OMAHA, Nebraska — Union Pacific railroad will release its second-quarter earnings report on Thursday morning.
Two key factors in the results will be the overall number of shipments the railroad delivered during the quarter and whether the demand for coal has weakened.
Analysts surveyed by FactSet are expecting Union Pacific to report earnings per share of $1.35 on $5.606 billion revenue.
A year ago, the railroad generated $1.29 billion net income, or $1.43 per share, on $6.02 billion revenue.
Union Pacific operates 32,400 miles of track in 23 states from the Midwest to the West and Gulf coasts.