Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) had its price objective hoisted by UBS AG from $115.00 to $126.00 in a report issued on Friday, www.benzinga.com reports. UBS AG currently has a neutral rating on the railroad operator’s stock.

Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a buy rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 10th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a buy rating and issued a $123.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $122.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $102.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a hold rating and issued a $115.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $116.54.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at 116.37 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $93.14 billion, a PE ratio of 21.10 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Corporation has a 12-month low of $87.06 and a 12-month high of $119.71. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $113.39 and its 200-day moving average price is $109.06.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a net margin of 21.84% and a return on equity of 23.35%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.36 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current year.

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Pathstone Family Office LLC boosted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 41.3% in the 2nd quarter. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 178 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $2,304,000 after buying an additional 52 shares during the period. Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the 1st quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares during the period. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC boosted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% in the 1st quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares during the period. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% in the 1st quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 274 shares during the period. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. boosted its holdings in Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% in the 2nd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 340 shares during the period. 78.51% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Union Pacific Corporation

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.

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