Recent Analysts Ratings The Western Union Company (WU)

It has collaboration agreements with Allergan plc and AstraZeneca AB to develop and commercialize linaclotide for the treatment of IBS-C, CIC, and other GI conditions in North America, China, Hong Kong, and Macau; and license agreement with Astellas Pharma Inc.to develop and commercialize linaclotide for the treatment of IBS-C, chronic constipation, and other GI conditions in Japan. The bank's earnings were hit hard by the US tax reform legislation, while a goodwill impairment charge related to the Business Solutions reporting unit also took a toll on the company.

Shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE WU) opened at $19.77 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.98. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 7,482 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 224 shares during the period.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Western Union Company Earnings, with 19 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.45. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. Its up 0.10, from 0.78 in 2017Q2.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 459.24 million shares or 2.33% less from 470.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability, Maryland-based fund reported 203,797 shares. The company has a market cap of $9.18 billion, a PE ratio of 50.87 and a beta of 1.20.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services. Growth in EPS is an important measure of management performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's shareholders, not only due to changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is especially important when the growth comes as a result of acquisition). Shares for $1.09 million were sold by Farah Jean Claude on Monday, January 8. Cwm Llc owns 764 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cornerstone Advsr has invested 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Strs Ohio reported 21,193 shares. Northern Tru Corp reported 7.52M shares. James Investment Research Inc.'s holdings in The Western Union were worth $1,969,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 200,000 were accumulated by Brevan Howard Management L P. Nomura Asset Ltd stated it has 101,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. About 6.17 million shares traded or 15.70% up from the average. Jensen Invest Management invested in 0.01% or 41,770 shares. 553,078 were reported by Orinda Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.1. Therefore 11% are positive.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Western Union Company as $1.4 Million in the Current Quarter. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. Citigroup maintained CBL & Associates Properties, Inc (NYSE:CBL) rating on Friday, August 5. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". The company was maintained on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 4.34 Percent. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Thursday, November 2. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.77 Million. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.99, for a total transaction of $343,044.00. D E Shaw & Inc holds 1.06 million shares. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 139,500 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,859,750. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. The New York-based Bridger Management Llc has invested 2.4% in the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The lowest target is $13.0 while the high is $19.0.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) touched its 1-Year High price of $22.21 on 01/08/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $18.39 on 09/07/17. IRWD was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 27, 2016. JP Morgan has "Underweight" rating and $22 target. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy" on Monday, October 10.

The stock increased 2.07% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $14.27. About 394,042 shares traded. It is down 23.94% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending.

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