Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. lessened its position in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 6.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 37,469 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 2,637 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific Corporation were worth $4,081,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the 1st quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 691 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% in the 1st quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% in the 1st quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% in the 1st quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ullmann Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation in the 1st quarter valued at $122,000. Institutional investors own 78.38% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on UNP. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $102.00 price target (up from $100.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Monday, July 10th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $118.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Union Pacific Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $113.38.

In other news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total transaction of $1,894,190.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at 115.34 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $92.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.92 and a beta of 0.81. Union Pacific Corporation has a 52-week low of $87.06 and a 52-week high of $115.57. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $105.56 and its 200 day moving average price is $107.35.

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, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.19 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.17 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.605 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 43.84%.

Union Pacific Corporation 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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