Union Pacific Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

UNP -- USA Stock  

USD 156.01  8.00  4.88%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Union Pacific Corporation is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Union Pacific buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding UNP positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Union Pacific available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from UNP buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Union Pacific Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Union Pacific Corporation has a mean deviation of 0.4519, standard deviation of 0.6637, variance of 0.4405, downside variance of 0.3095, semi variance of 0.018561 and expected short fall of 0.62
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Union Pacific to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Union Pacific Corporation. Our buy or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Union Pacific is not overpriced, please validate all Union Pacific fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Short Ratio, Five Year Return, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Total Asset . Given that Union Pacific has Price to Earning of 10.89 times, we advise you double-check Union Pacific Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

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Union Pacific Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.17Value At Risk0.56
Potential Upside1.77Standard Deviation0.66
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares61.7 M8.7 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares50.1 M7.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares30.9 M4.4 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares27.4 M3.9 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares15 M2.1 B
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares14.6 M2.1 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares14.3 M2 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options7.1 M1 B

Union Pacific Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.51
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.11

Union Pacific Volatility Alert

Union Pacific Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 1.21 and kurtosis of 2.5. However, we advise investors to further study Union Pacific Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Union Pacific Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsUnion PacificPeer Average
Return On Equity57.13 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset9.12 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin51.31 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin47.93 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation135.48 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding739.49 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.26 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions82.96 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted20 M3.24 M
Price to Earning10.89 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.84 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.29 times17.81 times
Revenue22.01 B9.85 B
Gross Profit11.2 B21.75 B
EBITDA10.55 B1.41 B
Net Income11.29 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.69 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.29 times5.17 times
Total Debt22.81 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity114.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.03 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share26.92 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.5 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.42 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share14.44 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.10 times1.22 times
Number of Employees41.92 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization116.31 B29.78 B
Total Asset55.72 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings32.59 B38.24 B
Working Capital(44 M)3.58 B
Current Asset3.6 B36.8 B
   Exercise or conversion by Jeffrey Totusek of 3016 shares of Union Pacific subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Union Pacific Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Union Pacific has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 83.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
On August 30, 2018 Union Pacific paid $ 0.8 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Union Pacific exotic insider transaction detected

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Union Pacific Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price159.00
Target Mean Price155.80
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price170.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions25
Target Low Price119.00
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