A look at Union Pacific's 3Q shipments

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Posted: Oct 20, 2011 12:07 PM
A look at Union Pacific's 3Q shipments

Union Pacific Corp. reported a 16 percent increase in third-quarter earnings on Thursday, as higher prices made up for sluggish volume growth and high fuel prices.

Here's a look at the railroad's shipping categories and how they performed:

Agricultural _ Volume down 3 percent, revenue up 9 percent

Automotive _ Volume up 10 percent, revenue up 23 percent

Chemicals_ Volume up 5 percent, revenue up 14 percent

Energy _ Volume up 7 percent, revenue up 21 percent

Industrial Products _ Volume up 8 percent, revenue up 24 percent

Intermodal _ Volume down 6 percent, revenue up 8 percent