OMAHA, Neb., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) announced that its Board of Directors voted today to maintain the quarterly dividend of 47.5 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable October 3, 2011, to stockholders of record on August 31, 2011.
Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 112 consecutive years.
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America's premier rail franchise.
SOURCE Union Pacific Corporation