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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 -0.52% today. In the last week its performance is 1.88%, and 10.43% for the past quarter. Currently, The Western Union Company, WU has a target price of 19.45, so today’s gain of -0.52% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.33%.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), has a market cap of 10335.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 20.97, it has a dividend yield of 3.04%, and its target price is 19.45. This is with a profit margin of 15.30%, and total debt/equity of 2.46. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has a P/E of 13.15, as well as a forward P/E of 12.17.

With a current EPS of 1.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.16%,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 7.64%.

Performance for the year is 6.79%. Since its IPO date on 10/2/2006, the total performance to date is 19.70%.

Volume today for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), is 1661147, while its average volume is 3219.29. Whilst the total gain today was -0.52%, it did have a day high of -2.10%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.41% for the month. The 52-week low for The Western Union Company, WU has been 33.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.70%, and its return on assets is 8.80%. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has an operating margin of 20.20%. With a sales growth of -0.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Western Union Company, WU is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.46, 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 1.72, and the P/S is 1.89, along with a P/B of 7.87. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.89.

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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