Breaking: Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) Institutional Investors Sentiment Falls in 2016 Q2

November 24, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Breaking: Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) Institutional Investors Sentiment  Falls in  2016 Q2

Sentiment for Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)

Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) institutional sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 0.84 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 472 investment professionals started new or increased positions, while 562 sold and reduced equity positions in Union Pacific Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now have: 620.30 million shares, down from 649.16 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Union Pacific Corp in their top 10 positions increased from 35 to 37 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 81 Reduced: 481 Increased: 388 New Position: 84.

Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. The company has a market cap of $83.34 billion. Union Pacific Railroad Company links approximately 20 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing link in the supply chain. It has a 20.32 P/E ratio. The Company’s business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, industrial products and intermodal.

The stock increased 0.90% or $0.9 on November 23, hitting $101.39. About 3.15M shares traded hands. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 13.12% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $1.32 earnings per share, up 0.76% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.31 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.09B for 19.20 P/E if the $1.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.94% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Union Pacific Corp. consists of one reportable segment, rail transportation, and the company’s other product lines. The rail segment includes the operations of the corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company and Union Pacific Railroad Company’s subsidiaries and rail affiliates. The company’s other operations include the trucking product line, as well as the other product lines that include technology, self-insurance activities, corporate holding company operations, and all appropriate consolidating entries.”

Trb Advisors Lp holds 13.44% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation for 15,000 shares. Skylands Capital Llc owns 577,900 shares or 8.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Trinity Street Asset Management Llp has 8.24% invested in the company for 406,722 shares. The Colorado-based Milestone Group Inc. has invested 7.55% in the stock. Talara Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 151,913 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $3.31 million net activity.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 59% of Union Pacific Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 22 Wall Street analysts rating Union Pacific Corporation, 13 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 8 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $78 while the high is $115. The stock’s average target of $95.47 is -5.84% below today’s ($101.39) share price. UNP was included in 48 notes of analysts from July 24, 2015. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of UNP in a report on Monday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup on Friday, October 2. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Monday, April 18 to “Neutral”. Loop Capital initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 4 report. Bank of America upgraded the shares of UNP in a report on Monday, February 22 to “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 3 to “Overweight”. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of UNP in a report on Friday, October 21 to “Sector Perform” rating. Argus Research maintained the shares of UNP in a report on Monday, January 25 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Friday, October 23. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $82 target price in Friday, January 22 report.

UNP Company Profile

Union Pacific Corporation, incorporated on February 3, 1969, operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. 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 Company’s business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, industrial products and intermodal. The Firm operates from West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves approximately six Mexico gateways. The Firm is a Class I railroad operating in the United States. The Company’s network includes approximately 32,080 route miles, linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways and providing several corridors to Mexican gateways. It owns approximately 26,060 miles and operates on the remainder pursuant to trackage rights or leases. It serves the western two-thirds of the country and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers for the handling of freight to and from the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast, the Southeast, the Southwest, Canada and Mexico. Export and import traffic is moved through Gulf Coast and Pacific Coast ports and across the Mexican and Canadian borders.

Another recent and important Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Union Pacific Railroad Applauded for Military-Friendly Efforts” on November 11, 2016.

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