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The Western Union Company (WU)

NYSE: WU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
21.26 0.36 (1.72%)
Oct 15, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap8.64B
Revenue (ttm)5.03B
Net Income (ttm)810.00M
Shares Out409.30M
EPS (ttm)1.96
PE Ratio10.85
Forward PE9.04
Dividend$0.92 (4.33%)
Ex-Dividend DateSep 15, 2021
Volume4,568,425
Open21.06
Previous Close20.90
Day's Range20.98 - 21.40
52-Week Range18.32 - 26.06
Beta1.01
AnalystsHold
Price Target25.93 (+22.0%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 28, 2021

About WU

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. It 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 and sub-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, pr...

IndustryIT Services
IPO DateOct 2, 2006
CEOHikmet Ersek
Employees11,000
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolWU
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Western Union's revenue was $4.84 billion, a decrease of -8.64% compared to the previous year's $5.29 billion. Earnings were $744.30 million, a decrease of -29.67%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 20 analysts, the average rating for Western Union stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 25.93, which is an increase of 21.97% from the latest price.

Price Target
$25.93
(21.97% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold

News

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1 day ago - The Motley Fool

Western Union Names Shannon Armbrecht Chief Diversity and Talent Officer

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CDO--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced the appointment of Shannon Armbrecht as...

1 day ago - Business Wire

Western Union Expands Real-time Payments in Europe

VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced today that the Western Union International Bank (WUIB) has joined the Singl...

2 days ago - Business Wire

Western Union Expands Global Ecosystem with Completion of Investment into stc Bank

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union completes its acquisition of minority stake in stc Bank, which is in the process of launching as one of the first digital banks in KSA.

3 days ago - Business Wire

Will The Western Union Company Stock Recover To Its Pre-Covid Level?

The Western Union Company stock currently trades at $21 per share, around 27% below its pre-Covid-19 peak. A leader in global money movement and payment services, WU saw its stock trading just above $28...

2 weeks ago - Forbes

Western Union Partners With African Banks for Easy Cross-Border Transfers

Western Union is teaming up with major financial institutions (FIs) in Africa to make digital cross-border money transfers and bill payments faster and easier, according to a press release on Thursday (...

2 weeks ago - PYMNTS

Western Union Joins Forces with Major Financial Institutions in Africa

NAIROBI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union is collaborating with major FIs in Africa, to enable millions of consumers to send/ receive cross-border payments, quickly and reliably.

2 weeks ago - Business Wire

Western Union Foundation Funds Education for Underserved Youth

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Foundation today announced its latest USD 3.7 million Opportunity Beyond Borders investment in skills training, resources, and a new scholarship fund, helping ...

2 weeks ago - Business Wire

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2 weeks ago - GuruFocus

Western Union Business Solutions Supports Latino Business Action Network

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #diversity--The partnership reflects Western Union Business Solutions' advocacy towards diversity in business and further this goal in the small business sector.

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

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4 weeks ago - GuruFocus

Western Union (WU), Suhyup Bank Tie Up to Ease Money Transfers

Western Union (WU) teams up with Suhyup Bank in a bid to provide the latter's South Korean customers with enhanced money transfer services globally.

4 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Expands with Suhyup Bank in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #westernunion--Western Union and Suhyup Bank now offer international money transfer services, connecting customers in South Korea to their loved ones overseas.

1 month ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) Presses on by Digitizing Payment Processes

Western Union's (WU) focus on growing its digital business and shedding its lower-return generating business poises it well for long-term growth.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Former Amex Exec Gabriella Fitzgerald Joins Western Union

Global money movement firm Western Union appointed Gabriella Fitzgerald as president of the Americas region, effective immediately, the company said in a press release. Fitzgerald joins the executive te...

1 month ago - PYMNTS

Western Union Names Gabriella Fitzgerald President, Americas

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #2020ESG--Gabriella Fitzgerald to lead Western Union's business in the Americas region, driving the company's market development and growth across all products.

1 month ago - Business Wire

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1 month ago - InvestorPlace

El Salvador's new bitcoin wallets could cost Western Union $400 million a year

El Salvador's bitcoin adoption could totally revolutionize the country's remittance payment rails.

1 month ago - CNBC

KYODAI Collabs with Western Union for Cross-Border B2B Payments in Japan

Tokyo's KYODAI Remittance is collaborating with Western Union (WU) to introduce cross-border, business-to-business (B2B) money transfers for corporate clients in Japan. This is the first time WU is part...

1 month ago - PYMNTS

Western Union (WU) Unit Ties Up to Ease B2B Payments in Japan

Western Union's (WU) unit collaborates with Japan's KYODAI Remittance in a bid to offer enhanced B2B cross-border payments for corporate clients.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union (WU) Expands Digital Services in Philippines

Western Union (WU) partners with Cebuana Lhuillier to facilitate digital money transfer services across the Philippines through the eCebuana app.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

KYODAI Remittance Launches B2B Cross-border Payments for Corporate Customers with Western Union

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #b2b--KYODAI Remittance with Western Union Business Solutions to provide business to business (B2B) cross-border payments for corporate customers.

1 month ago - Business Wire

Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfer Services with Cebuana Lhuillier in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union and Cebuana Lhuillier have launched digital money transfers via the Cebuana Lhuillier Mobile App

1 month ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) Down 2.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Western Union (WU) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union to Present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union's Raj Agrawal, CFO, and Jay Jaffin, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer will present.

1 month ago - Business Wire