Cambridge Trust Co. raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 0.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 321,853 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 205 shares during the period. Union Pacific Corporation makes up approximately 2.3% of Cambridge Trust Co.’s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest position. Cambridge Trust Co.’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $34,091,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Advantage Investment Management LLC increased 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 worth $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC increased 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 worth $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation 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 in the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased 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 worth $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American National Bank increased its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 757.5% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,432 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 1,265 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 79.94% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) traded down 0.19% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $104.53. The company had a trading volume of 700,543 shares. Union Pacific Corporation has a 52 week low of $87.06 and a 52 week high of $115.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $83.66 billion, a PE ratio of 18.96 and a beta of 0.81. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $105.93 and a 200-day moving average price of $107.67.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company had revenue of $5.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.19 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.17 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.605 per share. This represents a $2.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.84%.

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A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday. BidaskClub downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Cowen and Company increased their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $109.00 to $117.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $112.10.

In related news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total transaction of $1,894,190.40. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 0.20% 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

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