Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 8 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 3 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 7 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 20 research analysts is 2.38, which indicates as a Buy.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) : The highest short term price target forecast on Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is $110 and the lowest target price is $53. A total of 13 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $93.15 with a standard deviation of $14.62.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Atlantic Equities initiates coverage on Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) The shares have been rated Overweight. The rating by the firm was issued on August 11, 2016.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): The stock opened at $95.69 and touched an intraday high of $97.05 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $95.69, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $96.28 with a gain of 0.32% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 2,437,461. The stock had closed at $95.97 in the previous trading session.

Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. The Company is a Class I railroad operating in the United States, which has 31,974 route miles and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers to move freight. It links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a supply chain link around the world. Its business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, industrial products and intermodal. The Company serves United States population centers, operates from West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canadas rail systems and serves six Mexico gateways. The Companys freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest, and premium business.

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