Starfire Investment Advisers Inc. raised its holdings in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 101.8% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 6,650 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,355 shares during the quarter. Starfire Investment Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $892,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of UNP. Gainplan LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Gainplan LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 13 shares during the period. Advisors Management Group Inc. ADV increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific 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 buying an additional 17 shares during the period. Highland Private Wealth Management increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific 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 buying an additional 18 shares during the period. BigSur Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. BigSur Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,680 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $480,000 after buying an additional 31 shares during the period. Finally, Community Bank N.A. increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Community Bank N.A. now owns 1,537 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.62% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) opened at $128.96 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market capitalization of $101,510.00, a PE ratio of 9.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Co. has a twelve month low of $101.06 and a twelve month high of $143.05.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $5.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.44 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 22.26% and a net margin of 50.43%. The business’s revenue was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.39 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.4 EPS for the current year.

UNP has been the subject of several research reports. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Argus lifted their target price on Union Pacific from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $150.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Finally, UBS Group raised Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Union Pacific currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $130.40.

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About Union Pacific

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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