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The Western Union Company (WU)

Stock Price: $25.11 USD -0.17 (-0.67%)
Updated May 7, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 10.29B
Revenue (ttm) 4.86B
Net Income (ttm) 749.40M
Shares Out 411.70M
EPS (ttm) 1.81
PE Ratio 13.87
Forward PE 12.33
Dividend $0.91
Dividend Yield 3.62%
Trading Day May 7
Last Price $25.11
Previous Close $25.28
Change ($) -0.17
Change (%) -0.67%
Day's Open 25.33
Day's Range 24.98 - 25.37
Day's Volume 5,035,507
52-Week Range 16.88 - 26.61

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Western Union's (WU) first-quarter results highlight strong digital revenues and a lower effective tax rate, partly offset by elevated costs.

2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union (WU) reported first-quarter earnings results that showed a rebound in cross-border activity, particularly in remittances, done digitally. The company said that total cross-border principal...

3 days ago - PYMNTS

Western Union (WU) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -2.22% and 0.73%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

3 days ago - Business Wire

Western Union's (WU) top-line result is likely to reflect weakness in C2C and Business Solutions segments. However, cost-controls and share buybacks might have aided the bottom line in Q1.

4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #covid--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation today announced a pa...

1 week ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) partners with BRI in a bid to empower Indonesian customers with enhanced digital and international money transfer services at the latter's branch locations.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #earnings--Western Union's CEO and CFO to host a webcast and conference call to discuss 2021 first quarter results on May 4, 2021.

2 weeks ago - Business Wire

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2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

JAKARTA, Indonesia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), one of the largest state-owned banks in ...

2 weeks ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WUF's Opportunity Beyond Borders Q1 2021 funding will support COVID-19 vaccine dissemination and workforce training in more than 10 countries

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today was named winner of the “Consumer Payments Innovation Aw...

1 month ago - Business Wire

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

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union (WU) continues to benefit from robust digital revenues and solid capital position.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union (WU) agrees to provide its WU EDGE technology to Triterras, a leading fintech company, for trade and trade finance.

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Triterras Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIT) shares were trading higher Tuesday after the company announced a strategic partnership with Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Business Solutions to provide cross-border paymen...

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1 month ago - Benzinga

As an organization that has been in business for about 170 years, Western Union knows a thing or two about the evolution of modernization. Built upon the foundation of paper, the company has embraced th...

2 months ago - PYMNTS

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union's CFO, Raj Agrawal, and President, Product & Platform, Shelly Swanback, to present at the Wolfe Fintech Forum on March 10

2 months ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) signs deal with Advance America in a bid to equip the latter's customers with enhanced digital and retail services.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WU CEO and CFO to speak at the Evercore ISI Payments & Fintech Innovators Forum on March 4th

2 months ago - Business Wire

Western Union Business Services, the payments arm of Western Union, is looking at expanding its cross-border payment services for business customers, a press release says. According to the release, West...

2 months ago - PYMNTS

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #finance--Western Union Business Solutions integrates SWIFT GPI and Expands Currency Portfolio in WU Mass Payments API to 130

2 months ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advance America to Offer Western Union Global P2P Payments

2 months ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union's CFO, Raj Agrawal, to Present at the KBW Fintech Payments Conference on February 23

2 months ago - Business Wire

Western Union's (WU) Q4 earnings take a hit from revenue softness, partly offset by a lower effective tax rate, productivity and cost savings, and lower share count.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union posted fourth-quarter results Wednesday (Feb. 10) that showed digital transactions gathering momentum in the face of the pandemic, and double-digit growth in average monthly users of the c...

2 months ago - PYMNTS

Western Union (WU) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 7.14% and 0.74%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of The Western Union (NYSE:WU) moved lower in after-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share were up 18.42% over the past year to $0.45, which be...

2 months ago - Benzinga

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union achieves all-time highs for money transfer transactions and principal in 2020, with 38% growth for digital revenues.

2 months ago - Business Wire

Western Union's (WU) Q4 earnings results are likely to reflect gains from increased business on its digital platform.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The Western Union (NYSE:WU) announces its next round of earnings this Wednesday, February 10. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Wednesday's Q4 earnings announcement.

2 months ago - Benzinga

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to Present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on February 11th

3 months ago - Business Wire

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.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on February 10, 2021

3 months ago - Business Wire

In the payments industry, they're known as remittances. But for the recipients of the cross-border money transfers and peer-to-peer (P2P) payments usually associated with developing economies, they are ...

3 months ago - PYMNTS

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Recognized with Inclusion in 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

3 months ago - Business Wire

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

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 investment an...

3 months ago - Business Wire

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

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

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3 months ago - The Motley Fool

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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3 months ago - PYMNTS

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 enabled at Wa...

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3 months ago - Market Watch

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3 months ago - InvestorPlace

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.

4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

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 hurdles for ...

4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

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 2021.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

4 months ago - Business Wire

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

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

5 months ago - Business Wire

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... [Read more...]

Industry
Credit Services
IPO Date
Oct 2, 2006
CEO
Hikmet Ersek
Employees
11,000
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WU
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 Forecasts

According to 20 analysts, the average rating for Western Union stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 26.06, which is an increase of 3.78% from the latest price.

Price Target
$26.06
(3.78% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold