Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) in Traders Focus


Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $99.5. The stock traded with the volume of 2.95 Million in the last trading session. Union Pacific Corporation opened at $100.53 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.12%. The Bid price in the last session was $97.99 x 200 and the Ask price was $103.00 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Union Pacific Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 82.88 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $102.16 and 52-Week Low of $67.06 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 21, 2016.

Union Pacific Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 20 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.36/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.41/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.05/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -3.5%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 19 – Jan 23 (Est.).

28 number of analysts also provided their insight on Union Pacific Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $99.5. They also projected Low Price Target as $53 while High Price Target is set at $110.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 9 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 8 reported it as Buy.12 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 2 say that this stock is a SELL.

Union Pacific Corporation annual Divided is 2.42 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.41%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.16 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 18.14. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 4.15 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.11, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 37.02 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 58.95.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.6 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 20.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 14.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 5.76% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 6.44 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.55 percent.

A look at performance overview of Union Pacific Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.42 percent while Performance Month is 14.48%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 5.55% and Half Year Performance value stands at 20.98%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 22.87 percent. Union Pacific Corporation has its YTD performance of 31.9 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 6 Oct 2016 where Chief Operating Officer Scott (Cameron A) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 6484 shares were traded at a price of $98.44. Another insider trade includes Chief Operating Officer Scott (Cameron A) who also initiated a transaction in which 6484 shares were traded on 6 Oct 2016 as “Buy”. On 6 Sep 2016 Chief Financial Officer Knight (Robert M Jr) traded 5000 shares as “Sell” at $97. Officer Ferguson (Rhonda S.) Buy 4580 shares on 30 Jun 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Deutsche Bank on 2-Nov-16 who Initiated the stock  to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 24-Oct-16, Seaport Global Securities took an action “Initiated”  to Buy. On 21-Oct-16, the stock was Downgrade to Sector Perform by RBC Capital Mkts.