Western Union Company (The) (WU) Dividends

Western Union Company (The) (WU)

Today's Latest Price: $21.97 USD

0.26 (-1.17%)

Updated Oct 23 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 46 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 90.69% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • WU has a compound annual growth rate of its cash flow of -0.04%, higher than about merely 15.79% stocks in our dividend set.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with WU that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: BJ, WPM, EQC, HLI and AU.
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:
$21.97$37.06 70.71%

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. As for WU, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 70.71%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of WU, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, Western Union CO's expected return of 70.71% is higher than 83.9% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Western Union CO bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 83.9% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for WU than it is for 83.9% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.

WU Dividend Chart


WU Dividend History

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WU Dividends vs. Peers

WU's dividend yield currently ranks #4 of 49 vs. its peers in the Consumer Financial Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CIT CIT Group Inc (DEL) 7.29%
2 HRB H&R Block, Inc. 6.31%
3 TAX Liberty Tax, Inc. - 6.21%
4 WU Western Union Company (The) 4.21%
5 OMF OneMain Holdings, Inc. 3.96%
6 SYF Synchrony Financial 3.20%
7 CURO CURO Group Holdings Corp. 2.97%
8 DFS Discover Financial Services 2.89%
9 ALLY Ally Financial Inc. 2.87%
10 CASS Cass Information Systems, Inc 2.69%
11 CLGX CoreLogic, Inc. 1.95%
12 ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 1.85%
13 FCFS FirstCash, Inc. 1.78%
14 HTH Hilltop Holdings Inc. 1.71%
15 AXP American Express Company 1.69%
16 SLM SLM Corporation 1.45%
17 EFX Equifax, Inc. 0.98%
18 INTU Intuit Inc. 0.66%
19 V Visa Inc. 0.60%
20 COF Capital One Financial Corporation 0.53%
21 MA Mastercard Incorporated 0.47%
22 GPN Global Payments Inc. 0.44%
23 TRU TransUnion 0.35%
24 WP Worldpay, Inc. 0.00%
25 EEFT Euronet Worldwide, Inc. 0.00%
26 AX Axos Financial, Inc. 0.00%
27 TREE LendingTree, Inc. 0.00%
28 WRLD World Acceptance Corporation 0.00%
29 QFIN 360 Finance, Inc. 0.00%
30 CATM Cardtronics plc 0.00%
31 GDOT Green Dot Corp. 0.00%
32 RATE Bankrate, Inc. 0.00%
33 EZPW EZCORP, Inc. - Class A Non-Voting 0.00%
34 MGI Moneygram International, Inc. 0.00%
35 LC LendingClub Corporation 0.00%
36 AMK AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
37 PYPL PayPal Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
38 HAWK Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
39 ENVA Enova International, Inc. 0.00%
40 ELVT Elevate Credit, Inc. 0.00%
41 NCR NCR Corporation 0.00%
42 RM Regional Management Corp. 0.00%
43 LPRO Open Lending Corp. Cl A 0.00%
44 LCAHU Landcadia Holdings II, Inc. - Unit 0.00%
45 THCAU Tuscan Holdings Corp. II - Unit 0.00%
46 THBRU THUNDER BRIDGE ACQUISITION II, LTD 0.00%
47 SSPKU SILVER SPIKE ACQUISITION CORP. 0.00%
48 ORSNU ORISUN ACQUISITION CORP. 0.00%
49 NFINU Netfin Acquisition Corp. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WU dividends?

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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