Union Pacific has made Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2010 list of the of the 50 top-performing stocks, with a five-year return of 127.9%. UP is ranked No. 44. During the same period— March 31, 2005 to March 31, 2010—the S&P 500 Index returned 10%.
“While we are proud of our performance over the past five years, which includes one of the biggest downturns the U.S. economy has ever seen, we know the importance of remaining focused on safety, service, and efficiency,” said UP Chairman and CEO Jim Young (pictured at left). “We continue to introduce valuable products and services for our customers. These and other long-term capital investments support our growth strategy and help Union Pacific reward shareholders.”