Union Pacific Hits New 12-Month High at $106.55 (UNP)
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , AnalystRatings.Net reports. The company traded as high as $106.55 and last traded at $105.90, with a volume of 1,739,911 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $105.27.
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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $112.89.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $101.6 and its 200-day moving average is $97.15. The company has a market cap of $95.127 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.52.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last announced its earnings results 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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