Published: Fri, October 21, 2016
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Union Pacific (UNP) Misses on Q3 Earnings October 20, 2016

Union Pacific (UNP) Misses on Q3 Earnings October 20, 2016

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of UNP. That's down from $1.3 billion, or $1.50 per share. Its shares are down more than 3 percent over the past year.

The railroad has about 2,700 employees on furlough and 1,500 locomotives in storage. The stock is a Buy among 19 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research.

Wall Street analysts have a current quarter EPS estimate of $1.39 on shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

06/20/2016 - Union Pacific Corporation was downgraded to "sector perform" by analysts at Scotiabank. The $80.58B market cap company, which fluctuated between $96.83 and $98.26 during the day, now situated 47.23% above its 52 week low of $67.06 and -2.02% away from its one year high of $98.84. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $95.52 and a 200 day moving average of $89.82.

Analysts are projecting that Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) to hit $101.50 Price Target in next 52-weeks, average price is come up through the consensus of analysts.

October 06, 2016 - Sysco Corporation (SYY), North America's leading foodservice distribution company, recently honored its suppliers that met or exceeded the company's exacting standards as part of the 2016 Sysco Supplier Excellence Awards program. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st were given a $0.55 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 29th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.27%. Rockland Trust Co. boosted its position in Union Pacific 6.0% in the second quarter.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on UNP shares.

First Horizon National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Tennessee Bank National Association that provides various financial services in the United States and internationally.

07/07/2016 - Union Pacific Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. Dundee Securities raised shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st.

Wedbush began new coverage on Standard Pacific Corp giving the company a "outperform" rating. With a one year target estimate of $15.77 and RSI of 40.08, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. They now have a Dollars 93 price target on the stock. The company has a total of 832.05 Million shares outstanding. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

In other Union Pacific Corp. news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 6,484 shares of Union Pacific Corp. stock in a transaction on Friday, October 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.00, for a total transaction of $267,940.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 71,320 shares in the company, valued at $7,020,740.80. BlackRock Inc. now owns 55,301 shares of the company's stock worth $946,000 after buying an additional 4,240 shares during the period.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares now have a mean rating of 2.30 while 8 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 8 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 10 commented as "HOLD".

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