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WU [NYSE]
The Western Union Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E14.01 EPS (ttm)1.61 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand516.31M Perf Week3.92%
Market Cap11.65B Forward P/E13.26 EPS next Y1.70 Insider Trans-37.72% Shs Float515.47M Perf Month7.58%
Income853.30M PEG1.66 EPS next Q0.39 Inst Own- Short Float14.38% Perf Quarter18.01%
Sales5.58B P/S2.09 EPS this Y11.20% Inst Trans1.64% Short Ratio11.25 Perf Half Y25.76%
Book/sh2.59 P/B8.71 EPS next Y4.23% ROA8.50% Target Price19.95 Perf Year47.69%
Cash/sh3.40 P/C6.64 EPS next 5Y8.42% ROE69.70% 52W Range15.09 - 22.84 Perf YTD26.97%
Dividend0.62 P/FCF17.16 EPS past 5Y5.60% ROI20.40% 52W High-1.23% Beta1.37
Dividend %2.75% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y2.00% Gross Margin41.30% 52W Low49.48% ATR0.43
Employees10000 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q-2.20% Oper. Margin20.50% RSI (14)71.21 Volatility1.86% 2.09%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.76 EPS Q/Q5.40% Profit Margin15.30% Rel Volume0.65 Prev Close22.50
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq2.76 EarningsApr 30 AMC Payout32.90% Avg Volume6.59M Price22.56
Recom2.90 SMA205.08% SMA509.06% SMA20024.08% Volume4,288,095 Change0.27%
May-20-15Initiated Credit Agricole Sell $16
May-01-15Upgrade Wells Fargo Market Perform → Outperform
Feb-11-15Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $19 → $20
Jan-06-15Initiated Stifel Hold
Nov-26-14Initiated Topeka Capital Markets Hold $19
Nov-21-14Initiated Compass Point Neutral $20
Nov-18-14Downgrade Standpoint Research Buy → Hold
Jun-18-14Initiated Monness Crespi & Hardt Neutral $17
Oct-30-13Upgrade Standpoint Research Hold → Buy $19
Oct-30-13Reiterated Barclays Underweight $17 → $16
Jul-22-13Downgrade Standpoint Research Buy → Hold
May-01-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $14 → $15
Feb-04-13Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $14 → $19
Nov-01-12Downgrade Barclays Overweight → Underweight $12
Mar-01-12Initiated UBS Neutral $19
Oct-18-11Initiated William Blair Outperform
Jul-06-11Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $25 → $23
Apr-27-11Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $22 → $25
Feb-02-11Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $20 → $22
Jun-08-10Initiated Feltl & Co. Buy $19
May-20-15 04:13PM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits
08:30AM  Western Union Expands Bank Access; Now Available at Synovus Bank Branches Business Wire
07:43AM  Coverage initiated on Western Union by Credit Agricole
May-19-15 08:30AM  Sainsburys Bank Announces New Relationship with Western Union Business Wire
05:10AM  Sainsbury Bank signs partnership with Western Union at Financial Times
May-18-15 03:08AM  DATABASICS and Western Union Business Solutions Announce Electronic Payment Service for DATABASICS' Expense Reporting and Invoice Management Customers in Canada GlobeNewswire
May-15-15 09:33PM  Billionaire David Abrams Loves The Western Union Company (WU), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) at Insider Monkey
06:00PM  Cramer: This CEO isn't taking any trash talk
04:16PM  Jeffrey A. Joerres Elected to Western Union Board of Directors Business Wire
03:53PM  Western Union CIO Talks about Dealing with the Board at The Wall Street Journal
10:27AM  Western Union Announces $0.155 Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
09:45AM  Western Union Holds 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting Business Wire
09:34AM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
May-12-15 06:00AM  Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: WhiteWave Foods and Western Union at TheStreet
May-11-15 08:11PM  Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Deals, Deals and More Deals I'd Like to See at TheStreet
07:24PM  Cramer Remix: I'm making a bold call on China at CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: The power of great acquisitions
09:55AM  Cramer's Stop Trading: CAT & HLT
May-07-15 04:04PM  MoneyGram mum on rumors of takeover by Western Union (Video) at bizjournals.com
09:28AM  Western Union and GraceKennedy Expand Educational Programs for Caribbean Diaspora Youth at noodls
08:30AM  Western Union and GraceKennedy Expand Educational Programs for Caribbean Diaspora Youth Business Wire
May-06-15 10:56PM  $A level despite unemployment rise AAP
06:06PM  Whole Foods tanks on weak sales; Tesla rallies at MarketWatch
05:45PM  Stock Pops & Drops: NDLS, BUD, PLCE & WU
