Union Pacific Earnings Estimate

UNP
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USD 215.26  5.09  2.42%   

Many public companies, such as Union Pacific, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Union Pacific's earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Union Pacific's analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Union Pacific is projected to generate 9.9 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Union Pacific earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Union Pacific Corp EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Also, please take a look at World Market Map.
  
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As of 6th of July 2022, Gross Profit is likely to drop to about 11.8 B. In addition to that, Profit Margin is likely to drop to 26.20
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Union Pacific Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Union Pacific Corp is based on official Zacks consensus of 7 analysts regarding Union Pacific future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 97.93%, the future earnings per share of Union Pacific is estimated to be 9.9 with the lowest and highest values of 9.85 and 9.96, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Union Pacific Corp is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 10.52
9.85
Lowest
Expected EPS 9.9
9.96
Highest

Union Pacific Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Union Pacific's value are higher than the current market price of the Union Pacific stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Union Pacific is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Union Pacific's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

7

97.93%

10.52

9.9

Union Pacific Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Union Pacific refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Union Pacific Corp predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Union Pacific, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Union Pacific Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Union Pacific, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Union Pacific should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Union Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Union Pacific's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-04-21
2022-03-312.562.570.01
2022-01-20
2021-12-312.612.660.05
2021-10-21
2021-09-302.49812.570.0719
2021-07-22
2021-06-302.54732.730.1827
2021-04-22
2021-03-312.05322-0.0532
2021-01-21
2020-12-312.24462.360.1154
2020-10-22
2020-09-302.06012.01-0.0501
2020-07-23
2020-06-301.56321.670.1068
2020-04-23
2020-03-311.90142.150.248613 
2020-01-23
2019-12-312.05422.02-0.0342
2019-10-17
2019-09-302.30922.22-0.0892
2019-07-18
2019-06-302.14182.220.0782
2019-04-18
2019-03-311.87451.930.0555
2019-01-24
2018-12-312.05952.120.0605
2018-10-25
2018-09-302.09052.150.0595
2018-07-19
2018-06-301.951.980.03
2018-04-26
2018-03-311.6591.680.021
2018-01-25
2017-12-311.54361.53-0.0136
2017-10-26
2017-09-301.4951.50.005
2017-07-20
2017-06-301.39231.450.0577
2017-04-27
2017-03-311.23261.320.0874
2017-01-19
2016-12-311.32881.390.0612
2016-10-20
2016-09-301.4041.36-0.044
2016-07-21
2016-06-301.1631.170.007
2016-04-21
2016-03-311.09621.160.0638
2016-01-21
2015-12-311.41461.31-0.1046
2015-10-22
2015-09-301.431.50.07
2015-07-23
2015-06-301.351.380.03
2015-04-23
2015-03-311.371.3-0.07
2015-01-22
2014-12-311.511.610.1
2014-10-23
2014-09-301.521.530.01
2014-07-24
2014-06-301.431.430
2014-04-17
2014-03-311.191.190
2014-01-23
2013-12-311.241.270.03
2013-10-17
2013-09-301.231.240.01
2013-07-18
2013-06-301.181.190.01
2013-04-18
2013-03-310.981.010.03
2013-01-24
2012-12-311.081.10.02
2012-10-18
2012-09-301.091.10.01
2012-07-19
2012-06-300.981.050.07
2012-04-19
2012-03-310.820.90.08
2012-01-19
2011-12-310.9110.09
2011-10-20
2011-09-300.90.930.03
2011-07-21
2011-06-300.790.80.01
2011-04-20
2011-03-310.650.650
2011-01-20
2010-12-310.740.780.04
2010-10-21
2010-09-300.750.780.03
2010-07-22
2010-06-300.60.70.116 
2010-04-22
2010-03-310.470.510.04
2010-01-21
2009-12-310.520.540.02
2009-10-22
2009-09-300.50.510.01
2009-07-23
2009-06-300.380.390.01
2009-04-23
2009-03-310.330.360.03
2009-01-22
2008-12-310.620.660.04
2008-10-23
2008-09-300.650.690.04
2008-07-24
2008-06-300.460.510.0510 
2008-04-24
2008-03-310.40.430.03
2008-01-24
2007-12-310.440.470.03
2007-10-18
2007-09-300.440.50.0613 
2007-07-19
2007-06-300.40.410.01
2007-04-19
2007-03-310.320.350.03
2007-01-25
2006-12-310.390.450.0615 
2006-10-19
2006-09-300.370.390.02
2006-07-20
2006-06-300.330.360.03
2006-04-20
2006-03-310.270.290.02
2006-01-19
2005-12-310.250.280.0312 
2005-10-27
2005-09-300.230.240.01
2005-07-21
2005-06-300.190.220.0315 
2005-04-21
2005-03-310.120.120
2005-01-24
2004-12-310.210.220.01
2004-10-21
2004-09-300.190.190
2004-07-22
2004-06-300.160.15-0.01
2004-04-29
2004-03-310.150.160.01
2004-01-21
2003-12-310.30.320.02
2003-10-23
2003-09-300.290.290
2003-07-24
2003-06-300.250.260.01
2003-04-24
2003-03-310.150.14-0.01
2003-01-22
2002-12-310.270.280.01
2002-10-24
2002-09-300.360.3-0.0616 
2002-07-18
2002-06-300.270.290.02
2002-04-25
2002-03-310.210.220.01
2002-01-24
2001-12-310.240.270.0312 
2001-10-18
2001-09-300.250.260.01
2001-07-19
2001-06-300.230.240.01
2001-04-26
2001-03-310.180.180
2001-01-18
2000-12-310.220.230.01
2000-10-19
2000-09-300.280.25-0.0310 
2000-07-27
2000-06-300.240.240
2000-04-20
2000-03-310.180.190.01
2000-01-20
1999-12-310.220.250.0313 
1999-10-21
1999-09-300.20.220.0210 
1999-07-22
1999-06-300.180.20.0211 
1999-04-22
1999-03-310.110.140.0327 
1999-01-21
1998-12-310.080.10.0225 
1998-10-22
1998-09-300.030.040.0133 
1998-07-23
1998-06-30-0.04-0.16-0.12300 
1998-04-23
1998-03-31-0.06-0.040.0233 
1998-01-22
1997-12-31-0.03-0.1-0.07233 
1997-10-22
1997-09-300.220.250.0313 
1997-07-17
1997-06-300.230.250.02
1997-04-17
1997-03-310.130.140.01
1997-01-23
1996-12-310.230.230
1996-10-17
1996-09-300.30.25-0.0516 
1996-07-18
1996-06-300.280.30.02
1996-04-18
1996-03-310.190.13-0.0631 

