First Hawaiian Bank increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 1.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 33,525 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 390 shares during the period. First Hawaiian Bank’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $4,634,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of UNP. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 30.6% in the third quarter. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC now owns 7,155 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $1,165,000 after buying an additional 1,676 shares during the period. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 4.5% in the third quarter. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA now owns 76,173 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $12,403,000 after buying an additional 3,251 shares during the period. Parkside Investments LLC acquired a new position in shares of Union Pacific in the third quarter valued at approximately $185,000. Putnam Investments LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 44.9% in the second quarter. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 2,554,019 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $361,853,000 after buying an additional 791,990 shares during the period. Finally, Park National Corp OH boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 32,974 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $4,558,000 after buying an additional 526 shares during the period. 79.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of UNP stock opened at $154.66 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 1.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $110.78 billion, a PE ratio of 20.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 0.97. Union Pacific Co. has a 12 month low of $121.22 and a 12 month high of $165.63.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The railroad operator reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.10 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $5.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.88 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 51.90% and a return on equity of 25.02%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.50 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th were given a $0.80 dividend. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 29th. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio is presently 55.27%.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on UNP. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Atlantic Securities began coverage on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Tuesday. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday. Cowen upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $153.00 to $178.00 in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $164.72.

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Union Pacific Company Profile

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash.

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