Royal Bank Of Canada reissued their hold rating on shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) in a research report report published on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $124.00 price objective on the railroad operator’s stock.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub raised Union Pacific Corporation from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $118.00 price target (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $123.00 to $127.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Wolfe Research downgraded Union Pacific Corporation from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $118.36.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) traded down $0.37 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $116.70. 1,840,123 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,539,215. Union Pacific Corporation has a twelve month low of $95.67 and a twelve month high of $119.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. The company has a market capitalization of $92,030.00, a PE ratio of 20.81, a PEG ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.87.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.36 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Pathstone Family Office LLC raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 41.3% in the second quarter. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 178 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $2,304,000 after purchasing an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC grew its position 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 valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 691 shares during the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC grew its position in 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 valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 501 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% in 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 during the last quarter. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. grew its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% in 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 during the last quarter. 80.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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