Union Pacific’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Union Pacific is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $200.00 short put and a strike $195.00 long put offers a potential 21.36% return on risk over the next 9 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $200.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.88 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.12 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $195.00 long put strike price.
The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Union Pacific is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.
The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Union Pacific is bullish.
The RSI indicator is at 38.37 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.
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