For the readers interested in the stock health of The Western Union Company (WU). It is currently valued at $22.49. When the transactions were called off in the previous session, Stock hit the highs of $22.57, after setting-off with the price of $22.13. Company’s stock value dipped to $22.115 during the trading on the day. When the trading was stopped its value was $22.07.
Recently in News on December 11, 2020, Western Union Announces $0.225 Quarterly Dividend. The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 per common share, payable December 31, 2020 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 21, 2020. You can read further details here
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The Western Union Company had a pretty Dodgy run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $28.44 on 02/11/20, with the lowest value was $17.39 for the same time period, recorded on 04/01/20.
The Western Union Company (WU) full year performance was -17.10%
Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, The Western Union Company shares are logging -20.94% during the 52-week period from high price, and 29.33% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $17.39 and $28.44.
The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Financial managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 3884905 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.
When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the The Western Union Company (WU) recorded performance in the market was -16.02%, having the revenues showcasing 0.45% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 9.15B, as it employees total of 11500 workers.
Specialists analysis on The Western Union Company (WU)
During the last month, 3 analysts gave the The Western Union Company a BUY rating, 0 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 12 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 6 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.
According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 22.29, with a change in the price was noted +0.02. In a similar fashion, The Western Union Company posted a movement of +0.09% for the period of last 100 days, recording 4,324,855 in trading volumes.
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for WU is recording 45.25 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 43.98.
Trends and Technical analysis: The Western Union Company (WU)
Raw Stochastic average of The Western Union Company in the period of last 50 days is set at 85.52%. The result represents improvement in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 74.62%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 63.24% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 59.37%.
Now, considering the stocks previous presentation, multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be encouraging, given the fact the metric is recording -16.02%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved by 2.83%, alongside a downfall of -17.10% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 3.17% in the 7-day charts and went down by 5.89% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were driven by 0.45% during last recorded quarter.