Findlay Park Partners LLP maintained its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,026,564 shares of the railroad operator’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Findlay Park Partners LLP owned 0.13% of Union Pacific Corporation worth $111,803,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted 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 worth $101,000 after acquiring an additional 691 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC boosted 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 worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted 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 worth $111,000 after acquiring an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% during the 2nd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $117,000 after acquiring an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. boosted 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 worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. 79.80% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

UNP has been the subject of several analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Argus upped their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Morgan Stanley cut Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Aegis cut Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $120.00 to $122.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $117.59.

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Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at $117.86 on Friday. Union Pacific Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $100.10 and a fifty-two week high of $119.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $92,775.71, a PE ratio of 20.82, a PEG ratio of 1.91 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 for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate 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 the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.36 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a $0.665 dividend. This is an increase from Union Pacific Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. This represents a $2.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s payout ratio is presently 42.76%.

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

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