Union Pacific 8-K 2011
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): February 3, 2011 (February 3, 2011)
Union Pacific Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code): (402) 544-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On February 3, 2011, Union Pacific Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing that the Board of Directors (the Board) authorized a new share repurchase program, effective April 1, 2011, which will be consistent with procedures and policies governing the repurchase of the Companys common stock under the existing program. Also included in the release is information regarding the Boards vote to maintain the Companys quarterly dividend. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: February 3, 2011