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WU [NYSE]
The Western Union Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E12.40 EPS (ttm)1.59 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand521.44M Perf Week2.02%
Market Cap10.28B Forward P/E11.62 EPS next Y1.70 Insider Trans-3.93% Shs Float520.59M Perf Month16.00%
Income852.40M PEG1.43 EPS next Q0.38 Inst Own- Short Float14.70% Perf Quarter6.88%
Sales5.61B P/S1.83 EPS this Y11.20% Inst Trans-3.39% Short Ratio13.13 Perf Half Y14.52%
Book/sh2.49 P/B7.92 EPS next Y4.37% ROA8.60% Target Price19.07 Perf Year22.41%
Cash/sh3.42 P/C5.77 EPS next 5Y8.70% ROE73.80% 52W Range14.28 - 20.10 Perf YTD10.11%
Dividend0.62 P/FCF15.24 EPS past 5Y5.60% ROI20.40% 52W High-2.11% Beta1.41
Dividend %3.14% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y2.00% Gross Margin41.20% 52W Low37.74% ATR0.42
Employees10000 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q-0.80% Oper. Margin20.30% RSI (14)65.14 Volatility2.00% 2.49%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.86 EPS Q/Q35.50% Profit Margin15.20% Rel Volume0.45 Prev Close19.72
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq2.86 EarningsFeb 10 AMC Payout31.40% Avg Volume5.83M Price19.67
Recom3.00 SMA204.37% SMA508.58% SMA20014.73% Volume2,213,370 Change-0.23%
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 $19
Mar-16-10Initiated Susquehanna Financial Positive
Mar-16-10Downgrade William Blair Outperform → Mkt Perform
Mar-04-15 08:00AM  Western Union Pays Tribute: Women Move US$ 291B Globally to Loved Ones; Half of $582 Billion in Global Remittances Business Wire
Mar-03-15 06:43PM  Hot Dividend Stocks: Western Union Is In The Money at Investor's Business Daily
09:30AM  Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union, MoneyGram International, Visa and MasterCard - Press Releases Zacks
Feb-27-15 01:04PM  WESTERN UNION CO Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Feb-26-15 04:11PM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
01:13PM  Western Union and GraceKennedy Celebrate 25 Years in Jamaica with Expansion Plans Business Wire
11:10AM  Western Union Scales 52-Week High on Strong Q4 Earnings - Analyst Blog Zacks
Feb-25-15 12:00AM  How Currency Works at Investopedia
Feb-22-15 07:07PM  10-K for The Western Union Co. Company Spotlight
Feb-20-15 04:06PM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
Feb-18-15 10:25AM  TransferWise launches U.S. money transfer service, eyes more markets Reuters
Feb-17-15 07:15PM  Money transfer start-up WorldRemit raises $100m at Financial Times
02:57PM  Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), The Western Union Company (WU): Abrams Capital Managements Top Picks at Insider Monkey
Feb-12-15 08:00AM  The Western Union Foundation Commits More than $1.8 Million in 2014 Fourth Quarter Grants Supporting Global Education Business Wire
07:21AM  Western Union's Improving Prospects at Barrons.com
Feb-11-15 02:41PM  3 Big Financial Stocks on Traders' Radars: Western Union and More at TheStreet
12:42PM  Western Union downgraded by Deutsche Bank Briefing.com
10:11AM  Western Union (WU) Stock Lower Today After Deutsche Bank Downgrade at TheStreet
09:09AM  Western Union (WU) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Raises Dividend - Analyst Blog Zacks
08:23AM  Early movers: PEP, TWX, TSLA, AOL, TRI & more at CNBC
08:00AM  Western Union and Meijer Ink Deal to Continue Longstanding Relationship Business Wire
07:59AM  Analysts' Actions: Crane, Life Time Fitness, Pier 1, Western Union TheStreet
07:22AM  Western Union (WU) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
