Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP)
December 10, 2021 | Omaha, NE
The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.18 per common share, an increase of 10% over the previous quarterly dividend.
From the press release: “Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors today voted to increase the quarterly dividend on the Company’s common shares by 10% to $1.18 per share. The dividend is payable December 30, 2021, to shareholders of record December 20, 2021. Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 122 consecutive years.
“Union Pacific continues to deliver strong cash returns to our shareholders,” said Jennifer Hamann, Union Pacific executive vice president and chief financial officer. “Today’s action, coupled with the 10% increase earlier this year, is consistent with our targeted dividend payout ratio of 45 percent.””1
About the company: “Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) delivers the goods families and businesses use every day with safe, reliable and efficient service. Operating in 23 western states, the company connects its customers and communities to the global economy. Trains are the most environmentally responsible way to move freight, helping Union Pacific protect future generations. More information about Union Pacific is available at www.up.com.”1
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