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Open
€17.78
Previous Close
€17.87
Day High
€18.03
Day Low
€17.59
52 Week High
03/3/15 - €18.03
52 Week Low
04/22/14 - €11.12
Market Cap
9.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
934.8
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
521.4M
EX-Date
03/13/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
€0.62
Dividend Yield
2.16%
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western union co (W3U) Details

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. This segment provides various options for sending and receiving funds, including walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, and account based money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, and Western Union Payments. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and Online, as well as through its agent networks and selected company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2014, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 2006

western union co (W3U) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $405.0K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

western union co (W3U) Key Developments

The Western Union Company Announces Resignation of Dinyar S. Devitre as Director

The Western Union Company announced that Dinyar S. Devitre advised the company that, after more than eight years of dedicated service, he intends to retire as a director of the company and not stand for re-election at the company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders.

Western Union and Meijer Ink Deal to Continue Longstanding Relationship

Western Union announced it will continue its more than 10-year relationship with Meijer Inc. The renewed relationship includes Western Union Money Transfer and money order services. Under the terms of the agreement, customers at more than 200 Meijer store locations in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky will be able to send money to nearly half a million Western Union Agent locations in 200 countries and territories.

The Western Union Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended Dec. 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

The Western Union Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $1,409.9 million, operating income of $276.1 million, income before income taxes of $235.9 million, net income of $221.5 million or $0.42 per diluted share, EBITDA of $345.6 million, compared to the total revenues of $1,421.9 million, operating income of $238.4 million, income before income taxes of $192.8 million, net income of $173.4 million or $0.31 per diluted share, EBITDA of $303.3 million, for the same quarter a year ago. Capital expenditures were $50 million. For the year, the company reported total revenues of $5,607.2 million, operating income of $1,140.5 million, income before income taxes of $968.2 million, net income of $852.4 million or $1.59 per diluted share, EBITDA of $1,412.4 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $1,045.9 million, purchases of property and equipment of $67.8 million compared to the total revenues of $5,542 million, operating income of $1,107.4 million, income before income taxes of $926.9 million, net income of $798.4 million or $1.43 per diluted share, EBITDA of $1,370.2 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $1,088.6 million, purchases of property and equipment of $80.2 million for the previous year. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. For the year, the company expects, low single digit constant currency revenue increase and low to mid-single digit GAAP revenue decrease. The company expects operating margin of approximately 21%, EPS in a range of approximately $1.58 to $1.65 and cash flow from operating activities of approximately $1 billion. The cash flow outlook excludes $100 million of anticipated final tax payments relating to the agreement announced with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in December 2011. Some or all of these payments may occur in 2015. The company expects a tax rate of approximately 13%, which is an increase from last year's 12% rate.

 

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