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The Western Union Company Company Profile (NYSE:WU)

Consensus Ratings for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Rating(s), 11 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.89)
Consensus Price Target: $18.86 (1.68% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/22/2016Feltl & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/17/2016Portales PartnersDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/13/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$23.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/3/2016SunTrustUpgradeReduce -> Neutral$14.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$17.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$21.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$17.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price Target$16.50 -> $15.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight$21.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016Goldman SachsLower Price TargetSell$17.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016Deutsche BankLower Price TargetHold$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/5/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$22.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/21/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/2/2015S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2015Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/1/2015Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$23.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2015Credit AgricoleInitiated CoverageSell$16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/7/2015Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingNeutral$17.50 -> $18.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/1/2015Wells FargoUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/6/2015SusquehannaDowngradePositive -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/30/2015Evercore Partners Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$20.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/2/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$17.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/5/2015Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/26/2014Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/18/2014Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/31/2014NomuraBoost Price Target$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/15/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016        
5/3/2016Q116$0.38$0.37$1.32 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016Q415$0.42$0.42$1.40 billion$1.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2015Q315$0.44$0.45$1.41 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015Q215$0.39$0.41$1.36 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015Q115$0.38$0.39$1.31 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2015Q414$0.34$0.42$1.44 million$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$0.38$0.44$1.43 billion$1.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014Q214$0.36$0.36$1.42 billion$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014Q114$0.35$0.37$1.36 billion$1.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2014Q413$0.32$0.31$1.43 billion$1.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2013Q313$0.35$0.39$1.40 billion$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.34$0.36$1.37 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.31$0.37$1.35 billion$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.35$0.42$1.40 million$1.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2012$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2012$0.43$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2012$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2012$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2011$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2011$0.37$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2011$0.34$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2011$0.35$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.37$0.41$0.39
Q2 20166$0.39$0.43$0.41
Q3 20164$0.44$0.48$0.46
Q4 20164$0.42$0.45$0.44
Q1 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q2 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q3 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q4 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:3.34%
Payout Ratio:39.02%
Dividend Growth:13.40% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/12/2016quarterly$0.163.34%6/14/20166/16/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016quarterly$0.163.76%3/15/20163/17/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/24/2015quarterly$0.163.3%12/15/201512/17/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/16/2015quarterly$0.163.23%9/14/20159/16/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/15/2015quarterly$0.162.82%6/12/20156/16/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2015quarterly$0.163.39%3/13/20153/17/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2014quarterly$0.132.74%12/12/201412/16/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/15/2014quarterly$0.132.85%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/16/2014quarterly$0.133.12%6/12/20146/16/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.133.06%3/13/20143/17/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/6/2013quarterly$0.132.99%12/13/201312/17/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2013quarterly$0.132.89%9/12/20139/16/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/30/2013quarterly$0.133.05%6/12/20136/14/20136/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2013quarterly$0.133.57%3/13/20133/15/20133/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
4/19/2016Amintore SchenkelInsiderSell28,816$20.13$580,066.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/8/2016Odilon AlmeidaEVPSell2,014$19.58$39,434.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2016Amintore SchenkelInsiderSell28,378$18.84$534,641.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/16/2016Richard L WilliamsEVPBuy300$17.84$5,352.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/8/2015John David ThompsonEVPSell10,114$19.11$193,278.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2015John David ThompsonEVPSell65,527$19.12$1,252,876.24View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/3/2015John David ThompsonEVPSell11,000$18.36$201,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/1/2015Diane ScottCMOSell56,301$21.99$1,238,058.99View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/28/2015Jeffrey A JoerresDirectorBuy4,550$21.91$99,690.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2015Jean Claude FarahEVPSell3,976$20.00$79,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Odilon AlmeidaEVPSell3,998$19.52$78,040.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2014Jean Claude FarahEVPSell3,975$18.50$73,537.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2014John David ThompsonEVPSell24,342$16.76$407,971.92View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/9/2014Jean Claude FarahEVPSell3,975$17.50$69,562.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Hikmet ErsekCEOSell47,711$19.50$930,364.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/22/2013Jack M GreenbergDirectorSell38,266$19.00$727,054.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2013Jack GreenbergDirectorSell43,910$18.82$826,386.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/29/2013Jack GreenbergDirectorSell7,332$17.74$130,069.68View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/29/2012Rajesh K AgrawalInsiderBuy2,000$12.68$25,360.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/14/2012Solomon D TrujilloDirectorBuy11,800$12.72$150,096.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/9/2012Hikmet ErsekCEOBuy8,060$12.36$99,621.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2012Dinyar S DevitreDirectorBuy23,800$12.58$299,404.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2012Jack M GreenbergChairmanBuy8,000$12.44$99,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 07:14 PMWestern Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/29/16 05:24 PMWestern Union, Drive Wealth Give Easy Access to US Trading -
06/29/16 09:59 AMAnalyst Rating Update on Western Union Company (The) (WU) - Trade Calls
06/28/16 07:17 PMWestern Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) Target Price Is $18.708 - RealistInvestor.com
06/28/16 07:17 PMFinancial Stocks Growth: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ) - share market updates (press release)
06/28/16 04:56 AMWestern Union Company (The) (WU) Falls 2.69% for June 27 - Equities.com
06/27/16 07:04 PMWestern Union's Expansion Initiatives In Mexico Bear Fruit (Revised)
06/27/16 04:58 AMWestern Union Company (The) June 15th Short Interest Update - TheFounders Daily
06/25/16 06:34 PMThe Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Shorted Shares Increased 3.19% After Market Selling - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 06:34 PMStock Performance Focus on: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 06:34 PMWestern Union Company (The) (WU) Falls 3.97% for June 24 - Equities.com
06/25/16 06:34 PMRecommendation Trends: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - News Oracle
06/25/16 10:56 AMTFC, Western Union bring together flagship offerings
06/25/16 10:56 AMWestern Union Company (The) (WU) Falls 3.97% for June 24
06/24/16 07:19 PMStrong Sell Calls Recommendations For Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) At 3 - Investor Newswire
06/23/16 09:51 AMPrudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) & The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Financial Stock's Buzzers - Wall Street 24
06/23/16 09:51 AMIs Western Union Co (NYSE:WU) a Valuable Stock? - Street Report
06/23/16 09:51 AMWestern Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) Analyst Rating Consensus - Trade Calls
06/23/16 09:51 AMBlackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) & The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Financial Movers to Watch - Wall Street 24
06/22/16 07:17 PMWestern Union launches global Ramadan programme ‘30 Days of Better’
06/22/16 07:17 PMWestern Union's Expansion Initiatives in Mexico Bear Fruit
06/22/16 03:39 PMUNITED KINGDOM: Western Union Services Active in the UK, Despite EU Referendum Vote - [at noodls] - LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, announced today all Western Union consumer and business solutions services are active in the United Kingdom, ...
