WU - The Western Union Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed price. Currency in USD
19.76
-0.03 (-0.15%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT

19.76 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:31PM EDT

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Previous close19.79
Open19.82
Bid19.11 x 900
Ask20.90 x 300
Day's range19.65 - 19.88
52-week range18.39 - 22.70
Volume2,634,158
Avg. volume3,146,692
Market cap9.17B
Beta1.00
PE ratio (TTM)50.80
EPS (TTM)0.39
Earnings date2 Nov 2017
Dividend & yield0.70 (3.61%)
Ex-dividend date2017-09-14
1y target est20.08
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Business Wire7 days ago

    Western Union to Release Third Quarter Results on November 2, 2017

    The Western Union Company announced today that Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO, and Raj Agrawal, Executive Vice President and CFO, will host a webcast and conference call to discuss third quarter 2017 results on November 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Business Wire10 days ago

    Western Union Restores Money Transfer Services in Puerto Rico

    The Western Union Company , a leader in global payment services, has restored Western Union Money Transfer® services to multiple Agent locations in parts of Puerto Rico.

  • Business Wire11 days ago

    Western Union Makes Significant, Long-term Commitment to Denver and Colorado

    The Western Union Company , a leader in global payments services serving customers in 200 countries and territories, announced today its multi-year economic and philanthropic commitment to the Denver community.

  • Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Acacia Research, Fang Holdings and Core-Mark Holding Company
    Zacks14 days ago

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Acacia Research, Fang Holdings and Core-Mark Holding Company

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Acacia Research, Fang Holdings and Core-Mark Holding Company

  • Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Centene, Visa and MasterCard
    Zacks17 days ago

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Centene, Visa and MasterCard

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Western Union Company, MoneyGram International, Centene, Visa and MasterCard

  • Paying $15 to Send $25 Has Bitcoin Users Rethinking Practicality
    Bloomberg18 days ago

    Paying $15 to Send $25 Has Bitcoin Users Rethinking Practicality

    Ryan Charles recently switched his business, the social platform Yours Inc., from using bitcoin -- simply because he couldn’t afford it.

  • Business Wire21 days ago

    Western Union App on Wiko Smartphones Enables 24/7 Global Money Transfer Connectivity in France

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & PARIS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Western Union app comes preloaded on smartphones for added consumer convenience, following agreement with Wiko The Western Union Company , a leader in global ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Western Union Becomes Money Transfer Partner and Shirt Sleeve Sponsor of Liverpool Football Club

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) and Liverpool FC today announced a multi-year partnership that will see Western Union, a leader in global payment and money transfer services, become an Official Principal Partner and the Official Money Transfer Partner of Liverpool FC. As the official Money Transfer Partner of Liverpool FC, Western Union will use its global cross-border digital transfer and payments platform to provide money transfer capabilities to the club.

  • Business Wire3 months ago

    UK Universities Paying Out Tens of Millions in Transaction Fees to Receive International Tuition Payments

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- New research from Western Union reveals the huge financial and human resources cost faced by UK universities receiving payments from international students* Survey among 100 U.K. ...

  • Impact of Brexit, US politics being felt by fintech firms, says Western Union’s head of partnerships
    CNBC3 months ago

    Impact of Brexit, US politics being felt by fintech firms, says Western Union’s head of partnerships

    Financial technology (fintech) has felt the impact of Brexit, the election of President Donald Trump and a perceived direction towards protectionism, Western Union’s partnerships lead has said.

  • Business Wire4 months ago

    Western Union Unveils Major Upgrade of Its Digital Payments Platform for International College Students

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, today announces the launch of its enhanced WU® GlobalPay for Students product, which enables academic institutions to more efficiently reconcile, refund and track payments from international students. The platform is designed to help universities and colleges around the world simplify the reconciliation of incoming international payments, which can be a complex and time-consuming process. Western Union made the announcement at Money20/20 in Copenhagen where three of its leading executives are speaking this week on WU’s role as a participant and enabler of the fintech movement transforming financial services and how it continues to drive innovation in the international payments digital world.

  • Business Wire4 months ago

    The Western Union Foundation Launches Global “#IAmMore Challenge” as Part of World Refugee Day

    As part of its year-round commitment to refugees, as well as to recognize World Refugee Day on June 20, the Western Union Foundation today launched a global social media awareness campaign – the #IAmMore Challenge – to help change perceptions and raise money for organizations that support refugees and displaced persons through education and job training. Through September 1, for every Facebook profile photo that is swapped with one of the refugees or displaced persons highlighted in the #IAmMore Challenge, the Western Union Foundation will donate USD $1 to programs that support them around the world – up to USD $50,000 total. “World Refugee Day is a time to come together and take action, to help address the global crisis affecting more than 65 million people,” said Hikmet Ersek, Western Union CEO.

