NYSE:UNP Union Pacific Stock and Profitability Discussion

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Post by John_Perkowski » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:19 am

I bought Union Pacific in the 90s. As I recall, it was during the challenges of SP absorption.

It has been one of my absolute best long term investments.

I also own Southwest, and have suffered through its low price years. It has also been a great investment.
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NYSE:UNP Union Pacific Stock and Profitability Discussion

Post by Jeff Smith » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:29 am

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Re: NYSE:UNP Union Pacific Stock and Profitability Discussion

Post by Jeff Smith » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:31 am

NonPareilOnline.com
Union Pacific delivers 4% better 2Q profit on lower expenses

OMAHA — Union Pacific Corp. delivered 4% more profit in the second quarter even though it hauled less freight because it cut its expenses by 7%.

The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday it earned $1.57 billion, or $2.22 per share, in the quarter. That’s up from $1.51 billion, or $1.98 per share, a year ago.

The results, aided by Union Pacific’s operational changes, beat the $2.12 per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected.

The railroad said revenue declined 1% to $5.6 billion in the period, which still beat Wall Street forecasts of $5.58 billion.
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Re: NYSE:UNP Union Pacific Stock and Profitability Discussion

Post by Gilbert B Norman » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:29 am

I've held Long position UNP since 2010 with a Cost Basis of $40.63 p/s. Look it up to see its price today.

In my portfolio, only stocks within the Defense, Media, and Tech sectors have outperformed UNP YTD.

Just think, an Advisor said "sell it"; wonder why me and that Advisor have parted ways (plus "a few other reasons").

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