06/22/16 04:58 AMWestern Union expands capabilities in Mexico - Seeking Alpha
06/22/16 04:58 AMThe Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Stock Momentum Hits Weakness - CML News
06/21/16 06:45 PMWestern Union expands capabilities in Mexico
06/21/16 07:49 AMWestern Union Grows in Mexico: Funds Payout to Millions of Accounts - [at noodls] - Market familiarity, multi-channel and multi-brand advantages help Western Union outperform in Mexico ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in ...
06/20/16 08:40 AMFinancial Stocks Outlines: Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT), The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - share market updates (press release)
06/17/16 07:01 PMAnalysts and Technical Report on Western Union Co (NYSE:WU) - Street Report
06/17/16 07:01 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) At 3 - Investor Newswire
06/17/16 10:01 AMLatest Analysts Score of Stocks: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) , Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - Street Updates
06/17/16 10:01 AMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 10:01 AMFinancial Stocks Assessment: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) - share market updates (press release)
06/16/16 07:30 PMAnalyst Overview on these Stocks: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) - Beacon Chronicle
06/16/16 07:47 AMEye Catching Stock: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - News Oracle
06/16/16 07:47 AMNotable Price Swings: ProLogis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) , Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - Street Updates
06/15/16 07:10 PMFinancial Stocks Impression: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) - share market updates (press release)
06/14/16 06:54 PMAnalyst Price Target Update on Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) - TheFounders Daily
06/14/16 06:54 PMEarnings Review: QVC Group (NASDAQ:QVCA), The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - Beacon Chronicle
06/14/16 09:20 AMWestern Union Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (WU) -
06/14/16 04:46 AMInvestors Traded Stocks: Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) , Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT) - Street Updates
06/14/16 04:46 AMWestern Union Company (WU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 14, 2016 - Nasdaq
06/13/16 07:00 PMWestern Union Business Solutions launches new FX Options for Hong Kong SMEs - [PR Newswire] - The new FX Options is added to Western Union Business Solutions' current range of FX products -- namely its spot FX and forward FX contracts -- and payment products. The new FX Options aim to give more choice to companies that deal with multiple currencies in their day-to-day business. It enables them to hedge currency risks and protect themselves against volatile exchange rates.
06/13/16 08:00 AMLondon’s Lonely Unicorn: Two Frugal Expats and Their Billion-Dollar Startup -
06/11/16 10:16 AMAnalyst Recommended Stock: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - News Oracle
06/10/16 07:47 PMInvesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) & The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Active Movers - Wall Street 24
06/10/16 07:47 PMWhat should one expect from? - The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE:MPW) - Beacon Chronicle
06/09/16 07:57 PMHot Stock under Consideration: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) - News Oracle
06/09/16 10:29 AMWestern Union (WU) Digital Platform to Serve Cubans in US - Nasdaq
06/09/16 03:00 AMWestern Union Launches Global Ramadan Program "30 Days of Betters" - [PR Newswire] - The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, today launched its "30 Days of Betters" program to reinforce the universal concepts of sharing and caring during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The program will run simultaneously in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, Kuwait, Indonesia and India until early July. 30 Days of Betters is a community-building exercise that will provide rewards to individuals, so they can perform acts of kindness aimed towards benefitting individual, or society at large.
06/08/16 07:57 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: The Western Union Company (WU) - News Oracle
About The Western Union Company

The Western Union Company logoThe Western Union Company (Western Union) is a provider of money movement and payment services. The Company operates through three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business and Business Solutions. Western Union's Consumer-to-Consumer segment is engaged in individual money transfers from one consumer to another. The Company's Consumer-to-Business segment provides options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies and other businesses. Western Union's Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions, for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals. The Company's services are primarily available through a network of agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WU
  • CUSIP: 95980210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $19.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $18.67
  • P/E Ratio: 11.98
  • P/E Growth: 1.62
  • Market Cap: $9.42B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63 EPS
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