Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Shares Bought by Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH

Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH raised its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 2.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 751,020 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 17,554 shares during the period. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH owned 0.09% of Union Pacific Corporation worth $79,837,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Advantage Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 263.7% in the first quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC now owns 953 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 691 shares during the period. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 96.3% in the first quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 1,021 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 501 shares during the period. Cable Hill Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 6.1% in the first quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,130 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the period. American National Bank increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 757.5% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,432 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 1,265 shares during the period. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. increased its stake in shares of Union Pacific Corporation by 7.6% in the first quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,464 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 104 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.88% of the company’s stock.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) opened at 102.57 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $82.10 billion, a PE ratio of 18.60 and a beta of 0.81. Union Pacific Corporation has a 1-year low of $87.06 and a 1-year high of $115.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $107.61 and its 200 day moving average price is $107.96.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $5.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.19 billion. Union Pacific Corporation had a return on equity of 22.70% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.17 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Corporation will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.605 per share. This represents a $2.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. Union Pacific Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.84%.

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UNP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $123.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on Union Pacific Corporation from $129.00 to $131.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 target price (up previously from $112.00) on shares of Union Pacific Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $112.20.

In related news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.60, for a total transaction of $1,894,190.40. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,272,572. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Union Pacific Corporation

Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). Its business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Its freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business.

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