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WU [NYSE]
The Western Union Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E11.57 EPS (ttm)1.48 Insider Own0.14% Shs Outstand522.63M Perf Week-2.67%
Market Cap8.95B Forward P/E10.77 EPS next Y1.59 Insider Trans-3.73% Shs Float521.78M Perf Month-5.04%
Income804.30M PEG1.23 EPS next Q0.34 Inst Own- Short Float13.09% Perf Quarter4.71%
Sales5.62B P/S1.59 EPS this Y-15.40% Inst Trans-0.27% Short Ratio12.34 Perf Half Y-1.66%
Book/sh2.24 P/B7.65 EPS next Y5.43% ROA8.10% Target Price18.10 Perf Year13.59%
Cash/sh3.19 P/C5.37 EPS next 5Y9.38% ROE72.70% 52W Range14.28 - 18.53 Perf YTD-4.36%
Dividend0.50 P/FCF13.18 EPS past 5Y2.90% ROI18.40% 52W High-7.55% Beta1.33
Dividend %2.92% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y1.00% Gross Margin41.10% 52W Low19.92% ATR0.34
Employees10000 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q2.30% Oper. Margin19.70% RSI (14)40.72 Volatility1.87% 1.99%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq3.15 EPS Q/Q12.80% Profit Margin14.30% Rel Volume0.55 Prev Close16.96
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq3.15 EarningsFeb 10 AMC Payout33.80% Avg Volume5.54M Price17.13
Recom2.90 SMA20-2.47% SMA50-3.78% SMA2001.97% Volume3,070,242 Change1.00%
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
Feb-04-10Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $21 → $20
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
08:30AM  Coverage initiated on Western Union by Stifel Briefing.com
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
Nov-17-14 06:30PM  Alliance Data Initiatives Bode Well, Expenses Hurt Margin Zacks
10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - WU, FI And ABAX Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
Nov-11-14 11:04AM  Western Union to present at the Citi Financial Technology Conference on November 19 Business Wire
09:00AM  Western Union Business Solutions and Aptys Solutions Announce New Partnership GlobeNewswire
Nov-10-14 12:25PM  Western Union (WU) Stock Higher After Signing Brand Ambassador at TheStreet
08:30AM  Western Union Signs King of Bollywood - Shah Rukh Khan as a Brand Ambassador Business Wire
06:15AM  Western Union bull looks for more optionMONSTER
Nov-07-14 09:59AM  Western Union Forms Zimbabwe Alliance With Mobile Company at Bloomberg
07:41AM  Western Union Hits 52-Week High: Q3 Earnings Drive Stock Zacks
Nov-06-14 01:04PM  WESTERN UNION CO Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Nov-04-14 08:30AM  Western Union Continues Expansion: Now at over 90 Food City Locations Business Wire
Nov-03-14 05:59PM  [video] Cash Versus Electronic Payments: Western Union CEO at Bloomberg
Nov-01-14 08:07PM  10-Q for The Western Union Co. Company Spotlight
Oct-31-14 03:20PM  Western Union Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Ups '14 EPS Zacks
09:07AM  Morning Movers: Japan Shocker Sends Stocks Soaring; AbbVie Flies on Earnings at Barrons.com
07:10AM  The Western Union (WU) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Oct-30-14 05:41PM  Western Union: The Next Activist Play? at The Wall Street Journal
05:01PM  Western Union (WU) Stock Up in After-Hours Trading Following Earnings Release at TheStreet
04:37PM  Western Union tops Street 3Q forecasts AP
04:28PM  [$$] Western Union Posts Higher Profit at The Wall Street Journal
04:08PM  Western Union profit rises 9 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 Third Quarter Results Business Wire
07:07AM  Q3 2014 Western Union Co Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
Oct-29-14 04:30PM  Will Western Union Surprise This Earnings Season? Zacks
Oct-27-14 11:39AM  Do You Know What Apps Your Employees Use? at The Wall Street Journal
12:42AM  Do You Know What Apps Your Employees Use? at The Wall Street Journal
Oct-24-14 06:22AM  The Morning Ledger: Compliance as a Competitive Advantage at The Wall Street Journal
02:51AM  Western Union CFO: Compliance Is Key at The Wall Street Journal
Oct-23-14 03:56PM  BDO Named New Western Union Compliance Monitor at The Wall Street Journal
Oct-21-14 04:00PM  Will Bitcoin And Walmart Force Western Union To Change Its Business Model? at Investopedia
08:33AM  Pro reveals top portfolio picks CNBC
Oct-20-14 04:20AM  Bitcoin is better than the dollar: Coinbase CNBC
Oct-19-14 09:23PM  Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions New York Times
08:47PM  World's first bitcoin IPO due next month CNBC
Oct-17-14 11:15AM  Greenberg: Hedge Funds Should Really Short Not Take Lazy Route at TheStreet
Oct-16-14 03:12PM  Western Union Targets South Asians Cricket Fans With Help From ESPN at The Wall Street Journal
Oct-13-14 06:20PM  Western Union Ties Up with Mi Pueblo, Grows Retail Network Zacks
Oct-09-14 08:00AM  Western Union Continues Expansion; Signs Mi Pueblo Business Wire
Oct-07-14 01:50PM  Western Union to Release Third Quarter Results on October 30, 2014 Business Wire
08:00AM  Western Union and the Western Union Foundation Respond to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Business Wire
Oct-06-14 04:27PM  U.S. equities opened the session stronger Yahoo Finance Blogs
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, account based money transfer, direct to bank, and mobile 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, Western Union Payments, and Equity Accelerator. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and the Internet, as well as through its agent networks and select 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, 2013, 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
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