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Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
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What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
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Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
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Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
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NYSE:UNP

Union Pacific - UNP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$228.62
+1.27 (+0.56%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$226.00
$229.04
50-Day Range
$205.52
$228.75
52-Week Range
$195.68
$278.94
Volume
1.48 million shs
Average Volume
2.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$142.77 billion
P/E Ratio
21.31
Dividend Yield
2.27%
Price Target
$248.36

Union Pacific MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.6% 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 9 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

43rd out of 153 stocks

Railroads, Line - Haul Operating Industry

3rd out of 7 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 Performance

Shares of NYSE:UNP traded up $1.27 on Friday, hitting $228.62. The company had a trading volume of 1,482,258 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,449,760. Union Pacific has a 1-year low of $195.68 and a 1-year high of $278.94. The stock has a market cap of $142.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.15. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $215.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $234.87. The company has a current ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.33.

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

Union Pacific Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be given a $1.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 30th. This represents a $5.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.27%. Union Pacific's payout ratio is presently 48.46%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of brokerages have weighed in on UNP. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $254.00 to $225.00 in a research note on Friday, July 15th. The Goldman Sachs Group lifted their price objective on shares of Union Pacific from $271.00 to $276.00 in a report on Thursday, April 21st. TD Securities lifted their price objective on shares of Union Pacific from $265.00 to $275.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Citigroup downgraded shares of Union Pacific from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $287.00 to $235.00 in a report on Thursday, May 19th. Finally, Evercore ISI lowered their price objective on shares of Union Pacific from $245.00 to $236.00 and set an "in-line" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Twelve investment 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 company. Based on data from MarketBeat, Union Pacific has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $248.36.

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UNP Stock News Headlines

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
Deadline to block freight rail strike looms before Biden
President Joe Biden is widely expected to name a board of arbitrators to intervene in a freight railroad contract dispute before Monday's deadline, and that will prevent 115,000 workers from going on strike for at least 60 days
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
The Labor Shortage for Railroads Is a Mess
Union Pacific Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
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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
8/07/2022
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
+8.6%
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
$13.71 per share
Book Value
$20.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
622,730,000
Market Cap
$142.77 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 year. 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" Union Pacific stock. 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 targets for Union Pacific's shares. Their UNP stock forecasts range from $207.00 to $278.00. On average, they anticipate Union Pacific's stock price to reach $248.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Union Pacific's stock price performed in 2022?

Union Pacific's stock was trading at $251.93 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, UNP shares have decreased by 9.3% and is now trading at $228.62.
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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, October 20th 2022.
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How were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 21st. The railroad operator reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $2.93. The railroad operator had revenue of $6.27 billion for 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%. Union Pacific's revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business 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 2.27%. 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 2.27%. Union Pacific 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 of Union Pacific is 48.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Union Pacific will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.67% 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?

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 created shares were payable 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.

How will Union Pacific's stock buyback program work?

Union Pacific declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 3rd 2022, which authorizes the company to buyback 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication 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 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.

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.29%), Parnassus Investments LLC (0.29%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.24%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.23%) and Maj Invest Holding A S (0.16%). Company insiders that own Union Pacific 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 $228.62.

How much money does Union Pacific make?

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) has a market capitalization of $142.77 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?

Union Pacific 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 Union Pacific 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 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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