Western Union Company (The) s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -3.61% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -8.65% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 12.42% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Western Union Company (The) has a positive value of 12.6 compared to overall market. Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) has tumbled 1.15% during the past week and has dropped 10.96% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 1.95%. Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) has underperformed the index by 12.56% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.
Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.64 points or 3.14% at $19.74 with 14,984,449 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $19.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.3 and an intraday high of $20.095 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $9,505 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 481,500,000 shares. The 52-week high of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) is $22.7 and the 52-week low is $16.23.
The Western Union Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.43. The company had revenue of $1371.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1373.79 million. The companys revenue was down -.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.The Western Union Company was Downgraded by Compass Point to Sell on Jan 20, 2017. The Western Union Company was Initiated by Guggenheim to Neutral on Jan 5, 2017.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 30, 2016, Michael Miles (director) sold 21,281 shares at 20.37 per share price.On Aug 31, 2016, Rajesh K. Agrawal (EVP & CFO) sold 9,263 shares at 21.50 per share price.On Aug 31, 2016, Odilon Almeida (EVP & Pres, Americas & Europe) sold 18,064 shares at 21.57 per share price.
The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. It offers cash money transfer services, walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, account based money transfer, direct to bank, and mobile money transfer services, payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions. The Western Union Company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.