Union Pacific Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.69 per share is scheduled to be paid on
April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UNP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 15% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $134.25,
representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $138 and a
28.99% increase over the 52 week low of $104.08.
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 $8.27. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.64%, compared to an
industry average of 11.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
19.5% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting
of UNP at 4.79%.