Union Pacific Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.69 per share scheduled for January 02, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$121.98, the dividend yield is 2.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $121.98,
representing a -5.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $129.27 and
a 28.2% increase over the 52 week low of $95.15.
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 $8.07. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 22.93%, compared to an
industry average of 11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to UNP through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of
5.72% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting
of UNP at 4.66%.