Union Pacific Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (NYSE:UNP)
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-one ratings firms that are covering the company, Analyst RN reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, fourteen have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $112.89.
UNP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Monday, August 18th. They now have a $119.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $115.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Union Pacific in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Macquarie upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a $119.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $108.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) opened at 105.04 on Monday. Union Pacific has a one year low of $74.615 and a one year high of $106.34. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $101.4 and a 200-day moving average of $96.85. The company has a market cap of $94.266 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.52.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.43. The company had revenue of $6.00 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.00 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.37 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Union Pacific will post $5.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) owns transportation companies.
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