Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stock Holdings in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNPFree Report) by 0.8% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 9,873 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 76 shares during the period. Union Pacific comprises 1.1% of Tealwood Asset Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest position. Tealwood Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $2,428,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of UNP. Silver Oak Advisory Group Inc. bought a new stake in Union Pacific during the 4th quarter valued at $219,000. Personal CFO Solutions LLC lifted its stake in shares of Union Pacific by 39.3% during the 3rd quarter. Personal CFO Solutions LLC now owns 1,407 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $287,000 after purchasing an additional 397 shares during the last quarter. Allegheny Financial Group LTD boosted its position in Union Pacific by 22.5% during the fourth quarter. Allegheny Financial Group LTD now owns 10,885 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $2,674,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. Silver Oak Securities Incorporated purchased a new position in Union Pacific in the fourth quarter valued at about $238,000. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB raised its holdings in Union Pacific by 46.9% in the fourth quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 87,905 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $21,596,000 after purchasing an additional 28,052 shares in the last quarter. 80.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on UNP. The Goldman Sachs Group raised their price target on shares of Union Pacific from $248.00 to $274.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 11th. Jefferies Financial Group assumed coverage on Union Pacific in a research report on Monday, April 8th. They set a “hold” rating and a $250.00 price target on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company started coverage on Union Pacific in a report on Friday, June 7th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $270.00 price objective for the company. StockNews.com downgraded Union Pacific from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Susquehanna increased their price target on Union Pacific from $255.00 to $270.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Union Pacific currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $259.75.

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Union Pacific Stock Performance

NYSE UNP traded up $0.94 on Friday, reaching $226.11. 3,322,635 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,332,767. Union Pacific Co. has a fifty-two week low of $199.06 and a fifty-two week high of $258.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.99, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.93. The firm has a market cap of $137.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 1.05. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $233.96 and a 200-day moving average price of $240.49.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNPGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 25th. The railroad operator reported $2.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.50 by $0.19. The business had revenue of $6.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.97 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 44.34% and a net margin of 26.52%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.67 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Co. will post 11.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Union Pacific Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.30%. Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio is presently 49.62%.

Union Pacific Profile

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Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates in the railroad business in the United States. The company offers transportation services for grain and grain products, fertilizers, food and refrigerated products, and coal and renewables to grain processors, animal feeders, ethanol producers, renewable biofuel producers, and other agricultural users; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, petroleum, liquid petroleum gases, soda ash, and sand, as well as finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP)

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