Union Pacific Co. (UNP) is Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc. CA’s 7th Largest Position

Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc. CA decreased its stake in Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) by 7.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 558,445 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 46,840 shares during the quarter. Union Pacific comprises 7.5% of Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc. CA’s portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest holding. Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc. CA owned about 0.08% of Union Pacific worth $90,932,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in Union Pacific by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 15,035,819 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $2,130,275,000 after acquiring an additional 413,967 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its position in Union Pacific by 55.7% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,526,282 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $782,980,000 after purchasing an additional 1,977,446 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in Union Pacific by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 5,110,636 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $724,075,000 after purchasing an additional 91,243 shares in the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in Union Pacific by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 3,718,928 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $526,898,000 after purchasing an additional 68,502 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Egerton Capital UK LLP raised its position in Union Pacific by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Egerton Capital UK LLP now owns 3,279,188 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $464,595,000 after purchasing an additional 10,130 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.36% of the company’s stock.

UNP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Loop Capital raised Union Pacific from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 18th. Barclays reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $180.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a research report on Wednesday, September 26th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on Union Pacific from $167.00 to $185.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 20th. Bank of America lifted their target price on Union Pacific from $175.00 to $177.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 1st. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $151.00 target price on shares of Union Pacific in a research report on Tuesday, September 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $161.44.

UNP opened at $148.56 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $109.46 billion, a PE ratio of 25.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 0.89. Union Pacific Co. has a 12 month low of $115.16 and a 12 month high of $165.63.

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The railroad operator reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.10 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $5.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.88 billion. Union Pacific had a return on equity of 25.02% and a net margin of 51.90%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.50 EPS. Research analysts expect that Union Pacific Co. will post 7.84 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, EVP Lynden L. Tennison sold 8,450 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $151.72, for a total value of $1,282,034.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 53,978 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,189,542.16. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $163.81, for a total value of $3,276,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 106,518 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $17,448,713.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

About Union Pacific

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP)

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