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Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Stock: A Look at the Analyst Recommendations

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 17.08x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.10.

The public float for UNP is 607.80M, and currently, short sellers hold a 0.71% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of UNP on May 26, 2023 was 3.21M shares.

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UNP) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has surged by 0.68 when compared to previous closing price of 191.91, but the company has seen a -2.82% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 04/20/23 that CSX Profit Widens While Lower Volumes, Weather Squeeze Union Pacific

UNP’s Market Performance

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) has seen a -2.82% fall in stock performance for the week, with a 0.89% gain in the past month and a -0.42% plunge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.04%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.85% for UNP. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.27% for UNP stock, with a simple moving average of -6.54% for the last 200 days.

UNP Trading at -1.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought UNP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.28% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.85%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.04%, as shares sank -0.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.61% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, UNP fell by -2.82%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -15.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $197.68. In addition, Union Pacific Corporation saw -6.69% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UNP starting from Whited Elizabeth F, who sale 2,500 shares at the price of $213.00 back on Feb 27. After this action, Whited Elizabeth F now owns 39,080 shares of Union Pacific Corporation, valued at $532,500 using the latest closing price.

Finley Teresa, the Director of Union Pacific Corporation, purchase 1,380 shares at $188.26 during a trade that took place back on Oct 24, which means that Finley Teresa is holding 1,380 shares at $259,799 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for UNP

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +39.68 for the present operating margin
  • +44.86 for the gross margin

The net margin for Union Pacific Corporation stands at +28.13. The total capital return value is set at 21.28, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.86. Equity return is now at value 57.00, with 10.70 for asset returns.

Based on Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), the company’s capital structure generated 287.40 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 74.19. Total debt to assets is 52.70, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 270.89. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 69.92.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.02, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The receivables turnover for the company is 13.77 and the total asset turnover is 0.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.72.


To put it simply, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.