RPG Investment Advisory LLC Raises Position in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)

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RPG Investment Advisory LLC increased its holdings in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 19.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 16,130 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,599 shares during the quarter. RPG Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $2,626,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of UNP. Arrow Financial Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 2.3% during the 3rd quarter. Arrow Financial Corp now owns 14,995 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $2,442,000 after acquiring an additional 339 shares during the last quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 26,030 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $4,238,000 after acquiring an additional 341 shares during the last quarter. Fluent Financial LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. Fluent Financial LLC now owns 3,506 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $497,000 after acquiring an additional 358 shares during the last quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 9.5% during the 3rd quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC now owns 4,241 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $690,000 after acquiring an additional 367 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Whittier Trust Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 49,496 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $7,013,000 after acquiring an additional 368 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.80% of the company’s stock.

UNP opened at $150.25 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01. The company has a market capitalization of $112.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 0.95. Union Pacific Co. has a 12-month low of $115.16 and a 12-month high of $165.63.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The railroad operator reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.10 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $5.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.88 billion. Union Pacific had a net margin of 51.90% and a return on equity of 25.02%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.50 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.84 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Union Pacific news, EVP Lynden L. Tennison sold 8,450 shares of Union Pacific stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $151.72, for a total transaction of $1,282,034.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 53,978 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,189,542.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 20,000 shares of Union Pacific stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $163.81, for a total transaction of $3,276,200.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 106,518 shares in the company, valued at approximately $17,448,713.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on UNP shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $155.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $151.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Thursday, July 19th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $145.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, July 20th. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $136.00 to $140.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, July 20th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group dropped their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $169.00 to $167.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $161.44.

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Union Pacific Profile

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash.

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