04:10PM  Western Union Eyeing MoneyGram for Inorganic Growth - Analyst Blog
03:16PM  Western Union Statement at noodls
03:08PM  Western Union Could Cash In on MoneyGram at Barrons.com
01:45PM  Western Union denies report it is buying rival MoneyGram
01:26PM  3 Big Stocks Getting Big Attention -- and How to Trade Them at TheStreet
01:12PM  Western Union: Not in talks with MoneyGram
01:10PM  Western Union Statement Business Wire
01:07PM  Western Union, MoneyGram shares soar on buyout report
01:04PM  WESTERN UNION CO Financials
11:20AM  Western Union Disputes MoneyGram Merger Rumors at Investor's Business Daily
10:55AM  Western Union & MoneyGram: Yes, But What Will the Government Say? at Barrons.com
09:35AM  Western Union may try to swallow rival MoneyGram, says report at bizjournals.com
09:10AM  MoneyGram (MGI) Stock Spikes on Western Union Deal Anticipation at TheStreet
08:49AM  Western Union to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on May 19 at noodls
08:30AM  The Western Union Foundation Surpasses US$100M Charitable Global Giving Milestone Business Wire
08:00AM  Western Union to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on May 19 Business Wire
May-05-15 06:01PM  Western Union in talks to buy smaller rival MoneyGram-Bloomberg
05:34PM  Western Union Said in Early Talks to Buy Rival MoneyGram at Bloomberg
05:34PM  Western Union in Early Talks to Buy Rival MoneyGram
05:32PM  After-hours buzz: Herbalife, EA, Zulily & more at CNBC
May-04-15 08:12PM  10-Q for The Western Union Co. at Company Spotlight
May-03-15 08:00PM  Western Union Continues to Support Growth in the Remittances Market with Renewal of Agent Agreement with Hong Leong Bank PR Newswire
May-01-15 05:55PM  Dividend Leader Western Union Tops Expectations at Investor's Business Daily
02:17PM  Street Talk: BTU, CTCT, SWKS, WU & UPL
11:23AM  Western Union (WU) Stock Surging on Earnings Beat, Analyst Upgrade at TheStreet
11:12AM  Cramer -- Shares of Chipotle Headed Higher, Western Union is a 'Keeper' at TheStreet
10:31AM  Western Union Surges as Profit Beats Estimates, Shares Upgraded at Bloomberg
10:02AM  Western Union (WU) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Affirms Guidance - Analyst Blog
09:22AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: CMG upgraded
08:58AM  Analysts' Actions -- Baidu, Chipotle, Expedia, Garmin, Western Union and More
07:49AM  Western Union Company (NU) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Apr-30-15 05:35PM  Thursday's after-hours buzz: LinkedIn, AIG & more at CNBC
04:49PM  Western Union (WU) Stock Gains in After-Hours Trading on Earnings Beat at TheStreet
04:27PM  Western Union Reports First Quarter Results at noodls
04:24PM  Western Union beats Street 1Q forecasts
04:10PM  Western Union's revenue falls as it earns lower fees Reuters
04:07PM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
04:01PM  Western Union Reports First Quarter Results Business Wire
09:56AM  Stocks trade lower; tech weighs on Nasdaq at CNBC
07:07AM  Q1 2015 Western Union Co Earnings Release - After Market Close
04:00AM  Western Union Rallies Network to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts PR Newswire
Apr-29-15 01:47PM  Can Western Union (WU) Maintain its Earnings Streak in Q1? - Analyst Blog
10:30AM  Western Union Rallies Network to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts Business Wire
08:51AM  Western Union and U.S. Bank Extend Relationship at noodls
08:30AM  Western Union and U.S. Bank Extend Relationship Business Wire
Apr-28-15 06:56AM  Women Migrant Workers say Financial Literacy is Important Tool for Their Future PR Newswire
Apr-24-15 08:20PM  Companies Sniff Out Employees' Cloud Habits at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-22-15 05:24PM  Beat The Market Twice: 5 Top Dividend Stock Winners at Investor's Business Daily
Apr-10-15 03:30PM  Total System's Core Growth Strategy Looks Promising - Analyst Blog
Apr-09-15 10:57AM  Western Union Broadens Digital Reach With Skype Partnership TheStreet
Apr-08-15 09:27AM  New technology will slash foreign currency costs for consumers Reuters
08:16AM  Western Union Enables Skype Customers to Top up at Locations across the U.S. at noodls
08:00AM  Western Union Enables Skype Customers to Top up at Locations across the U.S. Business Wire
Apr-07-15 05:05PM  Informatica to go private in $5.3 bln leveraged buyout Reuters
02:30PM  Total System & Brink's Launch Brink's Prepaid MasterCard - Analyst Blog