07:00AM  Western Union Co. (WU): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report Zacks
05:52AM  Winter is coming to markets and the Danish krone could pay a steep price at MarketWatch
Feb-10-15 05:20PM  After-hours buzz: Apple, Pier 1, Akamai & more at CNBC
04:46PM  Western Union's Profit Rises 28% at The Wall Street Journal
04:29PM  Western Union (WU) Stock Rises in After-Hours Trading Today on Strong Earnings Beat at TheStreet
04:15PM  Western Union's profit rises 28 pct Reuters
04:04PM  WESTERN UNION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
04:01PM  Western Union Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results Business Wire
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Western Union Co Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
05:57AM  Wall Street watches Coca-Cola, Greece debt woes at CNBC
05:21AM  Greece worries weigh on Wall Street, Coca-Cola eyed at CNBC
Feb-09-15 01:42PM  Xoom 101: How Do Xoom Money Transfers Work? at Investopedia
01:40PM  Can Western Union (WU) Maintain its Earnings Trend in Q4? - Analyst Blog Zacks
12:10PM  Western Union draws call buyers optionMONSTER
Feb-05-15 06:41AM  Up To Speed: Refineries strike continues with no resolution, but a new offer (Video) at American City Business Journals
Feb-04-15 07:21PM  Sending Money? The Top Money Transfer Services at Investopedia
12:01PM  Western Union® Live at Bank of China Business Wire
09:00AM  Fiserv (FISV) Q4 Earnings In Line, Provides 2015 Outlook - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-30-15 05:16PM  Dollar Falls on Softer U.S. Growth at The Wall Street Journal
04:35PM  Western Union Extends Agent Agreement in the Philippines - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-29-15 10:23AM  Democratising finance: mobile phones revolutionise access at Financial Times
08:00AM  Western Union Extends USSC Agent Agreement in the Philippines Business Wire
06:16AM  Western Union draws bearish trades optionMONSTER
Jan-28-15 06:26AM  Western Union Signs Amr Diab as Brand Ambassador PR Newswire
Jan-27-15 08:00AM  Western Union Offers Apple Pay as New Pay-In Option for Money Transfer Customers Business Wire
06:22AM  Winklevoss twins: Bitcoin will explode beyond $1 trillion at CNNMoney.com
Jan-22-15 04:35PM  Western Union Expands in Europe Through UAE Exchange - Analyst Blog Zacks
04:33PM  What are top business execs saying from Davos? at Fortune
03:44PM  New Study Finds Positive Impact of Remittances More Widespread than Previously Thought Business Wire
01:48PM  Western Union CEO: It stinks being an immigrant in Europe at CNNMoney.com
Jan-21-15 11:55AM  Western Union hosts European Business Forum and Compliance Conference in Brussels Business Wire
08:40AM  Western Union Small Business Survey Finds Sharply Divided Outlook for Global Trade GlobeNewswire
Jan-20-15 12:20PM  Wal-Mart hopes to spur sales by offering in-store tax refunds at Fortune
06:00AM  Western Union Expands Its Presence with UAE Exchange in Europe Business Wire
Jan-16-15 03:30PM  Western Union Takes Direct to Bank Remittance to Mexico - Analyst Blog Zacks
12:01AM  The Key to $10 Billion in U.S. Human Smuggling: Big Banks at Bloomberg
12:01AM  One Thing Migrant Smugglers Can't Do Without: Big U.S. Banks Bloomberg
Jan-14-15 08:00AM  Western Union to Launch Direct to Bank from US to Mexico Business Wire
03:17AM  Western Union Supports the Fight Against Ebola by Launching a Million-Dollar Global Challenge PR Newswire
Jan-09-15 12:36PM  Western Union to Release 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results on February 10, 2015 Business Wire
