Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) shares traded 0.54% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $107.14. The stock exchanged hands 4.59 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.53 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $86.51 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $119.67 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 27 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) high price target of $133 and with a conservative view have low price target of $94.
Buckingham “Initiates Coverage On” Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) in a research note issued to investors on 1/18/17 to Neutral with price target of $102.
Additionally on 1/09/17 Barclays “Upgrades” Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) to Overweight setting price target at $122 and on 11/01/16 Deutsche Bank “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Buy. Furthermore on 10/24/16 Aegis Capital “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Buy.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 43.01 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.84, Consequently Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.93%, 1.49% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.84.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.3. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $1.28 and can go high up to $1.47. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.37 derived from a total of 26 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $1.17 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.09. The company posted an earnings surprise of 7.3%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 14% whereas during current quarter it has 17.1% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 13.2% during current year and 11.8% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) observed at 5.89%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 12.31% over growth.
Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.16 Billion according to 20 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $5.38 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.01 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $21.1 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $20.83 Billion and high estimates of $21.5 Billion according to 27 number of analysts.
Currently Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 84.1%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -2.75%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 0.32%.
Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) 52-week high price stands at $115.15 and low price stands at $78.76, its price distance from 52-week high is -6.96% while its distance from 52-week low price is 36.03%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 04/27/17, and 52-week low on 05/24/16.
Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $20.24 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 4.29. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $24.3 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 4.41, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.4, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 76.33. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 1.66 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 20.49.