Western Union Company (The) (WU) Dividends



Western Union Company (The) (WU)

Today's Latest Price: $21.93 USD

0.27 (1.25%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 47 in Consumer Financial Services

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding free cash flow variation: WU reports less variability in its cash flow than 90.65% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that WU has less volatility in its price than 87.13% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with WU's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: CRY, MDRR, BDX, FSP and PSX.
WU Ex-Dividend Date
WU Dividend Yield
4.10%
WU Annual Dividend
$0.90
WU Payout Ratio

WU Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$21.93$37.05 70.75%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. In the case of WU, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 70.75% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Western Union CO are:

  • WU generates about 5 billion US dollars in revenue annually; in terms of how this translates into revenue, it has a dividend yield higher than 88.09% of companies in the mid revenue class.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, Western Union CO's estimated return of 70.75% surpasses about 83.8% of dividend issuers we applied the dividend discount model to.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, Western Union CO has an equity discount rate lower than 92.34% of them.

WU Dividend Chart


WU Dividend History

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WU Dividends vs. Peers

WU's dividend yield currently ranks #4 of 51 vs. its peers in the Consumer Financial Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 BBDC Barings BDC, Inc. 7.44%
2 HRB H&R Block, Inc. 6.30%
3 TAX Liberty Tax, Inc. - 6.21%
4 WU Western Union Company (The) 4.10%
5 CIT CIT Group Inc (DEL) 3.52%
6 OMF OneMain Holdings, Inc. 3.33%
7 CASS Cass Information Systems, Inc 2.60%
8 RM Regional Management Corp. 2.53%
9 SYF Synchrony Financial 2.27%
10 ALLY Ally Financial Inc. 1.86%
11 FCFS FirstCash, Inc. 1.82%
12 DFS Discover Financial Services 1.80%
13 CLGX CoreLogic, Inc. 1.78%
14 AXP American Express Company 1.41%
15 CURO CURO Group Holdings Corp. 1.39%
16 HTH Hilltop Holdings Inc. 1.27%
17 ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 1.18%
18 EDNMY Edenred SA 0.99%
19 EFX Equifax, Inc. 0.88%
20 SLM SLM Corporation 0.87%
21 INTU Intuit Inc. 0.64%
22 V Visa Inc. 0.63%
23 MA Mastercard Incorporated 0.54%
24 GPN Global Payments Inc. 0.41%
25 COF Capital One Financial Corporation 0.36%
26 TRU TransUnion 0.33%
27 WP Worldpay, Inc. 0.00%
28 MFH Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. 0.00%
29 EEFT Euronet Worldwide, Inc. 0.00%
30 AX Axos Financial, Inc. 0.00%
31 MNSB MainStreet Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
32 PAYS Paysign, Inc. 0.00%
33 TREE LendingTree, Inc. 0.00%
34 WRLD World Acceptance Corporation 0.00%
35 QFIN 360 Finance, Inc. 0.00%
36 FMCC Freddie Mac 0.00%
37 FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association 0.00%
38 CATM Cardtronics plc 0.00%
39 GDOT Green Dot Corp. 0.00%
40 RATE Bankrate, Inc. 0.00%
41 EZPW EZCORP, Inc. - Class A Non-Voting 0.00%
42 MGI Moneygram International, Inc. 0.00%
43 LC LendingClub Corporation 0.00%
44 AMK AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
45 PYPL PayPal Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
46 LMFA LM Funding America, Inc. 0.00%
47 ATLC Atlanticus Holdings Corporation 0.00%
48 HAWK Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
49 ENVA Enova International, Inc. 0.00%
50 NCR NCR Corporation 0.00%
51 LPRO Open Lending Corp. Cl A 0.00%

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Want to see what other sources are saying about Western Union CO's dividends? Try the links below:

Western Union CO Common Stock (WU) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Western Union CO (WU) - Dividend Investor
Western Union CO (WU) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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