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Foster & Motley Inc. Has $794000 Stake in Western Union Company (The) (WU)

Foster & Motley Inc. Has $794000 Stake in Western Union Company (The) (WU)

Oxbow Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Western Union Company (The) by 0.9% in the second quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 4,992 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 288 shares in the last quarter. The value of the investment in Western Union Company (The) increased from $7,255,000 to $26,503,000 a change of 265.3% quarter over quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 1,492,020 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $30,363,000 after buying an additional 43,672 shares during the period. Financial Architects Inc boosted its stake in Western Union Company (The) by 2.1% in the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 118,191 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $2,403,000 after buying an additional 17,879 shares during the period. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in shares of Western Union Company (The) by 55.3% in the first quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 4,452,646 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $84,823,000 after buying an additional 51,494 shares during the period. Kcg Hldgs reported 0.02% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has risen 0.64% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. The company has a market cap of $8.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 48.59 and a beta of 1.19. The Western Union Company has $2300 highest and $15.50 lowest target. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $19.15 and a 200 day moving average price of $19.52. The credit services provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.08. Leuthold Group Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.28% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.46 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.79. During the same period past year, the business posted $0.44 EPS. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up.2% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that Western Union Company will post $1.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share. The ex-dividend date is set for Wednesday the 14th of June 2017. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.70%. Western Union Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 179.49%.

Global X Management Co Llc decreased Western Un Co (WU) stake by 23.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://rinconhillneighbors.org/2017/08/13/shell-asset-management-co-has-631000-stake-in-western-union-company-the-nysewu.html.

Several brokerages recently commented on WU. They issued an "underperform" rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on Western Union Company (The) from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub downgraded Western Union Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, June 9th. They released an "underperform" recommendation and a $16.00 price target for The corporation. around seven research experts recommended the company shares with a sell recommendation, six has issued a hold recommendation and 1 has released a buy recommendation to the firms shares. the share now has a average recommendation of "Hold" and a consensus price objective of $19.93.

The Western Union Company (WU) belonging to the Financial Services sector has declined -1.92% and closed its last trading session at $18.91. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 4 Buy, 0 Overweight, 0 Sell, 4 Hold and 0 Underweight.

More notable recent The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: "Western Union Digital Expands: Online Money Transfers now live in Kuwait" on August 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Western Union Co Announces 10% Advance In Q2 Earnings" published on August 03, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "The Western Union (WU) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" on August 04, 2017.

In other news, EVP John David Thompson sold 23,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 129,650 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,608,558. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. The company showed volatility of 1.90% over the past week and moving out to look at the previous month volatility move, the stock is at 1.34%.