Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) on November 20, 2023, started off the session at the price of $12.01, plunging -0.33% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $12.03 and dropped to $11.86 before settling in for the closing price of $12.02. Within the past 52 weeks, WU’s price has moved between $10.07 and $14.84.
Financial Sector giant saw their annual sales slid by -3.91% over the last five years. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of -1.42%. With a float of $362.63 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $373.50 million.
The firm has a total of 8900 workers. Let’s measure their productivity. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +37.13, operating margin of +20.19, and the pretax margin is +22.56.
Western Union Company (WU) Insider Activity
Observing investor behavior towards Credit Services industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Western Union Company is 0.47%, while institutional ownership is 93.68%.
Western Union Company (WU) Earnings and Forecasts
As on 9/29/2023, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.39) by $0.04. This company achieved a net margin of +20.37 while generating a return on equity of 218.53. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.39 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -1.42% per share during the next fiscal year.
Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) Trading Performance Indicators
Western Union Company (WU) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.99. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 7.92.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 1.98, a number that is poised to hit 0.37 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 1.70 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Western Union Company (WU)
Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [Western Union Company, WU], we can find that recorded value of 3.52 million was lower than the volume posted last year of 6.14 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 60.66%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.28.
During the past 100 days, Western Union Company’s (WU) raw stochastic average was set at 40.46%, which indicates a significant decrease from 73.33% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 14.73% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 26.52% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $12.58, while its 200-day Moving Average is $12.07. Now, the first resistance to watch is $12.05. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $12.13. The third major resistance level sits at $12.22. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $11.88, it is likely to go to the next support level at $11.79. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $11.71.
Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) Key Stats
Market capitalization of the company is 4.37 billion based on 364,359K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 4,476 M and income totals 910,600 K. The company made 1,098 M in profit during its latest quarter, and 171,000 K in sales during its previous quarter.