Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2018

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Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.59% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $151.24, the dividend yield is 2.12%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $151.24, representing a -1.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $153.72 and a 46.25% increase over the 52 week low of $103.41.

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 $14.41. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 34.02%, compared to an industry average of 23%.

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:

  • Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF ( FIDU )
  • Inspire 100 ETF ( BIBL )
  • Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF ( PWB )
  • iShares Trust ( IYJ )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 13.62% over the last 100 days. FIDU has the highest percent weighting of UNP at 3.97%.

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