Union Pacific Corp. Reports Advance In Q2 Earnings

Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) revealed earnings for its second quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $1.79 billion, or $2.72 per share. This compares with $1.13 billion, or $1.67 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.5 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 29.7% to $5.50 billion from $4.24 billion last year.

Union Pacific Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $1.79 Bln. vs. $1.13 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.72 vs. $1.67 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.5
-Revenue (Q2): $5.50 Bln vs. $4.24 Bln last year.

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