Union Pacific

Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Posts Profit, Revenue Declines in Q2

Union Pacific train Union Pacific ended the quarter with 22% fewer employees, shedding 8,598 positions for a headcount of about 30,100. (Oregon Department of Transportation)

Class I railroad Union Pacific saw second-quarter income and revenue fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 27, 2020
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong Q1 Earnings

Union Pacific train Nati Harnik/Associated Press

Union Pacific Corp. reported first-quarter earnings that outpaced Wall Street expectations, even as its quarterly revenue dipped.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 27, 2020

Union Pacific Misses Q4 Earnings Estimate

Union Pacific cars in railyard Railyard in Kansas City, Mo., by Whitney Curtis/Bloomberg

Union Pacific Corp.’s 2019 fourth-quarter earnings missed Wall Street expectations, the Class I railroad reported Jan. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 28, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Economic Slowdown Drags Union Pacific Q3 Profit Down 2%

Union Pacific logo The Union Pacific logo above a trading post at the New York Stock Exchange. (Richard Drew/AP)

Union Pacific released third-quarter financial results Oct. 16 that showed declines in net income and revenue, and also a quarterly record for operating ratio.

October 17, 2019

Union Pacific Reports Record 2Q Earnings

Union Pacific A Union Pacific train. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Union Pacific Corp. reported record 2019 second-quarter income of $1.57 billion, or $2.22 a share, July 18. This compares with $1.5 billion, or $1.98 per share, in second-quarter 2018.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
July 18, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Rail Closures Disrupt Livestock Feed Supplies for California Farms

Union Pacific Train TT File Photo

Some farms, dairies and feed companies in the San Joaquin Valley of California are facing shortages of livestock feed supplies after deadly river flooding in the Midwest closed major railroad shipping corridors in recent days.

Tim Sheehan | The Fresno, Calif. Bee
March 20, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Reports Strong 4Q Results, but Hints of Job Cuts

Union Pacific TT File Photo

Union Pacific Corp. reported record 2018 fourth-quarter income of $1.55 billion, or $2.13 a share, on Jan. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 25, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific, CSX, Reflect Solid Economic Growth

Union Pacific Train Union Pacific Train (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

OMAHA, Neb. — The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
January 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

New Hire, Performance Strategy Spur Union Pacific’s Resurgence

Union Pacific Train Getty Images

Union Pacific Corp. surged the most since 2009 after hiring a protege of railroading legend Hunter Harrison to guide the company’s shift to a new efficiency strategy.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2019
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific 2Q Earnings Are Up, but Facing Efficiency Challenges

Union Pacific train at CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood, Ill. CenterPoint Properties

Union Pacific Corp. on July 19 reported second-quarter net income of $1.51 billion, a 29% increase over $1.17 billion in the year-ago period.

July 19, 2018