Closing Bell Recap: Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Ends at 247.40, Reflecting a 0.32 Upturn

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Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP) closed the day trading at $247.40 up 0.32% from the previous closing price of $246.61. In other words, the price has increased by $0.32 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.3 million shares were traded. UNP stock price reached its highest trading level at $248.49 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $246.617.


For a better understanding of UNP, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 158.06 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 30.01. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.76 and its Current Ratio is at 0.93. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.12 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.06.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Stifel on May 03, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $267 from $248 previously.

On April 26, 2024, TD Cowen reiterated its Buy rating and also lowered its target price recommendation from $252 to $258.

On April 08, 2024, Jefferies started tracking the stock assigning a Hold rating and target price of $250.Jefferies initiated its Hold rating on April 08, 2024, with a $250 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 15 ’24 when Whited Elizabeth F sold 3,750 shares for $250.00 per share. The transaction valued at 937,500 led to the insider holds 56,682 shares of the business.

Whited Elizabeth F sold 3,750 shares of UNP for $923,850 on Feb 14 ’24. The PRESIDENT now owns 56,682 shares after completing the transaction at $246.36 per share. On Dec 13 ’23, another insider, Hamann Jennifer L, who serves as the EVP & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER of the company, sold 1,000 shares for $235.00 each. As a result, the insider received 235,000 and left with 98,297 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, UNP now has a Market Capitalization of 150944169984 and an Enterprise Value of 183265214464. As of this moment, Union’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 23.61, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 19.39. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.39. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 6.26 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 9.64. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.606 whereas that against EBITDA is 15.863.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, UNP has reached a high of $258.66, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $190.71. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.10%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 7.26%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, UNP traded about 2.21M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, UNP traded about 1754670 shares per day. A total of 609.70M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 608.00M. Insiders hold about 0.35% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 82.47% stake in the company. Shares short for UNP as of 1714435200 were 4157255 with a Short Ratio of 1.88, compared to 1711584000 on 4493393. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4157255 and a Short% of Float of 0.6799999999999999.

Dividends & Splits

UNP’s forward annual dividend rate is 5.20, up from 5.2 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.021085924The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.14.

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