Western Union Company (WU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 14, 2018

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Western Union Company ( WU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.57% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $21.1, the dividend yield is 3.6%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WU was $21.1, representing a -5% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.21 and a 14.8% increase over the 52 week low of $18.38.

WU is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). WU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports WU's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 4%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.

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:

  • NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUMV )
  • Columbia Sustainable Global Equity Income ETF ( ESGW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NUMV with an decrease of -1.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WU at 1.24%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: WU , BABA , V , NUMV , ESGW

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