(NYSE:OUT) are 1.37%; -0.8% for the month; -3.88% for the last quarter; -17.46% for the past six-months; and -0.18% for the last 12 months.The current price is staying below the SMA lines which signify weakens and is generally unhealthy/negative and may provide the momentum for driving the share price lower. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now controls 1,643,646 shares with a value of $31,311,000. Breton Hill Capital Ltd.'s holdings in Western Union Company (The) were worth $1,781,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its position in shares of Western Union Company (The) by 3.0% in the first quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 118,191 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $2,403,000 after buying an additional 17,879 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC now owns 40,907,785 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $832,474,000 after buying an additional 326,222 shares during the last quarter. Westpac Banking Corporation holds 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) or 29,791 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 1,492,020 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $30,363,000 after buying an additional 43,672 shares during the last quarter. Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired a new stake in Western Union Company (The) during the fourth quarter worth $764,000. The fund owned 220,648 shares of the credit services provider's stock after selling 383 shares during the period.
Western Union Company (NYSE WU) traded up 0.72% during trading on Friday, reaching $19.72.
Outfront Media Inc. (NYSE:OUT) closed down -0.1 points or -0.45% at $22.27 with 0.63 mln shares exchanging hands. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $19.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $19.62. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 42.78 and a beta of 1.19. The Western Union Company has $2300 highest and $15.50 lowest target.
Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The credit services provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.08. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.46 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.79. Western Union Company (The) had a return on equity of 92.41% and a net margin of 3.50%. Western Union Company (The)'s revenue for the quarter was up.2% on a year-over-year basis. Western Union Company (The) posted sales of $1.38 billion in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 0.7%. The Western Union Company had 21 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. The dividend payment will be $0.175 per share for the quarter or $0.70 annualized. Western Union Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio is presently 179.49%.
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Global X Management Co Llc decreased Western Un Co (WU) stake by 23.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. The correct version of this article can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/08/11/western-union-company-the-nysewu-position-raised-by-access-financial-services-inc-updated-updated-updated.html. Lastly, Mizuho assumed coverage on Western Union Company (The) in a note on Tue, Jun 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Western Union Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Western Union Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Barclays PLC upped their price target on Western Union Company (The) from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a report on Friday, August 4th.
In related news, EVP John David Thompson sold 23,500 shares of Western Union Company (The) stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. 1 and 2 is equivalent to a buy, 3 a hold, and 4 and 5 a sell rating. They issued an "underperform" rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $20.29. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 129,650 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,608,558. California Public Employees Retirement System augmented its ownership by buying 15,500 shares an increase of 1.1% as of 06/30/2017.
Moreover, Howe And Rusling has 0% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd who had been investing in International Business Machs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $132.07B market cap company.