Institutional Investors Are Dumping Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)

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Sentiment for Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)

Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2019 Q2. Its down -0.06, from 0.88 in 2019Q1. The ratio is negative, as 493 funds increased and started new positions, while 598 sold and reduced stakes in Union Pacific Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 521.61 million shares, down from 522.47 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Union Pacific Corp in their top 10 positions decreased from 65 to 55 for a decrease of 10. Sold All: 47 Reduced: 551 Increased: 369 New Position: 124.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. The company has market cap of $120.93 billion. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive products, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash. It has a 20.37 P/E ratio. The firm also provides transportation services for coal, petroleum coke, and biomass; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and intermodal import and export container traffic.

The stock increased 2.34% or $3.93 during the last trading session, reaching $171.64. About 2.52M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 21.16% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on October, 24. They expect $2.43 earnings per share, up 13.02 % or $0.28 from last year’s $2.15 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.71B for 17.66 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.22 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.46 % EPS growth.

Perigon Wealth Management Llc holds 14.28% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation for 360,729 shares. Soroban Capital Partners Lp owns 4.32 million shares or 10.97% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Skylands Capital Llc has 9.51% invested in the company for 409,050 shares. The Australia-based Rare Infrastructure Ltd has invested 8.33% in the stock. Egerton Capital (Uk) Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 6.01 million shares.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Union Pacific Corp’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Union Pacific Corp, 4 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12800 while the high is $20600. The stock’s average target of $183.13 is 6.69% above today’s ($171.64) share price. UNP was included in 14 notes of analysts from March 19, 2019. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 12 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Strong Buy” on Monday, April 22. The company was downgraded on Thursday, June 13 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 4 by Citigroup. Bank of America maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Thursday, September 5. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $18500 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 19 by Loop Capital Markets. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 8. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 19.

More notable recent Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is Union Pacific Corporation’s (NYSE:UNP) High P/E Ratio A Problem For Investors? – Yahoo Finance” on August 09, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Kind Of Shareholders Own Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)? – Yahoo Finance” published on July 22, 2019, Fool.com published: “3 Top Railroad Stocks to Buy – Motley Fool” on August 27, 2019. More interesting news about Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: “Union Pacific Revenues Could See Slower Growth In The Near Term – Forbes” published on September 13, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Union Pacific Train Derails At Illinois Rail Yard – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: September 11, 2019.

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