The Western Union Company (WU)

NYSE: WU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.14 (1.29%)
At close: Mar 28, 2023, 4:00 PM
+0.05 (0.45%)
After-hours: Mar 28, 2023, 7:59 PM EDT
Market Cap 4.12B
Revenue (ttm) 4.48B
Net Income (ttm) 910.60M
Shares Out 374.42M
EPS (ttm) 2.34
PE Ratio 4.70
Forward PE 8.98
Dividend $0.94 (8.55%)
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 16, 2023
Volume 4,745,049
Open 10.85
Previous Close 10.86
Day's Range 10.80 - 11.06
52-Week Range 10.07 - 19.97
Beta 0.90
Analysts Sell
Price Target 13.80 (+25.46%)
Earnings Date Apr 27, 2023

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 Credit Services
Sector Financials
IPO Date Oct 2, 2006
Employees 10,500
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol WU
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2022, WU's revenue was $4.48 billion, a decrease of -11.74% compared to the previous year's $5.07 billion. Earnings were $910.60 million, an increase of 13.01%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 28 analysts, the average rating for WU stock is "Sell." The 12-month stock price forecast is $13.8, which is an increase of 25.46% from the latest price.

Price Target
(25.46% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Sell
Stock Forecasts


Western Union (WU) Expands Services in Peru, Boosts Footprint

Western Union (WU) partners with PlazaVea, Vivanda and Metro supermarkets, enabling customers in Peru to use their services in a convenient way.

17 hours ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Appoints Claudia Reyes Armebianchi as General Manager for Mexico and Central America

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union today announces the appointment of Claudia Reyes Armebianchi as general manager for Mexico and Central America, effective immediately. Prior to her new role...

22 hours ago - Business Wire

Western Union Expands its Service Offering Across Peru

LIMA, Peru--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union announced today an expansion of its services across Peru, offering customers more ways to send and receive money in a fast, convenient and innovative way.

1 day ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) & MoMo to Support Remittances in Vietnam

Western Union's (WU) partnership with MoMo is expected to bring MoMo's 31 million clients to its vast network.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Money Transfers Now Available on MoMo App

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union and MoMo today announced a strategic collaboration enabling customers to receive Western Union money transfers on the MoMo app. It is the firs...

Other symbols: MOMO
1 week ago - Business Wire

Why Hold Strategy is Apt for Western Union (WU) Stock Now

Western Union's (WU) strategic alliances and partnerships are likely to expand its geographical footprint and services offered.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Earns Three Recognitions for ESG Efforts

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CDO--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border money movement, has received three distinctions for its efforts in advancing its environment, social and ...

2 weeks ago - Business Wire

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2 weeks ago - Forbes

Western Union (WU) Expands Service Availability to Cuba

Western Union (WU) announces a significant expansion of the pilot program for the resumption of remittances to Cuba and makes an attempt to solidify its money transfer revenues.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Turns to MFS to Expand Global Money Transfers

Western Union has teamed with MFS Africa to allow mobile money transfers across the continent.

3 weeks ago - PYMNTS

Western Union to Present at the Wolfe FinTech Forum on March 14

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #crossborderpayments--Western Union CEO and CFO to Participate in Wolfe FinTech Forum

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

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3 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

Western Union (WU) Ties Up To Boost Mexico's Money Transfers

Western Union (WU) teams up with 7-Eleven to let Mexico's consumers utilize WU's credible services and indulge in hassle-free sending and receipt of remittances.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union Expands Initial Test Service from the United States to Cuba

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union (NYSE: WU) today announced a major expansion of its pilot program providing money transfer services from the U.S. to Cuba. The initial test phase of the pilot pr...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

Western Union and 7-Eleven Form Mexican Remittance Alliance

Western Union has teamed with 7-Eleven to tap into Mexico's $53 billion remittance market. The money transfer service announced its partnership with 7-Eleven Mexico Wednesday (March 1), saying it will...

3 weeks ago - PYMNTS

Western Union and 7-Eleven México Announce Strategic Alliance to Send and Receive Money Cross-Border

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and 7-Eleven Mexico, the world's largest convenience store chain, today announced a s...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

Western Union (WU) & Beforepay Team Up for SNPL in Australia

Western Union's (WU) research reveals that 44% of Australian consumers would like to have the Send Now, Pay Later option for remittance purposes.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union and Beforepay Combine Lending and Remittances in Australia

Western Union and Beforepay have combined lending and remittances in a “send now, pay later” service. This new offering brings together Western Union's cross-border, cross-currency money movement serv...

1 month ago - PYMNTS

Western Union and Beforepay Offer ‘Send Now, Pay Later' Service to Consumers for International Money Transfers

SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union and Beforepay today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration, allowing consumers to boost their cross-border money transfers by accessing reliable, ethical an...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Western Union and Regions Bank Extend Money Transfer Partnership

Western Union has decided to continue its 12-year-old partnership with Regions Bank. The two companies announced a five-year extension to their agreement Wednesday (Feb. 22), allowing consumers to use...

1 month ago - PYMNTS

Western Union and Regions Bank Renew Agreement for Global Money Transfer and Payment Services

DENVER & BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union (NYSE: WU) and Regions Bank (NYSE: RF) announced a five-year extension to their original 2011 agreement allowing consumers to use Western Unio...

Other symbols: RF
1 month ago - Business Wire

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1 month ago - Morningstar

Western Union's revenue struggles would have been worse without LATAM bright spot

Latin America's revenues and transaction volume increased 13% YoY and 8% YoY, respectively, despite the firm's total 6% YoY revenue decline.

1 month ago - Business Insider

Western Union (WU) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates Despite Low Costs

Western Union (WU) expects adjusted revenues to decline 2-4% in 2023 from the 2022 level.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Western Union CEO Sees Digital Driving Global Remittance Growth

Digital platforms are continuing to revolutionize the remittances market, and Western Union is taking notice. The 172-year-old financial services company told investors during its fourth quarter earni...

1 month ago - PYMNTS