Shares of Union Pacific Corp.
rose 2.54% to $221.34 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Union Pacific Corp. closed $9.92 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 2.42% to $121.63, CSX Corp.
rose 2.61% to $33.43, and Norfolk Southern Corp.
rose 2.89% to $269.83. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 537,324 below its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.