Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC lowered its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 4.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 2,425 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 123 shares during the period. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC’s holdings in Union Pacific were worth $335,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC grew its holdings in Union Pacific by 30.6% during the third quarter. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC now owns 7,155 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $1,165,000 after purchasing an additional 1,676 shares during the period. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 4.5% during the third quarter. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA now owns 76,173 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $12,403,000 after acquiring an additional 3,251 shares during the period. Parkside Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the third quarter worth approximately $185,000. Park National Corp OH boosted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 1.6% during the fourth quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 32,974 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $4,558,000 after acquiring an additional 526 shares during the period. Finally, City Holding Co. bought a new stake in shares of Union Pacific during the second quarter worth approximately $186,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.21% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE UNP traded down $0.79 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $152.42. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 143,580 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,507,663. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01. Union Pacific Co. has a fifty-two week low of $121.22 and a fifty-two week high of $165.63. The company has a market cap of $110.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.31, a PEG ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 0.97.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The railroad operator reported $2.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.10 by $0.05. Union Pacific had a net margin of 51.90% and a return on equity of 25.02%. The company had revenue of $5.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.88 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.50 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.82 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th were given a $0.80 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. Union Pacific’s payout ratio is 55.27%.

UNP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Cowen restated a “hold” rating and set a $151.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. Loop Capital upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. Wolfe Research set a $185.00 price objective on Union Pacific and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. ValuEngine upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $176.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $164.72.

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Union Pacific Profile

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash.

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