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NYSE:UNP

Union Pacific (UNP) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$203.78
+1.14 (+0.56%)
(As of 10/3/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$201.60
$205.14
50-Day Range
$202.47
$238.06
52-Week Range
$183.69
$240.48
Volume
2.07 million shs
Average Volume
2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
$124.20 billion
P/E Ratio
18.59
Dividend Yield
2.55%
Price Target
$233.31

Union Pacific MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.62 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.5% Upside
$233.31 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.53
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Union Pacific in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.16 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.81%
From $10.40 to $11.42 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.90 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

24th out of 116 stocks

Railroads, Line - Haul Operating Industry

1st out of 6 stocks


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About Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Stock

Union Pacific Corporation is a leading transportation and logistics company based in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1862, the company has a rich history of serving customers across North America with safe, reliable and efficient rail transportation solutions. Union Pacific operates in two business segments: Railroad and Premium Operations.

The Railroad segment comprises the company's core operations, including freight transportation and logistics services. The Premium Operations segment includes Union Pacific's subsidiary, Union Pacific Distribution Services, which provides transportation and logistics services to customers across multiple industries.

With over 32,000 miles of rail network across 23 states, Union Pacific connects major markets and communities across North America. The company is committed to sustainability and has set ambitious goals to reduce emissions and increase the use of alternative fuels.

Union Pacific has consistently performed in the transportation and logistics industry, delivering strong financial results over the past few years. It is also important to mention that Union Pacific's debt levels have been relatively stable over the past few years. For several years, the company has maintained a healthy cash position between 1 - 3 billion dollars. 

Union Pacific operates in the transportation and logistics industry, which is highly competitive and regulated. The industry has seen significant changes in recent years, including the growth of e-commerce and the increasing demand for sustainable transportation solutions.

Union Pacific faces competition from other railroads, trucking companies and intermodal transportation providers. The company also competes with alternative modes of transportation, such as air and sea freight. Regulatory and political issues, such as changes in trade policies and environmental regulations, can impact the industry and create challenges for Union Pacific.

Despite these challenges, Union Pacific has maintained its market position and continues to invest in technology and innovation to improve its services and meet the evolving needs of its customers.

Union Pacific's leadership team is led by Lance Fritz, who has been the company's Chairman, President and CEO since 2015. Fritz joined Union Pacific in 2000 and has held several leadership roles. The management team also includes other experienced executives who bring diverse skills and expertise to the company.

Union Pacific has several growth opportunities in the transportation and logistics industry. The company has invested in technology and innovation to improve its services and increase efficiency. For example, Union Pacific has implemented Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR), a new operating model that has enhanced train speeds and reduced costs.

The company also has opportunities for growth in new markets and industries. Union Pacific's subsidiary, UPDS, provides transportation and logistics services to customers across multiple industries, including automotive, chemicals and agriculture. The company could expand its services into other sectors and markets to drive growth.

Union Pacific faces several risks and challenges in the transportation and logistics industry. Changes in consumer preferences and competitive pressures can impact the company's revenue and profitability. The shift towards e-commerce and the increasing demand for sustainable transportation solutions could also create challenges for Union Pacific.

Union Pacific also faces risks related to its operations and infrastructure. The company's rail network is subject to weather and natural disasters, which can disrupt operations and impact the company's financial performance. Union Pacific also faces cybersecurity and data privacy risks, which could impact the company's operations and reputation.

UNP Price History

UNP Stock News Headlines

Government sues Union Pacific over using flawed test to disqualify color blind railroad workers
The federal government has joined 21 former rail workers in suing Union Pacific over the way it used a vision test to disqualify workers the railroad believed were color blind and might have trouble reading signals telling them to stop a train
Explosion in Union Pacific's massive railyard in Nebraska appears accidental, investigators say
Investigators say a blast that prompted evacuations near Union Pacific's massive railyard in western Nebraska last week appears to be accidental
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Union Pacific's new CEO won't forego cuts as he works to improve safety and service at the railroad
Union Pacific's new CEO came into the job last month with a reputation for cost-cutting
Federal railroad inspectors find alarming number of defects on Union Pacific this summer
Federal inspectors found an alarming number of defects in the locomotives and railcars Union Pacific was using at the world's largest railyard in western Nebraska this summer, and the railroad was reluctant to fix the problems
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UNP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
8/30/2023
Dividend Payable
9/29/2023
Today
10/04/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/19/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Railroads, line - haul operating
Sub-Industry
Railroads
CUSIP
90781810
Employees
33,179
Year Founded
1862

