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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining -0.35% today. In the last week its performance is 1.46%, and 0.85% for the past quarter. Currently, The Western Union Company, WU has a target price of 19.11, so today’s gain of -0.35% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.15%.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), has a market cap of 10090, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 20.11, it has a dividend yield of 3.17%, and its target price is 19.11. This is with a profit margin of 15.00%, and total debt/equity of 2.6. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has a P/E of 12.59, as well as a forward P/E of 11.64.

With a current EPS of 1.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.38%,The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.13%.

Performance for the year is 9.30%. Since its IPO date on 10/2/2006, the total performance to date is 14.59%.

Volume today for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), is 1183415, while its average volume is 3445.32. Whilst the total gain today was -0.35%, it did have a day high of -0.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.80%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for The Western Union Company, WU has been 27.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.41%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.70%, and its return on assets is 8.50%. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has an operating margin of 20.10%. With a sales growth of -1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Western Union Company, WU is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.6, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Western Union Company? Well its PEG is 1.76, and the P/S is 1.85, along with a P/B of 8.14. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.7.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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