Tue, Sep 23, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT - U.S. Markets close in 3 hrs 35 mins

Recent

% | $
Quotes you view appear here for quick access.

Union Pacific Corporation Message Board

you are viewing a single comment's thread.

view the rest of the posts
  • lner2512 lner2512 Nov 29, 2009 2:00 AM Flag

    Rail Shipments up nicely

    Rail shipments will be up nicely when all the red numbers in your cite have turned black. Only KSU was up in the latest week.

    SortNewest  |  Oldest  |  Most Replied Expand all replies
    • Iner,

      KSU is a very good railroad which I like and invest in all the time. I'm impressed that they do as well as they do. I personally believe they got a very good CEO and guess where he came from? Thats right Union Pacific.

      When I'm discussing rail shipments, I'm talking individual catagories of shipments such as Grain, Coal, Chemicals, Intermodal, etc.

      By a broad measure they popped up real good last week. The improvement was impressive.

      Today the news media is saying Retailers indicate better than expected Black Friday sales numbers. That means super rally on Monday.

      I would not want to be short on Monday.

      Dubai will quickly become a dull memory in the figment of someone's imagination as the Retail numbers transcend and eclipse all other factors. Retail is the big enchilada.

      Rails and Truckers will be needed to provide those emergency shipments to refill all those shelves at the stores that got depleted this weekend.

      I see Truckers and Railroads move up big on Monday.

      Just my opinion of course.

      Good luck to all.

      • 1 Reply to railsnstocks
      • KSU has about 1/12th of the markket cap of UP and BNI. When people talk about the major railroads they mean UP, BNI, NSC and CSX. KSU is a smaller railroad that has big movements up and down in its stock as well as their carloadings. Many people were burned on their high P/E stock when it crashed to earth going from 53 to 13.
        When comparing carloading data it is more reliable to compare the big railroads than to compare them to a smaller railroad. You wouldn't compare Target and WalMart to a small regional retailer to get trends in the economy.
        I will be interested in KSU when crime and graft in Mexico is not a major problem.

 
UNP
108.41-0.09(-0.08%)12:24 PMEDT

Trending Tickers

i
Trending Tickers features significant U.S. stocks showing the most dramatic increase in user interest in Yahoo Finance in the previous hour over historic norms. The list is limited to those equities which trade at least 100,000 shares on an average day and have a market cap of more than $300 million.