Western Union Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WU stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th
quarter that WU has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WU was $16.84,
representing a -13.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.50 and
a 18.26% increase over the 52 week low of $14.24.
WU is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes
companies such as Visa Inc. (
) and eBay Inc. (
). WU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports WU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.47%, compared to an
industry average of 16.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WU through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WU as a top-10 holding:
- Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of
6.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WU at 5.15%.