About Union Pacific Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Union Pacific earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Union Pacific estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Union Pacific fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit29.3 B31.6 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT6.7 B5.5 B
Earnings per Basic Share 9.98  8.03 
Earnings per Diluted Share 9.95  8.00 
Price to Earnings Ratio 18.33  16.71 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA11.8 B10.3 B
Earnings before Tax6.1 B4.9 B
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates in the railroad business in the United States. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Union Pacific operates under Railroads classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 30189 people.

Union Pacific Investors Sentiment

The influence of Union Pacific's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Union. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to Union Pacific's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in Union. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding Union can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around Union Pacific Corp. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
Union Pacific's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for Union Pacific's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average Union Pacific's news discussions. The higher the estimate score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on Union Pacific.

Union Pacific Implied Volatility

    
  33.48  
Union Pacific's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Union Pacific Corp stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Union Pacific's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Union Pacific stock will not fluctuate a lot when Union Pacific's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Union Pacific in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Union Pacific's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Union Pacific options trading.

Current Sentiment - UNP

Union Pacific Corp Investor Sentiment

Predominant part of Macroaxis users are at this time bullish on Union Pacific Corp. What is your outlook on investing in Union Pacific Corp? Are you bullish or bearish?
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98% Bullish
2% Bearish

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Is Union Pacific's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Union Pacific. If investors know Union will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Union Pacific listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.28
Market Capitalization
132 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.17
Return On Assets
0.097
Return On Equity
0.48
The market value of Union Pacific Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Union that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Union Pacific's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Union Pacific's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Union Pacific's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Union Pacific's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Union Pacific's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Union Pacific value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Union Pacific's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.