Union Pacific (UNP) PT Raised to $145.00

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) had its target price increased by stock analysts at Loop Capital from $137.00 to $145.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the railroad operator’s stock. Loop Capital’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 5.31% from the company’s current price.

Several other research firms have also commented on UNP. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Union Pacific from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 6th. Scotiabank set a $150.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Argus increased their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $130.00 to $155.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $105.00 to $125.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $148.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Tuesday, April 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Union Pacific presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $138.95.

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Shares of NYSE:UNP opened at $137.69 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 1.02. Union Pacific has a one year low of $101.06 and a one year high of $143.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $104,676.25, a PE ratio of 23.78, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 0.79.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by ($0.01). Union Pacific had a net margin of 50.43% and a return on equity of 22.26%. The business had revenue of $5.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.44 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.39 EPS. Union Pacific’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Union Pacific will post 7.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Union Pacific news, EVP Elizabeth F. Whited sold 15,576 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.79, for a total transaction of $2,083,913.04. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 65,613 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,778,363.27. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $137.39, for a total transaction of $3,434,750.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 106,518 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,634,508.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of UNP. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific by 990.5% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,243,574 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $244,339,000 after purchasing an additional 2,037,834 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific by 88.5% in the 3rd quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 3,558,005 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $412,622,000 after purchasing an additional 1,670,095 shares during the period. Mackenzie Financial Corp lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific by 248.7% in the 4th quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 2,156,861 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $289,235,000 after purchasing an additional 1,538,325 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific by 2.8% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 52,135,522 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $6,991,373,000 after purchasing an additional 1,434,475 shares during the period. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific by 19.5% in the 4th quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 8,608,925 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,154,457,000 after purchasing an additional 1,403,429 shares during the period. 79.90% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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