Buy, Sell or Hold? Analysts Weigh in on Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)

Buy, Sell or Hold? Analysts Weigh in on Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)

Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $93.642 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $110 while the most conservative estimate stand at $53.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover Union Pacific Corporation. They give the company shares an ABR of 2.38. This is based on the 14 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $1.37 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2016-06-30, Union Pacific Corporation's EPS was reported as $1.17. This created a “surprise factor” 0% due to being $0 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2016-10-27, the date when Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) are expected to release their quarterly results.

Wall Street sell-side research analysts covering J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. According to them, the stock is expected to reach $89.461 on a consensus level within the next year, according to Zacks. The most bullish estimate sees the stock reaching $96 while the most conservative estimate stand at $77.

Zacks also gives an average broker rating based on the sell-side recommendations from the analysts who cover J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.. They give the company shares an ABR of 1.88. This is based on the 13 analysts taken into consideration by Zacks.

Earnings Estimates for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)

Currently, Wall Street is projecting that the firm will post $1.03 earnings per share. This consensus number is also derived from Zacks. For the most recent period which ended on 2016-06-30, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.'s EPS was reported as $0.92. This created a “surprise factor” -4.17% due to being $-0.04 apart from what Wall Street predicted. When actual numbers differ greatly from the consensus expectations, sharp movement in the stock price can often be seen in the hours or days following the report.

Investors will mark their calendars for 2016-10-12, the date when J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) are expected to release their quarterly results.

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