Shares of Union Pacific Corp.
inched 0.41% higher to $204.25 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Union Pacific Corp. closed $27.01 short of its 52-week high ($231.26), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Canadian National Railway Co.
rose 2.09% to $117.30, CSX Corp.
rose 1.15% to $30.85, and Norfolk Southern Corp.
rose 1.56% to $248.62. Trading volume (5.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.