4. As of noon trading, Union Pacific ( UNP) is up $1.20 (0.7%) to $164.80 on light volume. Thus far, 363,708 shares of Union Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $163.04-$164.95 after having opened the day at $163.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $163.60.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, provides rail transportation services in North America. Union Pacific has a market cap of $75.6 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 30.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Union Pacific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Union Pacific Ratings Report now.

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