Western Union Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (WU)
The ex-dividend date for Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $13.24 as of 2:40 p.m., the dividend yield is 3.9%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is tomorrow, December 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $13.24 as of 2:40 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for Western Union has been 9.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Union has a market cap of $7.74 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 29% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Consumer-to-Consumer and Global Business Payments. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Western Union Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.