Shares of Union Pacific Corp.
inched 0.79% higher to $221.33 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Union Pacific Corp. closed $9.93 below its 52-week high ($231.26), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Canadian National Railway Co.
rose 0.08% to $110.32, CSX Corp.
rose 0.58% to $97.23, and Norfolk Southern Corp.
rose 0.51% to $271.49. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 385,852 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.