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NYSE:WU

The Western Union Stock Forecast, Price & News

$20.26
-0.59 (-2.83 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.16
Now: $20.26
$20.79
50-Day Range
$21.39
MA: $22.01
$23.03
52-Week Range
$17.39
Now: $20.26
$28.44
Volume5.68 million shs
Average Volume6.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.33 billion
P/E Ratio13.97
Dividend Yield4.32%
Beta0.88
The Western Union Co. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of money transfer and payment services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer-to-Consumer; Business Solutions; and Other. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers. The Business Solutions segment offers payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions, for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals. The Other segment comprises electronic-based and cash-based bill payment services. The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.9Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.28 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP95980210
Phone(866) 405-5012
Employees11,500

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.29 billion
Cash Flow$2.23 per share
Book Value($0.09) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.06 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.33 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$20.26
-0.59 (-2.83 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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The Western Union (NYSE:WU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Western Union's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

The Western Union's stock was trading at $21.73 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WU stock has decreased by 6.8% and is now trading at $20.26.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The Western Union?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Western Union in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is The Western Union's next earnings date?

The Western Union is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How can I listen to The Western Union's earnings call?

The Western Union will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were The Western Union's earnings last quarter?

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 4th. The credit services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.06. The credit services provider earned $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. The Western Union had a net margin of 12.38% and a negative return on equity of 1,029.12%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 16.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.45 EPS.
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How often does The Western Union pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Western Union?

The Western Union announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for WU?

17 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for The Western Union's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect The Western Union's share price to reach $22.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of The Western Union's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Western Union own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Western Union investors own include AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC), The Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), International Business Machines (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are The Western Union's key executives?

The Western Union's management team includes the following people:
  • Hikmet Ersek, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Raj Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer& EVP-Global Operations
  • Jacqueline D. Molnar, Global Head-Compliance Officer
  • Tyler Hand, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Caroline Tsai, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel

What is The Western Union's stock symbol?

The Western Union trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WU."

Who are The Western Union's major shareholders?

The Western Union's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (2.49%), TSP Capital Management Group LLC (0.12%), Alberta Investment Management Corp (0.11%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.06%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.06%). Company insiders that own The Western Union stock include Amintore Schenkel, Andrew Summerill, Betsy D Holden, Caroline Tsai, Jacqueline D Molnar, Jan Siegmund, Khalid Fellahi, Michael Kalac, Michael Miles, Rajesh K Agrawal, Richard L Williams, Roberto G Mendoza and Sheri Rhodes.
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Which major investors are selling The Western Union stock?

WU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Xponance Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Exane Derivatives, Cadence Capital Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have sold The Western Union company stock in the last year include Andrew Summerill, Caroline Tsai, Jacqueline D Molnar, Michael Kalac, Michael Miles, Rajesh K Agrawal, and Roberto G Mendoza.
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Which major investors are buying The Western Union stock?

WU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Empowered Funds LLC, Empirical Finance LLC, Empirical Finance LLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Kendall Capital Management, and Forsta AP Fonden.
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How do I buy shares of The Western Union?

Shares of WU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is The Western Union's stock price today?

One share of WU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.26.

How big of a company is The Western Union?

The Western Union has a market capitalization of $8.33 billion and generates $5.29 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $1.06 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. The Western Union employs 11,500 workers across the globe.

What is The Western Union's official website?

The official website for The Western Union is www.westernunion.com.

How can I contact The Western Union?

The Western Union's mailing address is 7001 EAST BELLEVIEW AVENUE, DENVER CO, 80237. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (866) 405-5012 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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