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

Western Union Co. (WU): $13.84

-0.31 (-2.19%)

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WU POWR Grades

  • Value is the dimension where WU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 66.38% of US stocks.
  • WU's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • WU's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 11.35% of US stocks).

WU Stock Summary

  • WESTERN UNION CO's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 96.11% of US listed stocks.
  • WU's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 568.06 -- higher than 95.52% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • WU's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.95% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WU, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AEG, CIZN, GLBZ, UNB, and UIHC.
  • 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 6.5; this is 42.98% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • WU's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.4 over the prior 197 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WU 2022-12-02 1.2 10.6 6.7 6.5
WU 2022-12-01 1.2 10.6 6.7 6.5
WU 2022-11-30 1.2 10.7 6.8 6.6
WU 2022-11-29 1.2 10.6 6.7 6.5
WU 2022-11-28 1.2 10.4 6.6 6.5
WU 2022-11-25 1.2 10.4 6.6 6.5

WU Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -3.15%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -24.43%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 20.79%.
Over the past 15 months, WU's revenue has gone down $361,600,000.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 5,030 879.2 810

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 $13.84 52-week high $20.40
Prev. close $14.15 52-week low $12.27
Day low $13.58 Volume 5,912,700
Day high $14.15 Avg. volume 4,669,289
50-day MA $13.79 Dividend yield 6.79%
200-day MA $16.21 Market Cap 5.34B

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.

Crypto Update | Let''s Stop Regulating Crypto Exchanges Like Western Union

With bitcoin and ether trading down slightly to break a three-day streak of gains, plus a look at a more useful regulatory standard for exchanges, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.

CoinDesk | December 2, 2022

Watch this stock’s price performance: The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

Currently, The Western Union Company’s (WU) stock is trading at $14.40, marking a fall of -0.52% from last night’s close. At this price, the stock is -29.44% below its 52-week high of $20.40 and 17.37% above its 52-week low of $12.27. Based on the past 30-day period, the stock price is -3.30% below the high […]

US Post News | December 2, 2022

Western Union Could Repay Shareholders Over The Long Haul

Western Union’s revenues seem to be in secular decline and the revenue decline is a symptom of the intensifying competition in the payments market. Click to read.

Seeking Alpha | December 2, 2022

Western Union (WU) Up 12.4% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Western Union (WU) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | December 1, 2022

Let''s Stop Regulating Crypto Exchanges Like Western Union

It''s time for U.S. crypto exchanges to face the same rules as non-crypto marketplaces and brokers, says our columnist.

CoinDesk | November 22, 2022

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WU Price Returns

1-mo 7.29%
3-mo -4.49%
6-mo -16.68%
1-year -15.44%
3-year -41.04%
5-year -11.79%
YTD -18.91%
2021 -15.11%
2020 -14.72%
2019 62.85%
2018 -6.73%
2017 -9.27%

WU Dividends

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