Private Asset Management Cut By $428,800 Its Union Pacific (UNP) Position; First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund Has 1.25 Sentiment

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Private Asset Management Inc decreased Union Pacific Corp (UNP) stake by 18.87% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Private Asset Management Inc sold 3,200 shares as Union Pacific Corp (UNP)’s stock rose 4.52%. The Private Asset Management Inc holds 13,758 shares with $1.85M value, down from 16,958 last quarter. Union Pacific Corp now has $110.40B valuation. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $142.34. About 909,407 shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 32.23% since June 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.66% the S&P500. Some Historical UNP News: ; 19/03/2018 – Louisiana Transportation Infrastructure Receives $87 million Boost from Union Pacific; 09/04/2018 – DOT STB: Case Title: UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY–ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION–IN MCLENNAN COUNTY, TEX; 16/05/2018 – Union Pacific Presenting at Conference May 23; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC PLANS TO FILE ALTERNATIVE SCHEDULE FOR PTC; 25/04/2018 – METROLINK ANNOUNCES PTC INTEROPERABILITY W/ UNION PACIFIC; 07/05/2018 – Union Pacific is Top Class I Railroad on Military Times’ Best for Vets Employer Rankings; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC TO FULLY IMPLEMENT PTC BY `NO LATER’ THAN 2020; 06/03/2018 – UNION PACIFIC BELIEVES `COOLER HEADS WILL PREVAIL’ ON TARIFFS; 26/04/2018 – Union Pacific Raises Freight Rates as Safety Gear Slows Trains; 05/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC TO INVEST $38M IN NEW MEXICO TRANSPORTATION

First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.25, from 1.5 in 2017Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 10 investment professionals increased or opened new equity positions, while 8 sold and decreased their equity positions in First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund. The investment professionals in our database now have: 875,551 shares, down from 998,812 shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 4 Increased: 4 New Position: 6.

Archford Capital Strategies Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund for 2,000 shares. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. owns 284,059 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Advisory Services Network Llc has 0% invested in the company for 1,000 shares. The North Carolina-based Bank Of America Corp De has invested 0% in the stock. Guggenheim Capital Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 68,125 shares.

Another recent and important First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:FGB) news was published by Digitaljournal.com which published an article titled: “First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.175 Per Share” on May 10, 2018.

The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.0141 during the last trading session, reaching $6.1358. About 1,976 shares traded. First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) has declined 18.97% since June 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.54% the S&P500.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $7.37 million activity. The insider Whited Elizabeth F sold $2.08 million. KNIGHT ROBERT M JR sold 25,000 shares worth $3.43 million.

Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 116 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Monday, October 24. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Thursday, November 9. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $124.0 target. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Monday, April 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 24 by UBS. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, June 1 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 21 to “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $12300 target in Thursday, August 10 report.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.88 earnings per share, up 29.66% or $0.43 from last year’s $1.45 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.46B for 18.93 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.90% EPS growth.

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