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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)?

The company in question is, Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) currently with a stock price of 96.77 (-0.07% today). The market cap for Union Pacific Corporation is 80517.48, and is in the sector Services, and Railroads industry. The target price for Union Pacific Corporation is 99.65. Currently Union Pacific Corporation is trading with a P/E of 18.86, and a forward P/E of 17.03. Average volume for Union Pacific Corporation is 3180.64 and so far today it is 2356300.

Performance in the last year for Union Pacific Corporation has been 6.85%. For EPS growth, Union Pacific Corporation has seen a growth of -4.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.45%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 14.70% over the last five years and could be 7.36% for the next five years. Union Pacific Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -12.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -15.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.00%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.77%.

Since the IPO date for Union Pacific Corporation on the 1/2/1980, Union Pacific Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 26.16%. With Union Pacific Corporation trading at 96.77, the dividend yield is 2.27%, and the EPS is 5.13.

So could Union Pacific Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.86. The PEG is 2.56, P/S is 3.95 and the P/B is at 3.97. The P/cash is 37.28, with P/free cash flow at 67.38.

Union Pacific Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.72, and total debt/equity at 0.74.

In terms of margins, Union Pacific Corporation has a gross margin of 80.90%, an operating margin of 36.70% and a profit margin of 21.50%.Payout ratio for Union Pacific Corporation is 42.70%. Return on assets come to 8.00% with return on investment coming to 14.80%.

Insider ownership for Union Pacific Corporation, is at 0.16% and institutional ownership comes to 80.70%. Outstanding shares are at 832.05. While shares float is 830.8. The float short is currently 1.14%, and short ratio is 2.97.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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