Union Pacific Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.69 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased UNP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that UNP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $156.81, the dividend yield is 1.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $156.81,
representing a -2.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $161 and a
49.14% increase over the 52 week low of $105.14.
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 $8.51. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.94%, compared to an
industry average of 18.3%.
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 Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
25.16% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent
weighting of UNP at 4.9%.