Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC decreased its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 1.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 121,239 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 2,336 shares during the period. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $13,205,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in 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 purchasing an additional 691 shares during the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% during 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 raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% during 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. raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% during 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. raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% during 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. 80.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at $116.70 on Monday. 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 1-year low of $95.67 and a 1-year high of $119.71. The stock has a market cap of $91,862.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.84% and a return on equity of 23.35%. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.36 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on UNP. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $100.00 to $104.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $120.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $118.36.

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Union Pacific Corporation 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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