Are Analysts Bearish Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) After Last Week?

Out of 26 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 20 rate it “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 7 “Hold”. This means 71% are positive. $95 is the highest target while $55 is the lowest. The $84.81 average target is 14.34% above today’s ($81.72) stock price. Union Pacific Corporation was the topic in 35 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Barclays Capital maintained the stock on April 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Below is a list of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) latest ratings and price target changes.

11/04/2016 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $85.00 New Target: $81.00 Maintain
15/03/2016 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Sector Outperform Initiate
08/03/2016 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: $82.00 New Target: $91.00 Maintain
23/02/2016 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
22/02/2016 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
19/02/2016 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $81.00 New Target: $91.00 Maintain
25/01/2016 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $110 New Target: $80 Maintain
22/01/2016 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: $93 New Target: $87 Maintain
22/01/2016 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $95 New Target: $78 Maintain
22/01/2016 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $93 New Target: $82 Maintain

The stock increased 2.61% or $2.08 on April 13, hitting $81.72. About 4.50M shares traded hands. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has declined 6.99% since September 8, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.73% the S&P500.

Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. The company has a market cap of $69.72 billion. The Firm 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 has 14.89 P/E ratio. It links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a supply chain link around the world.

The institutional sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2015 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.91 in 2015Q2. The ratio is positive, as 125 funds sold all Union Pacific Corporation shares owned while 470 reduced positions. 88 funds bought stakes while 490 increased positions. They now own 589.11 million shares or 11.25% less from 663.77 million shares in 2015Q2.

Rare Infrastructure Ltd holds 13.47% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation for 3.60 million shares. Skylands Capital Llc owns 791,950 shares or 9.42% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Caledonia Investments Plc has 8.75% invested in the company for 275,000 shares. The Colorado-based Milestone Group Inc. has invested 8.68% in the stock. Farley Capital Ii L.P., a New York-based fund reported 110,000 shares.

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