacific Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared 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 2.16%. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 43.84%.

UNP has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $118.00 target price (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 24th. BidaskClub cut shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $132.00 to $110.00 in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $113.36.

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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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