The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) moved up 0.05% and closed its last trading session at $20. This Business Services Sector stock currently has the Market Capitalization of 9.75 Billion. The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 3.38 Million. The Stock has a 52-Week High of $21.8 and 52-Week Low of $16.02 following the dates, it touched its 52-Week High on Sep 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. Currently, the Return on Assets value for the trailing twelve months is 8.8% with the Return on Equity and Return on Investment of 63% and 21.8% respectively. This firm currently has YTD (year to date) performance of 14.46 Percent which is awesome. The Short Ratio for the stock is 17.5.
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 12.08. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $1.66. The TTM operating margin is 20.3 percent.
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) is due to report its Earnings on Tue 1 Nov (In 9 Days). The estimated EPS for the current quarter is said to be $0.44. Following Earnings result, share price were UP 18 times out of last 26 Qtrs. The stock has added about 1.2% since it reported its last earnings. The Closing price of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) at Last Earnings was $19.76 as compared to the previous closing price of $19.99. The Predicted Move on the 7th day after The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) will release its earnings at about 4%.
By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) beats earnings by 75%, The Stock Missed Earnings 1 times and has met earnings 2 times.
We will discuss the past Quarters Earnings below:
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) reported its previous quarter on 08/03/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $0.42. The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $19.76. The Stock surged on the very next day of earnings and maintained its stock price at $20.53 by showing a % change of 3.9 percent from its previous closing price. The Next Day Volume after Earnings was reported as 11.4 Million. On the 7th day After Earnings Report, the stock hit its share price as $20.78 by showing 5.16% increase from the Stock price Before Earnings were reported.
On 05/03/2016, the stock reported the EPS of $0.37 where Analysts were projecting the EPS to be $0.38 showing a difference of $-0.01. Thus Surprise Factor was there with -2.6 percent. Before Earnings Announcement on 05/03/2016, the firm had its stock price of $19.51. And immediately on the next day after earnings announcement, the stock declined -4.15% and closed its trading session at $18.7. On 7th Day after earnings release, The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) dropped to -2.36% from $19.51 to $19.05.
On 02/09/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $0.42/share where The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) reported its Actual EPS of $0.42. Thus showing a Surprise of 0 percent. The Closing Price of the stock before earnings was $16.58 while on the Next day the stock closed its trading session at $16.59 with a percentage change of 0.06% from the price of 16.58 before Earnings. The Stock Closing Price on the 7th day of earnings was $17.95.
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 money transfer services. This segment provides various options for sending funds, including walk-in and online money transfer, as well as 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 provide consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, 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, primarily 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, 2015, 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.