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Last $20.59 USD
Change Today -0.38 / -1.81%
Volume 6.3M
WU On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

western union co (WU) Snapshot

Open
$20.88
Previous Close
$20.97
Day High
$20.91
Day Low
$20.48
52 Week High
04/23/15 - $21.05
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $15.32
Market Cap
10.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.5M
EPS TTM
$1.59
Shares Outstanding
518.5M
EX-Date
03/13/15
P/E TM
12.9x
Dividend
$0.62
Dividend Yield
2.57%
Current Stock Chart for WESTERN UNION CO (WU)

western union co (WU) 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 (WU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $565.4K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $509.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Ame...
Total Annual Compensation: $793.2K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $708.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

western union co (WU) Key Developments

Western Union Enables Skype Customers to Top Up at Locations Across the U.S

Western Union and Microsoft-owned Skype have announced a strategic alliance that allows Skype customers to top up their accounts at more than 50,000 Western Union Agent locations across the US.

The Western Union Company Presents at Barclays Emerging Payments Forum, Mar-24-2015 01:55 PM

The Western Union Company Presents at Barclays Emerging Payments Forum, Mar-24-2015 01:55 PM. Venue: The Westin New York at Time Square, 270 West 43rd Street, New York NY 10036, United States. Speakers: Khalid Fellahi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Western Union Digital Ventures.

The Western Union Company and bpost to Continue Long-Standing Relationship

The Western Union Company and bpost announced the expansion of their long-standing relationship under a renewed agreement. Both companies will work together to drive customer-centric innovations in international money transfer along with services and technologies that improve convenience, reliability and speed for consumers. The renewed agreement will seek to extend bank account-based money transfer solutions including debit card for Western Union® consumer-to-consumer (C2C) money transfer services, while also introducing self-service technology-led options to meet evolving customer needs and enhance convenience. Western Union will also extend the services offered through existing bpost post offices and franchised Post Points, co-located in other retail premises, to an increasing number of Post Points, reaching new customers and new locations across the country.

 

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