Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2018

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Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UNP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.3% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $147.38, the dividend yield is 2.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNP was $147.38, representing a -11.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $165.63 and a 26.5% increase over the 52 week low of $116.51.

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 $15.06. Zacks Investment Research reports UNP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 35.39%, compared to an industry average of 21.9%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( IYT )
  • First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF ( FTXR )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF ( FIDU )
  • Inspire 100 ETF ( BIBL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 0.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UNP at 8.35%.

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