Western Union Company (The) (WU): Price and Financial Metrics


Western Union Company (The) (WU): $18.14

-0.12 (-0.66%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

WU POWR Grades


  • Value is the dimension where WU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 73.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WU is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 163 days.
  • WU ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

WU Stock Summary

  • Western Union CO's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98.18% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Western Union CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.78% 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 98.89% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Western Union CO are SBH, HBI, SPTN, BBBY, and AN.
  • 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

  • WU's EV/EBIT ratio is 10.4; this is 20.93% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WU's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.8 over the prior 181 months.
  • WU's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.9 over the prior 181 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WU 2020-05-06 1.6 -53.4 7.5 6.9
WU 2015-02-19 1.8 8.5 12.5 10.9
WU 2009-09-25 2.6 46.9 14.5 10.5
WU 2008-08-27 4.0 806.3 22.9 15.5
WU 2008-05-19 3.5 2375.9 20.2 13.4
WU 2007-08-17 3.1 -168.3 16.6 11.4

WU Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -2.37%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -2.37%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 19.49%.
Over the past 15 months, WU's revenue has gone up $138,500,000.

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
2021-09-30 5,057.8 977.9 814.1
2021-06-30 5,030 879.2 810
2021-03-31 4,855 940.9 749.4
2020-12-31 4,835 877.5 744.3
2020-09-30 4,870.9 834.9 702.6
2020-06-30 4,919.3 859.8 609

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)

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WU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.14 52-week high $26.61
Prev. close $18.26 52-week low $15.69
Day low $18.03 Volume 4,733,800
Day high $18.41 Avg. volume 6,623,386
50-day MA $17.78 Dividend yield 5.18%
200-day MA $21.48 Market Cap 7.29B

Western Union Company (The) (WU) Company Bio


Western Union provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Englewood, Colorado.


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What Does The Western Union Company's (NYSE:WU) Share Price Indicate?

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Yahoo | January 20, 2022

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Investment company Bourne Lent Asset Management Inc (Current Portfolio) buys Amgen Inc, Invitae Corp, Consolidated Edison Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, sells International Business Machines Corp, The Western Union Co during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Bourne Lent Asset Management Inc.

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

Edmp, Inc. Buys Viatris Inc, The Western Union Co

Lutz, FL, based Investment company Edmp, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Viatris Inc, The Western Union Co during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Edmp, Inc..

Yahoo | January 19, 2022

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Buys Alcoa Corp, EPAM Systems Inc, Bruker Corp, Sells ...

Santa Fe, NM, based Investment company New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (Current Portfolio) buys Alcoa Corp, EPAM Systems Inc, Bruker Corp, Macy's Inc, Power Integrations Inc, sells FactSet Research Systems Inc, Signature Bank, , SolarEdge Technologies Inc, during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board.

Yahoo | January 19, 2022

Gilman Hill Asset Management, LLC Buys Star Bulk Carriers Corp, The Western Union Co, JetBlue ...

Westport, CT, based Investment company Gilman Hill Asset Management, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Star Bulk Carriers Corp, The Western Union Co, JetBlue Airways Corp, Clearway Energy Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, sells VMware Inc, Sunrun Inc, The Interpublic Group of Inc, Activision Blizzard Inc, ISHARES TRUST during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Gilman Hill Asset Management, LLC.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

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WU Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -6.10%
6-mo -20.42%
1-year -14.15%
3-year 12.48%
5-year 7.90%
YTD 1.68%
2021 -15.11%
2020 -14.72%
2019 62.85%
2018 -6.73%
2017 -9.27%

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