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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 1.30% today. In the last week its performance is 2.43%, and 10.75% for the past quarter. Currently, The Western Union Company, WU has a target price of 19.11, so today’s gain of 1.30% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.34%.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), has a market cap of 10263.27, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 20.96, it has a dividend yield of 3.09%, 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 12.91, as well as a forward P/E of 11.93.

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 7.70%.

Performance for the year is 5.28%. Since its IPO date on 10/2/2006, the total performance to date is 17.48%.

Volume today for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), is 1314088, while its average volume is 3332.17. Whilst the total gain today was 1.30%, it did have a day high of -2.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.73%, and 1.54% for the month. The 52-week low for The Western Union Company, WU has been 33.06%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.15%.

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 1.68, and the P/S is 1.88, along with a P/B of 8.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.85.

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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