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$233.31
High Stock Price Forecast
$285.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$168.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.62
Research Coverage
26 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.00 billion
Pretax Margin
35.18%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$24.88 billion
Cash Flow
$15.16 per share
Book Value
$19.78 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
607,628,000
Market Cap
$124.20 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.12

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Elizabeth F. WhitedMs. Elizabeth F. Whited (Age 57)
    Pres
    Comp: $906.36k
  • Ms. Jennifer L. HamannMs. Jennifer L. Hamann (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $957.63k
  • Mr. Kenyatta G. RockerMr. Kenyatta G. Rocker (Age 51)
    Exec. VP of Marketing & Sales - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    Comp: $833.57k
  • Mr. Eric J. Gehringer (Age 43)
    Exec. VP of Operations - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    Comp: $814.9k
  • Mr. Vincenzo James Vena (Age 64)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Todd M. RynaskiMr. Todd M. Rynaski (Age 52)
    Sr. VP, Chief Accounting, Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Rahul Jalali
    Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Scott D. Moore
    Sr. VP of Corp. Relations & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Brad Stock
    Assistant VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Craig V. Richardson (Age 61)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.













UNP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Union Pacific stock right now?

26 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Union Pacific in the last twelve months. There are currently 11 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" UNP shares.
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What is Union Pacific's stock price forecast for 2023?

26 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Union Pacific's stock. Their UNP share price forecasts range from $168.00 to $285.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $233.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNP shares performed in 2023?

Union Pacific's stock was trading at $207.07 at the start of the year. Since then, UNP shares have decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $203.78.
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Are investors shorting Union Pacific?

Union Pacific saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,560,000 shares, a drop of 18.9% from the August 15th total of 5,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Union Pacific's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 19th 2023.
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How can I listen to Union Pacific's earnings call?

Union Pacific will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 19th at 8:45 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The railroad operator reported $2.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.75 by $0.18. The railroad operator earned $5.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.09 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 27.18% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 55.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.93 earnings per share.
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How often does Union Pacific pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Union Pacific?

Union Pacific declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $5.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th.
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Is Union Pacific a good dividend stock?

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.55%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 16 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 47.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNP will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.53% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Union Pacific's stock split?

Union Pacific's stock split on Monday, June 9th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, May 15th 2014. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, June 6th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Union Pacific's stock buyback program work?

Union Pacific declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 3rd 2022, which authorizes the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Lance Fritz's approval rating as Union Pacific's CEO?

921 employees have rated Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Lance Fritz on Glassdoor.com. Lance Fritz has an approval rating of 8% among the company's employees. This puts Lance Fritz in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Union Pacific own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Union Pacific investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Procter & Gamble (PG) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is Union Pacific's stock symbol?

Union Pacific trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNP."

Who are Union Pacific's major shareholders?

Union Pacific's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Park National Corp OH (0.00%), Appleton Partners Inc. MA (0.00%) and Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc. (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Elizabeth F Whited, Jennifer L Hamann, Kenyatta G Rocker, Teresa Finley and Todd M Rynaski.
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How do I buy shares of Union Pacific?

Shares of UNP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Union Pacific's stock price today?

One share of UNP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $203.78.

How much money does Union Pacific make?

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) has a market capitalization of $124.20 billion and generates $24.88 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $7.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Union Pacific have?

The company employs 33,179 workers across the globe.

Does Union Pacific have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Union Pacific: Union Pacific Railroad Company.
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How can I contact Union Pacific?

Union Pacific's mailing address is 1400 DOUGLAS STREET, OMAHA NE, 68179. The official website for the company is www.up.com. The railroad operator can be reached via phone at (402) 544-5000, via email at investor.relations@up.com, or via fax at 402-271-6408.

This page (NYSE:UNP) was last updated on 10/4/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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