Is Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Share’s Price Now at Risk?

    KNIGHT ROBERT M JR, EVP & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, subtracted 8,620 shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) from its portfolio at the rate of $180.04 per share valuing $1,551,922 on Jul 31. The insider left behind 88,213 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) was $159.11. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $161.59, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $164.07. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $157.46 and a 2nd Support Level at $155.81. Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) stock has lost -$9.65, or -5.72%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$15.12, or -8.68%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$13.06, or -7.59%. This year-to-date, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) shares have gained $20.88, or 15.11%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, Hold % of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “.” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

    With 704,530 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $112,710,712K. Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) generates $22,832 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $5,966 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 5.98%, a 3-Year Total Return of 66.99%, and a 5-year Total Return of 47.75%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 106.76%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.880 per share on 05/30/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.20%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.52.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) reported earnings of $2.22 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.14 per share, representing a 0.08 difference and 3.62% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $1.93 represented a 0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.89 per share, which was a 2.34% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.43 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.57 and the low estimate was $2.32. In the year-ago quarter, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) generated per-share earnings of $2.15. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +13.02% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 1 sale (8,620 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 4 insider buys amounting to 31,462 shares and 8 insider sales amounting to 49,230 shares. In the past full year, 16 insider purchases were made (involving 473,220 shares) and 36 insider sell-offs equivalent to 364,639 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) has a Current Ratio of 0.90, a Quick Ratio of 0.74 and a Cash Ratio of 0.29. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 109.64, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 52.30, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 37.54. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 102.46 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 48.87.