NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 60 cents per share. At a price of $112.78 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%.
The average volume for Union Pacific has been three million shares per day over the past 30 days. Union Pacific has a market cap of $53.04 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, provides rail transportation services in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 15.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Union Pacific as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full