Western Union Co. (WU): Price and Financial Metrics

Western Union Co. (WU): $14.64

0.02 (+0.14%)

POWR Rating

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WU POWR Grades

  • WU scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 70% of US stocks.
  • WU's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • WU's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 15.67% of US stocks).

WU Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WU is 10.85 -- better than 97.09% of US stocks.
  • WU's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 98.24% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WU comes in at 29.32% -- higher than that of 94.37% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WESTERN UNION CO, a group of peers worth examining would be PRTY, FNHC, AEG, PFG, and DB.
  • WU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WESTERN UNION CO's official web site, go to www.westernunion.com.

WU Valuation Summary

  • WU's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 0% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 194 months, WU's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 4.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WU 2022-09-02 1.2 12.5 6.3 6.1
WU 2022-09-01 1.2 12.6 6.4 6.1
WU 2022-08-31 1.2 12.8 6.4 6.2
WU 2022-08-30 1.2 13.0 6.6 6.2
WU 2022-08-29 1.2 12.9 6.5 6.2
WU 2022-08-26 1.2 13.1 6.6 6.3

WU Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 55.54%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 29.42%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -16.23%.
WU's revenue has moved down $566,100,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows WU's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 4,865.1 1,002.6 888.8
2022-03-31 5,016.5 1,069.5 917.3
2021-12-31 5,070.8 1,045.3 805.8
2021-09-30 5,057.8 977.9 814.1
2021-06-30 5,030 879.2 810
2021-03-31 4,855 940.9 749.4

WU's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WU has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 30.91% of graded US stocks.
  • WU's asset turnover comes in at 0.55 -- ranking 290th of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • ARC, III, and TZOO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WU.

The table below shows WU's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.550 0.415 0.132
2021-03-31 0.535 0.413 0.125
2020-12-31 0.546 0.415 0.128
2020-09-30 0.562 0.420 0.131
2020-06-30 0.568 0.416 0.119
2020-03-31 0.589 0.420 0.193

WU Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WU, see our WU price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.97 (Hold)

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WU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.64 52-week high $21.87
Prev. close $14.62 52-week low $14.18
Day low $14.35 Volume 1,381,189
Day high $14.69 Avg. volume 4,492,408
50-day MA $16.19 Dividend yield 6.43%
200-day MA $17.53 Market Cap 5.65B

Western Union Co. (WU) Company Bio

Western Union provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Englewood, Colorado.

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Latest WU News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WESTERN UNION CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WU as an investment opportunity.

The Western Union Foundation Announces 52 Scholarships for 2022-2023

DENVER, September 07, 2022--The Western Union Foundation announced it will provide scholarships to 52 students studying at 30 universities in nine countries during the 2022-2023 school year.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.235

The board of The Western Union Company ( NYSE:WU ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.235 per share on the...

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

Western Union (WU) Down 9.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Western Union (WU) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

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Yahoo | August 26, 2022

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WU Price Returns

1-mo -10.13%
3-mo -13.30%
6-mo -12.53%
1-year -28.17%
3-year -28.67%
5-year -3.88%
YTD -15.62%
2021 -15.11%
2020 -14.72%
2019 62.85%
2018 -6.73%
2017 -9.27%

WU Dividends

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