|Bid||0.00 x 5400|
|Ask||0.00 x 200|
|Day's Range||2,728.00 - 2,731.80|
|52 Week Range||1,816.00 - 2,731.80|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||197.62|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||56.75 (2.08%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
After the US-China trade war and tariff rhetoric cooled off, the World Trade Organization’s ruling in favor of Boeing (BA) has escalated the chances of US sanctions on the European Union. On May 15, the WTO decided that European aircraft maker Airbus got illegal government aid for two types of jetliners. The world trade body put its seal on the 2016 finding that Airbus financially benefitted through unlawful means.
TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said Union Pacific, which has exposure to Mexico, is positive on the current plans to modernize NAFTA.
Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Lance Fritz discusses Nafta, inflation, hiring incentives and energy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
"Mad Money" Jim Cramer gets Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Lance Fritz's take on trade and the Trump administration's NAFTA talks. With U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin admitting on CNBC that there are still some "significant" issues hindering a new NAFTA deal , CEOs like Union Pacific's UNP Lance Fritz are concerned. "I am worried about NAFTA just overall," Fritz told "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on Tuesday.
So far this year, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific (UNP) has lagged behind rival BNSF Railway (BRK.B) for freight volume growth YoY (year-over-year). Week 19 wasn’t an exception, with UNP’s carload traffic growing 3.1% YoY to ~93,300 carloads (excluding intermodal volumes) from ~90,500. Its carload growth underperformed BNSF Railway’s 8.2% growth. US railroads (IYT) recorded a higher 5.3% carload traffic growth compared to Union Pacific in Week 19.
On May 17, Union Pacific (UNP) stock closed at $142.49, up 0.8% from the closing price of $141.36 on May 16. Based on that closing price, UNP has a market capitalization of $109.7 billion—the highest among all major railroads in the US.
A quick look at data from the last ten years reveals that Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio was as high as 45.0% in 2011–2012 and that its lowest dividend payout ratio was 22.0% in 2008–2009. The present levels of UNP’s dividend payout are above its highest payout in the past ten years. Based on the adjusted EPS of $7.58, NSC’s dividend payout ratio comes in at 38.0%.
Transportation stocks seem to be back on track in 2018, resulting from two factors. The provision of deduction capital expenditures for tax calculation purposes in the year incurred has favored transportation (XTN) stocks—specifically the railroads. Secondly, Brent crude oil price edged close to $80.00 amid global turmoil on May 16.
On May 10, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific (UNP) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.73 per share on its common stock. In the first quarter, UNP raised its quarterly cash dividend from $0.665 per share to $0.73 per share. The company’s quarterly cash dividend on equity shares is payable on June 29 to stockholders of record on May 31.
Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) is the largest short line carrier in the US and Canada with operations in the US, Canada, UK/Europe, and parts of Australia. Though it’s not a Class I railroad, it is often compared with US Class I railroads.
was last in the roundhouse at the end of April, when I wrote that, "This is an interesting juncture for a technical analyst. In this daily bar chart of UNP, below, we can see how prices have closed above the highs of February, March and April. The daily On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has been trending higher the past twelve months and tells us that buyers of UNP have been more aggressive.
In the week ended May 5, Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload volumes grew by double digits, by 10.7% YoY (year-over-year) to ~98,100 railcars from ~88,600, doubling the growth seen by competitor Union Pacific (UNP). The latter’s carloads grew 5.2% in Week 18, while US rail carriers’ (IYT) grew 6.4%.
So far this year, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific’s (UNP) YoY (year-over-year) freight volume growth has lagged behind rival BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B). In Week 18, UNP’s carload traffic rose 5.2% YoY (year-over-year) to ~94,400 carloads (excluding intermodal units) from ~89,800. It underperformed BNSF Railway (BRK.B), whose carload traffic grew 10.7%, and US railroads.
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Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) BNSF Railway has managed high growth in recent quarters, with improved margins and operating efficiency. In 1Q18, BNSF’s revenue grew 8.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $5.6 billion, helped by a 5.1% increase in volumes and a 1.8% increase in average revenue per unit. Pricing was impacted by higher fuel prices (USO) and surcharges. Berkshire expects a modest volume increase in the remainder of 2018.
Management of the sprawling railroad has been forced to scale back productivity achievement timelines. Here's why this unnerves investors.
Week 17 was better in terms of carload volumes for Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific (UNP). In that week, UNP witnessed a 4.4% YoY (year-over-year) rise in carload traffic. Union Pacific moved 93,100 carloads excluding intermodal units in Week 17 of 2018 from ~89,200 units.
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Jim Cramer gets Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Lance Fritz's take on trade and the Trump administration's NAFTA talks.