Western Union Company (WU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2019

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Western Union Company ( WU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of WU was $18.18, representing a -14.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.37 and a 10.72% increase over the 52 week low of $16.42.

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 $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports WU's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -2.72%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.

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:

  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III First Trust Horizon Manag ( HUSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is HUSV with an increase of 7.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WU at 10000%.

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
Referenced Symbols: WU , BABA , V , HUSV

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