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The Western Union Company (WU)

Stock Price: $22.86 USD 0.15 (0.64%)
Updated Jan 26, 2021 3:59 PM EST - Market closed
After-hours: $22.83 -0.03 (-0.11%) Jan 26, 4:10 PM
Market Cap 9.34B
Revenue (ttm) 4.87B
Net Income (ttm) 702.60M
Shares Out 411.60M
EPS (ttm) 1.69
PE Ratio 13.51
Forward PE 11.00
Dividend $0.90
Dividend Yield 3.94%
Trading Day January 26
Last Price $22.86
Previous Close $22.71
Change ($) 0.15
Change (%) 0.64%
Day's Open 22.83
Day's Range 22.27 - 23.03
Day's Volume 5,868,749
52-Week Range 17.08 - 27.19

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Zacks Investment Research - 5 days ago

Western Union (WU) integrates its services with those of NH Investment & Securities in an effort to boost its presence in South Korea.

Business Wire - 5 days ago

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and NH Investment & Securities (NH I&S), one of the largest inv...

Zacks Investment Research - 6 days ago

Western Union (WU) partners with Walmart, which will benefit the latter's customers with expanded domestic and international payment services.

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The Motley Fool - 1 week ago

Money transfers will be available at the retailer's stores starting this spring.

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PYMNTS - 1 week ago

Retail giant Walmart is partnering with global money movement leader Western Union to offer in-store payments and transfers. “Walmart is much more than a place where customers shop.

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Market Watch - 1 week ago

Shares of Western Union Co. shot up 8.5% in premarket trading Tuesday, after the money-movement company announced a new agreement with Walmart Inc. in which money transfer services will be ena...

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InvestorPlace - 1 week ago

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Seeking Alpha - 1 month ago

Western Union is considered by most people an obsolete company in the current high-tech world. However, the company has finally adjusted to the digital era.

Seeking Alpha - 1 month ago

Business partnering, and an increasing digital presence, should significantly grow Western Union's business. Fears of new digital competition fail to sufficiently take account of regulatory hu...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Although Western Union (WU) stock suffers a massive setback from COVID-led business declines in 2020, the gradual improvement in the economic situation will chart out its share price course in...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Announces $0.225 Quarterly Dividend

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Expansion of digital payment platform, cost-saving measures, sale of non-strategic units aid Western Union (WU) when the overall remittance space remains bleak.

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Western Union (WU) extends real-time digital payment capabilities to billions of bank accounts across 100 countries, which is in line with the company's previously established goal.

Business Wire - 2 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to Present at the Wells Fargo TMT Summit on December 1

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Western Union (WU) to purchase a minority interest in stc pay to extend its digital payment platform.

Reuters - 2 months ago

Western Union Co suspended its operations across Cuba on Monday evening as new U.S. sanctions kicked in, cutting a key lifeline for many struggling Cuban families as the coronavirus pandemic d...

PYMNTS - 2 months ago

Western Union just took another big step toward ramping up its growing digital payments arsenal. The legacy global remittance giant said on Monday (Nov. 23) that it has expanded its real-time ...

Forbes - 2 months ago

Despite concerns about rising cases, and a slowing economic recovery from reimposed shutdowns, the Dow is up 10% in November and the S&P 500 is up 8%. For investors looking to make the most of...

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Business Wire - 2 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Bolsters its Global Digital Cross-Border Payments Leadership: Expands Real-time Payout into Billions of Bank Accounts to 100 Countries

PYMNTS - 2 months ago

Western Union Co. has entered into a deal to buy up to 15 percent of Saudi Digital Payments Co., also called stc pay, for up to $200 million, the Denver-based buyer announced today. Saudi Digi...

Business Wire - 2 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union advances its digital growth strategy with investment in stc pay

Benzinga - 2 months ago

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) has acquired a 15% stake in a Saudi Arabian digital payment business, Reuters reported. What Happened: The $200 million stake is in a digital payment unit ...

