Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on UNP. UBS AG lifted their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $115.00 to $126.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Loop Capital boosted their price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $124.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Thursday, November 9th. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. assumed coverage on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday. They set a “sell” rating and a $103.00 price objective for the company. Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $123.00 to $127.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corporation presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $117.59.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded up $0.87 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $116.57. 2,437,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,526,924. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $97.48 and a 1-year high of $119.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The firm has a market cap of $91,260.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.44, a PEG ratio of 1.88 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. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.84% and a return on equity of 23.35%. Union Pacific Corporation’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.36 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Gainplan LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Gainplan LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $243,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV now owns 3,330 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $363,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares during the period. Highland Private Wealth Management raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Highland Private Wealth Management now owns 1,996 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $217,000 after acquiring an additional 18 shares during the period. Summit Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% in the 1st 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 period. Finally, Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC grew its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% during the 2nd 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 buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 79.66% of the company’s stock.

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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