ValuEngine Lowers Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) to Hold

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Friday, August 11th. Argus increased their target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Union Pacific Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $102.00 to $100.00 in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a report on Sunday, September 17th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Union Pacific Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $117.59.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE UNP) opened at $116.23 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $91,862.59, a P/E ratio of 20.62, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.87. Union Pacific Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $97.48 and a fifty-two week high of $119.71. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.41 billion for 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 firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.36 EPS. equities analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current year.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: “ValuEngine Lowers Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) to Hold” was first reported by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & international copyright & trademark law. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/11/15/valuengine-lowers-union-pacific-corporation-unp-to-hold.html.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of UNP. Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% during the 1st quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 691 shares during the period. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% during the 1st quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 501 shares during the period. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 36.3% during the 1st quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,028 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $111,000 after purchasing an additional 274 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 46.6% during the 2nd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Ltd. now owns 1,070 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $117,000 after purchasing an additional 340 shares during the period. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 147.2% during the 1st quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 686 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.66% of the company’s stock.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Receive News & Ratings for Union Pacific Corporation Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Union Pacific Corporation and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Leave a Reply