Intellectus Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 2.5% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,184 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 102 shares during the period. Intellectus Partners LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $756,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fulcrum Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $553,000. Selective Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $25,000. River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $29,000. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $31,000. Finally, Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 78.8% during the 3rd quarter. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. now owns 186 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 82 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.91% of the company’s stock.
UNP has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Ardour Capital upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 14th. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $172.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Thursday, October 17th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $215.00 to $216.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday. Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $200.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday. Finally, TD Securities lifted their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $185.00 to $190.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Union Pacific has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $191.85.
In other Union Pacific news, EVP Elizabeth F. Whited sold 5,342 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $171.62, for a total value of $916,794.04. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 63,021 shares in the company, valued at $10,815,664.02. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Jennifer L. Hamann sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $183.00, for a total transaction of $183,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 62,331 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,406,573. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 9.96% of the company’s stock.
Shares of NYSE:UNP traded down $2.26 during trading on Friday, hitting $184.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 184,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,427,993. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $179.26 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $171.19. The company has a market capitalization of $125.60 billion, a PE ratio of 21.81, a P/E/G ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a current ratio of 0.89. Union Pacific Co. has a fifty-two week low of $149.09 and a fifty-two week high of $187.68.
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 23rd. The railroad operator reported $2.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.03 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $5.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.24 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 32.65% and a net margin of 27.28%. The business’s revenue was down 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.12 EPS. As a group, equities analysts expect that Union Pacific Co. will post 8.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 29th were paid a $0.97 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 27th. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 49.05%.
Union Pacific Profile
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; 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.
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