Western Union Co
Score: Negative (6)
202 days at current score.
Downgraded from Neutral on March 16th 2018
- This company ranked positively in 3 out of 4 IHS Markit Categories but negatively compared to the Financials sector
- Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative
- ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows
- Bearish sentiment is moderate and declining
- Economic output in this company's sector is expanding
Short interest | Positive
Short interest is moderate for WU with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. However, this was an improvement in sentiment as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices reduced their short positions on October 1.
ETF/Index ownership | Positive
ETF activity is positive. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding WU is favorable, with net inflows of $16.89 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing.
PMI by IHS Markit | Positive
According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year.
Credit default swap | Negative
The current level displays a negative indicator. WU credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.
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