The Western Union Company (WU)

NYSE: WU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
16.69
+0.78 (4.90%)
At close: Jun 24, 2022 4:05 PM
16.99
+0.30 (1.80%)
After-hours: Jun 24, 2022 7:54 PM EDT
4.90%
Market Cap 6.44B
Revenue (ttm) 5.02B
Net Income (ttm) 917.30M
Shares Out 386.03M
EPS (ttm) 2.27
PE Ratio 7.35
Forward PE 8.93
Dividend $0.94 (5.63%)
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 15, 2022
Volume 5,150,954
Open 16.01
Previous Close 15.91
Day's Range 15.92 - 16.76
52-Week Range 15.30 - 23.68
Beta 0.92
Analysts Sell
Price Target 19.57 (+17.3%)
Earnings Date Aug 3, 2022

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 and sub-agents; and 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... [Read more...]

Industry IT Services
IPO Date Oct 2, 2006
CEO Hikmet Ersek
Employees 10,500
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol WU
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, WU's revenue was $5.07 billion, an increase of 4.88% compared to the previous year's $4.84 billion. Earnings were $805.80 million, an increase of 8.26%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 30 analysts, the average rating for WU stock is "Sell." The 12-month stock price forecast is 19.57, which is an increase of 17.26% from the latest price.

Price Target
$19.57
(17.26% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Sell
Stock Forecasts

News

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Western Union to Present at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on June 2nd

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) today announced that the Company will present at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday June 2, 2022. The presentation wil...

Western Union Announces $0.235 Quarterly Dividend

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.235 per common share, payable June 30, 2022, to stockho...

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Western Union, Tiendas Neto, Team to Offer Cross-Border Transfers

Western Union has teamed up with Mexican grocer Tiendas Neto to offer cross-border money transfer services at more than 1,300 of the supermarket chain's stores, according to a Wednesday (May 11) press r...

Western Union to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference on May 23rd

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced that the Company will present at the J.P. Morg...

Western Union Collabs With PagaPhone to Grow Cross-Border Money Transfers

Western Union and PagaPhone are collaborating to expand cross-border transfer capabilities between the U.S. and Mexico and enable recipients to receive the funds using their PagaPhone SmartPay account. ...

Western Union, SuperGIROS Team on Cross-border Payments in Colombia

Western Union and SuperGIROS, part of the Acciones & Valores network, on Tuesday (May 3) teamed up to give Colombians more financial flexibility by adding Western Union's cross-border global money movem...

Western Union (WU) Q1 Earnings Beat, Trims '22 EPS View

Western Union's (WU) first-quarter results benefit from better operating margin and solid digital money transfer revenues. A lowered 2022 outlook for EPS might be a concern for investors.

Western Union and SuperGIROS Team to Provide Colombians with Greater Access to Cross-Border Money Movement

BOGOTÁ, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union and SuperGIROS, part of the Acciones & Valores network, today announced an agreement that places Western Union's cross-border global money movement and p...

Western Union Expands Collaboration with UK Post Office to Offer Retail Cross-Border Money Transfers

DENVER & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union expands its collaboration with the UK Post Office to provide retail cross-border money transfers.

Western Union Reports Increasing Digital Transfer Revenue in Q1

The Western Union Company has released its first quarter reports, saying that the revenue had been impacted by less retail money transfer along with its suspension of services in Russia and Belarus, a p...

Western Union (WU) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Western Union (WU) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 15.91% and 0.34%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Western Union dials down outlook on Russia-Ukraine war

Shares of Western Union Co. WU, +3.06% fell more than 4% in the extended session Thursday after the financial services company reported quarterly results within expectations but tweaked its 2022 outlook...

Western Union Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today reported first quarter 2022 financial results and update...

Western Union and Zain Cash Collaborate to Facilitate Digital Cross-border Money Transfers in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments and Zain Cash, the award-winning mobile financial services arm of Za...

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Western Union to Release First Quarter 2022 Results on April 28, 2022

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Devin McGranahan ...