  • Business Wire4 months ago

    Western Union and the Western Union Foundation Provide Humanitarian Relief to Yemen

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) and the Western Union Foundation today announced a coordinated response involving the company’s employees, its agents and global non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide humanitarian relief to millions of people in Yemen. The Western Union Foundation has committed USD$ 100,000 to the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) to support their work to provide urgently needed food, prevent the risk of cholera and help those who are already affected. The Foundation will also provide a dollar-for-dollar match of qualifying contributions from Western Union agents to qualified NGOs providing disaster relief support to those impacted by the crisis.

  • Business Wire5 months ago

    Western Union Digital Service Live in 40 Countries

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- US, Canada and major parts of Europe Now Fully Digital Enabled with Western Union ® Services The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today ...

  • Business Wire6 months ago

    Western Union and UK Department for International Trade to Host ‘RegTech Trade Mission’ in New York

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global money transfer and payments services, is teaming up with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to host 16 ‘RegTech’ industry leaders in a ‘RegTech’ Lunch and Learn session in New York. The unique session will provide a platform for collaborative discussion on the advancement of trade, the changing regulatory environment, and the role of compliance in international business. It is part of a week-long DIT trade mission, the first of its kind, to New York’s Empire Start-ups FinTech Week and forms part of the UK Government’s ‘Innovation is GREAT’ campaign.

  • Business Wire6 months ago

    Western Union Announces Apple Pay® Support In-App for Mobile Money Transfers

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that United States customers using its mobile app can now pay with Apple Pay when ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Need cash? Azimo lets recipients sort out money transfer headaches

    UK-based online money transfer firm Azimo is turning the process of sending remittances on its head by allowing mobile phone and computer users to send cash to any mobile phone number via text message, leaving it up to the recipient to claim the money. The new feature, which was introduced on Tuesday, eliminates the need for senders to remember the account details or bank IBAN numbers in order to transfer money to recipients, a stumbling block that has complicated existing money transfers. Azimo, a UK-regulated firm, allows phone or computer users in 28 Eurozone countries to transfer money to around 190 countries.

  • Business Wire7 months ago

    Over Two Thirds of Women Globally Are Not Very Optimistic about Women Achieving Gender Equality in Five Years

    A new global survey has found that women of all generations shared similar views about the serious challenges preventing their societies from achieving gender equality. In fact, more than two-thirds of women around the world are not very optimistic that gender equality can be achieved in the next five years, and more than 30 percent believe gender equality is impossible. Women across all five countries (United States, United Kingdom, China, India and Brazil) were unified in their view that unlocking education for girls is key to achieving gender equality, along with accomplishing societal shifts in how girls and women are viewed.

  • Business Wire7 months ago

    Western Union Grows UK High Street Presence with John Lewis

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- UK physical Agent network grows with diverse retailers The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that following a highly successful ...

  • Western Union to pay $586 mn to settle US money laundering probe
    AFP9 months ago

    Western Union to pay $586 mn to settle US money laundering probe

    Western Union's $586 million settlement concerns violations uncovered between 2004 and 2012

  • Western Union shares fall after it settles US money laundering allegations
    CNBC9 months ago

    Western Union shares fall after it settles US money laundering allegations

    Western Union will pay $586 million to the federal government, which will be used to reimburse consumers who were victims of fraud from 2004 to 2012.

  • Business Wire10 months ago

    Western Union to Provide Cross-Border Mobile Money Transfer Capabilities to Viber users in the United Kingdom

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced it is enhancing its existing relationship with Viber, a leading mobile messaging app with 754M unique users worldwide, by enabling Viber users in the UK to send money domestically and internationally to more than 200 countries and territories from the convenience of the Viber app. Western Union and Viber have created a money transfer experience that will start and complete within the chat interface of Viber, not only providing the convenience of never leaving the app, but also contextualizing money transfer within the personal relationships it supports. Earlier this year, both companies announced Viber users in the United States could send money to more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

  • Reuters - UK Focus10 months ago

    Money transfer firm WorldRemit eyes new markets, growth

    WorldRemit, an online service for overseas money transfers, is looking to expand into new markets and add services like direct payments for bills and school fees, its president said on Friday. The UK-based financial technology start-up, which has raised $192.7 million since its founding in 2010, also wants to grow in Canada and is open to taking the company public, Andrew Lee said in an interview. WorldRemit, which caters to migrants and people with no bank accounts, allows money transfers to over 100 countries.

  • Business Wirelast year

    Western Union Announces Digital Enhancements Benefitting Both C2C and B2B Customers

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Executives Detail New Services at High-profile Money 20/20 Industry Conference Reflecting its strategic focus in digital expansion, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) today ...

  • Business Wirelast year

    Western Union Wins B2B Innovation of the Year Award with WU® EDGE™ Platform

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Western Union ’s B2B unit has won the prestigious Payments Innovation of the Year award for their WU ® EDGE™ platform . The award was presented at the 2016 Payments Awards, held ...

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