01:21PM  Western Union to Release First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 at noodls
01:08PM  Western Union to Release First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 Business Wire
Apr-01-15 05:42PM  Fast Money Madness: Intuit vs. Paychex
11:49AM  Dollar Dips on Soft U.S. Data at The Wall Street Journal
09:26AM  Consumer Confidence Report Shatters Expectations, SPY Offers Hope
Mar-31-15 03:20PM  VeriFone Partners Heartland Again, Gears for Liability Shift - Analyst Blog
Mar-30-15 02:52PM  Street Talk: Syntel under the radar
02:00PM  WEX Now a Strong Sell: Is Poor Q4 Earnings Responsible? - Analyst Blog
Mar-29-15 09:56PM  Western Union Responds with Support for Relief Efforts to the Victims of Super Cyclone Pam PR Newswire
Mar-26-15 06:30PM  Global Payments Buys Realex, Expands Europe Footprint - Analyst Blog
05:01PM  How Bitcoin Can Change The World at Investopedia
08:42AM  Heartland Payment (HPY) in Focus: Stock Falls 5.6% - Tale of the Tape
Mar-25-15 05:48PM  Fast Money Madness: Western Union vs. Intuit
09:30AM  Darden Restaurants, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust, Western Union and Bank of New York Mellon highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Press Releases
Mar-24-15 05:41PM  Fast Money Madness: Salesforce.com vs. Yahoo
02:31PM  Western Union, Hyperwallet Launch Mass Payment Solution - Analyst Blog
Mar-23-15 08:00AM  Western Union and Hyperwallet Forge Strategic Alliance to Address the Global Mass Payments Market Business Wire
Mar-19-15 02:02PM  Vantiv Hits New 52-Week High on Promising 2015 Outlook - Analyst Blog
01:31PM  Glenn Curtiss Soared With Aircraft Innovations at Investor's Business Daily
08:17AM  Western Union and GraceKennedy Celebrate 25 Years in Jamaica with Expansion Plans at noodls
Mar-18-15 11:12AM  Western Union draws put buying
The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. This segment provides various options for sending and receiving funds, including walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, and account based money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment offers options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also provides various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fcil, and Western Union Payments. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and Online, as well as through its agent networks and selected company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2014, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
GREENBERG JACK MNon-Executive ChairmanMay 20Option Exercise19.46101,6751,978,726218,108May 22 04:12 PM
GREENBERG JACK MNon-Executive ChairmanMay 20Sale22.28101,6752,265,299116,433May 22 04:12 PM
Schenkel AmintoreChief Accounting OfficerMay 06Option Exercise20.1021,955441,24983,904May 08 06:43 PM
Scott DianeEVP & Chief Marketing OfficerMay 06Option Exercise20.017,025140,56541,534May 08 06:43 PM
Schenkel AmintoreChief Accounting OfficerMay 06Sale22.1021,955485,20661,949May 08 06:43 PM
Scott DianeEVP & Chief Marketing OfficerMay 06Sale22.106,863151,67234,671May 08 06:43 PM
Ersek HikmetPresident and CEOMay 05Option Exercise15.00230,5153,457,360561,317May 07 07:21 PM
Ersek HikmetPresident and CEOMay 05Sale20.98230,5154,836,979330,802May 07 07:21 PM
Schenkel AmintoreChief Acct. OfficerMay 01Option Exercise11.867,88193,46969,830May 05 07:23 PM
Schenkel AmintoreChief Acct. OfficerMay 01Sale21.867,881172,27961,949May 05 07:23 PM
Almeida OdilonEVP & Pres, Americas & EuropeApr 06Sale20.332,52051,23648,315Apr 08 05:05 PM
Scott DianeEVP & Chief Marketing OfficerApr 01Option Exercise15.48150,4142,328,485178,523Apr 03 01:08 PM
Scott DianeEVP & Chief Marketing OfficerApr 01Sale20.59144,0142,965,13334,509Apr 03 01:08 PM
Farah Jean ClaudeEVP & Pres. ME/AF/APAC/RS/CISMar 23Sale20.003,97679,52052,180Mar 25 04:51 PM
Farah Jean ClaudeEVP & Pres. ME/AF/APAC/RS/CISMar 13Option Exercise14.7259,368874,004122,974Mar 17 05:30 PM
Farah Jean ClaudeEVP & Pres. ME/AF/APAC/RS/CISMar 13Sale19.4067,3181,305,78155,656Mar 17 05:30 PM
GREENBERG JACK MNon-Executive ChairmanMar 11Option Exercise17.3324,486424,342140,919Mar 13 07:58 PM
GREENBERG JACK MNon-Executive ChairmanMar 11Sale19.2824,486472,090116,433Mar 13 07:58 PM
Almeida OdilonEVP & Pres, Americas & EuropeMar 02Sale19.523,99878,04052,734Mar 03 07:14 PM
Scott DianeEVP & Chief Marketing OfficerFeb 13Sale18.4010,315189,79230,641Feb 18 04:20 PM
Farah Jean ClaudeEVP & Pres. ME/AF/APAC/RS/CISNov 12Sale18.503,97573,53863,606Nov 14 06:33 PM
Thompson John DavidEVP and CIOSep 15Sale16.7624,342407,97483,609Sep 17 05:01 PM