Pitcairn Co. reduced its position in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,541 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 55 shares during the period. Pitcairn Co.’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $930,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. AQR Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 212.5% during the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,387,750 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $252,911,000 after purchasing an additional 1,623,701 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 102.4% during the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 2,450,688 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $259,577,000 after purchasing an additional 1,239,636 shares in the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 11,520.3% during the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,127,981 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $10,357,000 after purchasing an additional 1,118,274 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 82.9% during the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,223,820 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $235,547,000 after purchasing an additional 1,007,720 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp purchased a new position in Union Pacific Corporation during the first quarter valued at $92,495,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.33% of the company’s stock.

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UNP has been the topic of several analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $102.00 target price (up from $100.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $113.36.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at 110.38 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $111.66 and a 200 day moving average price of $108.61. The company has a market capitalization of $88.35 billion, a PE ratio of 20.02 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Corporation has a one year low of $87.06 and a one year high of $116.93.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $5.25 billion for 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%. Union Pacific Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.17 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st were paid a $0.605 dividend. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is presently 43.84%.

Union Pacific Corporation 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.

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