UNP - Union Pacific Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
-0.16 (-0.10%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
Stock chart is not supported by your current browser
Previous Close167.15
Bid166.81 x 800
Ask166.98 x 1800
Day's Range164.82 - 167.66
52 Week Range128.08 - 180.02
Avg. Volume3,262,329
Market Cap118.202B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.28
PE Ratio (TTM)20.42
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield3.52 (2.11%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-30
1y Target EstN/A
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Markit11 hours ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Union Pacific Corp.

    Union Pacific Corp NYSE:UNPView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for UNP with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting UNP. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold UNP had net inflows of $5.08 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data, output in the Industrialsis falling. The rate of decline is very significant relative to the trend shown over the past year, and is accelerating. The rate of contraction may ease in the coming months, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | NeutralThe current level displays a neutral indicator. UNP credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels of the last 3 years, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Pricing Changes Could Hurt CSX Stock

    Pricing Changes Could Hurt CSX Stock

    Two months ago, the owners of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) stock were cheering. Despite tepid demand for rail-freight service, what the company described as a "broad-based" pricing increase led to a respectable 5% year-over-year increase in its top line in the first quarter. CSX stock price jumped 4% in one day, reaching new record highs in the process.Source: Shutterstock Not all of CSX's apparent pricing power, however, may actually be pricing power. Indeed, it may not be sustainable. Its customers are not only balking, but they're slowly abandoning CSX and turning to the trucking industry instead, despite its rising cost. * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 More than anything though, rail customers are turning to regulators, who so far have been seemingly sympathetic to the complaints about the railroad industry's rising fees.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Customers Subsidizing Railroads' PSR WorkThe acronym "PSR," short for precision-scheduled railroading, sounds like a brilliant cost-culling idea. And, with the advent of wireless communications, PSR is now a very real possibility that the owners of CSX stock as well as Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) and Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) shareholders have understandably cheered.Rail customers aren't cheering though, as much of the burden of adopting PSR has fallen, some say unfairly, on them.Case in point: Customers of many PSR-guided railroads are now charged fees if their freight isn't unloaded immediately after its arrival, rather than after the customer has had a reasonable amount of time to remove it. In some cases the customer may lack the necessary capacity to immediately unload its freight. In other cases, the rail yard itself may be the source of the bottleneck.Regardless of the reason, many rail-freight users feel unfairly rushed by the system.Moreover, at a two-day hearing that took place in late May, several railroad customers lodged official complaints about the issue with the Surface Transportation Board.The STB has the authority to step in, if need be. It can't outright control market shipping rates, but it does wield a great deal of influence on pricing, and it can put in place new rules that give rail customers the right to charge railroads fees when they are the source of the tie-up.Perhaps more alarming is the fact that the usually-aloof Surface Transportation Board has already become notably vocal on this particular matter. STB board member Martin Oberman commented at the recent meeting "What we're being told is it's an incentive to make you move faster. What it sounds like is it's an incentive for you to stop using the railroad."He added "You cannot be incentivized to roll time backwards." Waning Rail DemandIf the owners of CSX stock aren't concerned, they should be. These added fees are a key reason the carrier has been able to grow its top and bottom lines so well of late.Demand for rail services to-date this year is better than it was at this point a year ago, but that's a dubious victory. Usage of railroads last year in the United States was well below the levels of 2016 and 2017′, and this year's demand is also weaker than at the same time in 2016 and 2017.There's been no place to hide in the railroad sector. Demand for intermodal as well as for railcars is slumping, and total demand for rail-freight services is just as weak in Canada and Mexico.And the PSR-driven fees - high margin fees at that - aren't insignificant. Last year, fees accounted for more than 40% of CSX's 7.5% top-line growth.If the STB pushes back, the impact could prove to be problematic. The Bottom Line on CSX StockIt's certainly possible, of course, that the Surface Transportation Board is offering more lip service than planned relief for railroad customers.It's not an agency to be toyed with, however. It's got teeth, and it's not afraid to use them.And it may about to do just that. In a report provided to the STB in April by a task force charged with reviewing rail-rate oversight, the direction that pricing matters are going is clear. That is, major changes in pricing methods are being recommended to the board.It remains to be seen just how much the Surface Transportation Board will intercede, or if it will recognize that unreasonable fees are just a means of charging higher rates without labeling them a "rate increase,"As Palmer Logistics President Brett Mears noted last month, though, "I do think that the STB will continue with the investigation phase and ultimately will invoke rule making to relieve the burden to industry after overwhelming response to this hearing."That should at least concern anyone who owns CSX stock.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about James at his site, jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 * 7 Value Stocks That Are Flying Under the Radar * 6 Mouth-Watering Fast Food Stocks for Growth Investors Compare Brokers The post Pricing Changes Could Hurt CSX Stock appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Union Pacific Stock Gained ~21% YTD: What Drove This Rally?
    Market Realistyesterday

