Here’s why Union Pacific Corporation is up today

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is trading at $150.09 as of 11:39 AM on Tuesday, Jan 8, a gain of $11.49, or 8.29% from the previous closing price of $138.60. The stock has traded between $149.04 and $152.89 so far today. Volume today is 5,351,673 compared to average volume of 4,346,203.

Union Pacific is up today following news that Jim Vena will be taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer on January 14th. Jim Vena is a former executive at Canadian National Railway and is well known for Precision Scheduled Railroading, which focuses on improving railroad productivity.

Meanwhile, the major indices are mixed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 0.36% to 23,615.07. The S&P 500 has risen 0.34% to 2,558.40. The NASDAQ is flat 0% to 6,823.55.

Stock Score Report, InvestorsObserver’s proprietary scoring system gives UNP a score of 69 out of a possible 100. That score is based on three component scores. A fundamental score of 54, a long-term technical score of 73 and a short-term technical score of 82. Our proprietary system combines short and long-term technical factors, Wall Street’s opinion, and other fundamental factors into an overall score that measures a stock’s suitability for investment.

Symbols: UNP

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