Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) : Piedmont Investment Advisors scooped up 132,626 additional shares in Union Pacific Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 582,407 shares of Union Pacific Corporation which is valued at $47.8 Million.Union Pacific Corporation makes up approximately 1.01% of Piedmont Investment Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Navellier Associates Inc boosted its stake in UNP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,298 additional shares and now holds a total of 51,070 shares of Union Pacific Corporation which is valued at $4.2 Million. Union Pacific Corporation makes up approx 0.54% of Navellier Associates Inc’s portfolio.Global X Management Co boosted its stake in UNP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 42 additional shares and now holds a total of 250 shares of Union Pacific Corporation which is valued at $21,433.Boston Financial Mangement Inc reduced its stake in UNP by selling 18,555 shares or 23.99% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 58,778 shares of UNP which is valued at $5 Million. Union Pacific Corporation makes up approx 0.75% of Boston Financial Mangement Inc’s portfolio.Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in UNP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 14,854 additional shares and now holds a total of 926,215 shares of Union Pacific Corporation which is valued at $80.8 Million. Union Pacific Corporation makes up approx 0.14% of Russell Frank Co’s portfolio.
Union Pacific Corporation opened for trading at $81.84 and hit $83.22 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $82.91, with a gain of 1.99% or 1.62 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 34,08,529 shares. Company has a market cap of $69,730 M.
On the company’s financial health, Union Pacific Corporation reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Apr 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.10. The company had revenue of $4829.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4887.49 million. The company’s revenue was down -14.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.30 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Union Pacific Corporation. Union Pacific Corporation was Initiated by Credit Agricole to “Sell” on May 19, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 22, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 95 from a previous price target of $90 .Shares were Downgraded by UBS on Apr 18, 2016 to ” Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 88 from a previous price target of $89 .
Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company Union Pacific Railroad Company. The Company is a Class I railroad operating in the United States which has 31974 route miles and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers to move freight. It links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail providing a supply chain link around the world. Its business mix includes agricultural products automotive chemicals coal industrial products and intermodal. The Company serves United States population centers operates from West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves six Mexico gateways. The Company’s freight traffic consists of bulk manifest and premium business.