|EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE - UNION PACIFIC CORP||d258025dex991.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 17, 2011 (November 17, 2011)
UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1400 Douglas Street, Omaha, Nebraska||68179|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code): (402) 544-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 17, 2011, Union Pacific Corporation (the Company) announced that its Board of Directors voted to increase the Companys quarterly dividend from 47.5 cents per share to 60 cents per share, which will be payable on January 2, 2012, to stockholders of record on November 30, 2011. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release of Union Pacific Corporation, dated November 17, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: November 17, 2011
|UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Robert M. Knight, Jr.|
|Robert M. Knight, Jr.|
|Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer|
|99.1||Press Release of Union Pacific Corporation, dated November 17, 2011|