Union Pacific Stock Forecast, Price & News

-5.45 (-2.44 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $217.98
50-Day Range
MA: $217.07
52-Week Range
Now: $217.98
Volume4.79 million shs
Average Volume2.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$145.33 billion
P/E Ratio27.77
Dividend Yield1.74%
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, engages 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; coal and sand, petroleum, and liquid petroleum gases; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, and soda ash, as well as finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers. As of December 31, 2020, its rail network included 32,313 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Year Founded1862



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.71 billion
Cash Flow$11.80 per share
Book Value$26.11 per share


Net Income$5.92 billion


Market Cap$145.33 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A


Union Pacific: Q1 Earnings Insights
April 22, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Union Pacific Corp. Reveals Fall In Q1 Earnings
April 22, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Union Pacific Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
April 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Union Pacific's Earnings: A Preview
April 21, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Union Pacific Has Little Upside At Current Price
April 18, 2021 |  seekingalpha.com
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) PT Raised to $255.00 at Raymond James
April 15, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Sets New 12-Month High at $224.86
April 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

9th out of 240 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-5.45 (-2.44 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Union Pacific a buy right now?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Union Pacific in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings, 15 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Union Pacific stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Union Pacific?

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Are investors shorting Union Pacific?

Union Pacific saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,240,000 shares, an increase of 64.8% from the February 28th total of 5,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,940,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Union Pacific's next earnings date?

Union Pacific is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 22nd. The railroad operator reported $2.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.06 by $0.06. The railroad operator had revenue of $5 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.07 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 27.40% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.71%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.15 earnings per share.
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How has Union Pacific's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Union Pacific's stock was trading at $141.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UNP stock has increased by 54.0% and is now trading at $217.98.
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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, February 4th. Investors of record on Friday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.97 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $3.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 25th.
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Is Union Pacific a good dividend stock?

Union Pacific pays an annual dividend of $3.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. Union Pacific does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Union Pacific is 46.30%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Union Pacific will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.77% next year. This indicates that Union Pacific will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Union Pacific's stock split? How did Union Pacific's stock split work?

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

What price target have analysts set for UNP?

23 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Union Pacific's shares. Their forecasts range from $163.00 to $255.00. On average, they expect Union Pacific's stock price to reach $208.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.5%.
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Who are Union Pacific's key executives?

Union Pacific's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lance M. Fritz, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58, Pay $2.21M)
  • Ms. Elizabeth F. Whited, Exec. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 55, Pay $787.09k)
  • Mr. Vincenzo James Vena, Sr. Advisor (Age 62, Pay $1.82M)
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Hamann, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Eric J. Gehringer, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 41) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Rahul Jalali, Sr. VP of Information Technologies & Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott D. Moore, Sr. VP of Corp. Relations & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Craig V. Richardson, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Ms. Clarissa Beyah-Taylor, Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Clark J. Ponthier CPIM, Sr. VP of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement (LinkedIn Profile)

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

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

Who are some of Union Pacific's key competitors?

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), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), The 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.07%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.07%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.07%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Union Pacific stock include Elizabeth F Whited, Jennifer L Hamann, Robert M Knight Jr, Todd M Rynaski, Vincenzo J Vena and William J Delaney III.
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Which major investors are selling Union Pacific stock?

UNP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Wealth Planning LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Sentry Investment Management LLC, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Union Pacific company stock in the last year include Elizabeth F Whited, Jennifer L Hamann, and Todd M Rynaski.
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Which major investors are buying Union Pacific stock?

UNP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, Systematic Alpha Investments LLC, Wallington Asset Management LLC, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Schwab Charitable Fund, Everence Capital Management Inc., BOKF NA, and Annex Advisory Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought Union Pacific stock in the last two years include Vincenzo J Vena, and William J Delaney III.
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How do I buy shares of Union Pacific?

Shares of UNP 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 $217.98.

How much money does Union Pacific make?

Union Pacific has a market capitalization of $145.33 billion and generates $21.71 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $5.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Union Pacific have?

Union Pacific employs 30,960 workers across the globe.

When was Union Pacific founded?

Union Pacific was founded in 1862.

What is Union Pacific's official website?

The official website for Union Pacific is www.up.com.

Where are Union Pacific's headquarters?

Union Pacific is headquartered at 1400 DOUGLAS STREET, OMAHA NE, 68179.

How can I contact Union Pacific?

Union Pacific's mailing address is 1400 DOUGLAS STREET, OMAHA NE, 68179. The railroad operator can be reached via phone at 402-544-5000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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