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Last $21.95 USD
Change Today +0.01 / 0.05%
Volume 5.1M
WU On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 8:04 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

western union co (WU) Snapshot

Open
$22.19
Previous Close
$21.94
Day High
$22.21
Day Low
$21.84
52 Week High
05/6/15 - $22.84
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $15.32
Market Cap
11.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.9M
EPS TTM
$1.61
Shares Outstanding
516.3M
EX-Date
06/12/15
P/E TM
13.6x
Dividend
$0.62
Dividend Yield
2.41%
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

Roadblocks Easing On MoneyGram Western Union Merger

Potential antitrust roadblocks are easing on The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) and Moneygram International Inc. (NasdaqGS:MGI) merger due to increased competition from regional providers, digital startups, and Wal-Mart Stores.

Sainsbury’s Bank Announces New Relationship with Western Union

Sainsbury’s Bank announced a new relationship with the Western Union Company. Western Union will provide Western Union Money Transfer® services in around 170 Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money bureaux in Sainsbury’s stores across the UK, serving many of the most densely populated cities, including London, Leicester, Glasgow and Birmingham. The new relationship with Western Union is part of Sainsbury’s Bank’s strategy to offer customers a compelling reason to bank and shop at Sainsbury’s. Therefore, the agreement also includes making Western Union’s consumer-to-consumer (C2C) money transfer services available in future Sainsbury’s Travel Money bureaux.

Western Union Company Seeks Acquisitions

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) announced that there might be some acquisition opportunities in technology part of its business.

 

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Valuation WU Industry Range
Price/Earnings 13.7x
Price/Sales 2.1x
Price/Book 8.4x
Price/Cash Flow 13.3x
TEV/Sales 1.0x
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