Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. lowered its position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 0.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 51,660 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 15 shares during the period. Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $5,472,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Trust Co. of Oklahoma increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 1.6% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Oklahoma now owns 9,965 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,055,000 after buying an additional 159 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 20.1% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 248,250 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $26,295,000 after buying an additional 41,539 shares during the last quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 6.1% in the first quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,130 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 0.6% in the first quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 87,846 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $9,304,000 after buying an additional 485 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the first quarter worth $47,220,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.43% of the company’s stock.

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

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) opened at 107.90 on Friday. Union Pacific Co. has a 12 month low of $80.68 and a 12 month high of $111.38. The company has a market cap of $87.81 billion, a PE ratio of 21.28 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a 50-day moving average of $106.21 and a 200 day moving average of $102.84.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th were given a $0.605 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 24th. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. Union Pacific’s payout ratio is presently 47.64%.

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A number of analysts have weighed in on the company. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, April 7th. Citigroup Inc reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Thursday, March 30th. Loop Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Saturday, March 25th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, March 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, March 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $105.55.

In other Union Pacific news, Director Andrew H. Card, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.53, for a total value of $438,120.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 22,400 shares in the company, valued at $2,453,472. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Elizabeth F. Whited sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $106.89, for a total transaction of $106,890.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 50,583 shares in the company, valued at $5,406,816.87. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.14% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Union Pacific Company 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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