Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC Sells 537 Shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP)

Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC lessened its stake in shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNPFree Report) by 24.8% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 1,632 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 537 shares during the quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $401,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Valued Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the fourth quarter worth approximately $28,000. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in Union Pacific during the 4th quarter worth approximately $36,000. Fortitude Family Office LLC bought a new stake in Union Pacific in the 4th quarter valued at $44,000. USA Financial Formulas boosted its stake in Union Pacific by 219.6% in the 4th quarter. USA Financial Formulas now owns 179 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $44,000 after purchasing an additional 123 shares during the period. Finally, Private Wealth Management Group LLC bought a new position in Union Pacific during the 4th quarter worth $46,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.38% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. TD Cowen boosted their target price on shares of Union Pacific from $252.00 to $258.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 26th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 26th. Susquehanna boosted 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. Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on Union Pacific in a research note on Monday, April 8th. They set a “hold” rating and a $250.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group upped their target price on Union Pacific from $248.00 to $274.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $260.70.

Check Out Our Latest Stock Analysis on UNP

Union Pacific Price Performance

Shares of UNP opened at $228.99 on Tuesday. Union Pacific Co. has a 1 year low of $194.60 and a 1 year high of $258.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.76. The company has a market capitalization of $139.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 1.05. The business has a 50-day moving average of $236.75 and a 200-day moving average of $240.78.

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, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.50 by $0.19. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 44.34% and a net margin of 26.52%. The company had revenue of $6.03 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.97 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.67 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Union Pacific Co. will post 11.25 earnings per share for the current year.

Union Pacific Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be issued a $1.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31st. This represents a $5.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.27%. Union Pacific’s payout ratio is currently 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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