Drilling Down Into the Books for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

West Oak Capital LLC boosted its position in Union Pacific by 6.2% in the third quarter. However, it is a general misunderstanding that a higher share price points towards a larger company where stock price might also misrepresent the definite worth of the organization. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,167 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the period. The growth for the next year comes down to 12.66%, and its growth for the last five years shows at 8.60%. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,247 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 987 shares during the period. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC increased its stake in Union Pacific by 10,333.3% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its stake in Union Pacific by 0.5% in the third quarter. Cowen & Co maintained Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) rating on Friday, January 22.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)-7 analysts issued Strong buy for the stock, 10 analysts have given a Buy rating, 13 think it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform, while 2 analyst issued a Sell rating. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 5.21 Billion and 4.85 Billion respectively. The company has a market cap of $84.35 billion, a PE ratio of 20.44 and a beta of 0.71. The stock price of UNP is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -1.47% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.64%.

According to consensus agreement of 28 analysts Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) will report earnings per share of $1.24 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company's results on 4/20/17.

Earnings estimate: "27" Analysts are saying that the company to report next quarterly earnings of $1.33 per share for period Quarter Ending_Jun-17. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited had a return on equity of 32.07% and a net margin of 25.56%.

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Union Pacific Corporation where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $5.01 Billion for the current quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.31 EPS. From 2007-2016, Union Pacific invested approximately $34 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 11.34%, annually.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 31st. The high end of the earnings forecast is $0.17 per share and low end is $-0.03 per share. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 24th. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). Loop Capital reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.84. Price targets frequently change, depending on the outlook for a company's earnings.

Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. That means, once accounting for this transaction, the EVP & CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER is left with a stake of 50,914 shares, carrying a current total market value of $5350043. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Andrew H. Card, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 25th.

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