Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is an interesting player in the Services space, with a focus on Railroads. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $132.50, up from yesterday’s close by 1.74%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) currently trades with a market capitalization of $102.97 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 5.46 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $3.99 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.68 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.38% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how UNP has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Union Pacific Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $143.05. It is now trading 10.55% off that level. The stock is trading $134.28 its 50-day moving average by 1.78%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $101.06.
In recent action, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) has made a move of -6.27% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 14.96, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.56% with $776.88 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of UNP.