The Western Union Co (WU)

WU (NYSE:Financial Services) EQUITY
$21.48
pos +0.04
+0.19%
Today's Range: 21.31 - 21.50 | WU Avg Daily Volume: 3,168,800
Last Update: 08/25/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 3,015,653
YTD Performance: 19.71%
Open: $21.36
Previous Close: $21.44
52 Week Range: $16.02 - $21.62
Oustanding Shares: 487,733,527
Market Cap: 10,422,865,472
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WU
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 3 3 3
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 12 12 13 13
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 3 3 3 3
Mean Rec. 3.02 3.02 3.01 3.01
Latest Dividend: 0.16
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.99%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/14/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 12.87
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WU Sector Avg. S&P 500
12.87 13.40 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.32% 20.52% 17.16%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -2.20 0.00 -0.01
Net Income -1.70 -0.20 -0.06
EPS 1.90 0.00 -0.01
Earnings for WU:
EBITDA 1.38B
Revenue 5.48B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.44 $0.43 $1.65 $1.74
Number of Analysts 15 14 16 16
High Estimate $0.46 $0.45 $1.70 $1.80
Low Estimate $0.41 $0.41 $1.60 $1.62
Prior Year $0.45 $0.42 $1.67 $1.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -1.78% 1.36% -0.90% 5.17%
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Bullish
Jul 31, 2015 | 8:05 AM EDT
WU was upgraded to Equal-weight, Barclays said. $22 price target. Company is seeing steadier growth. 
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Bullish
May 01, 2015 | 7:18 AM EDT
WU was upgraded to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Company posted a strong quarter and trades at an attractive valuation. 
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Bearish
Feb 11, 2015 | 6:54 AM EST
WU was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $20 price target. 
Bearish
Feb 02, 2015 | 6:36 AM EST
WU was downgraded to Underweight, Morgan Stanley said. $16 price target. Company is facing increased costs and competition. 
Western Union, MoneyGram remain good investment prospects.
Bearish
Jan 14, 2015 | 7:11 AM EST
WU was downgraded from Neutral to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $16 price target. Company faces several growth head...

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