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Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Union Pacific Corporation (UPC) is an US based transportation company, engaged mainly in predominantly surface freight transportation. It principally operates its business through its subsidiary Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) that covers around 23 states within the US and renders a complete range of transportation services along all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. In addition, it connects to all six major gateways to Mexico. Further, the company is engaged in transporting industrial products along with automotive, chemicals, energy, and agricultural products. UPC’s Freight Traffic is the premium business of the company which operates through six divisions including agricultural, automotive, chemicals, energy, industrial products and intermodal. Additionally, it also maintained a total track mile of 50,673 miles. The company maintained about 8174 owned and leased locomotives. UPC employs around 42900 people across the globe. The company is headquartered at Omaha (Nebraska) in the US.

Union Pacific Corporation Key Recent Developments…

Jan 12, 2010: Union Pacific Railroad Reports 2009 Domestic Intermodal Shipments

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Union Pacific Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Union Pacific Corporation - Key Facts 4
Union Pacific Corporation - Key Employees 5
Union Pacific Corporation - Major Products and Services 6
Union Pacific Corporation - History 7
Union Pacific Corporation - Company Statement 9
Union Pacific Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 – Company Analysis 12
Union Pacific Corporation - Business Description 12
Union Pacific Corporation - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
Union Pacific Corporation - Strengths 14
Strength - Awards and Recognition 14
Strength - Diversified Customer Base 14
Strength - Wide Logistics Network 14
Union Pacific Corporation - Weaknesses 14
Weakness - Fluctuating Revenues 14
Weakness - Debt Obligations 15
Union Pacific Corporation - Opportunities 15
Opportunity - Potential Growth in US Agriculture Industry 15
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 15
Opportunity - Growing Transportation Industry 15
Union Pacific Corporation - Threats 15
Threat - Hike in Labor Costs 15
Threat - Competitive Pressures 16
Union Pacific Corporation - Key Competitors 17
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 18
Performance Chart 20
Financial Performance 20
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 22
Union Pacific Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 23
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 24
Jan 12, 2010: Union Pacific Railroad Reports 2009 Domestic Intermodal Shipments 24
Section 5 – Appendix 25
Methodology 25
Ratio Definitions 25
About GlobalData 29
Contact Us 29
Disclaimer 29




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