Union Pacific Co. (UNP) Stake Lowered by Shelter Mutual Insurance Co

Shelter Mutual Insurance Co lessened its position in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 8.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 68,173 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 6,400 shares during the period. Union Pacific comprises approximately 2.5% of Shelter Mutual Insurance Co’s holdings, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Shelter Mutual Insurance Co’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $7,906,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific by 147.2% during the 1st quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 1,152 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 686 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in Union Pacific by 3.6% during the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 4,365,934 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $462,450,000 after buying an additional 150,498 shares in the last quarter. Investment Centers of America Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific by 6.7% during the 1st quarter. Investment Centers of America Inc. now owns 15,983 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,698,000 after buying an additional 1,005 shares in the last quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Union Pacific by 212.5% during the 1st quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,387,750 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $252,911,000 after buying an additional 1,623,701 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Westwood Holdings Group Inc. lifted its position in Union Pacific by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 1,462,637 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $154,923,000 after buying an additional 37,792 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 78.43% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE UNP) opened at $137.53 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $108,260.00, a PE ratio of 24.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 0.90. Union Pacific Co. has a twelve month low of $101.06 and a twelve month high of $139.72. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $5.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.32 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 23.35% and a net margin of 21.84%. Union Pacific’s revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.36 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th were paid a $0.665 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 29th. This is a boost from Union Pacific’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. This represents a $2.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.93%. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio is 47.08%.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on UNP shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $124.00 price target on shares of Union Pacific in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on shares of Union Pacific in a research report on Monday, November 13th. They set a “sell” rating and a $103.00 price target on the stock. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $123.00 to $127.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Aegis downgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $120.00 to $122.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $120.00.

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Union Pacific Profile

Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. The Company operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR). Its business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Its freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business.

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