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UNP vs. NSC
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Financials

Key characteristics


UNPNSC
YTD Return-6.28%-4.64%
1Y Return21.39%8.45%
3Y Return (Ann)2.75%-5.44%
5Y Return (Ann)8.47%4.48%
10Y Return (Ann)11.12%10.64%
Sharpe Ratio1.070.35
Daily Std Dev19.91%23.46%
Max Drawdown-67.49%-67.74%
Current Drawdown-13.19%-20.82%

Fundamentals


UNPNSC
Market Cap$141.58B$52.29B
EPS$10.47$6.20
PE Ratio22.1637.33
PEG Ratio2.531.21
Revenue (TTM)$24.09B$12.03B
Gross Profit (TTM)$13.37B$6.16B
EBITDA (TTM)$11.55B$4.89B

Correlation

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The correlation between UNP and NSC is 0.63, which is considered to be moderate. This suggests that the two assets have some degree of positive relationship in their price movements. Moderate correlation can be acceptable for portfolio diversification, offering a balance between risk and potential returns.

Performance

UNP vs. NSC - Performance Comparison

In the year-to-date period, UNP achieves a -6.28% return, which is significantly lower than NSC's -4.64% return. Both investments have delivered pretty close results over the past 10 years, with UNP having a 11.12% annualized return and NSC not far behind at 10.64%. The chart below displays the growth of a $10,000 investment in both assets, with all prices adjusted for splits and dividends.


10,000.00%12,000.00%14,000.00%16,000.00%18,000.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
15,289.42%
10,619.75%
UNP
NSC

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Union Pacific Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Risk-Adjusted Performance

UNP vs. NSC - Risk-Adjusted Performance Comparison

This table presents a comparison of risk-adjusted performance metrics for Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC). Risk-adjusted metrics are performance indicators that assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


UNP
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for UNP, currently valued at 1.07, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.07
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for UNP, currently valued at 1.93, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.006.001.93
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for UNP, currently valued at 1.22, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.22
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for UNP, currently valued at 0.75, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.000.75
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for UNP, currently valued at 3.27, compared to the broader market-10.000.0010.0020.0030.003.27
NSC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for NSC, currently valued at 0.35, compared to the broader market-2.00-1.000.001.002.003.004.000.35
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for NSC, currently valued at 0.67, compared to the broader market-4.00-2.000.002.004.006.000.67
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for NSC, currently valued at 1.08, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.001.08
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for NSC, currently valued at 0.23, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.000.23
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for NSC, currently valued at 0.88, compared to the broader market-10.000.0010.0020.0030.000.88

UNP vs. NSC - Sharpe Ratio Comparison

The current UNP Sharpe Ratio is 1.07, which is higher than the NSC Sharpe Ratio of 0.35. The chart below compares the 12-month rolling Sharpe Ratio of UNP and NSC.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-0.500.000.501.001.50December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
1.07
0.35
UNP
NSC

Dividends

UNP vs. NSC - Dividend Comparison

UNP's dividend yield for the trailing twelve months is around 2.27%, less than NSC's 2.42% yield.


TTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
UNP
Union Pacific Corporation
2.27%2.12%2.45%1.70%1.86%2.05%2.21%1.85%2.17%2.81%1.60%1.76%
NSC
Norfolk Southern Corporation
2.42%2.28%2.01%1.40%1.58%1.85%2.03%1.68%2.18%2.79%2.03%2.20%

Drawdowns

UNP vs. NSC - Drawdown Comparison

The maximum UNP drawdown since its inception was -67.49%, roughly equal to the maximum NSC drawdown of -67.74%. Use the drawdown chart below to compare losses from any high point for UNP and NSC. For additional features, visit the drawdowns tool.


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-13.19%
-20.82%
UNP
NSC

Volatility

UNP vs. NSC - Volatility Comparison

The current volatility for Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is 5.26%, while Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) has a volatility of 7.99%. This indicates that UNP experiences smaller price fluctuations and is considered to be less risky than NSC based on this measure. The chart below showcases a comparison of their rolling one-month volatility.


4.00%6.00%8.00%10.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
5.26%
7.99%
UNP
NSC

Financials

UNP vs. NSC - Financials Comparison

This section allows you to compare key financial metrics between Union Pacific Corporation and Norfolk Southern Corporation. You can select fields from income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements to easily visualize and compare the financial health of both companies.


Quarterly
Annual

Total Revenue: Total amount of money received from sales and other business activities



Values in USD except per share items