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Union Pacific Corp. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Union Pacific Corp. UNP, -0.97% 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 SPX, -0.91% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% 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. CNI, +2.17% rose 2.09% to $117.30, CSX Corp. CSX, -1.94% rose 1.15% to $30.85, and Norfolk Southern Corp. NSC, -0.79% rose 1.56% to $248.62. Trading volume (5.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.

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