Insider Trading Alert - Union Pacific And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $117.60 to $300,598,732.04.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Union Pacific (UNP) - FREE Research Report

Knight Robert M Jr who is Evp Finance & Cfo Upc at Union Pacific sold 10,000 shares at $160.00 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp Finance & Cfo Upc owned 142,683 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.55% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $158.67, down $1.33, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Union Pacific go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,519
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,132

The average volume for Union Pacific has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Union Pacific has a market cap of $74.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 26.91% 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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Union Pacific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant 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 no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Union Pacific Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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