Union Pacific Corp Dividend yield

 Price  220.57
 Dividend  5.21
 Earnings  11.49
 Cash-flow  15.32
 Book value  19.87
 Equity  21.60

Union Pacific Corp is part of Industrial Transportation business, which is part of Industrials industry. Union Pacific Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Union Pacific Corp stock dividend

Union Pacific Corp paid a total dividend of 3,178 million USD last year, for a market value of 134,548 millions (Market Cap 134,279 millions). Union Pacific Corp dividend per share is 5.21 USD, and his stock market price 220.57 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Union Pacific Corp has a dividend yield of 2.36%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Union Pacific Corp stocks dividend with other Industrial Transportation companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Union Pacific Corp

Union Pacific Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Union Pacific Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.21 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.36%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Union Pacific Corp payout on ernings is currently 45.34%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures show that Union Pacific Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Union Pacific Corp is USD 15.32 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.21, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Union Pacific Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Transportation sector companies.

Union Pacific Corp payout

Union Pacific Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Union Pacific Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Union Pacific Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Industrial Transportation stocks.

Union Pacific Corp stock dividend history

Union Pacific Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Union Pacific Corp showed a return of -4.90% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Transportation firms.

Union Pacific Corp stock and market return