Union Pacific’s (UNP) first-quarter EPS grew 15% YoY to $1.93 and beat analysts’ estimate of $1.89.
Deere (DE) announced its fiscal 2019 second-quarter earnings results before the market opened on May 17.
American Airlines (AAL) stock fell nearly 3% on May 20 after Morgan Stanley (MS) downgraded the stock.
Delta Air Lines (DAL) shares fell slightly more than 1% on May 20 after Morgan Stanley (MS) lowered its rating on the stock.
The overall cannabis sector was off to a weak start this week.
The Association of American Railroads reported on May 16 that overall rail traffic for US railroad companies fell 3.7% in Week 19.
Among Union Pacific's (UNP) key strategies, it uses regular dividend payments to enhance shareholders’ return.
On May 16, Boeing (BA) stock rose ~2.4%. The company announced that it completed the software update for its troubled 737 MAX jets.
Amazon (AMZN) has started working on its new air hub, worth $1.4 billion, which is slated to open at Kentucky International Airport in 2021.
On May 15, Southwest Airlines announced an increase in its quarterly dividend rate and a new share repurchase program.