Union Pacific Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (UNP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) is tomorrow, May 29, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 69 cents per share. At a price of $159.01 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The average volume for Union Pacific has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Union Pacific has a market cap of $73.2 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 24.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 18.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Union Pacific as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. 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 Union Pacific Ratings Report.

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