Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) had its price objective hoisted by analysts at Loop Capital from $118.00 to $120.00 in a report issued on Monday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the railroad operator’s stock. Loop Capital’s target price indicates a potential upside of 2.49% from the stock’s previous close.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub raised Union Pacific Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 price target (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 24th. BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on Union Pacific Corporation from $123.00 to $127.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered Union Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $116.54.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) traded down 0.16% on Monday, hitting $116.89. 2,206,124 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $93.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.20 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a 50 day moving average of $113.13 and a 200 day moving average of $108.94. Union Pacific Corporation has a 52-week low of $87.06 and a 52-week high of $119.71.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.36 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% during the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 691 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% during the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% during the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $111,000 after acquiring an additional 274 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% during the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% during the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.51% of the company’s stock.

About Union Pacific Corporation

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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