Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) had its target price hoisted by Morgan Stanley from $100.00 to $104.00 in a report released on Tuesday morning. They currently have an equal weight rating on the railroad operator’s stock.

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on UNP. 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. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $122.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating and decreased their price target for the company from $132.00 to $110.00 in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a hold rating and issued a $118.00 price target (up from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Three research 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 presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $117.88.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) opened at $117.18 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $93,192.91, a P/E ratio of 20.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 1.16.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating 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 firm had revenue of $5.41 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.36 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 1.9% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 61,505,708 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $6,698,588,000 after acquiring an additional 1,146,109 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.3% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 50,764,821 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $5,528,796,000 after acquiring an additional 141,521 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 34,686,206 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $3,673,956,000 after acquiring an additional 127,803 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 84.6% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 9,603,068 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,045,870,000 after acquiring an additional 4,399,980 shares during the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 0.6% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 7,948,391 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $865,659,000 after acquiring an additional 46,298 shares during the last quarter. 78.51% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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