Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2018

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Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.77% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $134.97, representing a -5.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $143.05 and a 33.55% increase over the 52 week low of $101.06.

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 $13.52. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 29.63%, compared to an industry average of 19.9%.

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:

  • Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF ( INFR )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Trust ( IYJ )
  • Vanguard Div Appreciation ETF ( VIG )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIG with an increase of 9.61% over the last 100 days. INFR has the highest percent weighting of UNP at 5.37%.

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