Hot Stocks To Watch: Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Gladys Abbott
July 21, 2017

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) firm has 20 days moving average price of 0.58% from last close price of 109.25 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Finally, Vigilant Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Union Pacific Corporation by 1.0% in the second quarter. Citizens & Northern has invested 0.51% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.17 EPS. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will report sales of $22.05 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $21.60 billion to $22.92 billion. UBS downgraded Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Monday, April 18.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 13.80% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 6.30%. Moreover, Atlas Browninc has 0.16% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

Revenues rose 10.1% from past year to $5.25 billion, also topping analysts' view for $5.19 billion. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 8.56 and 1.45.

Several research firms recently issued reports on UNP. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $122.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. More interesting news about Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were released by: and their article: "Union Pacific Embraces Workforce of the Future, Encouraging Millennials to ..." published on June 21, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Union Pacific Corporation Invites You to Join Its 2nd Quarter 2017 Earnings ..." with publication date: June 22, 2017.

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Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), a part of Services sector and belongs to Railroads industry; ended its day with loss -1.29% and finalized at the price of $107.84. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.30 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The stock's current RSI reading is at 44.68.

In other Union Pacific Corporation news, EVP Cameron A. Scott sold 17,604 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 95,470 shares in the company, valued at $10,272,572. The total value of its holdings increased 16.1%. Dodge & Cox bought a new stake in Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,452,729,000. Sit Investment Associates Inc claims 276,680 shares worth $30,133,000. Drexel Morgan & Co. increased its position in Union Pacific Corporation by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. National Bank & Trust Of Hawaii holds 0.24% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) or 25,234 shares. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $13.34. Finally, Ancora Advisors LLC bought a new position in Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $4,330,000. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 20. Harris Assoc Limited Partnership reported 4.51 million shares or 0.9% of all its holdings. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $109.23 and a 200 day moving average price of $107.94.

The P/E ratio is 20.61 and the market cap is 87.07B.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 30th. Envestnet Asset Management Inc invested in 0% or 3,705 shares. Union Pacific Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 46.18%. Union Pacific (symbol UNP) is the publicly traded company we picked in Nebraska. The Company is a Class I railroad operating in the United States. Volume increases in coal, industrial products, agricultural products and intermodal more than offset declines in chemicals and automotive carloads.

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