Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Analysts See $1.53 EPS

Lloyd Doyle
January 7, 2018

After $1.50 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $18.4. About 4.38M shares traded or 11.47% up from the average. Lands' End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) has risen 2.84% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500.

Kelly Cardwell increased its stake in Morgan Stanley (MS) by 12.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,052,576 shares of the railroad operator's stock worth $238,037,000 after acquiring an additional 39,365 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor held 1.19M shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.62 million, up from 612,109 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bridges Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Visa Inc. Aqr Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Deere & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.51B market cap company. They expect $1.53 earnings per share, up 10.07 % or $0.14 from last year's $1.39 per share. VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX ST ETN (NASDAQ:XIV) has risen 166.34% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Its down 0.02, from 0.92 in 2017Q2.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. FMR LLC now owns 9,603,068 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $1,045,870,000 after purchasing an additional 4,399,980 shares during the period. Penobscot Invest Mgmt Inc owns 8,490 shares or 0.32% of their U.S. portfolio. Argent has 0.32% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Pioneer Tru Commercial Bank N A Or owns 0.14% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 2,410 shares. Fiera Cap Corp has 277,532 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. 40,567 were accumulated by Greenwood Cap Assoc Ltd Liability Co.

Union Pacific Corporation is a railroad operating company in the United States. Magellan Asset Mngmt holds 0.19% or 441,308 shares. Coastline invested 0.56% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 4,083 shares. Schwab Charles Mngmt owns 2.92M shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. M Holdings Inc has 3,238 shares. Stephens Ar reported 34,885 shares. Moreover, Silver Capital Management Llc has 3.3% invested in the company for 56,590 shares. Kcm Investment Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Union Pacific from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday. Therefore 8% are positive. Boston Advisors LLC's holdings in Union Pacific were worth $20,202,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, September 11. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Hold" rating and $52.0 target in Tuesday, October 17 report. As per Wednesday, July 20, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, October 13 report.

In other Union Pacific news, Director Andrew H. Card, Jr. sold 4,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 25th. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $1.36 earnings per share. UNP's profit will be $1.20 billion for 22.47 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. The railroad operator reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.01.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2.

County Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Investors Community Bank that provides a range of banking and related financial services to individuals, businesses, and industries primarily in northeastern and central Wisconsin. 76 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. (NYSE:V). Private Tru Na, Ohio-based fund reported 32,952 shares. Sarasin & Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership reported 730,021 shares. (NYSE:V) for 9,558 shares. Motco invested in 0% or 451 shares. The California-based Ascend Capital Llc has invested 2.73% in the stock.

Shares of Union Pacific Co. Grimes And holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. Waldron Lp has 2,317 shares. King Wealth Mngmt Group Incorporated Lc accumulated 6,606 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Carmignac Gestion reported 2.77% stake. Its down 0.12% from 341,000 shares previously. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System invested in 114,200 shares. 3,369 were accumulated by Fenimore Asset. Greystone Managed Investments holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 87,864 shares. About 6.48M shares traded. MAHON TULLIER KELLY also sold $5.65 million worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:UNP) opened at 106.28 on Monday. With 1,100 avg volume, 310 days are for CELLNEX TELECOM SA ORD SPAIN (OTCMKTS:CLNXF)'s short sellers to cover CLNXF's short positions. Therefore 66% are positive. Sanofi-aventis Sa had 23 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, September 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Friday, April 1 the stock rating was initiated by Maxim Group with "Buy". On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". On Thursday, May 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to "Overweight". As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by TD Securities. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold" on Friday, November 10.

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