About Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP)
Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). Its business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Its freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business. Bulk traffic primarily consists of coal, grain, soda ash, ethanol, rock and crude oil shipped in unit trains-trains transporting a single commodity from one origin to one destination. Manifest traffic includes individual carload or less than train-load business involving commodities, such as lumber, paper, food and chemicals. The transportation of finished vehicles, auto parts, intermodal containers and truck trailers are included as part of its premium business. As of December 31, 2016, its network included 32,070 route miles, linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Trailing P/E Ratio23.43
Forward P/E Ratio17.94
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$21.24 billion
Price / Sales4.98
Cash Flow$8.3637 per share
Price / Cash16.22
Book Value$31.58 per share
Price / Book4.30
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.79
Net Income$10.71 billion
Return on Equity22.26%
Return on Assets8.15%
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Union Pacific's stock symbol?
Union Pacific trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNP."
How often does Union Pacific pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Union Pacific?
Union Pacific announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.73 per share on Friday, March 30th. This represents a $2.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 27th. This is a boost from Union Pacific's previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. View Union Pacific's Dividend History.
When did Union Pacific's stock split? How did Union Pacific's stock split work?
Union Pacific's stock split 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 closing bell 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 were Union Pacific's earnings last quarter?
Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.01. The railroad operator earned $5.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.44 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 50.43% and a return on equity of 22.26%. Union Pacific's quarterly revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.39 EPS. View Union Pacific's Earnings History.
When is Union Pacific's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for UNP?
23 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Union Pacific's stock. Their predictions range from $103.00 to $162.00. On average, they expect Union Pacific's share price to reach $138.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Union Pacific.
Are investors shorting Union Pacific?
Union Pacific saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 10,944,780 shares, a drop of 30.8% from the March 15th total of 15,823,075 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,533,686 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short.
Who are some of Union Pacific's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Union Pacific include United Parcel Service (UPS), FedEx (FDX), Deutsche Post (DPSGY), Canadian National Railway (CNI), CSX (CSX), Norfolk Southern (NSC), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Ryanair (RYAAY), Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), American Airlines Group (AAL), United Continental (UAL), Kuehne + Nagel (KHNGY), Lufthansa (DLAKY), DSV (DSDVY), Maersk (AMKBY), J. B. Hunt (JBHT) and C. H. Robinson (CHRW).
Who are Union Pacific's key executives?
Union Pacific's management team includes the folowing people:
- Lance M. Fritz, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Union Pacific Corporation and the Railroad (Age 54)
- Robert M. Knight Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of UPC and the Railroad (Age 59)
- Sherrye L. Hutcherson, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
- Rhonda S. Ferguson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary (Age 47)
- Cameron A. Scott, Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer of the Railroad (Age 54)
- Elizabeth F. Whited, Executive Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer of the Railroad (Age 51)
- Scott D. Moore, Senior Vice President – Corporate Relations, Chief Administrative Officer
- Todd M. Rynaski, Vice President, Controller of UPC; Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Railroad (Age 46)
- Michael R. McCarthy, Lead Independent Director (Age 65)
- Bhavesh V. Patel, Director (Age 50)
Has Union Pacific been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about UNP stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Union Pacific earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the railroad operator an impact score of 44.94 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Union Pacific's stock price today?
One share of UNP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.66.
How big of a company is Union Pacific?
Union Pacific has a market capitalization of $108.29 billion and generates $21.24 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $10.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.79 on an earnings per share basis. Union Pacific employs 41,992 workers across the globe.
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]
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Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
23 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Union Pacific in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $138.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 1.72%. The high price target for UNP is $162.00 and the low price target for UNP is $103.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.39||2.35||2.24||2.21|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Rating(s)|
