Western Union Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WU stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that WU has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $18.56, the dividend yield is 2.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WU was $18.56,
representing a -3.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.14 and
a 55.57% increase over the 52 week low of $11.93.
WU is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes
companies such as Visa Inc. (
) and Mastercard Incorporated (
). WU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports WU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.58%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
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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:
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- ELEMENTS Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of
20.09% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent
weighting of WU at 5.26%.