Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $14.57 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%. The average volume for Western Union Company has been 10.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Union Company has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.66. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Union Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Western Union Company Ratings Report now.
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