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1 Year Target 18.5
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90 Day Avg. Daily Volume This is the average share volume for the past 50 trading days, for NASDAQ stocks and 90 trading days for Non-NASDAQ stocks. This field allows you to compare today's trading to the average daily volume. 5,394,015
Previous Close $ 16.96
52 Week High/Low $ 18.66 / $ 14.60
Market cap “Market Capitalization” is a measure of the estimated value of the common equity securities of the company or their equivalent. It does not include securities convertible into the common equity securities. “Market Capitalization” is derived from the last sale price for the displayed class of listed securities and the total number of shares outstanding for both listed and unlisted securities (as applicable). NASDAQ does not use this value to determine compliance with the listing requirements. $ 8,952,601,692
P/E Ratio 11.57
Forward P/E(1y) A widely used stock evaluation measure. For a security, the Price/Earnings Ratio is given by dividing the Last Sale Price by the Average EPS (Earnings Per Share) Estimate for the specified fiscal time period. The forward P/E refers to the value for the next full year. 11.31
Earnings Per Share (EPS) The EPS listed on our infoquote and Summary Quote page is "12-mos Rolling". EPS represents the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Net income (reported or estimated) for a period of time is divided by the total number of shares outstanding (TSO) during that period; See growth rate measures for EPS. Our vendor's methodology for the EPS on the infoquote and Summary Quote pages follows the EPS used by the majority of the analysts following the stock, in many cases this is EBITDA EPS. $ 1.48
Annualized dividend $ 0.50
Ex Dividend Date Dec. 12, 2014
Dividend Payment Date Dec. 31, 2014
Current Yield 2.95 %
Beta 1.18

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ETFs with WU as a Top 10 Holding*

Weighting ETF Name (Symbol) 100-Day Price Change (%)
5.16% Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) -2.82  (-8.87%)
5.15% Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot (WMW) -1.33  (-6.17%)
2.04% First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF (RDVY) -0.51  (-2.35%)
1.59% Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF (RYT) +0.74  (0.85%)
*Data is provided by Barchart.com. Data reflects weightings calculated at the beginning of each month. Data is subject to change.
**Green highlights the top performing ETF by % change in the past 100 days.

Company Description (as filed with the SEC)

The Western Union Company (the "Company," "Western Union," "we," "our" or "us") is a leader in global money movement and payment services, providing people and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send money and make payments around the world. The Company was incorporated in Delaware as a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation ("First Data") on February 17, 2006, and on September 29, 2006, First Data distributed all of its money transfer and consumer payments businesses and its interest in a Western Union money transfer agent, as well as its related assets, including real estate, through a tax-free distribution to First Data shareholders (the "Spin-off"). The Western Union® brand is globally recognized and represents speed, reliability, trust and convenience. As people move and travel around the world, they are able to use the services of a well-recognized brand to transfer funds.  ... More ...  

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