    Union Pacific Stock Gained ~21% YTD: What Drove This Rally?

    The significant boost in Union Pacific’s stock price came after the company appointed Jim Vena as new executive vice president and COO in mid-January. The industry veteran is well known for his achievements at Canadian National Railway (CNI).

  • Union Pacific Fell Over 2% on Rating Downgrade from Barclays
    Market Realistyesterday

    Union Pacific Fell Over 2% on Rating Downgrade from Barclays

    Union Pacific stock (UNP) fell 2.4% on June 13 after Barclays (BCS) lowered its recommendation on the stock from “overweight” to “equal weight.” Barclays analyst Brandon Oglenski believes that the earnings estimate for Union Pacific doesn’t reflect the slower demand environment.

  • Benzinga2 days ago

    BMO: Union Pacific On Track For Higher-Than-Expected Cost Savings

    Meetings with senior management at  Union Pacific Corporation’s (NYSE: UNP ) highlighted that, although there is increased downside risk to 2019 volume expectations, the company’s efficiency improvement ...

  • Benzinga2 days ago

    U.S. Weekly Rail Traffic Slumps 8.5 Percent

    Flooding impacts, cheap natural gas prices, and trade and economic uncertainty could be factors contributing to a significant slump in weekly U.S. rail volume. U.S. rail volumes fell 8.5 percent to 513,099 carloands and intermodal units for the week that ended on June 8, according to the Association of American Railroads. Of that U.S. rail operations originated 9.1 percent fewer carloads compared with the same week in 2018, with volume at 246,758 carloads.

  • Here's Why Union Pacific Should Stay in Your Portfolio Now
    Zacks3 days ago

    Here's Why Union Pacific Should Stay in Your Portfolio Now

    Union Pacific's (UNP) shareholder-friendly measures are encouraging. Additionally, an improvement in the operating ratio highlights the company's operational efficiency.

  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)
    Insider Monkey5 days ago

    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

    At Insider Monkey, we pore over the filings of nearly 750 top investment firms every quarter, a process we have now completed for the latest reporting period. The data we've gathered as a result gives us access to a wealth of collective knowledge based on these firms' portfolio holdings as of March 31. In this […]

  • Mexico Tariff Plan Dropped: ETF Areas to Win
    Zacks5 days ago

    Mexico Tariff Plan Dropped: ETF Areas to Win

    With Trump taking back Mexico tariffs, global stocks and a few U.S. sectors should rally in the coming days.

  • Is Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE:UNP) ROE Of 34% Impressive?
    Simply Wall St.5 days ago

    Is Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE:UNP) ROE Of 34% Impressive?

    One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will...

  • Union Pacific: Highest Rail Traffic Decline in Week 22
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Union Pacific: Highest Rail Traffic Decline in Week 22

    Downtrend in US Rail Traffic Persisted for 19th Consecutive Week(Continued from Prior Part)Union PacificUnion Pacific’s (UNP) rail traffic fell 9% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 22, which ended on June 1. The company hauled 148,021 railcars during

  • Benzinga9 days ago

    Railroads Discuss Hedging Against Market Uncertainty

    Uncertainty about why U.S. rail volumes are down, competition with the truck market and potential mergers and acquisitions were among the themes explored at two investor conferences this week. Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSC) is seeing more volumes move from Mexico ahead of the U.S. deadline to impose import tariffs on Mexican goods, said Jeff Songer, chief operating officer. "We're seeing a push of volumes ahead of June 10," with more finished autos moving north from Mexico to the U.S., Songer said at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit on June 5.

