Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their hold rating on shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $124.00 price objective on the railroad operator’s stock.

Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Union Pacific Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $122.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Argus boosted their price objective on Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Morgan Stanley lowered Union Pacific Corporation from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $102.00 to $100.00 in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a hold rating and set a $116.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Sunday, September 17th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Union Pacific Corporation presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $118.36.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at $116.70 on Thursday. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $95.67 and a 12-month high of $119.71. The company has a market capitalization of $91,862.62, a PE ratio of 20.62, a P/E/G ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. The business had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.36 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNP. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 9.3% in the third quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 15,159 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $1,758,000 after acquiring an additional 1,289 shares during the last quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 63.9% in the third quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC now owns 11,341 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $1,315,000 after acquiring an additional 4,420 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank increased its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 2.1% in the third quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 96,918 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $11,240,000 after acquiring an additional 1,984 shares during the last quarter. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC bought a new position in Union Pacific Corporation in the third quarter valued at $204,000. Finally, Richard C. Young & CO. LTD. bought a new position in Union Pacific Corporation in the third quarter valued at $244,000. 80.03% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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