Western Union Company (WU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2014


Western Union Company ( WU ) 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. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WU Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 Tot ( WMW ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: WU , V , EBAY , WMW

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