What Wall Street is saying about Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

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Union Pacific Corporation makes up approx 0.35% of Independent Portfolio Consultants's portfolio.Asset Management firm, Perkins Coie Trust Co reduced its stake in UNP by selling 96 shares or 0.59% in the most recent quarter. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%.

The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today approved the Company's 2017 capital plan of approximately $3.1 billion, down about $400 million versus 2016. The stock has a market cap of $87.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.16 and a beta of 0.71. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) soared 3.49% year-to-date.

Union Pacific Corporation closed down -0.95 points or -0.86% at $109.2 with 35,55,413 shares getting traded on Friday. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 21,830,343 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $2,129,113,000 after buying an additional 116,580 shares during the last quarter. The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0.11 with the surprise factor of 13.90%.

UNP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-dayand 200-day moving averages for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) are $105.42 and $97.86. Vertical Research assumed coverage on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. They set a "buy" rating and a $110.00 target price for the company. They issued a "buy" rating and a $105.00 target price for the company.

Analysts are speculating a 32.34% move, based on the high target price ($142) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S. & global copyright legislation. After trading began at $107.04 the stock was seen hitting $108.07 as a peak level and $106.4 as the lowest level. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, UNP is a stock with 824.11 million shares outstanding that normally trades 0.9% of its float. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.98, for a total transaction of $281,103.20.

ATR value of company was 2.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. They were forecasting US$1.24 per share three months ago.

There were more than a few analysts who recently mentioned the stock in their research. MA now owns 14,465,153 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $1,262,084,000 after buying an additional 1,035,158 shares during the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 48.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 10,306,491 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $1,005,192,000 after buying an additional 376,668 shares during the last quarter. The stock has relative volume of 1.02. Union Pacific Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently 47.64%. The rail segment includes the operations of the corporations wholly owned subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company and Union Pacific Railroad Companys subsidiaries and rail affiliates. Union Pacific Railroad Company links approximately 20 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing link in the supply chain. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal.