WU - The Western Union Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
18.18
-0.16 (-0.87%)
At close: 4:05PM EDT
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Previous Close18.34
Open18.47
Bid17.50 x 900
Ask19.25 x 800
Day's Range18.13 - 18.52
52 Week Range17.57 - 22.21
Volume4,148,006
Avg. Volume4,839,162
Market Cap8.131B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.66
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.99
Earnings DateNov 1, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.76 (4.13%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-13
1y Target Est20.63
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  • Western Union receives patent for debt tracker that can connect to social networks
    American City Business Journals4 days ago

    Western Union receives patent for debt tracker that can connect to social networks

    Denver metro-based Western Union (NYSE: WU) has been issued a patent for tracking debt obligations via a ledger that can be connected with a social media network. The patent application was originally filed on June 7, 2017 and issued on Tuesday. The inventors are Michele Demark of Highlands Ranch, Michael Michelsen of Arvada, Diane Scott of Lone Tree and Chris Cochran of Highlands Ranch.

  • Business Wire8 days ago

    Western Union Provides Emergency Disaster Relief Following Hurricane Michael

    To support communities and families affected by the recent hurricane devastation in the Gulf Coast and surrounding areas, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announces a multi-faceted response providing support for communities most affected by Hurricane Michael. In total, contributions from Western Union, the Western Union Foundation, Agents and employees through this comprehensive effort could total up to USD $265,000. Western Union has committed an initial USD $50,000 to the American Red Cross’ recovery and relief efforts.

  • Western Union Expands Digital Services in United Kingdom
    Zacks10 days ago

    Western Union Expands Digital Services in United Kingdom

    Western Union (WU) launches digital transfers in the U. K. for boosting its digital presence and providing easy access to customers.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.
    Markit10 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.

    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. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way.

  • Business Wire11 days ago

    Western Union Launches High-Value Digital Account-to-Account Transfers from U.K. to Around the World

    The Western Union Company (WU), a leader in global cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced its foray into the multibillion-dollar bank account-to-account money transfer sector for consumers, by launching high-value digital transfers from the United Kingdom to around the world. Consumers in the United Kingdom can now send up to £50,000 via their smartphones from wu.com or the Western Union® mobile app, funded from accounts directly into bank accounts in many countries around the world. Over the last few years, Western Union has undergone a dramatic digital transformation, driving a multi-layer digital strategy allowing customers to begin their transactions on mobile – via app or web browser.

  • The Wall Street Journal12 days ago

    [$$] Western Union Makes Digital Push Amid Fierce Competition for Money Transfers

    Co. is aggressively expanding its digital services as the money-transfer giant tries to keep pace with competitors vying for international transfers. At stake in this digital race is a growing share of an industry that each year handles more than half a trillion dollars in remittances, in which money mostly flows from migrant workers to their home countries. Of the $81.8 billion Western Union consumers transferred in 2017, 91% was sent across international borders.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.
    Markit13 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.

    This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on October 2. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.

  • 3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Western Union, BorgWarner and Apache
    InvestorPlace13 days ago

    3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Western Union, BorgWarner and Apache

    Rather, take a look at the stock charts of Western Union (NYSE:WU), BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) and Apache (NYSE:APA), as they’re at or near key technical inflection points. It was one of the stock charts put under the trading microscope back on Sept. 27. At the time, WU shares were trapped in a sideways trading range.

  • Benzinga14 days ago

    Barron's Picks And Pans: Barnes & Noble, Transocean, Visa, Western Union And More

    This weekend's Barron's shows why a longstanding American financial services company still has a long way to go. Other featured articles look at who is benefiting from the data center gold rush and a down-and-out bookseller that may have untapped potential. "Western Union Has a Long Way to Go to Challenge PayPal" by Ben Walsh offers a look at why, even though its core payments operation has remained solid,The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) has much to do in building a digital business that could challenge rival Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL).

  • Business Wire16 days ago

    The Western Union Foundation Commits Relief Aid to Support the People of Indonesia

    Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, the Western Union Foundation commits to providing support for the people affected by both the earthquake and tsunami. As rescue attempts continue, especially in remote parts of the island, Indonesia’s President is calling on international non-for-profit organizations to engage support. The Western Union Foundation is proud to work with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Indonesian Red Cross.

  • Barrons.com16 days ago

    Western Union Has a Long Way to Go to Challenge PayPal

    MoneyGram’s stock is down more than 70% over the past five years, and it lost a lucrative sale to Ant Financial this year when regulators blocked the Chinese payment giant’s $1.2 billion offer for the company. The online money transfer and payments outfit is considered a bet on the growth of internet retailing and the continued digitization of money. The idea seems to be that while PayPal may not be able to end the payments duopoly of (MA) (MA) and (V) (V), it can at least join it as a sort of junior member—and it trades at a similar valuation.

  • The Wall Street Journal16 days ago

    [$$] Stocks to Watch: Tesla, Alphabet, Snap, Costco

    Here are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session. Stock movements noted by ticker reflect movements during regular trading hours; premarket trading is specified separately.

  • The Wall Street Journal16 days ago

    [$$] Western Union Makes Digital Push Amid Fierce Competition for Money Transfers

    Co. is aggressively expanding its digital services as the money-transfer giant tries to keep pace with competitors vying for international transfers. At stake in this digital race is a growing share of an industry that each year handles more than half a trillion dollars in remittances, in which money mostly flows from migrant workers to their home countries. Of the $81.8 billion Western Union consumers transferred in 2017, 91% was sent across international borders.

  • Business Wire17 days ago

    Western Union to Release Third Quarter Results on November 1, 2018

    The Western Union Company , a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, announced today that Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, and Raj Agrawal, Executive Vice President and CFO, will host a webcast and conference call to discuss third quarter 2018 results on November 1, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.
    Markit18 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.

    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. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.

  • Ripple says 3 clients are putting xRapid into full commercial use
    Yahoo Finance20 days ago

    Ripple says 3 clients are putting xRapid into full commercial use

    Ripple's xRapid payments product is gaining steam, as three clients move from testing to commercial use; xRapid relies on cryptocurrency XRP.

  • 3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Western Union, Boston Scientific and Zions Bancorp
    InvestorPlace24 days ago

    3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Western Union, Boston Scientific and Zions Bancorp

    On Wednesday the bulls were largely in charge leading up to and even after the Federal Reserve ratcheted up interest rates by the expected quarter of a point. With a little time to think about it though, before the closing bell rang, doubt dragged the S&P 500 to a loss of 0.33%. The Nasdaq followed suit, closing down 0.21%.

  • Reuters24 days ago

    Tencent & Alibaba chase remittances in battle for Southeast Asia

    JAKARTA/HONG KONG (Reuters) - For Chinese tech giants Alibaba (BABA.N) and Tencent , Southeast Asian domestic helpers in Hong Kong may prove key to their global ambitions in financial services. Both companies recently launched money-transfer services that allow Hong Kong-based workers from Indonesia and the Philippines to send money home cheaply and easily. The moves are a first step in going after a global remittance business that moves more than $600 billion (£456.6 billion) around the world annually.

  • Associated Press25 days ago

    Western Union, Nielsen rise; Worthington, Actuant fall

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: 21st Century Fox Inc., up 46 cents to $45.67 The company will sell its remaining stake in British pay TV provider Sky to Comcast. Nielsen Holdings ...

  • Western Union Is Weighing Sale of Business-Payments Unit
    Bloomberg25 days ago

    Western Union Is Weighing Sale of Business-Payments Unit

    Western Union Co. is weighing a sale of its business-payments arm, which could fetch at least $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter. The money-transfer company is working with a financial adviser to seek buyers for the division, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public. A representative for Western Union said the company doesn’t comment on specific M&A or divestiture situations, but that it remains open to opportunities that enhance shareholder value.

  • Investopedia26 days ago

    Why Did Ripple (XRP) Jump 190% Last Week?

    Compared to the opening price of 45 cents per token on Friday, XRP hit a high of 77 cents, meaning its market capitalization of around $26.8 billion helped it briefly surge past Ethereum to become the second most valuable cryptocurrency. Prior to last week, XRP had lost nearly 90 percent of its value compared to its peak this year. XRP hit a high of $3.84 early January, and since then it has had a consistent downward ride.

  • How Facebook Won Over Financial Companies
    Market Realistlast month

    How Facebook Won Over Financial Companies

    Many large financial companies use Facebook’s (FB) platforms to deliver customer services, such as letting customers access their transaction records or check their account balances through the Messenger app. Citigroup (C) is one of those companies.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.
    Markitlast month

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Western Union Co.

    This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on September 11. Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising.