$26.86 $0.02 (0.1%)

04:00 PM EST on 12/06/19

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

CAPS Rating: 2 out of 5

The Company deals in money transfer, providing people with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send money around the world, pay bills and purchase money orders.

Current Price $26.86 Mkt Cap $11.3B
Open $26.96 P/E Ratio 10.26
Prev. Close $26.84 Div. (Yield) $0.79 (2.9%)
Daily Range $26.85 - $27.13 Volume 1,094,056
52-Wk Range $16.82 - $28.00 Avg. Daily Vol. 6,784,606

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All-Star Players

325 Outperform
10 Underperform
 

Wall Street

13 Outperform
1 Underperform
 

Top NYSE:WU Bull/Bear Pitches

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jds47 (36.68)
Submitted July 04, 2014

Broad moat - 90+ % revenue from overseas where there is little organized competition. Low current price (PE 10). Decent yield 2.8%

Waseem80 (65.29)
Submitted May 06, 2015

Yes. Website sucks. Try 10 attempts and one might go through. Customer service in Europe is non-existant or sloppy. They even asked me to provide them with error codes ( How pathetic could their programmers be??). Fees are horrenduous. Hidden Fees… More

Recent Community Commentary

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Recs

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Member Avatar Paco57 (< 20) Submitted: 11/6/2019 9:54:30 PM : Outperform Start Price: $26.73 NYSE:WU Score: -1.55

Every time I walk into a Rite-Aid lately. Somebody is sending money Western Union.

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Member Avatar nolledge (55.20) Submitted: 10/10/2019 12:39:33 AM : Outperform Start Price: $16.17 NYSE:WU Score: +10.48

I would redouble down on this bet if CAPS let me. Still performing well, still a good valuation, still very capital light and can convert their profits into buybacks/dividends. I'd hope they keep investing heavily in online transfers which are lower cost, and potentially shrinking debt a little or at least extending and separating maturities to reduce their liquidity risk.

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Member Avatar EMV3 (66.62) Submitted: 9/11/2017 10:14:43 AM : Underperform Start Price: $17.63 NYSE:WU Score: -25.71

Cryptocurrencies. Western Union's existence is predicated on being a provider of money movement and payment services. The impact of cryptos has not begun to take hold. Imgaine you are a native of Venezuela, nannying for a family in the United States. The majority of your earnings will be sent to your family back home. You will pay Western Union an exorbitant amount in fees. Or, you can put your money into a crypto, send it to your family within moments at a fraction of the cost. As more people accept that cryptos are the real thing, and start using it as a placeholder of value (as opposed to those piling in now for the trade), the price fluctuations will stabilize, and change the very way people use the currency, and decrease the need for money exchanges.

Leaderboard

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Score Leader

CNET0

CNET0 (20.60) Score: +161.43

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in WU.

Top
Pick
Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
CNET0 20.60 10/15/2008 Underperform NS $15.81 +69.91% +231.35% +161.43 0 Comment
ceeblack 79.55 9/23/2008 Underperform 3M $18.94 +41.81% +167.45% +125.64 3 Comments
Barebonez 76.26 6/22/2009 Underperform 3M $11.86 +126.56% +252.00% +125.44 0 Comment
Ibeatmykids < 20 8/26/2009 Underperform NS $14.01 +91.78% +207.56% +115.78 6 Comments
BarcelnTor 90.58 6/23/2008 Underperform 1Y $19.58 +37.21% +146.39% +109.17 0 Comment
This player feels very strongly about this pick and has marked it a Top Pick. Top Picks do not affect a player’s score. pedroplay < 20 6/23/2008 Underperform 1Y $19.17 +40.13% +145.96% +105.82 1 Comment
germanjuggler 70.26 10/21/2009 3/24/2019 Underperform 3Y $14.55 +84.59% +188.75% +104.15 3 Comments
ET69 < 20 11/16/2009 Underperform 1Y $14.79 +81.57% +185.24% +103.67 1 Comment
RandolphFL 21.59 3/23/2009 Underperform NS $9.05 +196.89% +297.97% +101.08 0 Comment
MA1350BEAR 97.99 12/4/2009 Underperform 3W $13.68 +96.34% +181.52% +85.18 0 Comment

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