Jan-06-15 02:44PM  Xoom's transfer trouble CNBC
Jan-05-15 07:55PM  15 Worst Tech Predictions Of All Time at Forbes
Dec-31-14 05:44PM  Small- and midcap stocks to watch in 2015: Pros at CNBC
02:48PM  Mid & small-cap picks: OAK, SWFT & more CNBC
Dec-22-14 04:31PM  Western Union Exceeds "Education for Better" Goal Business Wire
03:00AM  In Philippine Town, Child Porn Is a Cottage Industry Bloomberg
Dec-21-14 06:01PM  The Queen of Cyberporn and Her Towns Industry of Child Abuse Bloomberg
Dec-19-14 05:00AM  Obama Wagers on More Cigars to Win Over Congress on Cuba Embargo Bloomberg
05:00AM  Obama Wagers on More Cigars to Win Over Congress on Cuba Embargo at Bloomberg
Dec-18-14 03:00PM  [video]Cruise Lines, Air Carriers Could See Early Gains From Cuba Opening at TheStreet
12:20PM  Cuba trades: Western Union, Carnival & more CNBC
08:34AM  Western Union Supports Financial Inclusion for Individuals and Families in Cuba Business Wire
Dec-17-14 05:52PM  Americans send $2 billion a year to Cuba at CNNMoney.com
12:54PM  Xoom Shares Could Resume Rising at Barrons.com
Dec-15-14 08:22AM  Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Western Union, Seagate Technologies and Darden Restaurants Zacks
06:31AM  Western Union Launches Financial Literacy Programme for UAE Migrant Workers with Support from UAE Labour Ministry PR Newswire
Dec-12-14 07:38AM  Squeezed FX brokers face choice: merge or spend big on tech Reuters
Dec-10-14 05:35PM  Western Union Expands China Market with Bank Tie-Up Zacks
08:19AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Western Union, Fiserv, Global Payments and Higher One Holdings Zacks
Dec-09-14 02:35PM  Western Union, Fiserv Partners Brings New Forex Service Zacks
08:30AM  Western Union Recognized in The Civic 50 Business Wire
08:00AM  Bank of China to Offer Western Union Money Transfer® Service Business Wire
Dec-08-14 09:00AM  Western Union Business Solutions Expands Global Payment Functionality for Financial Institutions Through WireXchange From Fiserv GlobeNewswire
Dec-05-14 12:02PM  Western Union Announces $0.125 Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
Dec-04-14 06:47AM  UAE, a "Home Away From Home" Says UAE Expat Community PR Newswire
Dec-03-14 03:21PM  Markit Expects Dividend Hikes From CVS, Pfizer, Western Union at Barrons.com
Nov-28-14 12:30PM  Equifax (EFX) Hits a 52-Week High on Strategic Initiatives Zacks
Nov-24-14 10:14AM  Euronet Hits a 52-Week High on Strong Q3, Inorganic Growth Zacks
08:00AM  Western Union Launches Million-Dollar Global Challenge to Fight Ebola Business Wire
Nov-21-14 04:40PM  Western Union Poised to Gain from Strategic Investments Zacks
08:21AM  UPDATE: Compass Point Initiates Coverage On Western Union On Near-Term Catalysts, Ongoing Competitive Risk Benzinga
Nov-19-14 01:52PM  Britons petition banks to make foreign exchange fees clear Reuters
10:00AM  Could Western Union Be the Next Activist Investor Target? at Bloomberg
01:31AM  Western Union Launches New Initiative to Showcase Residents' Journeys in Their Host Countries PR Newswire
01:00AM  Western Union Launches New Initiative to Hail Expatriates' Journeys in Their Host Countries PR Newswire
01:00AM  Western Union Enhances Direct-to-Bank Service to India Business Wire
Nov-18-14 07:00PM  Western Union Could Be the Next Activist Target: Real M&A at Bloomberg
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
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
Almeida OdilonEVP & Pres, Americas & EuropeMar 07Option Exercise13.6223,461319,62760,632Mar 24 07:21 PM
Almeida OdilonEVP & Pres, Americas & EuropeMar 07Sale17.0028,627486,65932,005Mar 24 07:21 PM