Sarasin & Partners LLP decreased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 742,067 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 14,577 shares during the period. Union Pacific Corporation makes up 1.6% of Sarasin & Partners LLP’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Sarasin & Partners LLP owned 0.09% of Union Pacific Corporation worth $80,819,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. Gainplan LLC raised its position 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 valued at $243,000 after acquiring an additional 13 shares during the last quarter. Summit Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% during 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 last quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC raised its position in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Family Firm Inc. raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.5% during the 1st quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 4,178 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $443,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janney Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Janney Capital Management LLC now owns 2,158 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $235,000 after acquiring an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 78.33% of the company’s stock.

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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at 112.99 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $90.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.49 and a beta of 0.84. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $112.08 and its 200-day moving average is $108.69. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $116.93.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 22.70%. The business’s revenue was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.17 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.76 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were issued a dividend of $0.605 per share. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.84%.

Several brokerages have commented on UNP. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday. Off Wall Street began coverage on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Tuesday. They issued a “sell” rating for the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $106.00 to $113.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Aegis lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $120.00 to $122.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lowered 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 report on Wednesday, October 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Union Pacific Corporation presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $113.36.

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.

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

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