  • MarketWatch9 days ago

    Dow transports suffers broad selloff to buck the Dow industrials' gain

    The Dow Jones Transportation Average took a 91-point, or 0.9% dive in morning trading Thursday, with 18 of 20 components trading lower, pushed down by concerns over economic growth and prolonged trade disputes. The selloff comes despite the Dow Jones Industrial Average's 53-point, or 0.2% gain, with 18 of 30 components trading higher. The Dow transports' biggest loser was railroad operator Kansas City Southern's stock , which fell 2.0%. Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Ken Hoexter said in a recent note to clients that Kansas City Southern is the most exposed to escalating tariffs on imports from Mexico, with FactSet estimating just under half of the company's revenue coming from its Mexico business. Among other Hoexter said have "material" Mexico revenue, shares of Union Pacific Corp. shed 1.2% and Werner Enterprises Inc. slumped 2.4%.

  • Benzinga9 days ago

    May U.S. Intermodal Volumes Drop 5.9 Percent

    U.S. intermodal volumes fell 5.9 percent in May, while carloads fell 2.1 percent amid economic uneasiness and uncertainties surrounding U.S. trade between Mexico and China. U.S. railroads originated 1.3 million containers and trailers in May, down 5.9 percent from May 2018, according to the Association of American Railroads. Meanwhile, U.S. carloads fell 2.1 percent to 1.3 million carloads for that same time period.

  • Why Union Pacific (UNP) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now
    Zacks9 days ago

    Why Union Pacific (UNP) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now

    Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Union Pacific (UNP) have what it takes? Let's find out.

  • Why billionaire Ken Fisher likes it when investors feel bad
    Yahoo Finance10 days ago

    Why billionaire Ken Fisher likes it when investors feel bad

    Ken Fisher offers a good tip on investing during his appearance on Yahoo Finance The First Trade.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Mayhem

    ** S&P 500 drops 2.6%, extends losing streak to 4 weeks. SPX sheds 6.6% in May as U.S.-China trade war intensifies and President Trump opens new front with Mexico ** Indeed, the SPX appeared heavy handed, ...

  • Intermodal Weakness Hurts Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Intermodal Weakness Hurts Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic

    US Rail Traffic Downtrend Persisted for the 18th Straight Week(Continued from Prior Part)UNP’s rail traffic fellUnion Pacific’s (UNP) rail traffic fell 4.3% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 21, which ended on May 25. The company hauled 166,443

  • Benzinga15 days ago

    U.S. Railroads Caught In The Middle Of New Tariff Threat

    The railroad industry is "concerned" about a possible disruption of the North American supply chain should the U.S. impose tariffs on imports from Mexico. Railroad companies with more exposure to trade with Mexico, such as Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) and Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP), saw their stocks dip upon the news that President Donald Trump is considering slapping tariffs on Mexican imports as a way to push Mexico to take steps to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the U.S. President Trump is proposing to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports starting on June 10, with that percentage increasing up to 25 percent on October 1.

  • US Rail Traffic Downtrend Persisted for the 18th Straight Week
    Market Realist15 days ago

    US Rail Traffic Downtrend Persisted for the 18th Straight Week

    US Rail Traffic Downtrend Persisted for the 18th Straight WeekRail traffic fellOverall traffic for US railroad companies declined for the 18th straight week in Week 21, which ended on May 25. On May 29, the Association of American Railroads reported

  • Benzinga15 days ago

    Spindly Transport Stocks Dealt Another Blow In New Tariff Threats

    On May 30, 2019, President Trump threatened to implement increasing rounds of tariffs on all Mexican imports beginning with a 5 percent tariff on June 10 unless Mexico (and U.S. lawmakers) take immediate steps to stop the flow of illegal immigration into the United States. Similar remarks came from the White House in April, but with a one-year time frame to take measures to stem illegal immigration into the U.S. Eroding freight fundamentals have been attributed to general economic malaise, the other trade war (China) and tough year-over-year comparisons from a record 2018 freight demand environment.

  • CNBC15 days ago

    Union Pacific, PepsiCo and others could see their sales take a hit in a US-Mexico trade war

    CNBC screened the components of the S&P 500 by their respective revenue exposure to Mexico. Kansas City Southern, Union Pacific, PepsiCo and Nucor were among those with the highest proportion of sales in the country. President Donald Trump said Thursday night that he will impose a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports starting June 10 if Mexico doesn't take steps to secure its border.