Written Report about (Union Pacific Corporation)
Company Description, Ratio Analysis, Bonds, Stock weekly holding period returns and Stock beta.
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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) operates the largest railroad system in the United States with over 32,000 miles through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company. Its rails serve the western two-thirds of the US linking the Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways, and also some portions of Mexico. With this fact, it can be deduced that UNP operates within the industrials sector, specifically the railroads industry.
Moreover, of the several players within the industry, UNP is the largest in terms of market capitalization at over $47 billion seconded by Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE: CNI) with almost $34 billion in capitalization. Below is a table enumerating the different competitors of the company with their corresponding market capitalization.
Table 1. Railroad Industry Players Ranked by Market Capitalization
Company Name Market Traded Ticker Market Value-Total ($M)
UNION PACIFIC CORP. NYSE UNP
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY NYSE CNI
NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP. NYSE NSC
CSX CORP. NYSE CSX
MTR CORPORATION LIMITED Pink Sheets' MTRJY
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LIMITED NYSE CP
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN NYSE KSU
GUANGSHEN RAILWAY CO. LTD. NYSE GSH
GENESEE & WYOMING INC. NYSE GWR
RAILAMERICA, INC. NYSE RA
PROVIDENCE & WORCESTER RAILROAD CO.
UNP provides a varied collection of services including freight transportation services for agricultural products, including whole grains and related commodities, food, and beverage products; automotive products; chemicals, such as industrial chemicals, plastics, and liquid petroleum products; energy products; industrial products; and intermodal containers.
1. Current ratio 1.16 1.37
2. Quick ratio 0.98 1.20
3. Profit margin 16.39% 13.36%
4. Operating profit margin 29.36% 23.89%
5. Dividends per share 1.31 1.08
6. Dividend yield 1.80% 1.90%
7. Debt ratio 0.59 0.60
8. Debt to equity ratio 1.43 1.51
9. Asset turnover 2.54 2.98
10. Receivables ...
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