Union Pacific Corporation Announces a 10 Percent Dividend Increase for First Quarter 2018

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the quarterly dividend on the Company's common shares by 10 percent to 73 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable March 30, 2018, to shareholders of record as of February 28, 2018.


Union Pacific Reports Fourth Quarter Positive Train Control Progress

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 13:00:00 CDT Safety Yes Yes

Union Pacific continues to make strides implementing positive train control (PTC). The company anticipates it will make all required deadlines for installing PTC on its network.


Union Pacific Corporation CFO Rob Knight to Address the Stifel and Barclays Investor Conferences

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 07:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Rob Knight, chief financial officer of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), will address two investor conferences in February.


Union Pacific Announces Redesigned Charitable Giving Program

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 10:00:00 CDT Community Yes Yes

Union Pacific today unveiled its Community Ties Giving Program, which increases its overall community giving to more than $20 million. Designed to support two primary giving pillars – local grants and key partnerships – the company's philanthropic outreach aligns with its longstanding commitment to Building America.


Union Pacific Names Cindy Sanborn Regional Vice President

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:00:00 CDT Human Resources Yes Yes

Union Pacific today named Cindy Sanborn regional vice president of Transportation for its Western Region, effective February 16, 2018. She succeeds Richard Castagna, who will retire after nearly 25 years of service.


Union Pacific Begins Brazos Yard Construction in Texas, the Largest Facility Capital Investment in Company History

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:57:00 CDT Capital Investment Yes Yes

Union Pacific Railroad began construction this month on its Brazos Yard in Robertson County, Texas. The $550 million rail yard represents the largest capital investment in a single facility in the company's 155-year history. Brazos Yard will have the capacity to switch up to 1,300 rail cars per day, making it one of the highest capacity yards on Union Pacific's 23-state network. As the first yard of its kind to be built in more than a generation, it will showcase best practices in operating efficiency, technology and innovation.


Union Pacific Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:00:00 CDT Financial Yes Yes

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2017 fourth quarter net income of $7.3 billion, or $9.25 per diluted share compared to $1.39 per diluted share in the fourth quarter 2016. Fourth quarter 2017 results include previously-disclosed adjustments reflecting the impact of corporate tax reform. Excluding those items, 2017 fourth quarter adjusted net income was $1.2 billion, or $1.53 per diluted share, 5 and 10 percent increases, respectively, when compared to 2016.


Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive Years

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:00:00 CDT General Yes Yes

Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired company for the eighth consecutive year, marking the 15th time in 19 years the company has been named No. 1 among trucking, transportation and logistics leaders. The magazine's annual World's Most Admired list is published in its February edition, on newsstands on Jan. 22.


Union Pacific Taps Into Silicon Valley by Partnering with Plug and Play to Drive Freight Transportation Innovation

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:00:00 CDT General Yes Yes

The world's largest publicly traded freight railroad, Union Pacific, is tapping into Silicon Valley to drive freight transportation innovation by partnering with Plug and Play, the world's largest startup accelerator and innovation center.