What's The Story Behind The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

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The company has market cap of $16.68 billion. The return on assets stands at 2.2%, Return on Equity now is 27.6% and the Return on Investment value is 10.7%.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. Therefore 11% are positive. The Western Union has a twelve month low of $18.39 and a twelve month high of $22.34. The 20-day RSI for WU is 67.34%, which suggests that the stock is not particularly expensive or cheap, and not predisposed to a reactive price movement based on this measure.

Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $1.01 and $0.94, respectively, according to 17 analysts. Zacks has "Buy" rating and $21 target.

The Western Union (NYSE:WU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 31. The rating was initiated by Compass Point on Friday, April 15 with "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WU in report on Friday, August 18 with "Hold" rating. Finally, Sun Life Financial INC grew its holdings in The Western Union by 6,764.5% during the second quarter. Mizuho has "Sell" rating and $16.0 target. Overall, 12.54 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 10.81 Million shares. The company had a trading volume of 6,453,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,791,786. LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) has risen 126.83% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Prelude Lc accumulated 0.01% or 3,752 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 60% of Wynn Resorts's analysts are positive. The lowest target is $100.0 while the high is $110.0.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.4 Billion for the current quarter. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim given on Thursday, January 5. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Compass Point downgraded The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) on Friday, January 20 to "Sell" rating. Remember, just because a stock is cheap doesn't mean you should buy it. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Underweight" rating and $19 target in Friday, November 3 report.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) has been given an average price target of $67.4 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) is a valuation method used to compare a company's current share price to its per-share earnings. The institutional investor held 14,026 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.43M, down from 20,097 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Northern Cross Llc holds 14.66% of its portfolio in Wynn Resorts, Limited for 7.65 million shares. Amer holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 178,899 shares. With 2.69M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 17 days to cover their WU's short positions. It represents the number of a stock's shares that are being shorted by investors. American Assets Capital Advisers, a California-based fund reported 80,000 shares. When volumes suddenly increase above normal levels, it can be a sign that investors feel very strongly in one way or the other about the future direction of a stock, or may even have access to inside information. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 41 investors sold WU shares while 171 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ now owns 2,810,853 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $53,968,000 after acquiring an additional 984,900 shares in the last quarter.

When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 2.30% and weekly volatility of 2.28%. 11,400 were reported by Haverford Fincl. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability Corp invested in 64,411 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

Taking a close look at the activity of the stock of Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

The Western Union Company Underpriced by 30.29% . Asset Mgmt One Ltd holds 0.04% or 786,933 shares in its portfolio.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 850,943 shares. Guardian Life Insur Of America invested in 1,067 shares.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding WU? (NASDAQ:TREE). Renaissance Gru Limited Liability invested in 2,425 shares.

Rockland Tru stated it has 50,675 shares. 1,400 are owned by Whitnell. Flippin Bruce And Porter Incorporated has invested 1.45% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). The stock has a market capitalization of $9,750.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.15, a PEG ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.00. The firm operates in three divisions: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions.

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