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NYSE:UNP

Union Pacific - UNP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$241.91
+1.02 (+0.42%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$240.05
$242.28
50-Day Range
$205.52
$241.91
52-Week Range
$195.68
$278.94
Volume
1.45 million shs
Average Volume
3.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$151.07 billion
P/E Ratio
22.55
Dividend Yield
2.16%
Price Target
$248.36

Union Pacific MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.7% Upside
$248.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.91% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.53
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Union Pacific in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.53%
From $11.55 to $12.42 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.49 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

37th out of 123 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 Stock Up 0.4 %

Shares of Union Pacific stock opened at $241.91 on Friday. 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 firm has a market cap of $151.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.55, a P/E/G ratio of 2.09 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. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $218.05 and a 200 day moving average price of $234.46.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $2.93. The firm had revenue of $6.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.11 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 52.00% and a net margin of 29.23%. Union Pacific's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.72 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that Union Pacific will post 11.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Union Pacific Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be issued a $1.30 dividend. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 30th. Union Pacific's dividend payout ratio is currently 48.46%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

UNP has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Union Pacific from $210.00 to $207.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Citigroup cut Union Pacific from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and reduced their target price for the company from $287.00 to $235.00 in a report on Thursday, May 19th. TD Securities lifted their target price on Union Pacific from $265.00 to $275.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. The Goldman Sachs Group lifted their target price on Union Pacific from $271.00 to $276.00 in a report on Thursday, April 21st. Finally, Barclays reduced their price objective on Union Pacific from $290.00 to $255.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $248.36.

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UNP Stock News Headlines

Disqualified for disabilities, railroad workers fight back
Union Pacific has already lost three lawsuits over the way it removes employees with health conditions because of safety concerns, and the prospect of hundreds more lawsuits looms over the railroad
Railroads back plan calling for 24% raises but workers wary
The major freight railroads signaled they’re ready to negotiate a new deal based on a presidential report that calls for 24% raises, but the 12 unions involved in the stalled talks covering 115,000 workers still haven’t commented on the recommendations
Plan to end railroad contract dispute calls for 24% raises
The special board appointed by President Joe Biden to intervene in stalled railroad contract talks has suggested that 115,000 rail workers should get 24% raises and thousands of dollars in bonuses as part of a new agreement to avert a strike
White House receives plan on ending railway contract dispute
The special board appointed by President Joe Biden to intervene in stalled railroad contract talks has submitted recommendations on how to settle the deal covering 115,000 rail workers and avert a strike
Are 3M, Honeywell, GE Buys After Quarterly Reports? (UNP)
Industrials 3M, Honeywell and General Electric are all trading higher following recent earnings reports. The broader sector is also rallying in the past month.
Union Pacific to spend $1B to upgrade 600 older locomotives
Union Pacific will spend more than $1 billion to upgrade 600 of its old diesel locomotives over the next three years and make them more efficient
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Upgraded to "Buy" at StockNews.com
StockNews.com Upgrades Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) to Buy
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) PT Lowered to $232.00
Union Pacific: Pay Attention To FCF
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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
8/18/2022
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
+2.7%
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
$13.74 per share
Book Value
$20.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
622,730,000
Market Cap
$151.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.15

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Lance M. Fritz (Age 59)
    Chief Exec. Officer, Chairman, and Pres
    Comp: $3.98M
  • Ms. Jennifer L. HamannMs. Jennifer L. Hamann (Age 54)
    Exec. VP and Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $1.45M
  • Ms. Elizabeth F. WhitedMs. Elizabeth F. Whited (Age 56)
    Exec. VP of Sustainability & Strategy
    Comp: $1.41M
  • Mr. Kenyatta G. RockerMr. Kenyatta G. Rocker (Age 50)
    Exec. VP of Marketing & Sales - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    Comp: $1.32M
  • Mr. Eric J. Gehringer (Age 42)
    Exec. VP of Operations - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    Comp: $1.21M
  • Mr. Rahul Jalali
    Sr. 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 60)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Clarissa Beyah-Taylor
    Chief Communications Officer













UNP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Union Pacific stock right now?

18 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, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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 twelve-month price objectives for Union Pacific's shares. Their UNP share price forecasts range from $207.00 to $278.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $248.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% 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 at the start of the year. Since then, UNP stock has decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at $241.91.
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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $2.93. The railroad operator earned $6.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 quarterly revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $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 dividend yield of 2.15%. 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 2.16%. 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 41.87% 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 before market open on Monday, June 9th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, May 15th 2014. The newly minted 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 initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 3rd 2022, which allows the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.44%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.74%), FMR LLC (1.18%), Northern Trust Corp (1.16%), Deutsche Bank AG (0.90%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.69%). 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 $241.91.

How much money does Union Pacific make?

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) has a market capitalization of $151.07 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 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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