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Union Pacific

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Union Pacific sees FY2018 operating revenue of 62.7%, improved cost performance

Union Pacific provided an update on its expectations for full-year 2018 operating ratio performance. On November 29 , the company stated that it did not expect its full-year operating ratio to improve as compared to full-year 2017 due to slowing revenue growth and higher costs associated with employee severance and operational inefficiencies. The company now expects to report a record full-year 2018 operating ratio of 62.7%, a 0.1 point improvement from its 2017 adjusted non-GAAP operating ratio performance. Drivers of this improvement versus previous expectations included higher revenue, lower diesel fuel prices and improved cost performance. "December carloadings were stronger than expected, led by international container imports," said Rob Knight, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "We are also encouraged to see improved cost performance driven by early results from our Unified Plan 2020 implementation."

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UNP Union Pacific
$150.36

-0.4 (-0.27%)

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Target $170
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Stephens says Vena hire should ease concerns of those skeptical of Union Pacific
After Union Pacific (UNP) announced that it has named Jim Vena, who most recently served as EVP and COO at Canadian National (CNI), as its new Chief Operating Officer, Stephens analyst Justin Long said he views the hiring positively and believes it will help ease concerns of those who were skeptical about Union's ability to successfully execute its new plan. Long, who said Vena's hiring increase his confidence that Union Pacific can deliver on its new Unified Plan 2020, keeps an Overweight rating and $170 price target on the stock, which he maintains as his 2019 Best Idea.
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Seaport Global upgrades Union Pacific to Buy after COO hiring boosts confidence
As previously reported, Seaport Global analyst Mark Levin upgraded Union Pacific to Buy from Neutral after the company announced that it had hired Jim Vena as COO to help implement precision scheduled railroading. "While Vena may not be Hunter Harrison," the pioneer of PSR, his addition at Union Pacific significantly increases the likelihood of a successful transformation to PSR, Levin tells investors. Greater investor confidence that Union will eventually reach a 55%-60% operating ratio should help propel the stock, added Levin, who set a $165 price target on the shares.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Voya Financial (VOYA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs analyst Alex Scott saying the company is well positioned to manage through the pullback in equity markets and still hit its targets of 10%-plus earnings growth. 2. Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Vaccaro citing better than expected industry sales. 3. Union Pacific (UNP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen, to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital and Scotiabank, and to Buy from Neutral at Seaport Global. 4. Monster Beverage (MNST) upgraded to Buy from Hold at SunTrust with analyst William Chappell saying after the recent declines in input costs and the "successful U.S. pricing actions," consensus expectations for the stock are too low, while the concerns over its partnership with Coca-Cola (KO) and challenges around growth in China are "overblown." 5. Molina Healthcare (MOH) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at both JPMorgan and MUFG. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. VMware (VMW) resumed with a Buy at Citi. 2. CSX (CSX) and Kansas City Southern (KSU) were initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities, while Union Pacific (UNP) was initiated with a Neutral. 3. First Solar (FSLR) and TerraForm Power (TERP) were initiated with an Overweight at Barclays, Covanta (CVA) and Azure Power (AZRE) were initiated with an Equal Weight, and SunPower (SPWR) was initiated with an Underweight. 4. At Home Group (HOME) initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi. 5. Chemours (CC) initiated with a Buy at HSBC. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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