Log In or Register
HomeLocal NewsState NewsSportsOpinionObituariesAgriculture
Quick Links
  Home
  My Bulletin
  Contact The Bulletin

Marketplace
  Display Ads
  Classifieds
  Dir. of Advertisers

Opinion

Facing gridlock, Italy turns to Norris’ proposal

Mail: Thanks from the Poe family

More opinion

Ag News

Guest opinion: Ethanol policy and the economy

UNL hosts climate agriculture workshop Nov. 19 in Holdrege

More Ag News


Email Article | Print Article
News - Local News
 
UP stock hits high pointTell North Platte what you think
 
Courtesy Photo­Image
Locomotives at the diesel repair shop at UP's Bailey Yard.

Shares of Union Pacific Corporation hit a new 52-week high of $105.87 on Thursday, reflecting a 41.5% return over the past year.

NebraskaLand National BankYou've got a
facebook Request!
CLICK HERE!

UP will pay 50 cents per share dividend on Oct. 1, thanks to better than expected operating returns.

Operating revenues for the second quarter of 2014 totaled $6.0 billion, up 10 percent from the same time period a year ago, when operating revenues were $5.5 billion, the company has said. Second-quarter profit rose 17 percent.

Second quarter business volume, as measured by total revenue carloads, increased 8 percent compared to 2013, UP said.

Volume increased in agricultural products, intermodal, industrial products, automotive and coal, the company said.

According to an NASDAQ analysis, UP should have solid growth in business volume in coming months, and benefit from core pricing above inflation, leading to strong returns to shareholders.


Like this story to send to your facebook

The North Platte Bulletin - Published 8/22/2014
Copyright © 2014 northplattebulletin.com - All rights reserved.
Flatrock Publishing, Inc. - 1300 E 4th St., Suite F - North Platte, NE 69101
 
Show me Talk Back during this visit
 
 


Copyright © 2003 - 2014 northplattebulletin.com
All rights reserved.

Flatrock Publishing, Inc.
1300 E 4th St., Suite F
North Platte, NE 69101

 
Your Ip Address - 54.163.84.123
North Platte, Nebraska