$1.88 EPS Expected for Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

June 19, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.19, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 62 investors sold Union Pacific Corporation shares while 557 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 589.68 million shares or 1.47% less from 598.50 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Optimum Inv invested in 21,738 shares. Albion Group Ut owns 0.57% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 27,754 shares. Fincl Services reported 1,542 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Covington Mgmt owns 106,788 shares. Compton Management Incorporated Ri holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 6,436 shares. Sit Inv Associate Inc invested in 211,985 shares or 0.7% of the stock. Lafayette Invests reported 0.1% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Citigroup invested in 0.15% or 1.34M shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Banque Pictet And Cie Sa owns 35,950 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc reported 3,936 shares. 2.55 million are held by Clearbridge Invs Ltd Liability Com. Amp Capital Limited reported 0.36% stake. Wolverine Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.05% or 26,159 shares. Yhb Investment Advsr Incorporated reported 40,707 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $7.37 million activity. On Wednesday, March 21 KNIGHT ROBERT M JR sold $1.86M worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) or 13,254 shares.

Analysts expect Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report $1.88 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.43 EPS change or 29.66 % from last quarter’s $1.45 EPS. UNP’s profit would be $1.46 billion giving it 19.49 P/E if the $1.88 EPS is correct. After having $1.68 EPS previously, Union Pacific Corporation’s analysts see 11.90 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $146.55. About 3.23M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 32.23% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.66% the S&P500.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Union Pacific Corp had 28 analyst reports since January 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $125 target in Friday, January 26 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Susquehanna. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 26 by Seaport Global. Daiwa Securities upgraded Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Thursday, January 11 to “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, May 23, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, February 28. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, June 4. Bank of America maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Thursday, March 15. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $159 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, January 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Tuesday, January 9.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. The company has market cap of $113.66 billion. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive products, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash. It has a 10.62 P/E ratio. The firm also provides transportation services for coal, petroleum coke, and biomass; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and intermodal import and export container traffic.

More recent Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “6 Companies With Growing Book Value” on June 18, 2018. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “A Quick Snapshot Of Union Pacific’s Coal Freight Business” on June 18, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Union Pacific Is On Track To Positively Surprise” with publication date: June 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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