10 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
12 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
13 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$138.00||$132.4737||$123.3889||$113.6471|
|Price Target Upside: ||1.72% upside||2.16% downside||12.08% downside||1.46% upside|
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Consensus Price Target History
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/20/2016 forward)
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Dividend Information
Union Pacific pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.15%. UNP's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, March 30. The company has grown its dividend for the last 8 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 11.20% each year. Union Pacific pays out 50.43% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/30/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||11.20% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||50.43% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
38.62% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
34.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||8 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Union Pacific (NYSE UNP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.90%
Union Pacific (NYSE UNP) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|4/3/2018||Elizabeth F Whited||EVP||Sell||15,576||$133.79||$2,083,913.04||65,613|| |
|3/20/2018||Robert M Knight Jr||CFO||Sell||25,000||$137.39||$3,434,750.00||106,518|| |
|7/7/2017||Cameron A Scott||EVP||Sell||17,604||$107.60||$1,894,190.40||95,470|| |
|3/10/2017||Elizabeth F Whited||EVP||Sell||1,000||$106.89||$106,890.00||50,583|| |
|1/25/2017||Andrew H Card Jr||Director||Sell||4,000||$109.53||$438,120.00||22,400|| |
|12/9/2016||Eric L Butler||EVP||Sell||23,198||$104.94||$2,434,398.12||232,538|| |
|12/9/2016||Michael W Mcconnell||Director||Sell||7,400||$105.15||$778,110.00||26,410|| |
|11/22/2016||Steven R Rogel||Director||Sell||7,400||$100.51||$743,774.00||11,400|| |
|11/18/2016||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||2,840||$98.98||$281,103.20||128,701|| |
|10/7/2016||Cameron A Scott||EVP||Sell||6,484||$98.44||$638,284.96||71,320|| |
|9/7/2016||Robert M Knight Jr||EVP||Sell||5,000||$97.00||$485,000.00||150,660|| |
|9/1/2016||Robert M Knight Jr||EVP||Sell||10,000||$95.24||$952,400.00||150,660|| |
|6/3/2016||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||2,500||$85.46||$213,650.00||131,541|| |
|3/11/2016||Richards Judith Hope||Director||Sell||4,000||$81.15||$324,600.00||31,940|| |
|2/25/2016||Andrew H Card Jr||Director||Buy||1,000||$78.98||$78,980.00||15,000|| |
|1/25/2016||Steven R. Rogel||Director||Sell||8,400||$69.44||$583,296.00||4,000|| |
|12/9/2015||Michael W. Mcconnell||Director||Sell||2,070||$77.51||$160,445.70||19,010|| |
|12/4/2015||Michael R Mccarthy||Director||Buy||50,000||$78.06||$3,903,000.00||54,589|| |
|12/1/2015||Richards Judith Hope||Director||Sell||5,345||$83.82||$448,017.90||24,540|| |
|8/20/2015||Thomas F. Mclarty III||Director||Sell||7,400||$89.92||$665,408.00||4,000|| |
|5/22/2015||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||15,500||$104.39||$1,618,045.00|| |
|2/5/2015||Jeffrey P Totusek||CAO||Sell||2,536||$122.25||$310,026.00|| |
|12/22/2014||Gayla L Thal||SVP||Sell||7,594||$120.00||$911,280.00|| |
|11/21/2014||Michael W Mcconnell||Director||Sell||12,200||$121.80||$1,485,960.00|| |
|11/21/2014||Robert M Knight Jr||CFO||Sell||15,000||$122.01||$1,830,150.00|| |
|9/17/2014||Jeffrey P Totusek||CAO||Sell||5,888||$108.75||$640,320.00|| |
|9/8/2014||Steven R Rogel||Director||Sell||12,200||$107.53||$1,311,866.00|| |
|9/3/2014||Richards Judith Hope||Director||Sell||6,200||$106.44||$659,928.00|| |
|8/29/2014||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||31,348||$105.04||$3,292,793.92|| |
|7/16/2014||Jeffrey P Totusek||CAO||Sell||5,888||$101.75||$599,104.00|| |
|4/17/2014||Eric Butler||EVP||Sell||10,008||$190.00||$1,901,520.00||97,562|| |
|4/7/2014||Eric Butler||EVP||Sell||20,273||$186.80||$3,786,996.40||107,570|| |
|3/20/2014||Jeffrey Totusek||CAO||Sell||8,340||$187.58||$1,564,417.20||56,824|| |
|3/19/2014||Gayla Thal||SVP||Sell||6,400||$189.81||$1,214,784.00||36,828|| |
|3/18/2014||Robert Knight, Jr.||CFO||Sell||16,504||$187.35||$3,092,024.40||151,808|| |
|3/11/2014||Diane Duren||EVP||Sell||3,055||$186.50||$569,757.50||65,705|| |
|2/28/2014||Erroll Davis, Jr.||Director||Sell||3,700||$178.81||$661,597.00||2,358|| |
|2/12/2014||Jeffrey Totusek||CAO||Sell||1,166||$179.25||$209,005.50||63,666|| |
|1/23/2014||Jeffrey Totusek||CAO||Sell||1,028||$172.75||$177,587.00||55,360|| |
|12/26/2013||Jeffrey Totusek||CAO||Sell||1,224||$166.25||$203,490.00||55,519|| |
|12/5/2013||Thomas Donohue||Director||Sell||14,162||$163.14||$2,310,388.68||4,554|| |
|11/22/2013||Gayla Thal||SVP||Sell||2,720||$162.00||$440,640.00||38,777|| |
|10/22/2013||Erroll B Davis Jr||Director||Sell||4,200||$155.36||$652,512.00|| |
|9/18/2013||Robert Knight, Jr.||CFO||Sell||10,000||$160.00||$1,600,000.00||142,683|| |
|8/29/2013||Thomas Donohue||Director||Sell||5,500||$154.38||$849,090.00||18,693|| |
|8/2/2013||Richards Judith Hope||Director||Sell||5,500||$164.15||$902,825.00|| |
|7/22/2013||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||1,515||$165.00||$249,975.00|| |
|7/12/2013||Jeffrey P Totusek||CAO||Sell||1,004||$159.75||$160,389.00|| |
|6/7/2013||Diane K Duren||EVP||Sell||9,974||$153.10||$1,527,019.40|| |
|5/22/2013||Steven R Rogel||Director||Sell||5,500||$160.00||$880,000.00|| |
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