Union Pacific

Steam Locomotive
GREELEY, CO - JULY 21: Steam Locomotive No. 844 is the last steam locomotive built for Union Pacific, July 21, 2016. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)RJ Sangosti — Denver Post via Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    129
  • Revenues ($M)
    19941
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -8.6
  • Profits ($M)
    4233
  • Profits Percent Change
    -11.3
  • Assets ($M)
    55718
  • Employees
    42919
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    85911

The railroad operator provides freight transportation services to 23 states, covering 2/3 of the western United States.

Company Info

CEOLance M. Fritz
CEO TitlePresident, Chief Executive Officer, COO & Director
SectorTransportation
IndustryRailroads
HQ LocationOmaha, NE
Websitewww.up.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees42,919

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$19,941
Profits ($M)$4,233
Assets ($M)$55,718
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$19,932
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$85,911

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues21.2%
Profits as % of Assets7.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5
EPS % Change (from 2015)-7.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)8.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)13.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)35.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)18.5%