Western Union Co. (WU): Price and Financial Metrics

Western Union Co. (WU): $11.71

0.07 (+0.60%)

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WU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.71 52-week high $18.23
Prev. close $11.64 52-week low $10.07
Day low $11.45 Volume 3,707,800
Day high $11.80 Avg. volume 7,889,586
50-day MA $11.35 Dividend yield 8.08%
200-day MA $13.31 Market Cap 4.39B

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WU POWR Grades

  • Value is the dimension where WU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 65.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WU is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • WU ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

WU Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WU is 7.88 -- better than 94.93% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of WESTERN UNION CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.44% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • WU's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 96.97% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WESTERN UNION CO are VSCO, HBI, AEG, FUNC, and BPOP.
  • Visit WU's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westernunion.com.

WU Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WU's price/sales ratio is 50% lower, now standing at 1.1.
  • Over the past 202 months, WU's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WU 2023-05-19 1.1 8.3 5.9 6.3
WU 2023-05-18 1.1 8.4 6.1 6.3
WU 2023-05-17 1.1 8.4 6.0 6.3
WU 2023-05-16 1.0 8.1 5.8 6.2
WU 2023-05-15 1.1 8.3 6.0 6.3
WU 2023-05-12 1.0 8.0 5.7 6.1

WU Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -18.93%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -25.87%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 55.54%.
Over the past 34 months, WU's revenue has gone down $669,600,000.

The table below shows WU's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 4,475.5 581.6 910.6
2022-09-30 4,668.4 881.7 830
2022-06-30 4,865.1 1,002.6 888.8
2022-03-31 5,016.5 1,069.5 917.3
2021-12-31 5,070.8 1,045.3 805.8
2021-09-30 5,057.8 977.9 814.1

WU's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WU has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.91% of graded US stocks.
  • WU's asset turnover comes in at 0.55 -- ranking 290th of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • ARC, III, and TZOO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WU.

The table below shows WU's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.550 0.415 0.132
2021-03-31 0.535 0.413 0.125
2020-12-31 0.546 0.415 0.128
2020-09-30 0.562 0.420 0.131
2020-06-30 0.568 0.416 0.119
2020-03-31 0.589 0.420 0.193

WU Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WU, see our WU price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.97 (Hold)

Western Union Co. (WU) Company Bio

The Western Union Company is an American multinational financial services company, headquartered in Denver, Colorado. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about WESTERN UNION CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WU as an investment opportunity.

Western Union to Present at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on June 1st

DENVER, May 18, 2023--Western Union's President and CEO to provide comments at Berstein Strategic Decisions Conference on June 1

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

Western Union's (NYSE:WU) Dividend Will Be $0.235

The Western Union Company's ( NYSE:WU ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.235 per share on 30th of June. The...

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

Western Union Announces $0.235 Quarterly Dividend

DENVER, May 12, 2023--The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.235 per common share, payable June 30, 2023, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2023.

Yahoo | May 12, 2023

This Western Union Insider Increased Their Holding By 170% Last Year \

Insiders were net buyers of The Western Union Company's ( NYSE:WU ) stock during the past year. That is, insiders...

Yahoo | May 12, 2023

Western Union Foundation Celebrates Connecting 50,000 People to Economic Opportunities

DENVER, May 09, 2023--The Western Union Foundation announced that it invested more than US$20 million, reaching more than two million people worldwide and connecting 50,000 individuals to economic opportunities, as part of its recently concluded Opportunity Beyond Borders commitment.

Yahoo | May 9, 2023

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WU Price Returns

1-mo 7.14%
3-mo -7.63%
6-mo -16.92%
1-year -30.19%
3-year -31.61%
5-year -25.93%
YTD -13.06%
2022 -17.92%
2021 -15.11%
2020 -14.72%
2019 62.85%
2018 -6.73%

WU Dividends

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