Skylands Capital LLC Trimmed Its Holding in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by $3.29 Million as Market Valuation Rose

September 16, 2018 - By Nadine Davis

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.75 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 47 investors sold UNP shares while 525 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 368 raised stakes. 554.78 million shares or 5.92% less from 589.68 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Polar Capital Limited Liability Partnership owns 547,672 shares. Usca Ria Ltd Liability reported 4,948 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Dsc Advsr Lp holds 0.04% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) or 1,523 shares. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 28,777 shares. North Star Invest Mngmt Corp holds 64,007 shares or 1.05% of its portfolio. 1832 Asset Ltd Partnership reported 1.04 million shares stake. Westwood Hldg Group Incorporated has 1.62% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 1.36 million shares. Advisors Asset Mgmt reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Mackenzie Corporation has 0.43% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 1.20 million shares. 1.91 million are owned by California Public Employees Retirement System. Busey owns 7,483 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Guardian Life Insur Of America reported 0.05% stake. Moreover, Sawgrass Asset Management Lc has 1.41% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 23,171 shares. Elm Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 4,327 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. First Hawaiian National Bank holds 1,780 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $5.22 million activity. $1.28 million worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) was sold by Tennison Lynden L. The insider Whited Elizabeth F sold 15,576 shares worth $2.08 million.

Skylands Capital Llc decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by 4.87% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skylands Capital Llc sold 23,350 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.81% with the market. The hedge fund held 455,900 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $64.59M, down from 479,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skylands Capital Llc who had been investing in Union Pac Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $116.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $157.41. About 2.58M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 44.72% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $2.06 earnings per share, up 37.33 % or $0.56 from last year’s $1.5 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.52 billion for 19.10 P/E if the $2.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.98 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.04 % EPS growth.

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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Union Pacific Corp had 14 analyst reports since April 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, June 1 with “Outperform”. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $167 target in Friday, July 20 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 2 by Susquehanna. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 15 by Deutsche Bank. Robert W. Baird maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Monday, June 4 with “Neutral” rating. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, April 2 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, July 20 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, May 24 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, June 1 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, June 1.

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