Most Active Stock Update: The Western Union Company (WU)

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The Western Union Company (WU) belonging to the Business Services sector has declined -1.25% and closed its last trading session at $18.99.

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $19.39.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.25. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 3.25 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3.32 and 3.22 respectively.

The Western Union Company reported its EPS as $0.42 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.4. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 0.05%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Western Union Company Earnings, with 19 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.42.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.43 and $0.39 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.42.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Western Union Company as $1.37 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 17 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.4 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.32 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 1.38 Million.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 0.58% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5.69%.

Insider Trades for The Western Union Company show that the latest trade was made on 10 May 2017 where Joerres (Jeffrey A), the Chairman of the Board completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 7941 shares were traded at a price of $0.

The Western Union Company (WU) has the market capitalization of $9.04 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $22.7 and touched its 52-Week Low of $18.07.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 21.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -12.57 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.2 and ATR value of 0.31. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.93% and 1.60%.