Earnings is just around the corner for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) as the firm is slated to issue their report on 10/20/2016 8:30:00 AM. The firm has most recently posted quarter over quarter growth of -15.30% and sales growth of -12.10% quarter over quarter.
In terms of the trend lines, Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares are currently -1.78% off of their 52-week high and 47.59% off from the 52-week low point. The stock is 14.27% from the 200-day moving average and 2.43% from the 50-day average. The Relative Strength Index for the stock stands at 56.53.
Increased volatility should be expected heading into and immediately after the Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earnings report. According to the most recent data, the average true range stands at 1.58 which is a measure of the most recent volatility. The number is an exponential 14-day moving average of the True Ranges (range of each trading day’s high and low). The average volatility for the week stands at 1.73% and 1.42% for the past month. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) stands at 1.17.
So is there any potential upside for the stock if Union Pacific Corporation is able to meet or beat earnings? Analysts, on a consensus basis have a $99.16 on the stock, compared to a recent bid of $97.08. The average broker recommendation yields a score of 2.30, which is an integer based calculation from all of the buy, sell and hold recommendations from sell-side analysts.
Heading into the earnings report, 0.16% shares are held by company insiders. On the institutional front, 80.90% of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) are owned by firms or funds. Over the past few months, insider transactions have trended -1.80% while institutions saw a change of 0.08% in company stock.
Year to date, Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) holders have seen returns of 26.12%. Over the past month the stock moved 4.34% and most recently shares over the past five trading days have moved -1.64%.