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Western Union NYSE:WU Stock Report

Last Price

US$12.37

Market Cap

US$4.1b

7D

-1.7%

1Y

6.1%

Updated

18 Jun, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

The Western Union Company Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Western Union
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$12.37
52 Week HighUS$14.19
52 Week LowUS$10.92
Beta0.87
1 Month Change-5.86%
3 Month Change-9.84%
1 Year Change6.09%
3 Year Change-46.86%
5 Year Change-37.96%
Change since IPO-32.40%

Recent News & Updates

Benign Growth For The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Underpins Its Share Price

Jun 18
Benign Growth For The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Underpins Its Share Price

Western Union: Clearly In Decline But Tempting 7% Dividend Yield

May 24

Recent updates

Benign Growth For The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Underpins Its Share Price

Jun 18
Benign Growth For The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Underpins Its Share Price

Western Union: Clearly In Decline But Tempting 7% Dividend Yield

May 24

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Feb 23
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

The Western Union Company's (NYSE:WU) Low P/E No Reason For Excitement

Jan 25
The Western Union Company's (NYSE:WU) Low P/E No Reason For Excitement

Western Union's Return To Sustainable Growth Is A Significant Catalyst For Gains In 2024 And Ahead

Jan 15

Western Union: Value Play Or Value Trap?

Nov 06

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

Sep 08
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union: Significant Potential Or Irrelevant Relic?

Aug 29

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Aug 25
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union: Buy A Payments Industry Leader With 8% Dividend Yield

Aug 07

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Aug 06
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union: 15% Upside Potential On Improving Transaction Trends

Jul 28

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Jul 23
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union: Now Is The Right Time To Buy

Jun 24

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.235

May 31
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union and Regions Bank renews agreement for global money transfer

Feb 22

Western Union Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Feb 06

Western Union names Matthew Cagwin as CFO

Jan 25

Is The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Potentially Undervalued?

Jan 24
Is The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Potentially Undervalued?

Are Investors Undervaluing The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) By 48%?

Jan 04
Are Investors Undervaluing The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) By 48%?

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.235

Dec 12
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union sees 2023 earnings below consensus, maps out growth plan

Oct 20

Western Union: Fintech Titan With A Latin American Opportunity

Oct 13

Western Union introduces international money transfers for Weixin users in China

Sep 29

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

Sep 15
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union to launch in Latin America with Brazil-based Te Enviei acquisition

Sep 12

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.235

Sep 01
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Aug 18
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Western Union announces departure of CFO Raj Agrawal

Aug 16

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Aug 04
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.235

Is It Time To Consider Buying The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)?

Jul 11
Is It Time To Consider Buying The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)?

Western Union: Fintech Trailblazer That Has Lost Its Star Power

Jun 10

Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.23

May 23
Western Union (NYSE:WU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.23

Western Union Cannot Respond To The Disruptive Forces Upending Its Moat

Apr 07

Why The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Could Be Worth Watching

Apr 06
Why The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Could Be Worth Watching

Shareholder Returns

WUUS Diversified FinancialUS Market
7D-1.7%-0.5%1.6%
1Y6.1%18.6%22.3%

Return vs Industry: WU underperformed the US Diversified Financial industry which returned 18.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WU underperformed the US Market which returned 22.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WU volatility
WU Average Weekly Movement2.6%
Diversified Financial Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: WU has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: WU's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18519,000Devin McGranahanwww.westernunion.com

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates through Consumer Money Transfer and Consumer Services segments. The Consumer Money Transfer segment facilitates money transfers for international cross-border and intra-country transfers, primarily through a network of retail agent locations, as well as through websites and mobile devices.

The Western Union Company Fundamentals Summary

How do Western Union's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WU fundamental statistics
Market capUS$4.12b
Earnings (TTM)US$616.90m
Revenue (TTM)US$4.37b

6.8x

P/E Ratio

1.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
WU income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$4.37b
Cost of RevenueUS$2.67b
Gross ProfitUS$1.70b
Other ExpensesUS$1.08b
EarningsUS$616.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.82
Gross Margin38.94%
Net Profit Margin14.12%
Debt/Equity Ratio638.4%

How did WU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

7.6%

Current Dividend Yield

55%

Payout Ratio
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