Union Pacific Corp
Stock Symbol: UNP
1400 Douglas Street
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Union Pacific Corp Description:
Union Pacific Corporation is one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is the largest railroad in North America, covering 23 states across the western two- thirds of the United States. A strong focus on quality and a strategically advantageous route structure enable the company to serve customers in critical and fast growing markets. It is a leading carrier of low-sulfur coal used in electrical power generation and has broad coverage of the large chemical- producing areas along the Gulf Coast. With competitive long-haul routes between all major West Coast ports and eastern gateways, and as the only railroad to serve all six gateways to Mexico, Union Pacific has the premier rail franchise in North America. The Corporation's trucking operations include Overnite Corporation, which owns less-than-truckload carriers Overnite Transportation and Motor Cargo.
Union Pacific Corp Financial Summary:
Union Pacific Corp. operates primarily as a rail transportation provider through Union Pacific Railroad Company, its principal operating company. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 10% to $6.5B. Net income increased 12% to $361M. Revenues reflect growth in Energy, Industrial Products, Agricultural, Intermodal and Chemical Commdity Groups. Higher income also reflects a decrease in casualty expenses.
Union Pacific Corp Business Summary:
Union Pacific Corporation (UPC) operates primarily as a rail transportation provider through Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR or the Railroad), its principal operating company. UPRR is a Class I railroad that operates in the United States. UPC has approximately 33,000 route miles, linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways and providing several north/south corridors to key Mexican gateways. The Company serves the western two-thirds of the United States and maintains coordinated schedules with other rail carriers for the handling of freight to and from the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast, the Southeast, the Southwest, Canada and Mexico. Export and import traffic is moved through Gulf Coast and Pacific Coast ports, and across the Mexican and Canadian borders. The Railroad's commodity revenue consisted of six commodity groups: agricultural, automotive, chemicals, energy, industrial products and intermodal.