The Western Union Co. (New York Stock Exchange:WU)

About the company

The Western Union Co. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of money transfer and payment services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer-to-Consumer; Business Solutions; and Other. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers. The Business Solutions segment offers payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions, for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals. The Other segment comprises electronic-based and cash-based bill payment services. The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Sector

Finance

Industry

Finance and Rental and Leasing

Employees

11500

CEO

Hikmet Ersek

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.westernunion.com

$5B

Total Revenue

12K

Employees

$9B

Market Capitalization

8.65

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$2161M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$916M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$1062M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$0.82

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
SLM Corp. SLMBP None 1946.00 None None 39.38
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United Rentals, Inc. URI 11241.16 9359.00 2.93 9.70 12.52
The Western Union Co. WU 9180.30 5145.00 -59.86 8.65 20.64
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Aaron's, Inc. AAN 3062.72 4037.00 2.10 -9.90 -7.55
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Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Western Union Co.

24d ago, source: MarketWatch

10/11/2015 860 Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $19.13 per share. 16,452 ...

‘Huge shot in the arm’: Drive for union at North Carolina hospital could inspire others | Raleigh News & Observer

9h ago, source: Raleigh News & Observer

This article is published through the N.C. News Collaborative, a partnership of BH Media, Gannett and McClatchy newspapers in North Carolina that aims to better inform readers throughout the state. On ...

Why Western Union Co's dividend is looking safe to me

24d ago, source: YAHOO!

With a few key rules, you'll find it much easier to find better quality dividend stocks in a methodological way. Western Union Co (NYQ:WU)'s dividend is an example of how to use a checklist to ...

Western Union Ties Up With AXA to Offer Insurance Products

17d ago, source: YAHOO!

Western Union Co. WU recently collaborated with AXA, which has a solid insurance and asset management business. Headquartered in Paris, France, AXA offers a diverse range of financial services to ...

Western Union Aims to Buy MoneyGram to Foil Peer Competition

1mon ago, source: YAHOO!

Per Bloomberg, the world’s leading money remittance company Western Union Co. WU made a takeover offer to another money transfer entity, MoneyGram International Inc. MGI. Shares of both ...

Former NSA and Western Union executives join Cred leadership team

14d ago, source: Finextra

Daniel Goldstein served as an executive at Western Union, Symantec ... and Daniel are no exception,” said Dan Schatt CEO and Co-Founder of Cred. “Daniel’s deep technical expertise and ...

Crypto Lender Cred Hires Former US National Security Agency and Western Union Executives

14d ago, source: Crowdfund Insider

Daniel Goldstein has served in senior management positions at money transfer giant Western Union, cybersecurity software ... Dan Schatt, CEO and co-founder at Cred, noted: “Daniel’s ...



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