Reuters - 2 months ago

Western Union, the world's largest money transfer firm, has acquired a 15% stake in the digital payment unit of Saudi Arabia's STC Group for $200 million.

Insider Monkey - 2 months ago

Most investors tend to think that hedge funds and other asset managers are worthless, as they cannot beat even simple index fund portfolios. In fact, most people expect hedge funds to compete ...

Reuters - 2 months ago

Western Union Co , the world's largest money transfer firm, expects an improved outlook for 2021 as people adjust to the novel coronavirus and on expectations for additional U.S. government st...

Business Insider - 2 months ago

The legacy remittance firms posted promising performances in Q3 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic, thanks in part to their booming digital remittance businesses. 

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Forbes - 2 months ago

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PYMNTS - 2 months ago

When the World Bank issued its 2020 predictions for the remittances market, it was bad news for service providers in the space. The report, released back in April, predicted the sharpest-ever ...

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Western Union's (WU) Q3 earnings reflect gains from the company's productivity initiatives and additional cost savings, partially offset by revenue declines.

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

The Western Union Company's (WU) CEO Hikmet Ersek on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

PYMNTS - 2 months ago

Consumer behavior drove Western Union's positive third quarter earnings results, announced Thursday (Oct. 29), with cross-border principal up by 8 percent for the quarter. The financial instit...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Western Union (WU) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 21.28% and 0.66%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Business Wire - 2 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Reports Third Quarter Results

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Western Union's (WU) Q3 earnings are likely to have been dragged down by ramped-down retail business, thanks to restricted consumer mobility due to COVID-19 pandemic.

PYMNTS - 2 months ago

Digital payments are growing ever more widespread, with the global digital payments market increasing by more than 50 percent in the past three years to hit $4.7 trillion in 2020. This growth ...

PYMNTS - 3 months ago

In its ongoing efforts to beef up its international real-time payments network, Western Union has again expanded its payout options. The move was due in part to increased demand from businesse...

Business Wire - 3 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Expands Real-Time Payout. Expands Bank, Wallet and Card Payout with Real-Time Capabilities advancing Global Digital Network.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Western Union (WU) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Western Union (WU) extends 35-year relationship with Kroger, which will benefit the latter's customers with expanded domestic and international payment services.

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Business Wire - 3 months ago

DENVER & CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BloombergGEI--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced that it has ex...

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Business Wire - 3 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to Release Third Quarter Results on October 29, 2020

Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

Despite the decline of the global remittance market this year, Western Union will be able to continue to create shareholder value for years to come.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Western Union (WU) forms alliance with BFSFCU to offer the latter's members with international payment services.

Business Wire - 3 months ago

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #international--Western Union Business Solutions to provide international payment services to Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union members worldwide.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Let's see if The Western Union Company (WU) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now, or if investors subscribing to this methodology should look elsewhere for top picks.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Western Union (WU) and Belgium-based Isabel tie up to offer business-to-business (B2B) multi-banking ecosystem and an online payment solution for companies of any scale in the European country.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Western Union's (WU) investment in digital domain places it well for long-term growth amid the thriving digital payments space.

Business Wire - 4 months ago

BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #grow--Western Union Business Solutions partners with Isabel Group to provide international payment services on the BtoB multi-banking platform Isabel 6

Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago

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About WU

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Consumer-to-Consumer and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents. This segment offers international cross-border transfers and intra-country transfers, as well as money transfer transactions through Websites and mobile devices. The Business Solutions segment provides payment and foreign exchange solutions, primaril... [Read more...]

Industry
Credit Services
IPO Date
Oct 2, 2006
CEO
Hikmet Ersek
Employees
11,500
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WU
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2019, Western Union's revenue was $5.29 billion, a decrease of -5.33% compared to the previous year's $5.59 billion. Earnings were $1.06 billion, an increase of 24.23%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 20 analysts, the average rating for Western Union stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 24.06, which is an increase of 5.27% from the latest price.

Price Target
$24.06
(5.27% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold