Calamos Advisors LLC grew its stake in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 407,534 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,084 shares during the quarter. Calamos Advisors LLC owned about 0.05% of Union Pacific Corporation worth $44,385,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the first 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 in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% in the first 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 in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% in the first 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 in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% in the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% in the first 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 in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.66% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on UNP shares. Argus upped their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 price objective (up from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 24th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, October 20th. BidaskClub downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $117.59.

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Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at $116.48 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12 month low of $97.48 and a 12 month high of $119.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $91,862.59, a PE ratio of 20.62, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.36 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current year.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

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