Union Pacific Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.79 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UNP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 14.49% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $156.53, the dividend yield is 2.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $156.53,
representing a -5.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $165.18 and
a 34.87% increase over the 52 week low of $116.06.
UNP is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as Canadian National Railway Company (
) and CSX Corporation (
). UNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.78. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.19%, compared to an
industry average of 17.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UNP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNP as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
28.75% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent
weighting of UNP at 5%.