Today: Today, 7,400 Shares of Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Stock are sold by Steven R. Rogel

Today, 7,400 Shares of Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Stock are sold by Steven R. Rogel

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) Director Steven R. Rogel sold 7,400 shares of Union Pacific Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $100.51, for a total value of $743,774.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 11,400 shares in the company, valued at $1,145,814. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) opened at 101.39 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $83.56 billion, a PE ratio of 20.32 and a beta of 0.66. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $94.61 and its 200-day moving average price is $91.61. Union Pacific Corp. has a 52-week low of $67.06 and a 52-week high of $101.70.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $5.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.14 billion. Union Pacific Corp. had a return on equity of 20.55% and a net margin of 21.05%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.50 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Union Pacific Corp. will post $5.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.605 per share. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 28th. This is a boost from Union Pacific Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. Union Pacific Corp.’s payout ratio is currently 44.00%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corp. by 255.0% in the third quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,065 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 765 shares during the last quarter. West Oak Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corp. by 6.2% in the third quarter. West Oak Capital LLC now owns 1,094 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 64 shares during the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific Corp. during the second quarter worth about $108,000. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corp. by 4.9% in the third quarter. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,167 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $114,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tradewinds Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corp. by 22.4% in the second quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 1,364 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 77.94% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Vetr lowered Union Pacific Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $91.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, August 8th. RBC Capital Markets lowered Union Pacific Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $107.00 to $98.00 in a research note on Friday, October 21st. Aegis assumed coverage on Union Pacific Corp. in a research note on Monday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $105.00 price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “top pick” rating and set a $110.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corp. in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Union Pacific Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 21st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $96.38.

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