Analyst Rating Update on Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 8 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 3 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 21 research analysts is 2.4, which indicates as a Buy.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $15 from the average target price of $92.39 for the short term period. 13 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $110 and the most muted being $53.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Deutsche Bank, downgrades their rating on the shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Deutsche Bank has a Hold rating on the shares. Previously, the analysts had a Buy rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 20, 2016.


Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $91.54 and $91.40 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $93.19. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $92.87, notching a gain of 1.72% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,907,395 . The stock had closed at $91.30 on the previous day.

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 31,974 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 Canadas rail systems and serves six Mexico gateways. The Companys freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business.

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