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The Western Union Company (WU)

Stock Price: $23.22 USD 0.19 (0.83%)
Updated Jul 23, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 9.50B
Revenue (ttm) 4.86B
Net Income (ttm) 749.40M
Shares Out 411.70M
EPS (ttm) 1.81
PE Ratio 12.83
Forward PE 11.33
Dividend $0.91
Dividend Yield 3.92%
Trading Day July 23
Last Price $23.22
Previous Close $23.03
Change ($) 0.19
Change (%) 0.83%
Day's Open 23.21
Day's Range 23.05 - 23.29
Day's Volume 1,843,044
52-Week Range 18.53 - 26.36

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5 days ago - The Motley Fool

In 2020, approximately 250 million migrant workers worldwide collectively sent $702 billion in remittances back to family and friends in their home countries every week or every month, according to the ...

6 days ago - PYMNTS

Western Union (WU) partners the French fintech player Linxo, by dint of which the latter will be using the vast payment gateway of the former to offer services to its clients.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union is partnering with FinTech Linxo to advance digital money transfers and enable the 3.5 million Linxo users to tap Western Union's platform for domestic and global payments. Massimiliano Al...

3 weeks ago - PYMNTS

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union has collaborated with Linxo to enable users to make local and cross-border payments through Western Union's platform.

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #2020ESG--WU releases its 2020 ESG Report, highlighting the company's commitment to its stakeholders through an evolved ESG strategy.

1 month ago - Business Wire

While many investors chase new, highflying entrants to the financial services sector, this 46-year-old SaaS payments company might represent excellent value.

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1 month ago - The Motley Fool

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WU, in partnership with Western Union Foundation, announces two initiatives supporting future and current business leaders from the BIPOC community.

1 month ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) extends its service suite to Australia Post by including its digital money transfer platform.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Denver-based Western Union said on Thursday (June 10) that it has added the Australian Postal Corp. to its roster of national postal services worldwide. The company said in a press release that it conti...

1 month ago - PYMNTS

DENVER & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, continues to make significant headway in expanding its digital pl...

1 month ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WU's President, Product and Platform, Shelly Swanback, and Head of Treasury and Investor Relations, Brad Windbigler, to provide comments.

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

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union's CFO and President, Product and Platform to present at the Bank of America Global Technology Conference on June 10

1 month ago - Business Wire

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1 month ago - Forbes

This long-established payments company is modernizing its services and rewarding its investors with a nice dividend.

2 months ago - The Motley Fool

Western Union's (WU) partnership with Walmart to provide money transfer services will drive the company's Consumer-to-Consumer business.

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Walmart and Western Union have rolled out the money transfer company's services at the retail giant's nearly 4,700 stores across the U.S. “We know we have a role to play in customers' lives that goes be...

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2 months ago - PYMNTS

DENVER & BENTONVILLE, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walmart and Western Union announced customers can now transfer funds to family and friends from nearly 4,700 stores across the US or to 200 countries.

2 months ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) joins forces with IRIS Software in a bid to offer enhanced payroll and payments solutions. It is likely to be of great use to organizations with an international workforce.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference on May 25, 2021. Comments from CEO and CFO.

2 months ago - Business Wire

The U.K.'s IRIS Software Group and Western Union Business Solutions are teaming up on a five-year international partnership “to offer simplified payroll and payments solutions worldwide.” In a press rel...

2 months ago - PYMNTS

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #international--International partnership to offer simplified global payroll and payments solutions.

2 months ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union Announces $0.235 Quarterly Dividend

2 months ago - Business Wire

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union to present at the Barclays Emerging Payments & Fintech Forum on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

2 months ago - Business Wire

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2 months ago - Forbes

Western Union (WU) partners with Ritsumeikan University to enable its international students to pay fees easily.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union (WU) partners with Google Pay to provide its cross-border digital platform to be used by the latter's users.

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) Google rolled out international money transfer partnerships with payments firms Wise and The Western Union Co (NYSE: WU) for the users to tap the pandemic-i...

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2 months ago - Benzinga

Western Union (WU) partners with Korea I&S to offer the latter's account holders with enhanced money transfer services globally.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Alphabet Inc's Google has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co for users of its U.S. payments app, the companies said on Tuesday.

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2 months ago - Reuters

The World Bank forecasts that remittances into low and middle-income countries were worth $508 billion in 2020.

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2 months ago - CNBC

DENVER & MUMBAI, India & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Google Pay users in the U.S., India, and Singapore will be the first to benefit from Western Union's linking of its platform with Google Pay.

2 months ago - Business Wire

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2 months ago - CNBC Television

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--WU® GlobalPay for Students will enable students worldwide to make payments easily to Ritsumeikan University.

2 months ago - Business Wire

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

2 months ago - Business Wire

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

2 months 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...

2 months 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?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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...

2 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months ago - Business Wire

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3 months 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 ...

3 months 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

3 months 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...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 26.12, which is an increase of 12.49% from the latest price.

Price Target
$26.12
(12.49% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold