Shares of Union Pacific Corp.
advanced 1.08% to $219.54 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Union Pacific Corp. closed $11.72 below its 52-week high ($231.26), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Canadian National Railway Co.
rose 0.68% to $104.93, CSX Corp.
rose 3.48% to $32.67, and Norfolk Southern Corp.
rose 1.25% to $263.90. Trading volume (4.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.