Union Pacific EVP Diane K. Duren Sells 31,348 Shares (UNP)
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) EVP Diane K. Duren sold 31,348 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.04, for a total value of $3,292,793.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 131,410 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,803,306. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on UNP shares. 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. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $112.89.
Shares of Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) traded up 0.88% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $106.20. 2,890,030 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Union Pacific has a 52-week low of $74.615 and a 52-week high of $106.34. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $101.6 and a 200-day moving average of $97.15. The company has a market cap of $95.307 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.52.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the 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 previous year, the company posted $2.37 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Union Pacific will post $5.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) owns transportation companies.
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