Union Pacific Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Norfolk Souther Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- FlexShares STOXX Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
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%.