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NYSE:UNP

Union Pacific - UNP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$235.73
+7.24 (+3.17%)
(As of 08/10/2022 03:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$231.00
$236.43
50-Day Range
$205.52
$228.75
52-Week Range
$195.68
$278.94
Volume
71,901 shs
Average Volume
3.24 million shs
Market Capitalization
$147.21 billion
P/E Ratio
21.97
Dividend Yield
2.28%
Price Target
$248.36

Union Pacific MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Upside
$248.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.89% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.53
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.01mentions of Union Pacific in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.77%
From $11.58 to $12.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.47 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

39th out of 125 stocks

Railroads, Line - Haul Operating Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

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About Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Stock

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates in the railroad business in the United States. The company offers transportation services for grain and grain products, fertilizers, food and refrigerated products, and coal and renewables to grain processors, animal feeders, ethanol producers, and other agricultural users; petroleum, and liquid petroleum gases; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, soda ash, and sand, as well as finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers. As of December 31, 2021, its rail network included 32,452 route miles connecting Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Union Pacific Trading Up 0.3 %

Shares of NYSE:UNP opened at $228.49 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.33. The company's 50-day moving average price is $215.77 and its 200 day moving average price is $234.65. The company has a market cap of $142.69 billion, a PE ratio of 21.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.15. Union Pacific has a fifty-two week low of $195.68 and a fifty-two week high of $278.94.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $2.93. Union Pacific had a net margin of 29.23% and a return on equity of 52.00%. The company had revenue of $6.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.11 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.72 earnings per share. Union Pacific's revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Union Pacific will post 11.58 earnings per share for the current year.

Union Pacific Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 30th. This represents a $5.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. Union Pacific's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 48.46%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research firms have recently commented on UNP. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on Union Pacific from $254.00 to $225.00 in a research note on Friday, July 15th. StockNews.com lowered shares of Union Pacific from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday. The Goldman Sachs Group upped their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $271.00 to $276.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 21st. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their price target on Union Pacific from $260.00 to $232.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Susquehanna cut Union Pacific from a "positive" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $235.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $248.36.

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UNP Stock News Headlines

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StockNews.com Upgrades Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) to Buy
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) PT Lowered to $232.00
Union Pacific: Pay Attention To FCF
Cowen Trims Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Target Price to $261.00
UNP September 2nd Options Begin Trading
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UNP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
5/27/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
8/30/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Railroads, line - haul operating
Sub-Industry
Railroads
CUSIP
90781810
Employees
32,124
Year Founded
1862

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$248.36
High Stock Price Forecast
$278.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$207.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.52 billion
Pretax Margin
37.85%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$21.80 billion
Cash Flow
$14.13 per share
Book Value
$22.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
622,730,000
Market Cap
$147.21 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.15

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UNP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Union Pacific stock right now?

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Union Pacific in the last twelve months. There are currently 11 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" UNP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UNP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Union Pacific's stock price forecast for 2022?

18 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Union Pacific's stock. Their UNP share price forecasts range from $207.00 to $278.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $248.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNP shares performed in 2022?

Union Pacific's stock was trading at $251.93 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, UNP stock has decreased by 6.7% and is now trading at $234.96.
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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 20th 2022.
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How were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $2.93. The railroad operator earned $6.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.11 billion. Union Pacific had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 52.00% and a net margin of 29.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.72 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 Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, 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 2.28%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 48.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNP will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.67% 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 the morning of Monday, June 9th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, May 15th 2014. The newly created shares were distributed 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership 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 investors include Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.48%), Swiss National Bank (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.29%), Parnassus Investments LLC (0.29%) and Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.25%). Insiders that own company stock include Elizabeth F Whited, Jennifer L Hamann, Kenyatta G Rocker, Todd M Rynaski, Vincenzo J Vena and William J Delaney III.
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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 $234.96.

How much money does Union Pacific make?

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) has a market capitalization of $146.73 billion and generates $21.80 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $6.52 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.73 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Union Pacific have?

The company employs 32,124 workers across the globe.

Does Union Pacific have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Union Pacific: Railex (Assets), and Union Pacific Railroad Company.
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When was Union Pacific founded?

Union Pacific was founded in 1862.

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 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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