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The Western Union Company (WU)

Stock Price: $21.70 USD -0.37 (-1.68%)
Updated Oct 19, 2020 4:04 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $21.91 +0.21 (0.97%) Oct 19, 7:43 PM

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Key Info

Market Cap 8.92B
Revenue (ttm) 4.92B
Net Income (ttm) 609.00M
Shares Out 411.00M
EPS (ttm) 1.44
PE Ratio 15.07
Forward PE 11.52
Dividend $0.90
Dividend Yield 4.15%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 19, 2020
Last Price $21.70
Previous Close $22.07
Change ($) -0.37
Change (%) -1.68%
Day's Open 22.10
Day's Range 21.69 - 22.14
Day's Volume 2,428,754
52-Week Range 17.39 - 28.45

More Stats

Market Cap 8.92B
Enterprise Value 10.82B
Earnings Date (est) Oct 29, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 15, 2020
Shares Outstanding 411.00M
Float 407.83M
EPS (basic) 1.47
EPS (diluted) 1.44
FCF / Share 1.81
Dividend $0.90
Dividend Yield 4.15%
Earnings Yield 6.64%
FCF Yield 8.33%
Payout Ratio 57.80%
Shares Short 45.03M
Short Ratio 13.07
Short % of Float 11.04%
Beta 0.90
PE Ratio 15.07
Forward PE 11.52
P/FCF Ratio 12.01
PS Ratio 1.81
PB Ratio n/a
Revenue 4.92B
Operating Income 878.90M
Net Income 609.00M
Free Cash Flow 742.60M
Net Cash -1.90B
Net Cash / Share -4.63
Gross Margin 45.64%
Operating Margin 17.87%
Profit Margin 12.40%
FCF Margin 15.10%
ROA 6.98%
ROE n/a
ROIC 11.90%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (20)

Buy 2
Overweight 0
Hold 12
Underweight 0
Sell 6

Analyst Consensus: Hold

Price Target

(10.92% upside)
Current: $21.70
Target: 24.07
*Average 12-month price target from 15 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-5.33%1.19%1.87%-1.11%-2.2%1.18%-2.17%3.16%5.75%-
Gross Profit2,2062,2892,1712,1562,2842,3102,3072,4712,3892,214
Operating Income9341,1224764871,1091,1411,1071,3301,3851,300
Net Income1,058852-5572538388527981,0261,165910
Shares Outstanding428452468490513533557605631667
Earnings Per Share2.461.87-1.190.511.621.591.431.691.841.36
EPS Growth31.55%---68.52%1.89%11.19%-15.38%-8.15%35.29%-
Dividend Per Share0.800.760.700.640.620.500.500.430.310.25
Dividend Growth5.26%8.57%9.38%3.23%24%0%17.65%37.1%24%-
Operating Cash Flow9158217421,0421,0711,0461,0891,1851,175994
Capital Expenditures-128-339-177-123-144-106-122-93.30-65.80-78.70
Free Cash Flow7874825659199279409671,0921,109916
Cash & Equivalents1,4519738388781,3161,7832,0731,7771,3712,157
Total Debt3,2293,4343,0342,7863,2163,7204,2134,0293,5833,290
Net Cash / Debt-1,779-2,460-2,195-1,909-1,900-1,937-2,140-2,253-2,212-1,133
Book Value-39.50-310-4919021,4051,3001,105941895583
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The Western Union Company
Country United States
Employees 11,500
CEO Hikmet Ersek

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol WU
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Financial Services
Industry Credit Services
Unique Identifier NYSE: WU
IPO Date October 2, 2006


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. 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, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises, other organizations, and individuals; and foreign currency forward and option contracts. The company also offers cash-based and electronic-based bill payment services that facilitates payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, as well as offers money order and other services. It serves primarily through a network of agents. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.