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Western Union Company (WU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

Western Union Company ( WU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that WU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.53, the dividend yield is 3.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WU was $16.53, representing a -15.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.50 and a 13.22% increase over the 52 week low of $14.60.

WU is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). 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 1.67%, compared to an industry average of 14%.

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 5.88% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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