Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2013

By
A A A

Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.79 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UNP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.49% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $161.63, the dividend yield is 1.96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $161.63, representing a -2.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $165.18 and a 34.73% increase over the 52 week low of $119.97.

UNP is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ) and CSX Corporation ( CSX ). UNP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.07. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.49%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.


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 )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 24.38% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of UNP at 4.36%.



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.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks


NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

33,110,376
  • $113.99 ▲ 1.77%
25,034,179
    $17.98 unch
24,486,872
  • $7.41 ▲ 2.07%
20,864,535
  • $7.39 ▼ 2.76%
18,600,501
  • $8.30 ▼ 0.36%
17,530,211
  • $8.14 ▲ 3.17%
17,299,208
  • $93.79 ▲ 2.74%
14,669,760
  • $25.78 ▼ 0.19%
As of 12/26/2014, 04:15 PM


Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com