NYSE:WU - The Western Union Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.65 -0.17 (-0.95 %) (As of 12/19/2018 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$17.82Today's Range$17.56 - $17.9652-Week Range$17.40 - $22.21Volume4.61 million shsAverage Volume5.07 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.05 billionP/E Ratio9.81Dividend Yield4.18%Beta1.04 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings The Western Union (NYSE:WU) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for The Western Union in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $18.75, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 6.23%. The high price target for WU is $21.00 and the low price target for WU is $16.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 1.781.671.601.60Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)3 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)4 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)4 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $18.75$18.40$18.25$18.6429Price Target Upside: 6.23% upside2.49% downside11.36% downside7.94% downsideThe Western Union (NYSE:WU) Consensus Price Target History The Western Union (NYSE:WU) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails12/6/2018Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMkt Perform ➝ Market PerformMedium11/14/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight$18.00Low11/6/2018Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$20.00Medium8/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Hold$21.00High7/17/2018Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperformLow2/14/2018William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformMedium2/14/2018MizuhoUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$16.00Medium1/8/2018Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNegative ➝ NeutralLow1/8/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutralHigh12/14/2017Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell ➝ Sell$17.00Low11/3/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell$17.00 ➝ $17.50N/A11/3/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$18.00 ➝ $19.00N/A10/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$19.00N/A8/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$19.00 ➝ $20.00Low3/16/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$23.00Low1/20/2017Compass PointDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$17.00N/A1/19/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/A1/4/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral$23.00N/A(Data available from 12/19/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How can you know how many shares are floating?