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Does Union Pacific’s Free Cash Flow Suggest a Rise in 2018?

2018-05-18 marketrealist
Transportation stocks seem to be back on track in 2018, resulting from two factors. The first factor is the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision of deduction capital expenditures for tax calculation purposes in the year incurred has favored transportation (XTN) stocks—specifically the railroads.

 
How Union Pacific’s Dividend Has Varied Historically

2018-05-18 marketrealist
On May 10, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific (UNP) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.73 per share on its common stock. In the first quarter, UNP raised its quarterly cash dividend from $0.665 per share to $0.73 per share. The company’s quarterly cash dividend on equity shares is payable on June 29 to stockholders of record on May 31.

 
Why Genesee and Wyoming Stock Has Been Rising Recently

2018-05-17 marketrealist
Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) is the largest short line carrier in the US and Canada with operations in the US, Canada, UK/Europe, and parts of Australia. Though it’s not a Class I railroad, it is often compared with US Class I railroads.

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Which Commodities Boosted UNP’s Freight Traffic in Week 18

2018-05-15 marketrealist
So far this year, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific’s (UNP) YoY (year-over-year) freight volume growth has lagged behind rival BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B). In Week 18, UNP’s carload traffic rose 5.2% YoY (year-over-year) to ~94,400 carloads (excluding intermodal units) from ~89,800. It underperformed BNSF Railway (BRK.B), whose carload traffic grew 10.7%, and US railroads.

 
How BNSF’s Freight Growth Compared in Week 18

2018-05-15 marketrealist
In the week ended May 5, Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload volumes grew by double digits, by 10.7% YoY (year-over-year) to ~98,100 railcars from ~88,600, doubling the growth seen by competitor Union Pacific (UNP). The latter’s carloads grew 5.2% in Week 18, while US rail carriers’ (IYT) grew 6.4%.

 
DGI For The DIY: Q1 2018 Portfolio Update

2018-05-13 seekingalpha
A busy home schedule has limited my time dedicated to the stock market, but my dividend growth portfolio continues to perform without me.

 
Top Analyst Reports for Philip Morris, ConocoPhillips & Alibaba

2018-05-11 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Philip Morris (PM), ConocoPhillips (COP) and Alibaba (BABA). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.

 
UNP / Union Pacific Corp. 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-11 sec.gov
8K UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 
Top Research Reports for Schwab, NextEra & MetLife

2018-05-10 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Schwab (SCHW), NextEra (NEE) and MetLife (MET). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.

 
What Boosted Berkshire’s BNSF Railway in 1Q18

2018-05-10 marketrealist
Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) BNSF Railway has managed high growth in recent quarters, with improved margins and operating efficiency. In 1Q18, BNSF’s revenue grew 8.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $5.6 billion, helped by a 5.1% increase in volumes and a 1.8% increase in average revenue per unit. Pricing was impacted by higher fuel prices (USO) and surcharges. Berkshire expects a modest volume increase in the remainder of 2018.

 
Top Stock Reports for Disney, Caterpillar & General Motors

2018-05-09 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Disney (DIS), Caterpillar (CAT) and General Motors (GM). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.

 
SHLD Stock Price - Sears Holdings Corp. Stock Quote (U.S.: Nasdaq) - MarketWatch

2018-05-09 marketwatch
Sears teams with Amazon to provide tire installation for any brand of tires bought on Amazon.com

 
Kirby's Recovery Prospects No Longer Undervalued

2018-05-09 seekingalpha
The inland barge market seems to be bottoming/turning, as spot rates are rising and Kirby's utilization is improving.

 
How BNSF Railway’s Rail Traffic Compared with Industry in Week 17

2018-05-08 marketrealist
Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload traffic grew 4.8% YoY (year-over-year) to ~98,000 railcars from ~93,500 in the week ended April 29, or Week 17 of 2017. In comparison, competitor Union Pacific’s (UNP) carload traffic expanded 4.3% YoY. BNSF’s carload volume increase, percentage-wise, was 1.1% more than US railroads’ (IYT) 3.7% gains in the same category in Week 17.

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