Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.91 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UNP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.19% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $179.61, representing a -0.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $181.28 and a 35.26% increase over the 52 week low of $132.79.

UNP is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ) and Norfolk Souther Corporation ( NSC ). UNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.43. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.49%, compared to an industry average of 19.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UNP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( XLI )
  • FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund ( NFRA )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 12.64% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of UNP at 4.5%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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