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Union Pacific Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.69 (-0.78 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 09:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $214.47
50-Day Range
MA: $206.35
52-Week Range
Now: $214.47
Volume4,033 shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$144.52 billion
P/E Ratio26.61
Dividend Yield1.79%
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, engages in the railroad business in the United States. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, fertilizers, and food and beverage products to grain processors, animal feeders, ethanol producers, and other agricultural users; coal and sand, as well as petroleum, liquid petroleum gases, and renewables; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, and soda ash, as well as intermodal and finished vehicles. As of December 31, 2019, its rail network included 32,340 route miles linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways. Union Pacific Corporation was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Overall MarketRank

2.28 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

9th out of 210 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.71 billion
Cash Flow$12.22 per share
Book Value$26.11 per share


Net Income$5.92 billion


Market Cap$144.52 billion
Next Earnings Date1/21/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.69 (-0.78 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 09:35 AM ET)
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Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Union Pacific's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Union Pacific's stock was trading at $141.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNP shares have increased by 52.7% and is now trading at $216.16.
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Is Union Pacific a buy right now?

24 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Union Pacific in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings, 16 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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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When is Union Pacific's next earnings date?

Union Pacific is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 21st 2021.
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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, January 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The railroad operator reported $2.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.06 by $0.05. The railroad operator earned $4.92 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.97 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 32.45% and a net margin of 27.54%. Union Pacific's quarterly revenue was down 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.22 EPS.
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How often does Union Pacific pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Union Pacific?

Union Pacific announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 5th. Investors of record on Monday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.97 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $3.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 27th.
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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 1.79%. 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 42.22% 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 shares split on Monday, June 9th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, May 15th 2014. The newly issued shares were issued 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 announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which allows the company to buyback 150,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Union Pacific issued on next quarter's earnings?

Union Pacific updated its fourth quarter 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Friday, January, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.1-5.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.05 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNP?

24 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Union Pacific's shares. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Union Pacific's stock price to reach $200.24 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%.
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Are investors shorting Union Pacific?

Union Pacific saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,630,000 shares, an increase of 15.1% from the December 15th total of 4,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,870,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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).

Who are Union Pacific's key executives?

Union Pacific's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lance M. Fritz, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57, Pay $2.21M)
  • Mr. Vincenzo James Vena, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61, Pay $1.82M)
  • Ms. Elizabeth F. Whited, Exec. VP & Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 54, Pay $787.09k)
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Hamann, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Rahul Jalali, Sr. VP of Information Technologies & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Scott D. Moore, Sr. VP of Corp. Relations & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Craig V. Richardson, Interim Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Clarissa Beyah-Taylor, Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Jon T. Panzer, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning
  • Mr. Clark J. Ponthier CPIM, Sr. VP of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement

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 investors include Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.04%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.03%), Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.02%) and Huntington National Bank (0.02%). Company insiders that own Union Pacific stock include Elizabeth F Whited, Jennifer L Hamann, Rhonda S Ferguson, 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 North Star Investment Management Corp., Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Capital City Trust Co. FL, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, CX Institutional, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Bainco International Investors, Pinnacle Bank, Raymond James Trust N.A., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Charles Schwab Trust Co. 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.

What is Union Pacific's stock price today?

One share of UNP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $216.16.

How big of a company is Union Pacific?

Union Pacific has a market capitalization of $145.66 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. Union Pacific employs 31,362 workers across the globe.

What is Union Pacific's official website?

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

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 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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