Western Union Company (The) (WU) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Western Union Company (The) (WU), hence the stock is down -2.12% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.54% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -4.1% and the stock has fallen -2.02% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.63% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.96%.The 200 Day SMA reached 7.68% The Western Union Company is up 7.73% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 16.34%.
Western Union Company (The) (WU) : 13 Wall Street analysts covering Western Union Company (The) (WU) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $19.12. The maximum price target given is $24 and the minimum target for short term is around $15, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $2.5.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU): The stock opened at $20.37 and touched an intraday high of $20.39 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $20.2, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $20.33 with a gain of 0.05% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 6,295,560. The stock had closed at $20.32 in the previous trading session.
The Western Union Company (Western Union) is a global provider of money movement and payment services. The Company classifies its businesses into three: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer operating segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents. The Consumer-to-Business operating segment facilitates bill payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies and other businesses. The Consumer-to-Business payments services are available through a variety of services that include Speedpay, Pago Facil and Western Union Payments. The Business Solutions operating segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals.